- Study format:
- Inhouse Program
- Credit points:
- 2 ECTS (50 h. Workload)
- RWTH Executive Certificate
- German or English
Use practical examples and your own implementation of a robot-supported application to familiarize yourself with the ideas and concepts of the networked factory. You will gain a fundamental understanding of current topics, changes and trends in production automation.
▶ Intelligent control and information supply in automation
▶ Fields of application and theoretical basics of industrial robotics
▶ Practical example: Application of new control paradigms
▶ Visit of the Smart Automation Lab
Group of Participants
You are a specialist or manager in the fields of manufacturing, production or mechanical engineering.
Automated production today represents an important branch of the German mechanical and plant engineering industry. Product-centered control, CPS, networking of virtual and real worlds, individualized production and human-robot cooperation open up numerous potentials: from increasing efficiency to the basis 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"
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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)
Smart Automation Expert