SER300 - Mechatronic Design

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Prerequisite:

SEE222, SER201 or SER202

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SEE320 and SEM433

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

For weeks 1-5 students are required to engage in 2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 3 hour studio per week. For weeks 6-11 students are required to engage in 6 hours of studio per week. Students are required to attend and participate in project-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Independent and collaborative learning activities including prerecorded videos. Students are required to attend and participate in project-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester intensive week (typically week 6).

Note:

Student Equipment Purchases

Learning experiences and assessment activities in this unit require that students have access to specific mechatronics components/equipment.  The expected cost of this equipment for this unit is approximately $150. These components will also be usable in subsequent units.

Content

The aim of this unit is to study the design and management of a mechatronic project. The unit develops the skills to apply mechanical and electronic knowledge to build a managed mechatronic project. The project will be an autonomous robotic build which will include the electronic control of a mechanical system. Engineering consideration of managed projects is included.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 50% in the showcase (this includes an oral component that must be passed) and 40% in the progress presentation.

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