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Mechatronics 780


 
Modulekode MEG 780
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module-inhoud

Sensors: mechanical and optical limit switches, encoders, thermocouples, strain gauges, CCD cameras, IR sensors, piezo-electric sensors, capacitive sensors, torque sensors, tactile sensors, gyroscope and ultrasonic sensors. Actuators: DC motors, stepper motors, AC motors, pneumatic actuators, hydraulic actuators, memory shape 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 motor control, PWM motor control, control of stepper motors, non-linear control of hydraulic and pneumatic actuators, PLCs, SCADA systems, industrial Fieldbus, micro-processor control.

Modulekrediete 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 13 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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