Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ELEC 532 - INTRO TO MECHATRONICS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ENERGY-EFFICIENT MECHATRONICS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Introduction to electromechanical systems, focusing on motor mechanics, electric drives & electronics, & modern digital control algorithms. Covers basic principles of electromechanical energy conversion & motor control. Students are introduced to energy efficiency considerations of modern electric drives. Includes hands-on laboratory projects involving digital computer control of various motor types. Additional coursework required beyond the undergraduate course requirements. Cross-list: MECH 535, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ELEC 435. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ELEC 532 if student has credit for ELEC 435.