Robotic Engineering

Course Description:

This class is about electromechanical engineering in which students will learn a combination of electronics, mechanical drives, hydraulics, and programming. Students who enjoy STEM activities will enjoy this classroom and be engaged in designing, developing, and testing of electromechanical devices, automatic control systems, and servomechanisms. There is a focus on industrial automation.

Skills Learned:

Students will develop testing and designing electronic circuits, reading schematics, systematic troubleshooting, conducting lab experiments, using test instruments, conduct troubleshooting with Volt-Ohm-Meter (VOM), oscilloscopes, signal generators, digital analyzers. Design concepts of incorporating mechanics with electronics to construct mobile robots.

Related Occupations and Earnings:

Related occupations include Electronics Technician/Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Robotics Technician/Engineer, Electro-Mechanical Technicians, Circuit Board Designer, Automation Technician/Engineer, and Hardware Engineer. Salary Range $ 12/hour to $ 48/hour.

Post-Secondary Opportunities:

You can further your education in this field at Institutions such as Westmoreland County Community College, Penn State University and DeVry University. Trade Schools include ITT Technical Institute, PTI and Triangle Tech.


Mr. Nelson – Robotic Engineering Instructor
Phone Number – 724-925-3532 x. 1347
Office Hours: 7:15am to 7:45am
2:30pm to 2:45pm
Please leave a voicemail message outside of these times.

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