# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Technology of Robotic Design TSA Competitive Events Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

TSA Competitive Events Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
39 Define robotics, automation, and control systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ System Control Technology
40 Investigate careers in robotics, automation, and control systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ System Control Technology
41 Research the history and development of robotics, automation, and control systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Debating Technological Issues ♦ Essays on Technology ♦ System Control Technology
42 Explain the universal systems model (i.e., input, process, output, and feedback). TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
43 Apply direct and indirect measurement systems and coordinate systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Engineering ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Flight Endurance ♦ Geospatial Technology (Virginia only) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
44 Identify open and closed loops in control systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ System Control Technology
45 Describe the concepts of voltage, current, and resistance in electricity. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
46 Describe the difference between alternating and direct current. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
48 Explain the primary functions of electronic systems components. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
51 Describe the differences between and uses of analog and digital electronics for the control of power distribution systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
52 Describe the operation of basic logic circuits. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
53 Measure circuit values with a multimeter. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
54 Identify the primary types of data transmission hardware. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
55 Describe the function of an operating system. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
56 Describe the essential components of a computing system. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
57 Describe the software applications of computer technology within automation systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
58 Describe how computers are used to control automated systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
60 Describe the function of interfacing robotic systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
61 Describe the function of a microcontroller/logic controller. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
62 Describe the fundamentals of computer numeric control (CNC). TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
63 Identify microcontrollers and their functions within industry tools, including PLC. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Engineering ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
64 Develop a computer-controlled model solution to a problem. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Engineering ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
65 Describe the need for data manipulation and control. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ System Control Technology
66 Manipulate data. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Engineering ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
67 Ensure the security of data. TSA Competitive Events: Video Game Design
68 Explain types of communication/networking and layers. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Webmaster
69 Describe various types of ports, channels, and controllers for robotic communications. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
70 Define a process control network (PCN). TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)
71 Plan a PCN for various systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)
73 Describe types and functions of sensors and the intelligent systems used to analyze and expand on these functionalities. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
74 Describe the options for power supplies, silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs), solenoid valves, actuators, and motors to control movement systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
75 Describe types and functions of relays. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
76 Describe various hardware and software used in the industry. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
77 Describe precision measurement equipment and techniques. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
78 Describe components or processes that typically require precision measurement. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
79 Compare open and proprietary hardware components. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ System Control Technology
80 Simulate functions of all components of a working automated system. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ Principles of Technology (Virginia only) ♦ Scientific Visualization (SciVis) ♦ System Control Technology ♦ Video Game Design
81 Assemble an automated system. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ System Control Technology
82 Reengineer the design of an existing system. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ System Control Technology
83 Simulate precision measurements of components in a control system. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ System Control Technology
84 Simulate control, robotics, and automation systems. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ System Control Technology
86 Implement basic programming procedures. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ System Control Technology
87 Select the most appropriate programming language/platform for application. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ Engineering Design ♦ System Control Technology
88 Program an automated system. TSA Competitive Events: Animatronics ♦ Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ♦ System Control Technology