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Automation III - ATO331Q

Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MME2601 or MME251U & MMEPRA2 or MME2PRA
Purpose: To introduce students to the fundamentals of automation as a field of engineering. Industrial engineers have to make decisions between various alternatives of automation. 1) To give the student the basic knowledge of about the field of production automation. 2) To enable student to appreciate optimization of manufacturing systems Automation is a dynamic technology that represents a continuous evolutionary process in production. Automation is concerned with the application of mechanical, electrical and computer based systems to operate and control production process and equipment. The purpose of this course is to give the student the basic knowledge about a vast field of production automation.