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Area/Catalogue
EEET 4070

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
106159

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

This course aims to use the process of mechatronic system design in order to solve a complex task where a mechatronic system, comprised of numerous electromechanical and computing sub-systems, is designed, assembled and used to integrate tools and skills related to computing and programming, electronics, control and mechanical systems and provides a real-life experience related to the practice of mechatronic engineering.

Course content

Systems engineering approach to the design and testing of mechatronic systems.

Analysis design, implementation and tuning of control strategies for vehicles and robotic systems in real-time incorporating elements such as vision, external localisation systems and navigational control as appropriate.

Application of Bayesian state estimators in mechatronic systems.

Analysis of linear and nonlinear mechatronic systems.

Real-world implementation of Kalman filtering and state estimation from noisy data.

Robotic applications of mechatronic principles.

Mechatronic design project with multiple sensors, actuators, mechanisms and computer systems connected with a data communication bus.


Textbook(s)

Siegwart, R., Nourbakhsh, I.R., Scaramuzza, D 2011, Introduction to Autonomous Mobile Robots, 2nd edition, The MIT Press, London, England

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EEET 3046 Control Systems
EEET 2044 Electromechanics

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EEET 3046 Control Systems

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x week 1 and 2
Practical 3 hours x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 7 weeks

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 1250 word equivalent 20% N/A
Project 3250 word equivalent 40% N/A
Presentation N/A 40% 25 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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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