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MINE 635 - Mine Automation and Robotics

(3 units)
Introduction of robotic concepts; forward, inverse, motion kinematics and dynamics of robot manipulators; elements of autonomous and supervisory control. Application of automation and remote control techniques to various applications in mining operations to improve mine safety and health.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering robotics in mining and discuss contemporary issues in robotics technology.
2. complete a laboratory design for equipment on monitoring and control, design simulator applications in workforce and student training.
3. describe the application of automation technologies to various mining operations.
4. use software and programmable automation controllers used for automated mining equipment and automated material handling systems.
5. evaluate operational scenarios using simulation software.
6. design, model, and solve automation systems especially in mine safety and health.
7. apply robotics concepts to solve contemporary problems especially in improving safety and health issues in mines under cost saving pressures.


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