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CSEN908: Design and Implementation of Mechatronic Systems

Course Lecturers:

Dr. Alaa Khamis
Office hours: Wednesday 5th Slot
Dr. Hisham El-Sherif
Office hours: Sun–Tue 8:00–13:00
Dr. Hamdy Kandil
Office hours:Wednesday 10:30-12:30
Dr. Ayman El-Badawy
Office hours: Sunday 3rd Slot

Course Description:
Mechatronics, as an engineering discipline, is the synergistic combination of mechanical engineering, electronics, control engineering, and computers, all integrated through the design. Mechatronics brings together areas of technology involving drives and actuation systems, sensors and measurement systems, control systems, microprocessor systems and systems integration and analysis.

This course is a project-based course that presents the concepts, principles, issues, and techniques for managing design, development and analysis of actual mechatronic systems. The course also pretends to provide a broad introduction to the field of robotic and automated systems from both hardware and software perspective.

The course will cover practical topics relevant to the design of mechatronic systems. Topics covered include but are not limited to: sensors and actuators, industrial robotics, mobile robotics, industrial automation, mechatronic systems, flexible manufacturing systems and computer integrated manufacturing. This course is open to grads and undergrads and has no formal prerequisites. However, it would be helpful to have a basic knowledge in mechanical design, control engineering, electronics, and programming.

Course Objectives:

  • to understand the technologies behind modern mechatronic systems.
  • to provide methodological fundamentals for the development of fully automated system.
  • to teach students how to develop a robotic or automated system project focusing on the hardware and software integration, and
  • to apply the acquired knowledge for developing a mechatronic system.