Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
APPLIED MECHATRONICSEIEF01
Credits: 10. Grading scale: UG. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. EIEF01 overlaps following cours/es: EDA190, EIE070 and EIEN05. Optional for: D4, D4is, E4, E4ra, F4, M4me, MD4, Pi4. Course coordinator: Assistant Lecturer Henriette Weibull, henriette.weibull@iea.lth.se, Industrial Electrical Engineering and Automation. Recommended prerequisits: Approved compulsory courses in programming and electronics/electrical engineering. Assessment: Development report (written in a group of students), the examination assignments (individually), and the project assignment (individually) should all be approved to get the grade G. Parts: 3. Home page: http://www.iea.lth.se.

Aim
The development of the products of today and tomorrow is more and more often demanding an optimised combination of electromechanical solutions and embedded systems (integrated electronics and software). The course is aiming at giving such skills and also giving basic understanding of the necessary competences, ie:

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

be able to

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Contents
Introduction to the prerequisites of the participants from other engineering programmes than one's own, e.g. real time programming and product design methodology, followed by deeper theory of: Product development and design methodology. Practical automatic control. Analogue electronics. Simulation of electronics and mechanics. Debugging. EMC, protection and security. Environmentally friendly electronic prototype development. Microprocessors and programming of embedded systems. Interface to PC. Device drivers. Computer communication. Sensors. Actuators. Electromechanical energy conversion. Mechanical prototype development. Search/interpretation of technical documentation.

Literature
Literature is encompassed in the set of tools and material that will be sold by the Department.

Parts

Code: 0110. Name: Concept Development.
Higher education credits: 4. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved report on concept development gives the grade G.

Code: 0210. Name: Project Work.
Higher education credits: 5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved practical project work gives the grade G.

Code: 0310. Name: Assignments.
Higher education credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved assignments give the grade G.