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Definition of mechatronics. Mechatronics in manufacturing, products and design. Review of fundamentals of electronics. Data conversion devices, sensors, microsensors, transducers, signal processing devices, relays, contactors and timers. Microprocessors controllers and PLCs. Description of PID controllers. Drives: stepper motors, servo drives.  Ball screws, linear motion bearings, cams, systems controlled by camshafts, electronic cams, indexing mechanisms,  tool magazines, transfer systems.  Hydraulic systems: flow, pressure and direction control valves, actuators, and supporting elements, hydraulic power packs, pumps. Design of hydraulic circuits. Pneumatics: production, distribution and conditioning of compressed air, system components and graphic representations, design of systems. CNC machines and part programming. Industrial Robotics.

 

Module

Topics/Contents

No. of Lectures

1. Introduction

Definition of mechatronics. Mechatronics in manufacturing, products and design. Review of fundamentals of electronics.

02

2. Mechatronics elements

Data conversion devices, sensors, microsensors, transducers, signal processing devices, relays, contactors and timers.

08

3. Processors /controllers

Microprocessors, microcontrollers, PID controllers and PLCs.

04

4. Drives and mechanisms of  an automated system

Drives: stepper motors, servo drives.  Ball screws, linear motion bearings, cams, systems controlled by camshafts, electronic cams, indexing mechanisms, tool magazines, and transfer systems. 

06

5. Hydraulic system

Hydraulic systems: flow, pressure and direction control valves, actuators, and supporting elements, hydraulic power packs, pumps. Design of hydraulic circuits.

08

6. Pneumatic system

Pneumatics: production, distribution and conditioning of compressed air, system components and graphic representations, design of systems.

08

7. CNC technology and Robotics

CNC machines and part programming. Industrial Robotics.

04

 

 

Total

 

40

Textsbooks
[1] Boucher, T. O.,  Computer automation in manufacturing - an Introduction, Chapman and Hall, 1996.
[2] HMT ltd. Mechatronics, Tata Mcgraw-Hill, New Delhi, 1988
References:
[1] Deb, S. R., Robotics technology and flexible automation, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 1994.
[2] Boltan, W., Mechatronics: electronic control systems in mechanical and electrical engineering, Longman, Singapore, 1999.



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