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Major In Mechatronics

Mechatronics engineering is the integration of electrical, electronic and computer engineering with mechanical and industrial engineering. It enables the development of intelligent machines and advanced manufacturing and processing systems.

Areas of study within Mechatronics include mechanics, computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing, analogue and digital electronics, signal analysis, electro-mechanical systems, advanced materials, sensor technology, automatic control, robotics, system design and development and project management.

Students will graduate with competencies in electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering. They will also be able to participate in and lead complex multidisciplinary projects.

Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.

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Mechatronics Engineer

Major structure

This Major structure will be available to students commencing the Major from Semester 1, 2015 onwards.

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The Mechatronics major is available to students enrolled in any of the engineering double degree courses. Mechatronics engineering is the integration of electrical, electronic, and computer engineering with mechanical and industrial engineering enabling the development of intelligent machines and advanced manufacturing and processing systems. Areas of study within mechatronics include mechanics, computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing, analog and digital electronics, signal analysis, electro-mechanical systems, advanced materials, sensor technology, automatic control, robotics, system design and development, and project management. Graduates will have competencies in electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering, and be able to participate in and lead complex multidisciplinary projects. Mechatronics engineers have diverse employment opportunities in most sectors of industry including product design and development, manufacturing, mining and resource, process control and automation, public utilities, road and transport, defence, aerospace, and consulting.

The Mechatronics major program consists of 15 units (225 credit points) of study as indicated below.



Core Units
UnitDescription Points
ENS2456Digital Electronics*15
ENM2104Instrumentation and Measurement*15
ENS2113Engineering Dynamics^15
ENS2110Materials and Manufacturing 2^15
ENS5261Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Systems*15
ENM3218Fluid Mechanics*15
ENS2160Thermodynamics^15
ENS3105Mechanical Design and Development^15
ENS5360Power Electronics*15
ENS3116Advanced Mechanical Design*15
ENS3553Signals and Systems^15
ENS2257Microprocessor Systems^15
ENS5230Electrical Machines and Transformers^15
ENS5240Industrial Control^15
ENS5442Robotics 1^15
 


* Unit offered in semester 1 only ^ Unit offered in semester 2 only

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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