SojournerBeagle 2


Unit value: 1
Unit level: H
Unit reference: 9513M

The aim of this unit is to provide an opportunity for students to acquire an understanding of robots and an ability to use them for industrial applications. The first outcome focuses on the key elements of industrial robots and how they are linked together as a system. The second outcome is concerned with the programming of robots, and after investigating various programming methods students will prepare and demonstrate a program for a robot. The final outcome covers the design of an eff'cient and safe robot cell and the factors which must be taken into account when selecting, installing and operating industrial robots.

Summary of Outcomes and Requirements
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Using a robot arm astronaut Nancy J. Currie begins work on the international space station
Pictures and text by courtesy of NASA.