RWTH Certificate Course Smart Automation Expert

Practical Approaches to Modern Automated Solutions for Machines and Plants

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.

Course Contents

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

Motivation
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.

Methodology
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:

  • History of Industry 4.0 and current developments in production technology
  • Integrative production technology, flexibilisation of production facilites
  • Enabling technologies for I 4.0, OPC UA, Funk etc.

On the second day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Challenges of a Data-Continuous Automation Pyramid, Potentials and Challenges of Cloud Computing
  • Human-computer interaction and collaboration
  • Lab-Tour through the Smart Automation Lab

On the third day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Internet of Production for robot-based systems
  • Assembly Robotics and Smart Automation
  • Introduction to the practical application task

On the fourth day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Processing the application task

On the fifth day of the course the following topics will be taught:

  • Presentation of the results, expert panel and awarding of certificates
Lecturers                                
Module Overview                   

Quickfacts

Study format:
Inhouse Program
Credit points:
2 ECTS (50 h. Workload)
Course fees:
Upon request
Qualification:
RWTH Executive Certificate
Language:
German or English

We are happy to offer this course individually tailored to your company needs. Ask for your Inhouse Program offer now!

We Look Forward to Advising You

(v. l. n. r. Maria Panagiotidou, Sonja Kaufmann, Jael Schröder, Kim Schönberg) (FLTR Maria Panagiotidou, Sonja Kaufmann,
Jael Schröder, Kim Schönberg)

 


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