University Of Limerick

Automation 2


Iowa State Course Substitution

ME Technical Elective


Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:

Machine tool kinematics, the function and design of shafts, slide-ways and power-screws in the generation of shape. The universal dividing head. Variable speed drives, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical drive systems. Power train design, gearboxes, flexible drives and clutches. Speed and feed control. The machine control unit, pulse generation and counting, table speed and position sensors, encoders and tachometers. Classification of CNC machines, CNC Machining, programming languages, manual and computer part programming, ISO programming codes, post-processor programmes, the Smart-cam and CAD-key languages, DNC and interactive control of machines.


Evaluation Date:
April 11, 2018
Christian Schwartz