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John R. Andrew, P.E.
Automation refers to manufacturing systems with computer controlled robots and machine tools operating from the input of customer orders, through the process of converting materials into finished products.
Varying amounts of human activity are required for the practical implementation of automated systems. Motor power and automation has moved 75% of the work force in the United States from manufacturing and farming, into the service sector.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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