Key Questions

Smart and Keen Factory – My Trolley Chip

What is the module about?

The module SMART AND KEEN FACTORY will enable teachers and students to create an intelligent factory, where trolley chips can be produced on demands of the customers.

This module is characterized by the fact that a trolley chip assembly machine is envisioned to be constructed, manufactured, built, programmed and used by students of interdisciplinary training courses themselves. This distinguishes it from the work with 4.0 training stations which are on the market available.

Which previous knowledge is required to use this module?

Basic knowledge in ICT software designing, mechanics and electronics. Work with an 3D-Printer and with pneumatic and electrical components.

Which target group is the module addressing?

Teachers, Instructors and Students working on a vocational college or training center in the field of mechatronics and electronics.

What am I going to learn?

Students will be able to:

  • read mechanical drawings
  • assemble basic mechanical skills
  • read electrical and termination drawings
  • have basic wiring skills
  • maintain hardware Projection
  • manage PLC fieldbus connection
  • read EN60848 Grafcet

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Internet of Things – Plant Irrigation

What is the module about?

Intelligent real time plant irrigation controlled by web or mobile (manually or automatically)  

Subdivided in 5 integrated submodules:

  1. Electronics
  2. Linux operating system and sensors data exchange
  3. Real time Database
  4. Hybrid Application
  5. Statistics
What previous knowledge is required to use this module?

Depending of each submodule basic knowledge of:

  1. Electronics
  2. Linux operating system and programming
  3. Database
  4. Mobile and web development
  5. Javascript frameworks

    In each submodule there is a guide to start learning the basics of each.
Which target group does the module appeal to?

Vocational Education and Training students and teachers of:

  • Technician in Telecommunications Installations
  • Technician in Microcomputer Systems and Networks
  • Higher Technician in Development of Web Applications
  • Higher Technician in Multi-platform Applications Development
What is learned in this module?

Electronics, Sensors data and interaction, Microcontrollers, Connections, Raspberry Pi, Python, E-Cloud, Internet Of Things, Real time database, Mobile and web app development , Angular, Ionic, CharJs

Intelligent House 4.0 – Smart Light Control

What is the module about?

In this module the students install and configure a Smart Light Control unit. After finishing the basic task the light can be switch on and off via web or mobile app.

Additional tasks are:

  • Integration of color light
  • Voice control
  • Integration of sensor signals like daylight, intrusion
What previous knowledge is required to use this module?

Basics of Networking:

  • Topology of Networks
  • Structure of Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks and the Cloud
  • Different ways to connect the participants of a network (TP, optical wireless)

Structure and function of a conventional wired one-way or two-way switch circuit for lamps

Which target group is the module addressing?

Main target groups are Electronics Technician – specializing in Energy and Building Technology

But also:

  • Information Technology and Telecommunications System Electronic Technician (m/f)
  • Plant Mechanic for Sanitary, Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
  • Information Technology and Telecommunications System Electronic
    Technician (m/f)
What am I going to learn?

The students will be able to

  • configurate the control unit by using a smartphone and Internet
  • install a radio controlled smart switch
  • connect the switch with the control unit
  • progam the control unit for different settings
  • program the control unit for different conditions, including the needs of the customers (daylight, geodata, intrusion protection)

Digital Factory for Individualized Mass Products

What is the module about?

Due to digitalization it is possible to produce common mass products considering individual demands. In this module you will learn how to set up and operate a digital production chain for simple, customizable, die-cast plastic objects. This module is Subdivided in 5 integrated submodules:

  1. Product development
  2. Production
  3. Data Processing
  4. Rapid Protoptyping
  5. CAD & CAM systems
Which previous knowledge is required to use this module?
  • Basic knowledge handling of windows
  • Experience with technical documentations (drawings, work-plans etc.)
  • Knowledge and skills dealing with manufacturing processes like bring, milling etc.
  • Handling of metal-cutting machines
  • Basic knowledge of handling raw materials, tooling equipment and tensioning mean.
Which target group is the module addressing?

Target groups are all trainees who are working in developing and producing industrial goods in the occupation areas of Mechanical Engineering and Plastics Engineering:

  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Machine and plant operator
  • Milling machine operator
  • Technical product designer specialising in machinery and plant construction
  • Tools mechanic
  • Precision machinist
What am I going to learn?

In this module you will learn how to set up and operate a digital production chain for simple, customizable, die-cast plastic objects. You learn to understand the digital processes by assembling an individualized mass-product. You are able to assemble an individualized product on basis of a mass-produced article. You are able to control the production by cloud-computing application.