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SEE321 - Electro-Mechanical Systems

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Offering information:

2018 is the final offering of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:SEE322, SEM331, SEM432
Unit chair:

Benjamin Champion


SEE103/SEJ103 and one unit from SEP101 or SEB101



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 2 x 1 hour of classes per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week. 


Topics to be addressed in this unit will include: circuit theory, operational amplifiers for analogue signal processing; programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and ladder logic; sensors-position, velocity, encoders, optical pneumatic and hydraulic systems, mechanical actuation; motors-DC, stepper, motor control and computer interface.


Written assignment 15%, written report 10%, written assignment 15%, examination 60%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination.

Prescribed texts

Bolton, 2015, Mechatronics, 6th Ed, Pearson Education, Harlow, United Kingdom

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