Presentation of Robot History and Fundamentals. Robot Application Videos.
Lecture: Introduction to the "Point" concept and the MoveJ
instruction. Lecture: Flow Chart Techniques. Flow Charting will be integrated
into all program examples and students will document their lab programs
Point Lecture on Robot Technology Fundamentals. Assignment: Use the Internet
to research the definitions of the "Important Terms" handout in the
PowerPoint slide handout for this lecture. Robot Application Videos. Lab
Assignment: Energize ABB robot, and locate the axis calibration marks.
Conversions Lecture. Assignment: Complete Unit Conversion Worksheet. Robot
Application Videos. Lab Assignment: Teach ABB robot points using the MoveJ
Power lecture. Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Pascal's Law. Robot Application
Videos. Assignment: Worksheet, Hydraulics Lab Assignment: Teach points and
use the MoveL instruction on the ABB robots for linear movements.
Path Control and how it relates to the MoveC and MoveL instructions of the
Classification Powerpoint presentation. Assignment: Use the Internet as a
research resource and locate diagrams of the major classifications of robots
covered in the PowerPoint presentation. Turn in 1 printouts of the applicable
diagrams all compiled and labeled into one page using copy and paste.
Lecture on Power Sources and go over Hydraulic Worksheet. Lab Assignment:
Teach ABB robots circular motions using the MoveC instructions.
1 given at beginning of class. Lecture on ABB and Motoman programming
techniques for advanced robot control. Advanced instructions: Waittime,
InputWait, Routines, ProcCall, etc. Lab Assignment: Create Multiple routines
to match the natural breakdown of a robot's workcell functions. Typical
Routines: rFeeder1, rConveyor, rGetConveyor, rInspect, rPutBottle, etc.
Printout of your routines from a Disk. This is the start of the Major
Programming Assignment: Bottle Packaging System
on End of Arm Tooling. Specific terms, Compliance, etc. Lecture on Accuracy
and Repeatability of movements. Force calculations for grip angles. Accuracy
and Repeatability Perform the Accuracy and Repeatability worksheet as
described and Log your results on the worksheet for entry and analysis using