PROPORTIONAL AND SERVO CONTROLS (ROBOTICS APPLICATION)

  • Program: Fluid Power Engineering Technology
  • Course: Proportional and Servo Controls (Robotics Application)
  • Course #: FLPW2250
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will include setting up and operating various types of open loop and closed loop servo systems. Emphasis will be placed on control and feedback devices as they are used in automated and robotics applications.

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:
Describe servo valve terminology.
Describe analog command signal.
Describe digital command signal.
Describe dither.
Describe feedback sensors.
Describe analog feedback transducers.
Describe digital feedback transducers.
Describe gain.
Describe summing amplifier.
Describe power amplifier.
Describe error detector.
Design open loop hydraulic servo system.
Design closed loop hydraulic servo system.
Specify open loop hydraulic servo system.
Specify closed loop hydraulic servo system.
Set up open loop hydraulic servo system.
Set up closed loop hydraulic servo system.
Operate open loop hydraulic servo system.
Operate closed loop hydraulic servo system.
Evaluate open loop hydraulic servo system.
Evaluate closed loop hydraulic servo system.
Compare mechanical to electro-hydraulic servo system.
Design non-feedback proportional system.
Design internal feedback proportional system.
Design external feedback proportional system.
Specify non-feedback proportional system.
Specify internal feedback proportional system.
Specify external feedback proportional system.
Adjust non-feedback proportional system.
Adjust internal feedback proportional system.
Adjust external feedback proportional system.
Operate non-feedback proportional system.
Operate internal feedback proportional system.
Operate external feedback proportional system.
Operate non feedback electro-hydraulic serve system.
Condition feedback signals.
Adjust gain control.
Operate potentiometer feedback servo system.
Operate LVDT feedback servo system.
Operate strain gage feedback servo system.
Operate tach generator feedback servo system.
Operate control valve type servo system.
Operate power valve type servo system.
Operate position feedback servo system.
Operate speed feedback servo system.
Operate summing amp/comparison servo system.

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  FLPW1106
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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