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SEE321 - Electro-Mechanical Systems

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SEE322, SEM331, SEM432
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Pubudu Pathirana


SEE103 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): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


Assignment work 40%, 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.

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