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Maybe you want to connect monitoring to a truck, or why not build a connected pump control? Do you want to measure temperatures, pressures or vibrations? Do you want knowledge about how to connect one of your existing products? Then this course is for you. Do you work as an engineer in the industry and want to learn how to develop an idea with IoT? Do you work as a developer at an IT company and want to learn more about the hardware and the entire infrastructure within IoT? The course is primarily aimed at those who are professionals in the engineering profession, but you do not need to be either a programmer or an electronics engineer to take advantage of the course. The content is adapted so that you can work with your specific ideas. The course is focused on providing both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of Internet of Things. You will gain knowledge of the area's applications and definitions, and you will learn how to build an IoT device, all the way from hardware to visualization. You will have the opportunity to practically work with hardware, sensors, as well as infrastructure and security. We will work with, among other things, WiFi, BLE, LoRaWAN, SigFox, NB-IoT / LTE-M1, as well as insight into how data is transported throughout from the device to the database and then to the application. The course will be held mostly at a distance with a couple of scheduled workshops (13/9, 6/10, 27/10) either on site or online. All lectures will be available online. The course will be delivered in a flexible way to facilitate the combination of coursework with your ongoing professional commitments. You will need to buy IoT hardware before the start of the course, the cost can be different depending on the type of project, guide value is approx: SEK 1,000. The total scope of the course is normally about 80 hours.Language of instruction: EnglishThe course is free of charge
The course aims to support and facilitate our partner manufacturing companies to become competitive in digitally-enabled production. During the course, we address the potential prerequisites and capabilities required for implementing industry 4.0 in the context of an overall production system. More specifically, we increase the competence base of companies in three areas—internal logistics systems, virtual factory, and sensor and signal processing—which can holistically interconnect the key components for the successful implementation of industry 4.0. This course is offered in a collaboration between Mälardalens högskola (MDH), Högskolan Väst (HV) and Linnéuniversitetet (LNU).
The starting point for the course is Lean Production, with an understanding of principles and concepts that can lead to higher efficiency. Then we introduce computer-based application for modelling and simulation of production systems. This provides the opportunity to simulate a production system, perform experiments on it according to different conditions, and optimize the system to increase efficiency. This course is for professionals who work with production systems at different levels with a responsibility for individual production lines, departments, or has a role as production manager or production development. The course will mainly focus on the manufacturing industry in application examples, but principles that will be addressed will be applicable to a number of industries, including consulting companies working towards the manufacturing industry. The course contains the following: Production systems and concepts such as Industry 4.0 and Smart Industry Lean Production and workshop with the Lean game Programming exercises with event-based simulation of production systems Analysis and optimization of production systems The majority of the course will take place on Campus (Växjö), and at a distance according to the schedule below. Some of the exercises are preferably attend on Campus, but we plan for it to be possible to follow the full course at a distance due to the Covid-situation.
Robot system 1 deals with industrial robots and their use in industry. The course addresses the structure and properties of robots, as well as principles for use in industry based on different principles. Based on the requirements placed on a robot system, these can be configured based on different technical points of departure, how they are to be used and methods for creating efficiency. Common equipment is taken up as adaptations to different work processes and applications. Here grippers and sensors come in as well as process equipment of various kinds. The course covers factors for investment, as well as laboratory work on how security and programming can be handled. This course is for professionals who work with production systems, automation and robotics at various levels as responsible for individual production lines, departments, or role as production manager or production development. The course will mainly focus on the manufacturing industry in application examples, but principles that will be addressed will be applicable to a number of industries, including consulting companies working towards the manufacturing industry. The course contains the following: Industrial robots as a concept; structure and properties; robots in relation to concepts such as Industry 4.0 and Smart Industry Principles of use; configuration of robot system Laboratory work with safety and programming of industrial robots Development trends, global perspective