MECT08001 2009 Project Mechatronics

General Details

Full Title
Project Mechatronics
Transcript Title
Project Mechatronics
Code
MECT08001
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MECT - Mechatronics
Department
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
15 - 15 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2009 - Full Academic Year 2009-10
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Brian Guiney, Jim Shannon
Programme Membership
SG_EMTRN_K08 201900 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronic Engineering SG_EMTOL_K08 202000 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronic Engineering
Description

Successful projects will demonstrate competence in reserch, design, construction and reporting. Topics can include one or more of the following: measurement, automation, networking and energy management.

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Plan a project

2.

Research and design project

3.

Assess safety implications of the project

4.

Select sensors, actuators and motors

5.

Order equipment

6.

Present progress reports

7.

Write a formal project report

8.

Do an interim presentation on the progress of the project

9.

Do an interview about the final status of the project

10.

Do a presentation on the final status of the project

Module Assessment Strategies

Continuous assessment: Safety statement, research, project planning, interim reports,

Assessment of any physical aspects of the project.

Presentations

Interview

Final report

Indicative Syllabus

Indicative Practicals/Projects:   

Automated Production: PLC based sorting, Robotic sorting, Vision systems: image analysis and measurement.

Process Control: Measurement and control of temperature/flow/pressure/torque/speed/pH/voltage/current. Control strategies: Proportional, proportional + Integral, Proportional + Integral + Derivative. SCADA systems, graphical programming.

Energy Management stategies.

Bus Systems such as Asi, Devicenet, Canbus, Profibus.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Microsoft Project Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % OnGoing 1
2 Continuous Assessment Safety Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 5 % OnGoing 3
3 Continuous Assessment Ordering Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 5 % OnGoing 4,5
4 Continuous Assessment Interim Reporting Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 5 % OnGoing 8
5 Continuous Assessment Physical Project Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
6 Written Report Final report Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 25 % OnGoing 10
7 Interview Interview Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 5 % OnGoing 9
8 Continuous Assessment Presentation Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 5 % OnGoing 6,7

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Problem Based Learning Engineering Laboratory Project 3 Weekly 3.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Project 6 Weekly 6.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Directed Learning Not Specified Project 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 5.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Authors

Title

Publishers

Year

 Clifford F. Gray & Erik W.   Larson

Raftery Noel

                                                             Project management

 

 

                                      Mc Graw - Hill

 

 

        2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Resources

None