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Components and Mecatronic Systems

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.

Content

16th EDITION
UPC School

Subjects

Mechatronic and Enertronic Components and Systems
12 ECTS.
Provides training on data procurement and sensors, power electronics, electric actuators, microcontrollers and programmable logic or signal processing and control.

Sensors and Collecting Data
- Presence, position, deformation and force sensors
- Pressure, speed, acceleration and temperature sensors
- Flow, level, tension and current sensors
- Connecting sensors
- Data collection systems: data entry, data configuration, data elements and data systems
- Signal processing programming

Power Electronics
- Introduction to static converters
- Static switches: diode, thyristor, triac, bipolar, MOSFET, IGBT...
- Controlled and non-controlled rectifiers. Single-phase and tri-phase
- Control circuits. Alternating current regulators. Static starters
- Splitters: reducers, elevators, 2 and 4 Quadrant
- Single-phase and tri-phase wave splitters. Sinusoidal modulation PMW and SVPWM. Frequency converters
- Electromagnetic compatibility

Electric Actuators
- The constituent materials of electric actuators: conductors, dielectric and magnetic. Generating rotating magnetic fields
- Direct current motors
- Induction motors. Static and dynamic models. Controlling speed and vector and direct torque control (DTC)
- Brushless sinusoid DC motors
- Brushless sinusoid motors that use full auto piloted magnets
- Stepper motors. Excitation techniques
- Inverted switched reluctance motors and piezoelectric motors


Microcontrollers and Programmable Logic Devices
- Binary algebra: logical functions, numbering systems, Boolean algebra
- Combinational and sequential systems
- The subtleties of programmable logic
- Binary arithmetic
- Central Processing Unit: CPU, switches and PIC microcontrollers
- Microcontrollers

Signal Control and Processing
- Standard models of dynamic systems
- Simulating DC motors with PSPICE
- 1st and 2nd order systems
- Block diagrams and transfer functions
- Equation of state and regulators
- Digital control. PID controller programming. DSP
- Nonlinear control: slip modes and fuzzy logic
- Analogue and digital filters
- Control system simulation using the Pspice, Psim and Matlab/Simulink programs
Final Project
3 ECTS.
With the final project, students worked for a reminder of the agenda for the postgraduate and demonstrates that it has acquired the necessary knowledge.
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Credits:
15 ECTS
(105 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:February 2017 End date:July 2017
Timetable:
Monday  18:00 to 21:30Wednesday  18:00 to 21:30
Taught at:
CITCEA-UPC
Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona (UPC)
Av. Diagonal, 647. Planta 2. Aula Schneider
Barcelona

Registration fee:
2.100 €

Language of instruction:
Spanish

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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