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Mechatronic Systems Design - MTRX3760

Year - 2020

This unit of study follows a systems engineering approach to the integration of hardware and software components to form mechatronic systems. Sensors: dead reckoning and inertial sensors; external sensors including ultrasonic, laser, radar and GPS; sensor interfaces, serialisation and data streams. Methodologies for object-oriented design; the C++ language: classes and class design; overloading; inheritance and polymorphism; iostreams. Operating system: introduction to structure and principles; facilities for interprocess communication and synchronisation; device drivers and applications programming; Gnu software tools; make and related utilities; communications middleware for distributed software. Students will complete a six-week project working in groups to design and implement a distributed mechatronic system.

lectures, tutorials

Refer to the assessment table in the unit outline.




Faculty: Engineering

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Donald Dansereau
HECS Band: 2
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