New coursework can be adapted for varying educational needs and audiences, delivering real-world look at robotics
This book offers lesson plans that can be used in any educator or instructor's curriculum today.
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Cleveland – With technical careers in robotics undergoing rapid advancement and growth, it is vital that welding educators implement robotics and automation in a dynamic curriculum. Training courses should be engaging and give a true representation of the demands of an advanced manufacturing career pathway and the tools used. With this in mind, Lincoln Electric
has published the first edition of Robotic Welding Project-Based Lessons
for use with the Lincoln Electric robotic welding training systems, such as the Robotic Welding Education Cell 2.0
. This new textbook is part of Lincoln Electric’s commitment to workforce development and closing the skills gap.
These new lessons provide an interactive approach to learning by emulating the real-world use of robotics in production welding. The material enhances students’ overall learning experience, providing exercises designed to develop problem-solving and decision-making skills. This book can work seamlessly into existing welding robotics training programs as supplemental material.
This versatile teaching tool is suitable for varying educational needs. Project-based lessons allow the instructor to use lesson plans that are developed with today’s systems in mind. For students, the coursework empowers them to follow the project, develop complex learning skills, work collaboratively and learn hands-on with a real welding robot. Lessons are applicable for a wide variety of student audiences, ranging from high school students to advanced welding students, to robotic programming classes and more. The overarching goal of the program is to improve training in welding robotics and programming and shorten the learning curve for students when they hit their first job site.
The book’s 13 lessons present students with a manufacturing process and task them to improve it. These lessons identify objectives, outline material used, provide step-by-step instructions and also offer discussion questions aimed to challenge students throughout the learning experience. As the students work through the book, they will be exposed to various joint types and welding processes. Upon completion, they will gain the knowledge needed to create a faster, more-advanced manufacturing process in any given situation.
The Robotic Project-Based Lessons
, (Part Number K3976-1) can be ordered by calling Lincoln Electric Automation at (888) 935-3878. For more information about this item or any of Lincoln Electric’s robotic welding equipment, please visit our website at www.lincolnelectric.com/schoolrobots
is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 45 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company's website
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