MECH 260 Introduction to Mechanics of Materials
Introduction. Stress. Strain. Mechanical properties of material. Design considerations. Axial load and deformation . Torsion. Bending. Deflection of beams. Stress/Strain transformation.
MECH 364 Mechanical Vibrations
This course deals with observation, analysis, and modification of vibration in mechanical systems. In addition to analysis and experimentation, practical applications and design considerations related to modifying the vibrational behavior of mechanical devices and structures are also studied.
MECH 466 Automatic Control
Process and system characteristics; transient response; the closed loop; block diagrams and transfer functions; control actions; stability; Nyquist diagrams; Bode diagrams; root locus methods; frequency response; system compensation; nonlinear control systems; digital computer control. Laboratory experiments to support the lecture content.
MECH 520 Control Sensors and Actuators Review of control, instrumentation and design.
Performance specification of control components, component matching, error analysis. Operating principles, analysis, modelling, design considerations of control sensors and actuators such as analog sensors for motion measurement, digital transducers, stepper motors, DC motors, induction motors, synchronous motors, and hydraulic actuators. Control techniques pertaining to actuators.
MECH 523 Intelligent Control
Review of traditional control techniques and comparison with intelligent control; methods of representing and processing knowledge; conventional sets and crisp logic; fuzzy logic; fuzzy logic control; hierarchical fuzzy control; control system tuning; industrial applications.
MECH 469/529 Modelling of Dynamic System
Modeling of mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems; analytical models; model representations such as linear and bond graphs; response analysis; digital simulation.
MECH 550X Mechatronics
Modelling and design of mechatronic systems. Component interconnection and system integration. Performance specification and analysis. Role of sensors, transducers and actuators in a mechatronic system. Control
techniques. Design of mechatronic systems. Case studies.