Fall 2022 - MSE 110 D100

Mechatronics Design I (3)

Class Number: 1008

Delivery Method: In Person

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
    SRYC 3310, Surrey

    Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
    SRYC 3310, Surrey

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

First year project course designed to provide students with a first exposure to the challenges of project organization. Students are responsible for designing and constructing a mechanical robot optimized to solve a particular chosen task. The engineering challenges of the project are expected to focus half on mechanical design and half on control algorithm design and implementation. Students with credit for ENSC 182 may not take MSE 110 for further credit.

COURSE DETAILS:

This is an introductory course about mechatronic systems engineering. There are four lab projects during the term. Students groups are formed at the beginning of the term (3 students/team) to tackle the different project challenges.

Student teams develop hardware designs for each project challenge, using a Lego robot kit, then develop software using RobotC, MATLAB, and in some cases Python.

Grading

  • Written Tests 50%
  • Lab. Projects 50%

Materials

MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:

1- LEGO EV3 Mindstorm
2- ROBOTC software
3- MATLAB
4- Python

Registrar Notes:

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