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Area/Catalogue
EEET 2044

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105816

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To provide students with an introduction to: Mechatronic systems and the components that are fundamental for analysis and design of such systems; Measurement systems and working principles of sensors and actuators used in mechanical and mechatronic systems with an emphasis on the ability to synthesise, summarise and convey technical information.

Course content

Introduction to mechatronic systems

Transducers and actuators

Measurement systems and working principles of mechatronic sensors

Interfacing sensors and actuators with digital controllers

Sensor calibration

Introduction to sensor feedback for controlled actuation

Design decisions in mechatronics systems

Textbook(s)

Alciatore DG and Histand MB 2012, Introduction to Mechatronics and Measurement Systems, 4th, McGraw-Hill

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EEET 1027 Electrical and Electronic Systems

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 5 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13weeks
Workshop N/A x 4 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Practical 4 reports 40% 10 hours
Continuous assessment N/A 20% 2.5 hours
Examination N/A 40% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Practical 4 reports 40% 10 hours
Continuous assessment N/A 20% 2.5 hours
Examination N/A 40% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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