2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Technology of Robotic Design (8421/36 weeks)
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Robotics and Automation Systems
- Define robotics, automation, and control systems.
- Investigate careers in robotics, automation, and control systems.
- Research the history and development of robotics, automation, and control systems.
- Explain the universal systems model (i.e., input, process, output, and feedback).
- Apply direct and indirect measurement systems and coordinate systems.
- Identify open and closed loops in control systems.
Applying the Basics of Control and Distribution of Energy
- Describe the concepts of voltage, current, and resistance in electricity.
- Describe the difference between alternating and direct current.
- Identify safety precautions and information for electricity (AC and DC), mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
- Explain the primary functions of electronic systems components.
- Identify the primary concepts and components of mechanical systems.
- Explain primary concepts and components of a fluid power system.
- Describe the differences between and uses of analog and digital electronics for the control of power distribution systems.
- Describe the operation of basic logic circuits.
- Measure circuit values with a multimeter.
- Identify the primary types of data transmission hardware.
Exploring Microprocessor/Microcontroller (Computer) System Basics
- Describe the function of an operating system.
- Describe the essential components of a computing system.
- Describe the software applications of computer technology within automation systems.
- Describe how computers are used to control automated systems.
- Describe a microcontroller.
- Describe the function of interfacing robotic systems.
- Describe the function of a microcontroller/logic controller.
- Describe the fundamentals of computer numeric control (CNC).
- Identify microcontrollers and their functions within industry tools, including PLC.
- Develop a computer-controlled model solution to a problem.
Manipulating and Controlling Data
Exploring Communication and Networking
Exploring the Components of Robotics and Automation Systems
- Identify components of safe robotic systems.
- Describe types and functions of sensors and the intelligent systems used to analyze and expand on these functionalities.
- Describe the options for power supplies, silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs), solenoid valves, actuators, and motors to control movement systems.
- Describe types and functions of relays.
- Describe various hardware and software used in the industry.
- Describe precision measurement equipment and techniques.
- Describe components or processes that typically require precision measurement.
Assembling an Automated System
- Compare open and proprietary hardware components.
- Simulate functions of all components of a working automated system.
- Assemble an automated system.
- Reengineer the design of an existing system.
- Simulate precision measurements of components in a control system.
- Simulate control, robotics, and automation systems.
- Install a machine vision system on an existing design.