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MBE4011 - Industrial Mechatronic Systems

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Credit Units
3
Course Duration
One Semester
Pre-requisite(s)
(MBE2003 or MBE2040 or MBE2109) and (EE2917 or MBE2029) or equivalent (Prerequisites which are not part of the Major Requirement are waived for students admitted with Advanced Standing.)
Pre-cursor(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
 
Course Aims

The aims of this course are industrial automation and process equipment/machines. The emphasize will be on mechatronic design issues, particularly the state machine design with and without programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and concepts of pneumatic and (to a lesser degree) hydraulic control circuits including electropneumatics and electrohydraulics. An overview is included of mechanization and material handling, design-for-assembly principles, concepts of fixed, programmable and flexible automation and part and motion sensing. Some of the application examples will be control of a pick and place manipulator (non-servo robot), a three-speed fan control, grinding machine control, and examples of automation systems.


Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 2.5 hours
 
Detailed Course Information

MBE4011.pdf

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