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ACIM 6010 - Introduction to Robotics

Automated Controls Installation & Maintenance Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course is designed for maintenance personnel who are responsible for installing and maintaining a robot and controller. This course introduces the principals of tooling and maintenance as it applies to a 6 axis robot. The student will be able to safely power up the robot from a complete shutdown, manipulate the robot using the teach pendant, recognize and describe major robot components along with recognize and troubleshoot various fault conditions. Lab work will be performed on a 6 axis Fanuc robot. The course consists of lectures, demonstrations, and a series of lab exercises along with an on-line component designed to reinforce what the student has learned.

Prerequisite(s)

ACIM 5010

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,052.54

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 47045

Sat Sep 18 - Sat Oct 30 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Oct 30 Sat 07:30 - 15:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,052.54

Notes

  1. No class October 9, 2021 (Thanksgiving weekend). Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least three business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87339

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Feb 12 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Feb 12 Sat 07:30 - 15:30 BBY SE01 Rm. 116

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,052.54

Notes

  1. Registration is processed on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time course cancellation, students will be notified at least three business days prior to the course start date. Please ensure your contact information (e.g. personal email address) is current. Check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers if the course becomes full. Please send your inquiries to BCIT_ACIM@bcit.ca

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the Canadian Electrical Code to the installation of CNC machine tools and robots.
  • Safely power up the robot from complete shutdown.
  • Manipulate the robot using the teach pendant and teach a basic test program.
  • Recognize and describe major robot components.
  • Recognize and Troubleshoot various fault conditions.
  • Backup and Restore Controller software and User defined files.
  • Configure and Manipulate I/O.

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

ACIM 6010 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Automated Controls Installation and Maintenance
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate

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