Courses & Units

Electrical and Mechatronic Design ENG232

Hobart

Introduction

In this unit knowledge and skills developed through the engineering course are applied in a team-based environment to the design and implementation of robotics and automation systems and electrical systems as used in industry. Students will complete two design projects focused in the areas of mechatronics/electronics and electrical power engineering. In the design projects students will learn the application of engineering standards, tolerance and reliability in addition to specialised skills required in electrical design.

Summary

Unit name Electrical and Mechatronic Design
Unit code ENG232
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Tim Gale

Teaching staff

Sarah Lyden

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Design micro-controller-based mechatronic systems which include sensors and actuators.

2. Develop functional circuit hardware designs, micro-controllers software and control algorithms for mechatronic systems.

3. Design an electrical or electronic system to meet design specifications.

4. Reflect on the design process, working as a team and processes for acquiring required information.

5. Communicate the results and process of laboratories and design projects effectively.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,798.00 031300

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG104

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KNE211

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

Three major assessments: 3 x in-lab assessments (5% each), 2 x design project reports (30% each) and an individual portfolio (25%)

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Textbooks

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