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MECH 217 Measurement in Mechatronics

MECH 217  Measurement in Mechatronics  Units: 4.25  

This course is composed of online instruction in measurement theory and active lab and tutorial modules that provide hands-on practical experience making measurements, doing analysis, and drawing conclusions from them. On completion of the course, students will be able to: Identify and Quantify measurement objectives in practical engineering applications; Apply statistical analysis, including uncertainty, for interpreting test results; Specify, Select, and Apply transducers, acquisition systems, and procedures to measure pressure, strain, temperature and position; Apply physical principles to predict static and dynamic system performance for pressure, strain, temperature and position measurements; Install and test a micro controller system for data acquisition and control; Acquire and process digital and analog data; Formulate conclusions supported by data and comparison of results to appropriate models; Discuss the limitations of data employed, key findings, trends evident, uncertainty and error; Students will use mathematical and computational skills typically acquired in  MTHE 225 & APSC 143. (CEAB App. 3 qualified)

Requirements: Prereq: APSC 112  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci