Fundamentals of Mechatronic Systems

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  1.    Course Title Fundamentals of Mechatronic Systems
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ12Л013
  3.    Study program KHIE
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/8   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer  
  9.    Course Prerequisites  

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  To understand the general principles involved in mechatronic systems. To realize the fundamental components that make up a mechatronic system, including: actuators, sensors, electronics and controllers. Application of data acquisition devices. Integration of components and interfacing sensors and actuators in mechatronic systems. Practical application of mechatronic systems in applications.

11.    Course Syllabus: Basic components of mechatronic systems. Basic structure, functions and characteristics of mechatronic systems. Electronics: application of electronic components in designing simple circuits. Digital electronics, applications of logic gates. Controllers. Sensors and sensor interfacing with controllers and data acquisition cards. Electric actuators: solenoids; DC motors and drives; AC motors and drives; step motors. Actuator interfacing: examples of different actuators interfacing with controllers. Motion Control: sensor principles, position/speed control.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures supported by presentations, examples solving auditory exercises, practical laboratory exercises, preparation and presentation of individual project/seminar assignments, homework.

13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers  
16.2. Individual tasks  
16.3. Homework and self-learning 105
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 100
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral)  
17.3. Activity and participation  
17.4. Final exam  
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Completed practical laboratory exercises and project assignments.
20.    Language Macedonian and English
21.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Self-evaluation
22.    Literature
22.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Bolton, W. Mechatronics : Electronic Control Systems in Mechanical Engineering,  4th Edition Pearson 2008
2 Clarence W. de Silva Mechatronics. Fundamentals and Applications, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group 2016
22.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Robert H. Bishop  The mechatronics handbook  CRC Press LLC  2007