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    Aug 07, 2022  
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MECH 2720 Robotic Design and Maintenance

4 (3 lecture hours; 2 lab hours) Credit Hour(s)
This course delves into the design of 5 and 6 axis robots. Students study the design of robots including the drive systems for each joint and the internal programming involved for joint movement. After the design of an industrial robot is understood the student will learn about maintenance of a typical robot to include servo motor and control and harmonic drives and how to replace components.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the utilization of different axes robots used in industry
  • Identify all axes of a robot
  • Describe a typical servo drive and harmonic drive systems for each joint 4. Perform PM on a robot
  • Perform repair of drive systems on a robot
  • Describe the proper protocol for safety in maintenance operations of a robot
  • Troubleshoot typical robotic issues and perform maintenance to correct issues


Prerequisite(s): MECH 1310 MECH 1320 MECH 1350  or approval from program coordinator.
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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