GENG3002 Mechatronics

6 points
AvailabilityLocationModeFirst year of offer
Not available in 2020UWA (Perth)Face to face
Mechatronics is the integration of mechanical, electrical and software engineering. In this capstone project-based unit, students work in teams to design, build and test a mechatronics product that must satisfy a set of client-defined design requirements. Students also learn about workshop safety and industry-standard design documentation. The central project is based around the national Warman Design and Build Competition.
Students are able to (1) document processes for the design of a mechatronics product that satisfies a set of design requirements; (2) integrate mechanical, electrical and software requirements into a product ; (3) develop quantitative testing and evaluation strategies in the construction and operation of a mechatronic product; (4) build a safe mechatronics product ; (5) use industry-standard engineering documentation and processes ; and (6) work effectively as an individual and in a team.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) project milestone 1; (2) project milestone 2; and (3) project milestone 3. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit rules
enrolment in the Bachelor of Automation and Robotics; CITS2200 Data Structures and Algorithms, ENSC3001 Mechanisms and Machines;
ENSC3020 Digital and Embedded Systems
Contact hours
4 hours per week
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