The student should acquire knowledge of the application, design and introduction of contemporary manufacturing automation, master the skills of practical problem-solving in the domain of automation by using computerized, information, control, manufacturing and other technologies and appropriate scientific methods.
The student should understand the principles of contemporary manufacturing automation, develop critical approach to social, economic, manufacturing and other effects generated by introducing automation to manufacturing process, combines knowledge of related subjects in order to apply it in automation, master scientific methods of analysis, synthesis, design and introduction of manufacturing automation system, develop capability to use computerized technologies and contemporary control systems in manufacturing automation.
THEORETICAL TEACHING (Syllabus):
1.The role of automation in manufacturing. Objectives, strategy, factors and types of automation. Fixed, programmable, flexible automation of manless factory. 2. Informatics in automation. Switching algebra. Logical functions, theorems and normal forms. 3. Automation technologies and instruments. Control structure. Information, control and energy blocks. Sensors, actuators, logic and memory elements. 4. Combination and sequential automata. Definitions, models, analysis and synthesis. Pneumatic and electro-pneumatic realization of manufacturing automation. 5. Programmable controllers. Functions, hardware, software, input-output modules. Programming languages and programming. 6. Computer-controlled systems. CNC, robot and cell controllers. Communication networks and distributed control. 7. Examples of manufacturing automation.
PRACTICAL TEACHING (Syllabus):
1.Auditorial exercises: Tasks in exemplified automation design, with control system analysis and synthesis, programmable controllers programming and control scheme design. 2. Laboratory exercises: exemplified automation design, with control system analysis and synthesis and practical realization of the example in laboratory conditions by applying pneumatic, electro-pneumatic, electrical and electronic components, modular robots and control systems based on computer and programmable controllers with programming. 3. Seminar work: exemplified automation design, with control system synthesis, programmable controllers programming and control scheme design.
1.Svetislav Z., Manufacturing automation, FME, Belgrade, 1990, КДА/ЗЗД. /In Serbian/2. Pilipović M., Manufacting processes automation: Laboratory. FME, Belgrade, ПРА/ЗЗД. /In Serbian/ 3. Lab desk with electro-pneumatic components and programmable controllers, Lab for control engineering, ЕОП/ЛРС. 4. Modular robots “Trayal”, Lab for control engineering, ЕОП/ЛПИ. 5. Programming computers, Lab for control engineering, ИКТ/РРС. 6. Software for programmable controller programming, Lab for control engineering, ИКТ/РРО.