Course syllabus

Tillämpad mekatronik
Applied Mechatronics

EIEF01, 10 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED E
Date of Decision: 2018-04-05

General Information

Elective for: BME4, D4-is, E4-ra, F4, M4-me, MD4
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


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:

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

be able to

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


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.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
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.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0118. Name: Concept Development.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved report on concept development gives the grade G.
Code: 0218. Name: Project Work.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Approved practical project work gives the grade G.


Required prior knowledge: Approved compulsory courses in programming and electronics/electrical engineering.
The number of participants is limited to: No
Selection: Credits awarded or credited within the study programme
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA190, EIEN05

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Francisco Marquez Fernandez,
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