Automotive Engineering

Mechatronical Lab Tutorials

Laboratory, 2.00 ECTS

 

Course content

Basic terminology in relation to control systems and how they are represented in mechatronic systems. Model-based development of mechatronic systems with Matlab/Simulink; representaion of functional flows, system states and parameters in embedded systems, basic terminology in relation to fixed-point arithmetics. Measurement and analysis of states with CANape and oscilloscope; experimental setting of controllers according to the Ziegler-Nichols method. Structure and initial operation of electronic systems and error detection.

Learning outcomes

Understanding the function of and signal flow in mechatronic systems, ability to program and parametrise such systems. Familiarization with and use of tools and processes for developing application programs; understanding of the interaction between electrics, mechanics and informatics. Understanding cause, action and reaction in closed-loop circuits. Structure and initial operation of electronic systems and error detection.

Mode of delivery

Lab tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Informatics, Software Development, Introduction to Electrical Engineering, Electrical Machines and Inverters, Electronic Lab Tutorials

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuously assessed lab tutorials; lab reports