2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Sep 26, 2022  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Automation Technician, Mechatronics Certificate of Achievement

This program will take the student through the major components of industrial robotics and automation. Electronics and electrical applications are covered to develop troubleshooting techniques. Robotics will provide familiarity with the basic movement and placement of equipment. An Electric Motors course is intended to provide experience with current drive systems. Programmable Logic Controllers will be covered to provide computer based control and programming. Through a selected progression of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and troubleshooting courses, the student will be able to function as an Electronics Automation Technician/Mechanic.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot robotics circuits at 100% accuracy to industry standards.
  2. Students will create a Ladder Logic Diagram to control a Programmable Logic Controller.
  3. Students will construct and control a pick-and-place pneumatic system.