Course: Mechatronics in Machine Design

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Course title Mechatronics in Machine Design
Course code KKS/MKSA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Čermák Roman, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
The course focuses on the following areas : mechatronics as an interdisciplinary branch linking mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and informatics; sensors, traditional and modern indication of quantities for feedback control; actuators - traditional and nontraditional; modelling and control of mechatronic systems; fundamentals of artificial intelligence, active vibration control; micro- and nanotechnology; mechatronics in manufacturing and transport; commonly used software instruments for simulation of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and combined systems.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Lecture with practical applications, Laboratory work, Skills demonstration, Self-study of literature
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 40 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Knowledge in the range of the previous study at the university is supposed.
learning outcomes
Students after graduation of this course are able to: - apply theoretical knowledge in the field of mechatronics - recognise and formulate problems concerning design of system components - use gained knowledge for designing of more sofisticated ("intelligent") machines
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Laboratory work
Skills demonstration
Self-study of literature
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Oral exam
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • De Silva, Clarence W. Mechatronics : an integrated approach. Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2005. ISBN 0-8493-1274-4.
  • Grepl, Robert. Kinematika a dynamika mechatronických systémů. Vyd. 1. Brno : Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2007. ISBN 978-80-214-3530-8.
  • Isermann, Rolf. Mechatronic systems : fundamentals. London : Springer, 2005. ISBN 1-85233-930-6.
  • Margolis, Michael. Arduino cookbook. 2nd ed. Sebastopol : O'Reilly, 2012. ISBN 978-1-449-31387-6.
  • McRoberts, Michael. Beginning Arduino. New York : Apress, 2010. ISBN 978-1-4302-3240-7.
  • Moler, Cleve B. Numerical computing with MATLAB. Philadelphia : Siam, 2004. ISBN 0-89871-560-1.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Materials Engineering and Engineering Metallurgy (1) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Design of Power Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (2005) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Materials Engineering and Engineering Metallurgy (2004) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (2005) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter