- Study format:
- Inhouse Program
- Credit points:
- 2 ECTS (50 h. Workload)
- Course fees:
- Upon request
- RWTH Executive Certificate
- German or English
You will understand the ideas and concepts of a networked factory based on practical examples and your own implementation of a robot-based application. You will receive a fundamental understanding of current topics, changes, and trends in production automation.
▶ Intelligent control and provision of information in automation
▶ Areas of application and theoretic foundations of industrial robotics
▶ Practical example: application of new control paradigms
▶ Visit of the Smart Automation Lab
Group of Participants
Expert or executive from the areas of manufacturing, production, or mechanical Engineering
Automated production today represents an important economic sector in German machine and plant engineering. Product-centered control, CPS, networking of virtual and real world, individualized production, and human-robot cooperation unlock numerous potentials: from increased efficiency to the foundation for new business models.
On the first three days of attendance, basic knowledge will be developed based on lectures and numerous practical examples and exercises. This will be deepened in the second half of the course by the own implementation of a robot-supported application.
Further information regarding the certificate course "Smart Automation Expert"
On the first day of the course the following topics will be taught:
On the second day of the course the following topics will be taught:
On the third day of the course the following topics will be taught:
On the fourth day of the course the following topics will be taught:
On the fifth day of the course the following topics will be taught:
Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen, Department Automation and Control Technology
Prof. Christian Brecher
Exemplary module plan (subject to change)