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Introduction to Mechatronics Engineering as a discipline. Fundamentals of sensors, actuators, instrumentation, and control systems and communications systems, and how they can be integrated to form a Mechatronics system.
At the end of this course, the student will be able toBe able to explain what constitutes the discipline of Mechatronics Engineering and how it relates to allied Engineering disciplines and society.Describe basic principles of sensors, actuators, control systems, and communications systems, and how they can be integrated to form a Mechatronics system.Analyse basic mechanical motion transmission systems.Design and implement Programmable Logic Control software on a mechatronic system.Conduct simple electronic circuit analysis and design.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Supplementary notes and references recommended by lecturers.
Domestic fee $975.00
International fee $5,500.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
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