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Automation - national programme element

2021/2022
Danish title
Automatisering - Nationalt fagelement
Study programme
Production Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Academy Profession
Duration of the subject/module
2 semestre
Ects
6
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish and English
Start time
Autumn
Location
Lygten 16, København NV
Subject number
3277706
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Dina Jacobsen
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    Subject element Automation deals with automation in own product design solutions and production planning in a given company.

    Knowledge

    The student will gain knowledge about:
     the practice of the profession and the subject area as well as key applied theory and methods, including:
    o (1) control terminology, theories and methods used in automation
    o (2) future production methods in the light of digitisation
    o (1) item structure in relation to automated production.
     practice and key applied theories as well as the profession’s use of theories and methods, including:
    o (1) use of pneumatics and hydraulics
    o (1) commonly used electronic control solutions
    o (1) mechanical components applied in pneumatics and hydraulics
    o (1) simple control circuits.

    Skills

    The student will get the skills to:
     apply the key methodologies and tools of the subject area as well as the skills associated with employment in the industry, including:
    o (1) preparation of specifications for use in the development of simple automated solutions in a production process.
     assess practice-orientated issues and suggest and select possible solutions, including:
    o (2) improvements to a product to make it suitable for automated production
    o (2) drawing on company and stakeholder data material in the configuration of future production solutions
    o (2) making allowance for later automated production of a given item or product in the construction design
    o (2) application of commonly used IT tools for the acquisition of knowledge, data processing and documentation
    o (2) estimation of the potential of automation based on a system view of production facilities, taking into account the profitability, quality and safety of the entire production system.
     communicate practice-orientated issues and solutions in relation to automation to partners and users.

    Competences

    The student will learn to:
     manage development-orientated situations, including:
    o (2) qualification of automation possibilities, together with other groups of professionals, based on an overall view of the company’s products and manufacturing process.
     participate in academic and interdisciplinary cooperation based on a professional approach, including:
    o (2) contributing to the development of automated solutions in a given company's work with products and/or production optimisation.
     acquire new knowledge, skills and competencies in relation to production automation in a structured context.

  • Type of instruction
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  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Prerequisites for access to the examination
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    Exam in one or more subjects
    The programme element is tested in tests for derived programme elements
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
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    Type of assignment
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    Formal requirements
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    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    Danish(Norwegian/Swedish)
    Duration
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    Permitted exam aids
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    Available exam aids
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    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal and External censure
    Exam criteria
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55
hours of teaching
109
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Automation - national programme element you will receive 55 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 73 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 34% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: classroom teaching.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum.

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*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances