June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017
June 28, 2017
Hydraulics and pneumatics are two key components of the majority of industrial applications such as packaging systems. The advent of new instruments such as Programmable Logic controllers (PLC), and recent industrial trend of moving more towards pneumatic applications, have drastically changed the application of hydraulics and pneumatics. At higher education institutions, therefore, one needs to modify, or create new, lab activities to better prepare students to better prepare for the challenges ahead.
For this project Automation Studio (6th edition) will be used, which is an innovative system design, simulation and project documentation software solution for the design and support of automation and fluid power systems. Lab Activities will be based on both manual experimentations with pneumatic components as well as using simulation software. Lab will include use of components like directional valves, actuators, control valves etc. Combination of which will help students to understand the use and the application where these components can be used. Also students will learn more about the use of PLC controls and how to debug them, which is very much in demand right now.
Verma, M. R., & Alavizadeh, A. (2017, June), Design and Development of Pneumatic Lab Activities for a Course on Fluid Power Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. 10.18260/1-2--28110
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