The course starts with a quick introduction to Smart Manufacturing and the Internet of Things technologies used with special emphasis on device hardware and software technologies. We then discuss specific device types ranging from Industrial sensors to PLCs and connected tools and machinery
What am I going to get from this course?
Understand what Smart Manufacturing is, what it comprises of and examples of IoT device technologies used in Smart Manufacturing.
Prerequisites and Target Audience
What will students need to know or do before starting this course?
N0 prior knowledge required although it helps to have some understanding about manufacturing operations.
Who should take this course? Who should not?
Anyone who wants to understand the device technologies used in Smart Manufacturing.
Module 1: Smart Manufacturing Introduction
What is Smart Manufacturing?
Describes the definition of Smart Manufacturing and the four major pieces that make up Smart Manufacturing implementations with specific emphasis on the Device "Thing" part.
Module 2: Examples of Things, Controllers and Device Technologies in Smart Manufacturing
Examples of Things in Smart Manufacturing
Describes 6 different device categories from Industrial Sensors to Programmable Logic Controllers, Gateways and Tools.