Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 435 - 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):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 242 OR ELEC 243
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. Cross-list: MECH 435, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ELEC 532. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ELEC 435 if student has credit for ELEC 532.