MCE 2101 Fundamentals of Mechatronics Engineering

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					MCE 2101          Fundamentals of Mechatronics Engineering                                      3 credits
Prerequisite:     BG 1213 Physics II

Introduction to Mechatronics and the interaction between mechanical actuation and electronic control, evolution
of engineering design, early design evolution, case studies: simple subsystem integration; Modern technologies,
control, sensors, power supplies and controlled drives and Mechatronics, the need for a systems approach to
Engineering Design, control and Embedded Intelligence, The challenge of idea sourcing, case studies; Examples of
technology mix in industrial sectors.

MCE 2102                        Mechatronics Engineering Laboratory I                           1 credits
Prerequisite or Corequisite:    MCE 2101 Fundamentals of Mechatronics Engineering

Experiments covering basic control theory, ac motors, stepper motors, programmable logic controllers, pneu-
matic, hydraulic and mechanical systems.

MCE 4101          Introduction to Robotics                                                      3 credits
Prerequisite:     ME 2212 Mechanics of Machinery

Introduction to Robotic systems, spatial descriptions, Kinematics, Jacobians, Robot dynamics, Trajectory genera-
tion, Position and force control, Image processing and analysis.

MCE 4102          Introduction to Industrial Automation                                          3 credits
Prerequisite:     CE 3704 Digital Logic Design

PLC; Instrumentation, Sensors and Actuators in manufacturing automation; Signal Conditioning; Computer-based
control system.

MCE 4103                         Mechatronics Engineering Laboratory II                         1 credits
Prerequisite or Corequisite:     MCE 4102 Introduction to Industrial Automation

Experiments covering sensors, signal conditioning, instrumentation, digital control, digital signal processing, PLC
and robotics.
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MCE 4901          Mechatronics Engineering Project I                                           1 credits
Prerequisite:     Senior Standing

Study and development in mechatronics engineering. Students must be submit reports at the end of the semes-
ter.

MCE 4902         Mechatronics Engineering Project II                                           2 credits
Prerequisite:    MCE 4901 Mechatronics Engineering Project I

Continuation of work done in mechatronics Engineering Project I. Report is also required at the end of the semes-
ter.

MCE 4903         Advanced Topics in Mechatronics Engineering                                   3 credits

Advanced topics in the field of Mechatronics Engineering will be covered.

MCE 4904         Special Problems in Mechatronics Engineering                                  3 credits

Topics of current interest in the field of Mechatronics Engineering will be covered.