ETEC2551 Robotic Operations

Course Description

Course covers operations of a robot with automated cells. Students will learn correct power up procedures, e-stops, tooling control, I/O types, conditional programming and motion types. Students will also transducers that are photo, inductive, capacitive, analog, and machine vision. Integration of PLC I/O, programing, and sensors.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate correct power up procedure for a robotic system
  • Define operation standards and procedures
  • Identify correctly what I/O is being used and its functions
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose photo, inductive, capacitive, and analog sensors.
  • Correctly show how to set up vision system on a robot.
  • Identify and apply appropriate safety procedures.


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

3 credits: 1 lecture / presentation, 2 lab, 0 other