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Mechatronic Engineering

For a standard enrolment plan for Mechatronic Engineering visit CUSP.

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Mechatronic Engineering Stream Combined Degrees

To qualify for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component in the combined degree, students must complete the following:
(a) 42 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, consisting of:
(i) 18 credit points of Engineering Foundation units
(ii) 24 credit points of Project units
(iii) The requirements of the Professional Engagement Program
(b) 102 credit points from the Mechatronic Engineering Stream table, consisting of:
(i) 90 credit points of Stream Core units
(ii) A maximum of 12 credit points of Stream Elective units, which may include not more than 6 credit points of Mechatronic Stream Machine Learning Elective units
Stream Core units
Materials 1
6    A HSC Mathematics Extension 1
N CIVL2110 or CIVL1110 or AMME2302
Semester 2
Engineering Mechanics
6    N CIVL1802 or ENGG1802
Semester 2
Mechanics of Solids
6    P (AMME1802 OR ENGG1802) AND (MATH1001 OR MATH1021 OR MATH1901 OR MATH1921 OR MATH1906 OR MATH1931) AND (MATH1002 OR MATH1902) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1023 OR MATH1903 OR MATH1923 OR MATH1907 OR MATH1933)
N CIVL2201
Semester 2
Engineering Dynamics
6    A Familiarity with the MATLAB programming environment
P (MATH1001 OR MATH1021 OR MATH1901 OR MATH1921 OR MATH1906 OR MATH1931) AND (MATH1002 OR MATH1902) AND (MATH1003 OR MATH1023 OR MATH1903 OR MATH1923 OR MATH1907 OR MATH1933) AND (AMME1802 OR ENGG1802)
Semester 1
System Dynamics and Control
6    P AMME2500
Semester 1
Fundamentals of Elec and Electronic Eng
6    A Basic knowledge of differentiation and integration, and PHYS1003
Semester 1
Electronic Devices and Circuits
6    A ELEC1103. Ohm's Law and Kirchoff's Laws; action of Current and Voltage sources; network analysis and the superposition theorem; Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits; inductors and capacitors, transient response of RL, RC and RLC circuits; the ability to use power supplies, oscilloscopes, function generators, meters, etc.
Semester 2
Mechanical Design 1
6    A (ENGG1801 OR ENGG1810) and (AMME1802 OR ENGG1802); HSC Maths and Physics
N BMET2400
Semester 2
Mechanical Design 2
6    A Properties of engineering materials including fatigue failure theories. Statics and dynamics properties of machines.
P MECH2400 and AMME2301
Semester 2
Manufacturing Engineering
6    P MECH2400 OR ENGG1960 OR AMME1960 OR BMET1960 OR MECH1560 OR ENGG1800
Semester 1
Mechatronics 1
6    A MTRX1701
N ELEC1101 or ELEC2602 or COSC1902 or COSC1002
Semester 2
Introduction to Mechatronic Design
6      Semester 2
Mechatronics 2
6    A MTRX1701
N ELEC2601 or ELEC3607
Semester 1
Mechatronics 3
6    A Completion of a first course in microprocessor systems, including assembly and C language programming, interfacing, introductory digital and analogue electronics.
P MTRX2700
N MECH4710
Semester 2
Mechatronic Systems Design
6    P MTRX2700
Semester 2
Stream Elective units
Students must complete 6 or 12 credit points from the following units of study:
Computer Vision and Image Processing
6    A The unit assumes that students have strong skills in either MATLAB or Python.
P 30cp of any 3000 or higher level Engineering units of study AND (ENGG1801 OR ENGG1810 OR INFO1110 OR INFO1910)
Semester 2
Advanced Control and Optimisation
6    A Strong understanding of feedback control systems, specifically in the area of system modelling and control design in the frequency domain.
P AMME3500 OR AMME9501 or AMME8501
Semester 1
Introduction to Biomechatronics
6    A Knowledge in mechanical and electronic engineering; adequate maths and applied maths skills; background knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology; Some programming capability: MATLAB, C, C++, software tools used by engineers including CAD and EDA packages.
P (MECH3921 or BMET3921) or MTRX3700 or MTRX3760 or (AMME5921 or BMET5921 or BMET9921)
N AMME4790 or AMME5790
Semester 2
Sensors and Signals
6    A Strong MATLAB skills
P MTRX3700 or MTRX3760
N MECH4720
Semester 2
Experimental Robotics
6    A Knowledge of statics and dynamics, rotation matrices, programming and some electronic and mechanical design experience is assumed.
P (AMME3500 OR AMME9501 OR AMME8501) AND (MTRX3700 OR MTRX3760)
Semester 1
Machine Learning Elective units
Students may complete 0 or 6 credit points from the following units of study:
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
6    A Algorithms. Programming skills (e.g. Java, Python, C, C++, Matlab)
N COMP3608
Semester 1
Machine Learning and Data Mining
6    A INFO2110 OR ISYS2110 OR COMP9120 OR COMP5138
Semester 1
Semester 2