This practice-based subject provides the know-how and practical skills in automation technology and equipment troubleshooting for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Topics covered include the assembly and commissioning of automation systems, pneumatics, electrical/electronic systems, troubleshooting techniques, AC-DC power distribution and safety systems.
Modes of Assessment
Continuous assessment is carried out throughout the semester in various combinations of the following assessment components: quizzes, assignments, laboratory work and a project. Project deliverables are progressive and final assessment takes the form of a group or individual report based on their group’s lab work.
Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be issued the Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation.