ENMT211-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Principles of Mechatronics

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the student will be able to

Be 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.

University Graduate Attributes

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.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Restrictions

ENMT201

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 10:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 14:00 30 Mar - 5 Apr
20 Apr - 26 Apr
02 Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Mech 130 Thermo Lab 16 Mar - 22 Mar
03 Monday 11:00 - 14:00 Mech 130 Thermo Lab 16 Mar - 22 Mar
04 Monday 15:00 - 18:00 Check LEARN 23 Mar - 29 Mar
05 Monday 11:00 - 14:00 Check LEARN 23 Mar - 29 Mar
06 Monday 15:00 - 18:00 30 Mar - 5 Apr
20 Apr - 26 Apr
Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 14:00 - (24/3, 21/4-26/5)
Elec 104 Power Electronics Lab (25/2-17/3)
Elec 109 Automation Lab (25/2-17/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
02 Wednesday 15:00 - 18:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
Elec 104 Power Electronics Lab (26/2-18/3)
Elec 109 Automation Lab (26/2-18/3)
24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lab C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 14:00 20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
02 Monday 15:00 - 18:00 20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
03 Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 20 Apr - 31 May
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

Tim Giffney

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Lab reports (PLC labs) 9% Completed in Term 1
Online Test 23 Apr 2020 15%
Design Project 1 08 May 2020 28%
Design Project 2 29 May 2020 28%
Final Exam 20% Online Test

Textbooks / Resources

Supplementary notes and references recommended by lecturers.

Indicative Fees

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.

For further information see Mechanical Engineering.

All ENMT211 Occurrences

  • ENMT211-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020