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MREN 318 Sensors and Electric Actuators

MREN 318  Sensors and Electric Actuators  Units: 4.25  

This course introduces the basic technologies, structures and operation principles of sensors and electric actuators used in mechatronic systems. The topics include methods for signal collection, conditioning and analysis; physical principles for the measurement of motion, force, torque, pressure, flow and temperature using analog and digital transducers; actuating principles and steady-state
characteristics of dc, induction, synchronous, and special motors.
Various components will be experimentally tested and analyzed.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0.75, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: ELEC 271, ELEC 252, and MREN 223 Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: F  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 14  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 26  
Engineering Design 14  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering