MEI-56006 Production Automation Planning, 5 cr


Eeva Järvenpää, Jyrki Latokartano


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
MEI-56006 2019-01 1 - 2 Eeva Järvenpää
Jyrki Latokartano
In order to pass the course:
- Project work
- Exercises and lecture questions
- Exam


After completing the course, students will be able to understand the principles of production automation systems in discrete automation. Student is familiar with the common automation devices used in a production system and can select right devices to a production line. Student is able to design products with the easy assembly in mind. He/she learns how to implement modern digital manufacturing software to design a production line for a given task. Student understands the principles of the production line control systems, safety and the basics of the programming of automation components.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Production automation devices for material handling and storage such as industrial robots, feeders and conveyors. Implementation of such devices in production automation. Safety in production automation.  Additional automation devices like sensors, machine vision, actuators and control systems.   Production cell and line control. 
2. Principles of the programming of automation devices like industrial robots, logic- and numerical control.   Basic syntax of programming languages used in automation devices.   Adaptive control of automation systems. 
3. Production line layout design. Basic design principles of a production automation system.   Selecting the right devices for a effective production system for a given automaton task.  Selecting the optimal components for an effective and economical automation system. 
4. Design for assembly (DFA) methodology  Modularization of product.    

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

Core content of the course will be introduced at lectures. Students will deepen their knowledge with given course literature and online resources. Knowledge will be implemented and completed in a large project work.


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Book   Programmable Automation Technologies   Kadray, Daniel   9780831133467     You should have basic knowledge of the topics of this book. If not, please study beforehand chapters 1-3, 6 and 8.   No   
Lecture slides   Lecture slides           Yes   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
MEI-50400 Johdanto tuotantotekniikkaan Mandatory    

Tietoa esitietovaatimuksista
This course assumes that student has some basic knowledge about 3D modeling and/or simulation. Student can take MEI-51006 and MEI-51016 at the same time as this course. If student has previous knowledge about the topics of MEI-51006/MEI-51016, they are not mandatory


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Päivittäjä: Järvenpää Eeva, 29.11.2019