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Introduction to Automation and Robots
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Introduction to Automation and Robots

Starting date: 2024-09-30
Price: 1 995 SEK ex. vat

This module provides a brief history regarding the automation system from Industry 1.0 to 4.0


This module aims describe the brief history regarding the automation system from Industry 1.0 to Industry 4.0, and the role of robots. The module also to introduce the conventional robot programming and novel technologies like human-robot collaboration. Hands-on practice is included based on the online robot simulation tools, e.g. mobile robots, walking humanoid, autonomous cars. Finally, the module will introduce how robot applications can be connected to the latest ICT technologies from the Industry 4.0’s perspective, e.g. Cloud, IoT, etc.

The schedule
Starting date: September 30
October 1, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM CEST — 1st Webinar
October 8, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM CEST — 2nd Webinar
October 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM CEST — 3rd Webinar
Learning objectives
Describe the features of different generation of Automation systems, from Industry 1.0 to 4.0.
Perform basic robot programming via the online platform in python language.
Describe the important enabling technologies from the industry 4.0’s perspective.
Make suggestions and improvements in the current working environments, based on the robotic and other industry 4.0 technologies.
Module structure

The learning module is a mixture of self-study with recorded lectures and recommended reading as a support, webinars for joint discussions with other module participants, and hands-on exercises.

Targeted participants
  • Engineers with an industrial background without deep engagement with automation or robots yet
  • Management and marketing personnel
  • Anyone interested in automation and robots
Time commitment

To complete this module, the participant is expected to schedule approximately 4 hours per week over 5 weeks (20 hours in total).


Please note that a minimum of 10 participants is required for the module to start.

After applying to the program, please secure dates in your calendar to be able to join planned webinars and assure time available required for learning.

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