ENT 103◊ Introduction to Automation

3 credits

Introduction to automation from the perspective of Kaizen/Lean manufacturing, including the review of methods used in reducing business-process cycle times, increasing throughout, and the elimination of waste and bottlenecks, cost effectively. Major topics include understanding when and how to integrate automation in manufacturing and process control. Related topics address the role of CAD/CNC in this process, along with team group approach, software integration, product planning and handling.

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours

(course fee required)