Mechatronics and control 410

Module code MBB 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Sensors and Actuators: Basics behind the most common sensors and actuators. Signal conditioning: Basic understanding of the use of analogue electronic components and power supplies. Sampling theory: Analogue-to-digital conversion, the effect of aliasing and the design of anti-aliasing filters. Digital: Basic understanding of digital communication. Digital control: Programming a microcontroller, and the implementation of control in discrete time systems.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites MVR 320 GS
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

The regulations and rules for the degrees published here are subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information.

The General Academic Regulations (G Regulations) and General Student Rules apply to all faculties and registered students of the University, as well as all prospective students who have accepted an offer of a place at the University of Pretoria. On registering for a programme, the student bears the responsibility of ensuring that they familiarise themselves with the General Academic Regulations applicable to their registration, as well as the relevant faculty-specific and programme-specific regulations and information as stipulated in the relevant yearbook. Ignorance concerning these regulations will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression, or basis for an exception to any of the aforementioned regulations.

Copyright © University of Pretoria 2022. All rights reserved.

COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

To contact the University during the COVID-19 lockdown, please send an email to [email protected]

Click here for frequently asked questions for first year UP students

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences