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relation
This postgraduate course is also part of the training track for the master's degree in Mechatronics and the master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Equipment.

Programme

Edition
21th Edition
Credits
15 ECTS (105 teaching hours)
Delivery
Face-to-face
Language of instruction
Spanish
Fee
€2,400
Notes payment of enrolment fee and 0,7% campaign
Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.
Start date
Classes start: 07/10/2019
Classes end: 19/02/2020
Programme ends : 19/06/2020
Timetable
Monday: 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Wednesday: 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Taught at
Centre de Disseny d'Equips Industrials (CDEI-UPC)
C/ Llorens Artigues, 4-6. Edifici U, planta 0
Barcelona
Why this programme?
This course presents the basic notions necessary to define, coordinate or perform the design of mechanically based industrial machines and equipment. Special emphasis is placed on the guidance systems (support members and guide links) and on the drive systems (motors, transmissions and control forms). In the determination of the mechanical systems reference is made to criteria of use and selection of standard components of the market. Finally, technologies related to the manufacture of prototypes and the realization and evaluation of tests representative of real operation are presented.
Aims
  • To design optimal mechanical systems for specific industrial equipment.
  • To integrate the notion of environment into machine and equipment design which includes the different areas of businesses that encompass machine production as well as equipment operators.
Who is it for?
Professionals from the sector who have degrees or knowledge that allow them to follow the course properly.

Training Content

List of subjects
12 ECTS 105h
Mechanical Systems Engineering

This course presents the concepts basicair necesarias to define, coordinate and realize the design of industrial machines and care of basic mechanics. Incide up specially for them to guide systems (soporte members are to guide and links to) and for them to accionamiento systems (motor control Transmisiones and Forms). In the determination of the systems MECANICOS You make reference to Criteria for selection of components and use of market standards. Finalmente, Related Technologies They present themselves with the manufacture of prototypes and the realization and assessment of the trials representativos funcionamiento real.

  • Structure design.
    • Architecture products and life cycles.
    • Components Market and Specialised.
    • Kinematics and balance of flat forces.
  • Design of Mechanisms
    • Modelización esquematización and mechanisms of
    • Kinematic optimization mechanisms. Dimensional synthesis.
    • Mobility.
    • Optimization of dynamic mechanisms. Balanced.
  • Building Structure of the Machines
    • Structural functions of the machines: guided and transmission.
    • Links of angular and linear guided.
    • Linear Guides (Schaeffler Group).
    • Support members are from. Resistance.
  • Accionamiento of machines
    • The mechanical system.
    • Characteristics of motor and receiver.
    • Characteristics and functions of the transmissions.
  • Techniques for Prototyping and Essay
    • Modelos and Simulation essay on the development of product.
    • Tests of fiabilidad.
    • Essay on methodology and prototyping of design companies.
    • Methodology prototipadoy essay in the field of motorcycle (ARIANETECH).
    • Tests fabricabilidad.
  • Simulation of Mechanisms with CAE tools
    • Introduction to simulation mechanisms with CAE tools.
    • Mechanisms and three-dimensional simulations planos with CAE tools.
    • VIA mechanisms of finite element analysis.
3 ECTS
Projecte de Curs Postgrau d'Enginyeria de Sistemes Mecànics.
  • Simulation and trials during product development.
  • Functionality trials.
  • Reliability trials.
  • Prototype and trials methodology.
  • Manufacturability tests.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
Degree
Postgraduate diplomas issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.
Range of modules
This postgraduate course is part of the training track for the master's degree in Mechatronics .
The master's degree programme is organized into the following modules. If you don't wish to take the entire master's degree you can sign on one or several modules.
Master's degree:
relation Postgraduate courses:
This postgraduate course is also part of the training track for the master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Equipment .
The master's degree programme is organized into the following modules. If you don't wish to take the entire master's degree you can sign on one or several modules.
Master's degree:
relation Postgraduate courses:

Learning methodology

The teaching methodology of the programme facilitates the student's learning and the achievement of the necessary competences.

Learning tools
Participatory lectures
A presentation of the conceptual foundations of the content to be taught, promoting interaction with the students to guide them in their learning of the different contents and the development of the established competences.
Practical classroom sessions
Knowledge is applied to a real or hypothetical environment, where specific aspects are identified and worked on to facilitate understanding, with the support from teaching staff.
Solving exercises
Solutions are worked on by practising routines, applying formulas and algorithms, and procedures are followed for transforming the available information and interpreting the results.
Assessment criteria
Attendance
At least 80% attendance of teaching hours is required.
Level of participation
The student's active contribution to the various activities offered by the teaching team is assessed.
Solving exercises, questionnaires or exams
Individual tests aimed at assessing the degree of learning and the acquisition of competences.
Work placements & employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development employment service appear annually. The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Virtual campus
The students on this postgraduate course will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.

Teaching team

Teaching staff
  • Riba Romeva, Carles
    Doctor Industrial Engineer at the UPC. Professor emeritus at the UPC and President of CMES (Collective for a new sustainable energy and social model).

Associates entities

Collaborating partners

Career opportunities

Responsible for mechanical design of industrial equipment.

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