Robotics in Manufacturing

ADM80011 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to provide students with an understanding of the different characteristics of robots and programmable logic controllers and their relevance in the design and implementation of robot systems in manufacturing.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Describe the application of programmable logic controllers in the context of robot based manufacturing systems (K3, K4, S1)
ULO2Appraise robot applications in manufacturing environments based on their technical characteristics (K3, K4, K5, S1)
ULO3Design robot systems for manufacturing applications that satisfy requirements in terms of safety, productivity, flexibility and sustainability (K3, K4, K5, K6, S1, S2, S3, A2, A4, A5, A6, A7)