MODERN MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEMS

5 students

Course Objectives

  • To understand the latest material handling system used inindustry.
  • To study about the concept of Automated Guided Vehicle System Course Outcomes(COs)

At the end of this course, students are able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge on various material handling equipment used both in automated and non-automatedsystems
  2. Analyze and select a suitable material handling system for the given application

Unit I

Introduction

Material Handling – Functions, Types, analysis, Importance & Scope, Principles, – Part feeding device – types of material handling system – Unit material movement & Unit loads – Receiving,Shipping, in process handling – bulk handling equipment & methods. ……4 Hours

Unit II

Material Handling Equipment

Industrial trucks, lifting device, monorails, manipulators, conveyors, storage systems, elevators, racks, bins, pallets, cranes – Automation of material handling – mechanization of part handling.

Unit III

Automated Guided Vehicle System

Types of AGV’s – Guidance techniques – Painted line, wire guided, vision guided method – Applications – Vehicle guidance & routing – Traffic control & safety – system management – Quantitative analysis of AGV system.

Unit IV

Storage System Conveyor systems – types, Quantitative relationship & analysis – Automated storage system,performance – AS/RS system – Basic components, types, controls, features, applications,Quantitative analysis – carousel storage system – applications.

Unit V

Robotics in Material Handling

General considerations in robot material handling – material transfer application – pick & place operations – machine loading & unloading – characteristics of robot application.

Unit VI

Application

Methods of protecting materials for packages – auxiliary equipment’s -automated d Reference Books:

  1. Principles and Techniques of Vibrations, Leonard Meirovich, Prentice HallInc.
  2. Engineering Vibration, DJ Inman, Prentice Hall International Inc.
  3. Mechanical Vibration and Shock Measurements, J.T.Broch, Bruel and Kjae Publication.
  4. Applications of Random Vibrations, N. C. Nigam, S. Narayanan, Narosa Publishers
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Instructor

Master in Agriculture sciences having India and abroad working experince in Horticulture industry.

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