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Mechatronics System Design MT 366

Muhammad Usman Rafique


Week 1 - Introduction
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Course Introduction
Mechatronics System Design MT 366

4 Credit Hours
Theory 2
Lab 2

Instructor
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Lab
Mechatronics Projects Lab, A Block
Lab Engineer: Mr. Ahmad Abdullah
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Course Introduction

Webpage
http://sites.google.com/site/mtsengg/courses/msd
Mechatronics System Design

The webpage will include
Lecture Notes
Details of Projects
Grading Sheet
Announcements about the course
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Course Outline
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Week Topic
1 Introduction
2 Introduction to Engineering Design
3 Electric Drives
4 Actuators
5, 6 Motors and Motor Control
7, 8 Sensing and Sensors
9 Mid-Term Exam
10, 11 Signal Conditioning and Op-Amps
12 Analog to Digital Conversion
13 Digital to Analog Conversion
14 Control of Mechatronic Systems
15 Introduction to Mobile Robots
16 Localization and Navigation
17 Case Study
Books
1. David G. Alciatore and Michale B. Histand, Introduction to
Mechatronics and Measurement Systems,2
nd
Edition, Tata
McGrawHill 2003

2. W. Bolton, Mechatronics Electronic Control Systems in
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, 3
rd
Edition, Pearson
Education, 2006

3. R. K. Rajput, A text Book of Mechatronics, 1
st
Edition, S.
Chand, 2007
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Projects
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Week Project (5%) Modules (30%)
1
2
3
4
5 H Bridge (30%) Design Presentation (20%)
6
7 Mechanical Structure Inspection (15%)
8 Motor Control (70%)
9
10 Line Tracking / Wall Following (15%)
11
12
13 Half Path Following* (20%)
14
15 Complete Task* (30%)
Projects
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Projects
Group of up to 2 students
Documentation is compulsory

Mobile Robot
Group of up to 4 students
Individual Marking
Documentation is compulsory


All circuits must be on PCBs
Mobile Robot
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An autonomous mobile robot which will compete in a
robot competition

National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC) 2015
NUST, EME College, Pakistan

Techkriti 2015
IIT Kanpur, India

Grading Criteria


Module Percentage
Quizzes 5
Projects 5
Modules of Mobile Robot 30
Midterm Exam 15
Final Exam 45
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Prerequisites
Mechanical Concepts
Basic Concepts
Mechanical Design, Analysis etc
Electronics
Basic concepts
Diodes, BJTs, FETs etc
Microcontrollers
8051, PIC or any other microcontroller
Computer Programming
Basic Concepts
C or Assembly
Clear and practice these topics before this course. This will make
your life easier in this semester.
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Model of a Typical Mechatronic System
Sensing the
Environment
Control Action
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Model of a typical Mechatronic System
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Major areas covered in the course
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Applied
Mechatronics
Modules of a
Mechatronic
System
Mobile
Robots
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Applied
Mechatronics
Modules of a
Mechatronic
System
Sensing Control Action
Mobile
Robots
Control
Localization
and
Navigation
Areas Covered
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1. Modules of a Mechatronic System
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A. Sensing

i. Sensors
ii. Signal Conditioning
iii. Analog to Digital and Digital to Analog Conversion
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1. Modules of a Mechatronic System
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B. Control

i. Open and Closed Loop Control
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1. Modules of a Mechatronic System
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C. Action

i. Drive Circuits
Relays and Electric Switches
H Bridges
ii. Actuators
General Actuators
iii. Motors and Motor Control
DC Motor
Servo Motor
Stepper Motor
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2. Mobile Robots
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A. Introduction

B. Localization and Navigation

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Mechatronics System Components
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Mechanical

Actuators

Sensors

Electronics

Computing

Control

Mechatronic Systems
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Reference
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Lecture Notes by Prof. Dr. Surya Singh
Australian Center for Field Robotics, University of Sydney