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					             Mechatronics

ME 4447: Microprocessor Control of Mfg Systems,
    ME 6405: Introduction to Mechatronics
                     and
      ME 8843: Advanced Mechatronics


           Mechatronics Systems

                     by

            Prof. I. Charles Ume

                 Lecture #4
                Mechatronics




The synergistic combination of mechanical, electrical,
and computer engineering
   •Emphasis on integrated design for products
   •Optimal combination of appropriate technologies
                      Mechatronics Systems
                                            Computers


                                                               Cars
              Tools




Consumer                                                  Stealth Bomber
Electronics




                                                        High Speed Trains

    MEMS
                           Micro to Macro
                            Applications
               Mechatronics Systems
              -Manufacturing Applications-
   Micro Factory
                                  Micro Factory Drilling Unit
•Desktop sized Factory
•Build small parts with a small
factory
•Greatly reduces space, energy,
and materials
                Mechatronics Systems
             -Manufacturing Applications-
      CNC Bending
•Fully automated bending: load
sheet metal and the finished bent
parts come out
•Can bend complex shapes
      Mechatronics Systems
      -Manufacturing   Applications-

CNC Machining




                       Advantages
                       •Deliver the highest accuracies
                       •Can create very complex shapes
                 Mechatronics Systems
               -Transportation Applications-
       Automobiles
Typical Applications
•Brake-By-Wire system
•Steer-By-Wire
•Integrated vehicle dynamics
•Camless engines
•Integrated starter alternator

OEM Driven
•Reliability
•Reduced weight
•Fuel economy
•Manufacturing flexibility
•Design freedom
•Advanced safety features
•Cost
                    Mechatronics Systems
                        - Door System/Module-




“Smart” Mirror motor-
unit pin-header                                   “Smart”
                                                  Doorlock
            CAM Bus




“Smart” Window Lift-unit                        Switchboard with
                                                CAN Bus Gateway
Mechatronics Systems
  -Seat System/Module-




    Seat Harness Architecture showing various
    smart connector interconnections solutions
                  Mechatronics Systems
               -Transportation Applications-
High Speed Trains
•Train Position and Velocity
constantly monitored from
main command center.
•Error margin in scheduling no
more than 30 seconds
                                      JR-Maglev
•Fastest trains use magnetic          Top Speed: 574 km/h (357 mph)
levitation                            Country: Japan


                                     Magnetic Levitation




Transrapid
Top Speed: 550 km/h (340 mph)
Country: German
               Mechatronics Systems
               -Transportation Applications-

Systems Uses                 Segway
•Tilt and pressure sensors
•Microcontroller
•Motors
•Onboard power source



                        Advantages
                        •Simple and intuitive
                        personal
                        transportation device
               Mechatronics Systems
               -Smart Robotics Application-
           BigDog




System Can
•Carry 340 lb              Advantages
•Run 4 mph                 •Robot with rough-terrain mobility that could
•Climb, run, and walk      carry equipment to remote location.
•Move over rough terrain
               Mechatronics Systems
               -Smart Robotics Aplications-

                                      Vacuum Floors
•Robots can vacuum floors and
clean gutters so you don't have to.


Cleans Gutter
                Mechatronics Systems
             -Space Exploration Application-
Phoenix Mars Lander's

  System Can
  •Collect specimens
  •Has automated onboard
  lab for testing specimens




                                Advantages
                                •Robot that can travel to other
                                planets and take measurements
                                automatically.
               Mechatronics Systems
                    -Medical Applications-

        Prosthetics
•Arms, Legs, and other body parts
can be replaced with
electromechanical ones.
        Mechatronics Systems
             -Medical Applications-
                        Pace Maker
•Used by patients with slow or
erratic heart rates. The pacemaker
will set a normal heart rate when it
sees an irregular heart rhythm.




                               Implantable Defibrillation
                                 •Monitors the heart. If heart
                                 fibrillates or stops completely it will
                                 shock the heart at high voltage to
                                 restore a normal heart rhythm.
             Mechatronics Systems
                 -Defense Applications-

  •Advanced technology is making
  our soldiers safer.               Stealth Bomber
  •Some planes can now be flown
  remotely.


Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
             Mechatronics Systems
                -Sanitation Applications-

System Uses
•Proximity sensors
•Control circuitry
•Electromechanical valves
•Independent power source




                            Advantages
                            •Reduces spread of germs by making
                            device hands free
                            •Reduces wasted water by automatically
                            turning off when not in use
             Mechatronics Systems
                -Sanitation Applications-
Systems Uses
•Motion sensors                  Paper Towel Dispenser
•Control circuitry
•Electromechanical
actuators
•Independent power source

 Soap Dispenser




                            Advantages
                            •Reduces spread of germs by making
                            device hands free
                            •Reduces wasted materials by
                            controlling how much is dispensed
               Mechatronics Systems
                    -Sports Applications-
    Running Shoes




Advantages
•Automatically changes
cushioning in shoe for
different running styles and
conditions for improved
comfort
               Mechatronics Systems
                   -Smart Home Applications-

Solution Power Supply
                                        Washing Machine
Rectifiers/Regulator

      Pressure Sensor
      MPX5006/MPX2010
Mechatronics Systems
 -Smart Home Applications-

  Smoke Detector System

				
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