Industry 4.0


Recent technological advances in smart sensors, wireless networks, cloud computing and artificial intelligence are bringing new levels of
monitoring and control to manufacturing .This module is concerned with the current and future trends of automation and data exchange.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognise the changes in skills and work practice required for an organisation to prepare for Industry 4.0.

  2. Discuss the implication of moving towards Industry 4.0 for a particular type of industry.

  3. Collaborate with manufacturing and automation engineers in the transition towards Industry 4.0.

  4. Identify and specify smart-technologies applicable to a particular company.

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