Mechatronics I

Syllabus update

Week 8, 5 April

Product dissection reports due

Introduction to the parts and mechanical prototype boards.
Brainstorming the mechanical design.

Week 9, 12 April

Revision of control systems.
C++ programming, accessing the serial port, the black box protocols. (R. Glass) Safe Software design

The kinematics, dynamics and Jacobians of two link robots. (student presentation)
Real-time operating systems (student presentation)

Week 10 -12, 19 April-3rd May

2 Mechatronics Papers per week

Week 13, 10 May

Demonstrations of haptic displays in virtual and real environments

Week 14, 17 May

Final reports due

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William Harwin