MECH 0054. Mechatronics System

Units: 4
Formerly known as CIE 54
Prerequisite: Completion of MECH 4 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 108 (54 lecture, 54 laboratory)
Full integration of mechatronic principles into complete closed-loop systems such as automated production equipment and industrial robots. Topics include sensors, optical encoders, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion, closed-loop AC and DC motor control, hydraulic power concepts, hydraulic motors, pneumatic and hydraulic valves and actuators and fluid power computer simulation tools. (CSU)