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Rose Library - Cleveland Community College
Automation Engineering Technology
This guide contains resources for Automation Engineering Technology.
All DVDs are kept behind the circulation desk and have a loan period of two days. Please give the call number to someone at the circulation desk to check out the DVD.
The Great Robot Race by Seamans, Joe.
Call Number: TJ 211 .G74 2006
Publication Date: 2006
The Defense Department is offering two million dollars to the builders of the first robotic vehicle to cover a 210-mile stretch of desert. NOVA goes behind the scenes as top engineering teams struggle to solve the problems of making a vehicle like this.
Robotics has become a formidable force in the workplace. Some of your students may already use robots on the job or work with someone who does. This video takes a look at the changes that have occurred since robotics was first introduced. Students are given a refresher of the basics: terminology, concepts, system components, classification of robots. But then, new applications and work tasks are overviewed. They see how far robotics has advanced industry-wide. Students also discover where robots are commonly used and some anticipated future applications in business and industry.
Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the field of robotics and automation. This program profiles Isabelle Tremblay, an engineer specializing in the use of robotics for space exploration; Jessica Amsden, a robotics technician who works in automated manufacturing; and Cheryl Hyrnkiw, owner-operator of Solarbotics, which produces educational robot kits. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors rounds out the descriptions of each job.