Fundamentals of Mechatronics
Development of systems thinking in mechatronic product design. Ability of a mechatronic system integration based on components knowledge.
- define mechatronic system.
- explain holonomic and non-holonomic constraints in mechanical systems
- apply Lagrange formalism to mechanical system modeling.
- apply the bond graph method for modeling of mechatronic systems.
- explain the criteria for selection of the components in mechatronic systems
- apply PID control algorithm to the electromechanical system.
Forms of Teaching
Lectures are organized in two cycles. The first cycle consists of 7 two-hours lectures while the second cycle consists of 6 two-hours lectures.Exams
Examination process consists of midterm exams and final exam.Laboratory Work
Laboratory work consists of 5 individual exams (2 simulation exams and 3 experimental exams).
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Laboratory Exercises||50 %||30 %||50 %||30 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||30 %||35 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||30 %||35 %|
|Exam: Written||50 %||40 %|
|Exam: Oral||30 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- Definition of mechatronics. Principles of synergistic integration of technical mechanics, electronics, computer engineering and information technology. Examples of mechatronic systems.
- Osnovni pojmovi mehanike krutih tijela. Modeliranje mehaničkih sustava primjenom Newtonovih zakona.
- Conservation laws (momentum, angular momentum and energy) and their application in modeling of mechanical systems.
- Analytical mechanics. Holonomic and nonholonomic constraints in mechanical systems. Lagrange equation.
- Bond graphs and their applications in modeling of mechatronic systems.
- Actuators in mechatronic systems. Selection criteria for actuators in mechatronic systems.
- Modern actuators in mechatronic systems. Brushless DC motors with rectangular and sine-wave currents.
- Mid-term exam
- The role of the gears in mechatronic systems. The main characteristics of the gears and the criteria for their selectio
- The role of sensors in mechatronic systems. Basic characteristics of the sensor (static and dynamic).
- Sensors of mechanical quantities. Position sensors. Speed sensor. Acceleration sensors. Force and torque sensors.
- I / O interface and signal conditioning (protection, changes in types of signals, changes in signal level, eliminating or reducing the impact of noise).
- Control in mechatronic systems.
- An example of mechatronic systems with elastic transmission. Modeling the mechanical part of the system. Synthesis of control algorithms.
- Final exam