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Mechatronic (till 2014) (2012)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2012.


1. Overview

Course: Mechatronic (till 2014) (2012)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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(Mechatronics). Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 credits of recommended 4th year units.

Students in the Honours program must enrol in AMME4111 & AMME4112; students in the Pass program must enrol in AMME4121 & AMME4122.

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
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 MTRX1701: Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1550: Dynamics 1
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
Core
6 MTRX1702: Mechatronics 1

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2302: Materials 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus
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 MATH2065: Partial Differential Equations (Intro)
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1

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 AMME2200: Introductory Thermofluids
Core
6 MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
Core
6 MECH3661: Engineering Management
Core
6 MTRX3700: Mechatronics 3

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A


Note: Under the change of rules in 2015 and for AQF and accreditation compliance, students should enrol in AMME4111 /AMME4112
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
Core
6 MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2
12 Select from MECH4720: Sensors and Signals
MECH4730: Computers in Real-Time Control and Instrumentation
MTRX4700: Experimental Robotics


Note: At least 18 credit points of Mechatronics elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either first or second semester.

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B


Note: Under the change of rules in 2015 and for AQF and accreditation compliance, students should enrol in AMME4111 /AMME4112
6 Select from AMME4500: Guidance, Navigation and Control
AMME4700: Inertial Navigation and the Kalman Filter
AMME4710: Computer Vision and Image Processing
AMME4790: Introduction to Biomechatronics


Note: At least 18 credit points of Mechatronics elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either first or second semester.
Elective
12 Electives.

Note: At least 12 credit points of elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either first or second semester.

4. Pathways

Honours Thesis

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B

Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Mechatronics Recommended Electives

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4500 Guidance, Navigation and Control 6
AMME4700 Inertial Navigation and the Kalman Filter 6
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME4790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
MECH4720 Sensors and Signals 6
MECH4730 Computers in Real-Time Control and Instrumentation 6
MTRX4700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1