Automation in Manufacturing

Event type Lecture (master´s degree)
Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. M. Weigold
Mentoring assistant Christiane Melzer
Offering cycle
Semester hours per week
Credit points
Summer semester
Time & Place The lecture has expired and is no longer offered. Examinations can still be taken in the following semester:
Summer term 2022
Winter term 2022
Summer term 2023
Aims The lecture gives an overview of the approaches to automation in manufacturing. First of all, the prerequisites for automation, but also the economic framework conditions are presented. The main contents are:

  • Introduction to automation technology
  • Industry 4.0 in the context of networking and data acquisition within production engineering systems
  • Modern, industrial communication within OT and IT (OT=Operational Technology and IT=Informationtechnology)
  • Current developments in Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Modern bus systems and their protocols, sensor technology in automation
  • Handling and assembly in industrial production
  • Industrial robots and their application areas in automation technology
Participation requirements None
Registration TUCaN
Lecture notes Moodle
Exam The re-writing exam will take place on 10/03/2023 in the period from 08:00 to 10:30 in room L5|06 11.