WLDG2055 Advanced Robotic Welding

This course is designed to allow students to perform advanced programming, setup and operation and troubleshooting. Techniques will be applied to both semi-automated and fully automated cutting and welding systems. Both PC programming and teach pendants will be utilized. 





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Describe safety rules for automated equipment
Produce welds with a robotic welding cell
Demonstrate how to reset a Tool Center Point (TCP)
Analyze accuracy of robot Master
Diagnose welding cell problems
Demonstrate welding parameters
Assess steps to recover from e-stop
Analyze welds produced by automated systems for discontinuities and defects
Perform cell operation and safety assessment
Create welding program for Certified Robotic Arc Welding (CRAW) test piece
Use two welding schedules
Perform visual inspection of robotic welds
Perform coordinated movements with robot
Produce fixture design and construction
Create a program for the welding cell while offline

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE).  Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals.  Refer to the Course Credits section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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