Elements of Mechatronic Systems - MTRN3200

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: ELEC1111; Exclusion: MTRN3201, MTRN3202

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Electro-mechanical devices, electro-hydraulic and electro-pneumatic devices and their interfacing, A/D conversions, D/A conversions, sensors for motion control, encoders and decoders, digital circuits for mechatronic systems: Number systems and number theory. Symbolic logic. TTL and CMOS devices. Boolean algebra and simplification of Boolean expressions. Counters, timers and decoders. Interfacing electro-mechanical systems with micro-controllers. Elements of micro-controllers. Principal features of a microprocessor based system, microprocessor architecture and programming. Instruction sets, addressing modes, instruction timing, interrupts. Dedicated and special purpose computers. This course has 50% laboratory content during which each student will receive hands on experience in interfacing and programming of electro-mechanical systems.


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