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Workshop 5: Energy, Polymers, Robotics

Code

ME-PWS5

Version

1.0

Offered by

Mechanical Engineering

ECTS

0

Prerequisites

Main purpose

Energy
Obtained Practical skills in wind tunnel and pumps testing

Polymers
Give the student practical experience in manufacturing of polymer parts

Robotics
Give the student practical experience in Robotics and Industry 4.0 systems

Knowledge

Skills

Energy
Measuring the drag force for different aerodynamics shapes and to find the pump performance curve.

Polymers
Understanding of the manufacturing processes of injection molding, extrusion, thermoforming, welding and blow molding.

Robotics
Programming Universal Robot UR3 and to start up production line - Festo Industry 4 plant and produce some product parts.

Competences

Energy
The participants will be able measure the drag force and lowering the drag coefficient by modify the shape and to be able find the link between the flow rate and the head for the centrifugal pump.

Polymers
After the course, participants will have gained insight into the most common polymer manufacturing processes

Robotics
Be able to do simple programming of a robot and to start up a production line.

Topics

 

Teaching methods and study activities

A total of 24 lessons have been allocated, with 8 lessons in Energy Engineering, 8 lessons in Robot Technology / Industry 4.0 plants and 8 lessons in Plastic Manufacturing. The student is expected to use a total of approx. 40 hours incl. preparation and post processing

Energy
Using the wind tunnel and pump test rig at VIA University college

Polymers
Operating manufacturing machines at "Den Jyske Håndværkerskole"

Robotics
Operating Festo Industry 4.0 plant, programming Universal Robot UR3 at VIA University college Industry 4.0 Lab. Making a tool to hold a pen on UR3, and writing a text, where all paths are used.

Resources

Evaluation

Mandatory
participation and each exercise to be approved by the Lecturer

Examination

 

Grading criteria

Apporved/not approved

Additional information

 

Responsible

Energy: Salwan Dihrab, Polymers: Lili Persson, Robotics: Per Ulrik Hansen

Valid from

2/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Course type

Practical Work Shop
4. semester

Keywords

Polymer manufacturing processes, Robotics, Industry 4.0, wind tunnel, pumps testing