Elements of Mechatronic Systems

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Elements of Mechatronic Systems

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ELEC1111 or ELEC1112

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    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.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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