Elements of Mechatronic Systems
Area of Study
Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Taught In English
ELEC1111 or ELEC1112
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewElectro-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.
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.