Faculty of Engineering

Mechatronic (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechatronic (2015)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 4.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty shown above can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

All candidates are required to complete a minimum of 192 credit points and a Practical Experience period to be eligible for the award of the degree of BE(Hons)(Mechatronics). Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 credits of recommended 4th year units.

Students who do not meet the Honours requirements of 65% average marks throughout the degree will be awarded the PASS degree Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics)

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing


Note: INFO1103 is an acceptable alternate.
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 MTRX1701: Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1362: Materials 1
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics
Core
6 MTRX1702: Mechatronics 1

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers


Note: MATH2067 is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH2021.
Core
6 MTRX2700: Mechatronics 2

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6 MECH2660: Engineering Management

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 ELEC3204: Power Electronics and Applications
Core
6 ELEC3404: Electronic Circuit Design
Core
6 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2262: Thermal Engineering 1
Core
6 MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
Core
6 MTRX3700: Mechatronics 3
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic Electives

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
Core
6 MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Electives
Free Electives


Note: At least 30 credit points of Mechatronic Elective units and 6 credit points of Free Elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either semester.

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B
List
18 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechatronic Electives
Free Electives


Note: At least 30 credit points of Mechatronic Elective units and 6 credit points of Free Elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either semester.

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Mechatronic Electives (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 30)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME4790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Note: Choice of electives as shown in the above table will depend on subject availability, timetabling and prerequisite conditions.

AMME4790 has been replaced by AMME5790 from 2017

Block 2 - Free Electives (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
ENGG1000 History and Philosophy of Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Units of study not included in this table may also be selected subject to the approval of the Head of School Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.