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Jara, Carlos A.; Candelas, Francisco A.; Puente, Santiago T.; Torres, Fernando – Computers & Education, 2011
Automatics and Robotics subjects are always greatly improved when classroom teaching is supported by adequate laboratory courses and experiments following the "learning by doing" paradigm, which provides students a deep understanding of theoretical lessons. However, expensive equipment and limited time prevent teachers having sufficient…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Effectiveness, Experiential Learning, Laboratories
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Hassan, Houcine; Domínguez, Carlos; Martínez, Juan-Miguel; Perles, Angel; Capella, Juan-Vicente; Albaladejo, José – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2015
This paper presents a multidisciplinary problem-based learning (PBL) project consisting of the development of a robot arm prototype and the implementation of its control system. The project is carried out as part of Industrial Informatics (II), a compulsory third-year course in the Automation and Electronic Engineering (AEE) degree program at the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Robotics, Automation, Engineering Education
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Aznar, Mercedes; Zacarés, José; López, Jaime; Sánchez, Rafael; Pastor, José M.; Llorca, Jaume – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
The acquisition of both transversal and specific competences cannot be achieved using conventional methodologies. New methodologies must be applied that promote the necessary competences for proper professional development. Interdisciplinary projects can be a suitable tool for competence-based learning. A priori, this might be complicated, as…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering Education, Automation, Industry
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Bertozzi, N.; Hebert, C.; Rought, J.; Staniunas, C. – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2007
Over the past decade the software products available for solid modeling, dynamic, stress, thermal, and flow analysis, and computer-aiding manufacturing (CAM) have become more powerful, affordable, and easier to use. At the same time it has become increasingly important for students to gain concurrent engineering design and systems integration…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Computer Software, Engineering, Models
Rehg, James A. – Industrial Education, 1985
Questions and answers from the book "Guidelines for Robotics Program Development" are presented, addressing some of the major issues confronted by the person setting the direction for a robotics training program. (CT)
Descriptors: Automation, Guidelines, Laboratory Equipment, Manufacturing
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Albus, James S. – Futurist, 1984
Spectacular advances in microcomputers are forging new technological frontiers in robotics. For example, many factories will be totally automated. Economic implications of the new technology of robotics for the future are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Automation, Economic Factors, Economics, Employment Problems
Xu, Yiliang – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The development of telerobotic systems has evolved from Single Operator Single Robot (SOSR) systems to Multiple Operator Multiple Robot (MOMR) systems. The relationship between human operators and robots follows the master-slave control architecture and the requests for controlling robot actuation are completely generated by human operators. …
Descriptors: Resource Allocation, Mathematics, Animals, Robotics
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Handel, Michael J. – Grantee Submission, 2004
This paper reviews evidence from industry-specific and case studies that shed light on the extent to which computers and automation eliminate jobs, raise job skill requirements, and, consequently, contribute to increased wage inequality between less- and more skilled workers. This paper complements a previous review of large-scale econometric…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Employment Level, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications
Further Education Unit, London (England). – 1985
This report contains materials to assist teachers and others in designing curricula in robotics. The first section includes the results of a survey of technicians and supervisors in nine companies involved with robots that was designed to gather information concerning the education and training needed to prepare for a career in robotics. The…
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Curriculum Development
Lynch, Edward J. – 1983
Approved in 1979, the robotics technician training program at Macomb County Community College (MCC) in Warren (Michigan) provides students with training in hydraulics and electronics as well as with hands-on training in the area of robotics. Furthermore, the program faculty includes individuals with work experience in electronics, fluid power, and…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Automation, Curriculum, Educational Equipment
Stenerson, Jon – Wisconsin Vocational Educator, 1986
Elements of the development of a robotics and automation laboratory are discussed. These include the benefits of upgrading current staff, ways to achieve this staff development, formation of a robotics factory automation committee, topics to be taught with a robot, elements of a laboratory, laboratory funding, and design safety. (CT)
Descriptors: Automation, Laboratories, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Safety
Arnold, W. F.; Carpenter, C. J. – 1984
This report examines ways of providing technician training in the operating principles of robotic devices. The terms "robotics" and "robotic arms" are first defined. Some background information on the principal features of robotic arms is given, including their geometric arrangement, type of actuator used, control method, and…
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Core Curriculum, Costs
Hull, Daniel M.; Lovett, James E. – 1985
The six new robotics and automated systems specialty courses developed by the Robotics/Automated Systems Technician (RAST) project are described in this publication. Course titles are Fundamentals of Robotics and Automated Systems, Automated Systems and Support Components, Controllers for Robots and Automated Systems, Robotics and Automated…
Descriptors: Automation, Course Descriptions, Electromechanical Technology, Learning Activities
DeVore, Paul W. – Man/Society/Technology, 1982
The author explores several recent technological developments which will have an impact on future technical education. These developments include the revolution in information services, robotics, job changes and eliminations, changing role of the worker, and quality of life. (CT)
Descriptors: Automation, Career Change, Futures (of Society), Job Satisfaction
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Strimaitis, Janet R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1990
Discussed are applications of robotics in the chemistry laboratory. Highlighted are issues of precision, accuracy, and system integration. Emphasized are the potential benefits of the use of robots to automate laboratory procedures. (CW)
Descriptors: Automation, Chemistry, College Science, Higher Education
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