Discovering Automation and Computer Control High School Workshop
The Manufacturing Engineering Technology program and the College of Technology Manufacturing Center is pleased to host a student workshop related to automation and computer control.
The spring workshop will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012.
If you have questions or would like to try to register after the deadline, please contact Vickie Brewer at (765) 494-9099.
The Discovering Automation and Computer Control Workshop is held every fall and spring by the Purdue University College of Technology Manufacturing Center. Lab sessions are conducted in state-of-the-practice facilities in Knoy Hall of Technology on the Purdue West Lafayette campus.
The workshop is designed to expose high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to the fun, exciting and challenging field of Manufacturing Engineering Technology.
The workshop is held on a Saturday. The main portion of the workshop consists of four hands-on laboratory sessions held in parallel. Attendees are divided into four groups and rotated through each of the 50 minute lab sessions.
The laboratory sessions include:
- Creating a Solid model of a product using Computer-Aided Design
- Manufacturing the designed part using Computer-Aided Manufacturing
- Manipulation of several devices using Programmable Logic Controllers
- Programming an industrial robot to do several tasks
The workshop is provided free to all attendees by the program sponsors. The AIM Workshop is sponsored by the Purdue University College of Technology's Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology and the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program.
For More Information Contact:
Attn: Vickie Brewer
Knoy Hall of Technology
401 N. Grant Street, Room 145
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2021