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Fundamentals of Mechatronic Systems

Module name (EN): Fundamentals of Mechatronic Systems
Degree programme: Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: MST403
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam, project work
Curricular relevance:
MST403 Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 4, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
MST103 Mathematics I
MST203 Mathematics II
MST204 Electrical Engineering
MST302 Mathematics III

[updated 02.08.2012]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
MST605 Controlling Mechatronic Systems

[updated 19.09.2013]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Gessat
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Gessat

[updated 01.10.2005]
Learning outcomes:
The objective of this first “mechatronic” module is to unify the components and knowledge acquired in the modules covering other subject areas. Students will be introduced to the important concept of “system

[updated 02.08.2012]
Module content:
1.Introduction and the development of mechanical and electrical engineering  
2.The concept of “system” in mechatronics
3.Modelling mechatronic systems
4.Examples of mechatronic systems
5.Analysing a mechatronic demonstration system
  Motion of a ball on a plate that is tilted by actuators

[updated 02.08.2012]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lectures and project work

[updated 02.08.2012]
Recommended or required reading:
- W. Roddeck, Einführung in die Mechatronik, Teubner 2003
- Schiessle (Hrsg.), Mechatronik 1 und Mechatronik 2, Vogel Fachbuch
- R. Isermann, Mechatronische Systeme, Grundlagen, Springer 1999

[updated 02.08.2012]
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