Mechatronics 421

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

Power supplies: How various voltage levels are obtained from a single source. Sensors and Actuators: Basics behind the most common actuators and sensors. Analogue: The use of MOSFETS, transistors, op-amps, diodes. Digital: Basic understanding of digital communication. Sampling theory: The effect of aliasing and the design of anti-aliasing filters. Programming: Program a PIC microcontroller using C. Control: Implementation of PID and fuzzy logic control in discrete time systems.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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