This course is geared towards developing skills of candidates towards conceiving new mechatronics products based on raw ideas and develop them. The course focuses on hands-on experience along with a project, and offers a lot of practical tips to make theory work in practice. Furthermore, the course catalyzes integrated thinking in mechanical and electronics domain, which is crucial to successful product design and development.INTENDED AUDIENCE :PG students, Research Scholars, Final year UG students, faculty teaching mechatronics, Professionals from automation industry,PRE-REQUISITES : Background of programming of microprocessor, A course in classical automatic control. Basics of mechanics kinematics and dynamics of planar motion.INDUSTRY SUPPORT :Larsen & Toubro, Eaton, John Deer, other companies in the area of mechatronics products.
Week 1:Introduction: Applications of mechatronics system. Systems like CDROM, scanner opened to see whats there inside and why?. Week 2:Elements of mechatronics system: Sensor, actuator, plant, and controller.
Week 3:Integrated mechanical-electronics design philosophy. Examples of real life systems. Week 4:Smart sensor concept and utility of compliant mechanisms in mechatronics
Week 5:Microcontrollers for mechatronics: Interfacing. Getting started with TIVA programming
Week 6:Microcontroller programming philosophy TIVA programming different interfaces. Week 7:Modeling DC motor, importance of and modeling friction in mechatronic systems. Week 8:Lagrange formulation for system dynamics, example of 2R manipulator; Selection of sensors and actuators, use of modeling for the same. Week 9:Representation of systems and control design in linear domain Week 10:Basics of Lyapunov theory for nonlinear control Week 11:Basics of sampling of signal, and digitization of system Week 12:Filters for practical mechatronic system implementation.Research example/ case study of development of novel mechatronics system of 3D micro-printer.