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Unit details

SEM433 - Mechatronic Design

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Engineering (S367) or associated combined degrees (D37%)

Unit chair:

Ben Horan

Prerequisite:SEE316 or SEE320 and SEE321
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SEM332
Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class (weeks 1-5), 1 x 1 hour seminar per week (weeks 1-5), 1 x 3 hour practical per week (weeks 6-11) and 1 one-day demonstration session for Cloud (online) students per trimester. 

Compulsory campus attendance requirement for all students either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or on a single scheduled day during Week 8. Typically Waurn Ponds (Geelong) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester and Cloud (online) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit on a single scheduled day during Week 8.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit integrates the knowledge gained in the electrical, electronic, microprocessor, mechanical and control units of the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) course.  It covers locomotion, PCB design, power requirements, autonomous control and sensor design and application.  Students are required to design and construct an autonomous robot project.

Assessment

Two reports (20%, 30%) 50%, project demonstration 40%, project construction 10%.

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 50% in both of the project demonstration and construction assignments (this includes an oral component that must be passed).  The oral presentation must be associated with the project demonstration.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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