Mechatronics 421

Module code MEG 421
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Sensors: limit switches, encoders, thermocouples, strain gauges, CCD cameras, various sensors. Actuators: electric motors, pneumatic and hydraulic actuators, shape memory alloys. Signal conditioning: component interconnection, amplifiers, analogue filters, modulators and demodulators, analogue-digital conversion, sample-and-hold circuitry, multiplexers, software and hardware implementation of digital filters and Wheatstone bridge. Control: H-Bridge and PWM motor control, stepper motors, non-linear control of hydraulic and pneumatic actuators, PLCs, SCADA systems, industrial Fieldbus, micro-processor control.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Mechanical and Aeronautical En
Period of presentation Semester 2

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