Core Module Information
Module title: Applied Robotics GA

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: MEC10400
Module leader: Simon Smith Bize
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Engineering and Mathematics

Experience of advanced control system design

Description of module content:

Definition of terms; Classification of robots; Sub-systems and components; Sensing techniques including vision and interfaces; Actuators and drives;Handling and feeding devices in automation; Robot Programming concepts; automatic assembly

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1 Classify industrial Automation Devices and robots according to structure and operation
LO2 Identify appropriate sensors and how they are integrated into the system
LO3 Design a potential automation system for a robotic application
LO4 Apply knowledge of appropriate tools (including software tools) to design and implementation

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Simon Smith Bize
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 6
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 170
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Practical 60 LO 1, LO2, LO3 13
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 40 LO1, LO2,LO3 an 14/15 HOURS= 2
Component 1 subtotal: 60
Component 2 subtotal: 40
Module subtotal: 100

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