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Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Event Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Event Contact: Joe Etminan, 815-921-3174
The Rock Valley College Electronic Engineering Technology department's Introduction to Robotics and Automation class (EET-254) will demonstrate what it has taught a robot to do with a buzz light, a baseball, a hot dog, and more at an open house on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), room G17 (lower level).
The Introduction to Robotics and Automation course at RVC introduces students to the mechanical, electrical, and electronic components used in robotics and automated systems. The students learn essential terminology used in robotics and the basic operation of robots in automated manufacturing. Laboratory work includes interfacing the components, and writing a program using CAD software, and the robot programming language in a group, or individual projects.
This event is open to the community and refreshments will be served. For more information contact Joe Etminan at 815-921-3174.