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ELEC-485 - ADVANCED AUTOMATION  3 credits
This project oriented course provides expanded expertise and knowledge about the growing field of automation. It is a continuation of the ELEC-380 - Robotics and Automated Systems Course and provides the student with the opportunity to work in teams to devise and create various automation solutions to manufacturing problems and applications. Robots of all types and their related peripherals are studied and worked on in the lab. Closed-loop manufacturing systems, Hierarchical Control, PLC controls, hydraulics, pneumatics and vacuum (plasmas), and vision systems are utilized. Team work, creativity, research and presentation skills are emphasized in this capstone course.

Prerequisites: ENG-101, ELEC-320, ELEC-332 and MATH-232

Corequisites: ELEC-485L