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Active as of Fall Semester 2010

I. General Information

1. Course Title:

2. Course Prefix & Number:
RAST 2105

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course covers basic sensing terminology, both contact and non-contact sensing devices will be covered in both lecture and lab activities. These include inductive, photo, capacitive, analog, and machine vision. Students will during the lab portion of the class wire and measure sensor parameters using manufacturers data sheets, and sensor software. Included in the labs students will integrate the sensors as they would be used in common automated manufacturing systems. This includes integrating the devices into robot and plc I/O, programming plc, sensors and robots that give learners a practical understanding of how different sensors are used in the automated manufacturing environment.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

RAST 2105 - Transducers

All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
RAST 1101Industrial Electronics Icr.
RAST 1104Introduction to Roboticscr.
RAST 1111Industrial Electronics Lab Icr.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Programming and wiring of PLC, interpret wiring diagrams, understand ladder logic, knowledge of robot programming, digital devices, symbols, truth tables and digital circuits

9. Co-requisite Courses:

RAST 2105 - Transducers

There are no corequisites for this course.