• Program: Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Robotics
  • Course #: ARET1200
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to allow students to program, setup and operate robots and robotic equipment. Teach pendant and PC programming will be utilized. Integration of robots with machine tools, conveyors and other applications will also be explored.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Program using a teach pendant
Manipulate the robot axis using the computer keyboard
Identify safety requirements
Compare robotic system to humans
Describe the Cartesian coordinate system
Interpret program documentation
Analyze an existing program
Run a pick and place robot

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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