code ME593
credit_hours 3
title Electromechanical Systems & Microprocessor Applications
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prequisites ME591
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes a- Knowledge and Understanding Through knowledge and understanding, students will be able to:rna.m.3) The principles of sustainable design and developmentrn rnb- Intellectual Skills Through intellectual skills, students will be able to:rnb.m.1) Identify at an appropriate level the design, production, interfacing and software needs of different parts of Mechatronics systemsrn rnc- Professional Skills Through professional and practical skills, students will be able to:rnc.2) Professionally merge the engineering knowledge, understanding, and feedback to improve design, rnProducts and/or servicesrnc.3) Create and/or re-design a process, component or system, and carry out specialized engineering designsrnc.5) Use computational facilities and techniques, measuring instruments, workshops and laboratory equipment to design experiments, collect, analyze and interpret resultsrnc.m.1) Compete, in-depth, in at least one engineering discipline, namely mechanics, electronics or Interfacing and softwarernc.m.4) Apply the principles of sustainable design and development.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives • To deal with and apply electromechanical systems and understand microprocessor applications.rn• Understand the operating principles of electromechanical actuators, motors, sensors, drives and analogue motion control.rn• Provide an overview of the applications of microprocessors and micro controllers for smart products and process control.
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ref. books • W. Sheperd, L. Zhang, "Power Converter Circuits", 2004, Marcel Deckerrn• B. W. Williams, "Power Electronics - Devices, Drivers, Applications, and Passive Components", 2007rn• Siemens PLC S7-200 Reference Manual
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textbook • M. Rashid ”Power Electronic devices, circuits and systems”, 3rd Edition.
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Course Content
content serial Description
1 Introduction to Power Electronics and Industrial Control Systems, Devices and characteristics (diodes, thyristors, triacs, power BJT, MOSFETS, IGBTs)
2 DC motors: types and characteristics
3 DC motors speed control: analog, PWM
4 DC motors speed control: choppers, rectifiers
5 DC motor braking control, H-bridge , control of speed direction
6 Stepper motors: Types and operation
7 7th week exam / 7th week evaluation
8 Stepper motor speed and direction control, micro-stepping.
9 AC types and theory of operation
10 PWM, AC Motor Control, Inverters, vector drive control.
11 Introduction to PLC
12 12th week exam / 12th week evaluation
13 PLC input-output modules.
14 PLC Ladder diagram
15 PLC Ladder case-study
16 Final Examination