• Program: Automation Robotics Engineering Technology
  • Course: Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Course #: ARET1140
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to introduce students in all manufacturing fields to the manufacturing process. Students will examine the principles of manufacturing, manufacturing processes, the elements of automation, and the integration of manufacturing elements. These principles will be applied to manufacturing situations through the use of simulations, assembly of manufacturing systems, and through the use of robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) equipment.

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:
Acquire an understanding of the history of manufacturing
Utilize control systems
Manage the costs of manufacturing
Design a product for manufacturability
Analyze how we make products
Acquire the understanding of the manufacturing process
Formulate an understanding of Automation
Define the elements of power
Adapt robotic programming and usage to a manufacturing environment
Integrate manufacturing elements into a working manufacturing cell
Design a manufacturing system consisting of a minimum of two automated components

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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