Lectures Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Mechatronic Systems Engineering I

Winter semester: Tuesdays 11:40-13:10, L5|06 room 11

Documents for the MS I lecture can be found in Moodle!

Contents of the lecture:

1. introduction and example systems

2. mechanical basic system

3. controls

4. sensors

5. information processing

Prerequisites:

Fundamentals in mechatronics, technical mechanics, electrical engineering and control engineering are required.

Qualification goals:

  • Set up structural dynamic equations of the mechanical components.
  • Simulate overall mechatronic systems and explain the behaviour based on the mechatronic systems approach.
  • Apply controls in a well-founded manner and assess the effects on the overall mechatronic system
  • Classify the measuring principles of various sensors and assess the properties of measuring systems
  • Understand basic principles of information processing.

Further teaching materials:

R. Nordmann: Mechatronic Systems in Mechanical Engineering I

R. Nordmann, H. Birkhofer: Machine Elements and Mechatronics I

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Mechatronic Systems Engineering II

Summer term: Wednesdays 11:40 – 13:10 L4|02 Room 201

All lecture material can be found in Moodle!

Contents of the lecture:

1. actuator technology

  • Functional principles of electromagnetic, electrodynamic and piezoelectric actuators
  • Example systems: electromagnet, stepper motor, electromagnetic bearing, DC motor, synchronous motor, asynchronous motor, piezoelectric actuator

2. human-machine interface

  • Basic terms, requirements, human-computer interaction
  • Human-machine interface in the automobile and assistive technology

3. development methodology

  • Processes, VDI Guideline 2206, Functional Safety

4. system integration

  • Deepening with examples: Automated manual transmission, Automated clutches, Mobile inverse pendulum, Aerospace engines with active damping, Machine tools, Dual clutch transmission.

Prerequisites:

Machine dynamics, electrical engineering, control engineering, machine elements and mechatronics I

Qualification goals:

  • Understanding the functional principles of electromagnetic, electrodynamic and piezoelectric actuators and using them in a well-founded manner.
  • Explain the basic principles of different man-machine interfaces using examples.
  • Understand the methodology and requirements for the development of complex mechatronic systems.
  • Apply mechatronic system thinking for the purpose of system integration and optimisation to different examples.

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