Mechatronics Design

Course code MECH3140Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

Involves the study of Mechatronics design principles and processes and the application of these to the solving of a range of Mechatronics problems.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesThe objectives of the course are:
1. To give experience in drawing together knowledge in a number of core skill areas.
2. To produce integrated solutions to design problems.
3. To increase students knowledge of electro-mechanical design.
ContentThe course is a series of lectures and tutorials on design and synthesis of mechanical, electrical and electro-mechanical devices. A design and build project is conducted included within the semester.
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable
TransitionNot Applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeMECH2110 Mechanical Engineering Design 1.
MECH2420 Engineering Mechanics
ELEC2131 Sensors and Machines
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Assessment Items
Examination: Class
ProjectsWithin this course, the project component represents a major assessment item. Course material is rearranged for part-time evening students in UoN Singapore (block mode) so that lecture material is presented in the early weeks of the course and the latter weeks primarily focus on project work.
On-going access to lecture / tutorial staff is maintained during the project period through scheduled help desks and open labs.

* Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear in the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Contact HoursLaboratory: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term