ME-430 Mechatronics



Theory = 2
Practical = 1


S. No. CLOs PLO Taxonomy
1 Discuss the fundamental principles of mechanics, computing, and electronics involved in the development of mechatronics systems PLO-1

Level 2*

2 Describe the mechatronics system devices such as sensors, actuators and microcontrollers PLO-1 Coginitive
Level 3*
3 Analyze various electromechanical systems involved in the development of Industrial Applications PLO-2 Coginitive
Level 4*
4 Perform experiments related to mechatronics systems as per the provided guidelines PLO-4 Psychomotor
Level 3*


  • Introduction to Mechatronic Systems: Historical perspective of Mechatronic systems, key components of a mechatronic system; design considerations and specifications.
  • Mechanisms for motion transmission: Introduction; Rotary to Rotary Motion Transmission Mechanisms: Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Gears; Belt and Pulley. Rotary to Translational Motion Transmission Mechanisms: Lead-Screw and Ball-Screw Mechanisms; Rack and Pinion Mechanism. Cyclic Motion Transmission Mechanisms: Linkages; Cams.
  • Electronic components for Mechatronics: Basics of Linear Circuits; Equivalent Electrical Circuit Methods; Semiconductor Electronic Devices; Operational Amplifiers; Basic Op-Amp; Common Op-Amp Circuits; Digital Electronic Devices; Logic ; Decoders ; Multiplexer; Flip-Flops; Digital and Analog I/O; D/A and A/D Converters; Microcontroller and Microprocessor.
  • Sensors and Actuators: Sensor types or classifications, principles of operation, selection criteria, signal conditioning and calibration, electrical and
    optical sensors; sensors for measuring displacement, strain, force, pressure, temperature, flow and motion. Actuator types or classifications, principles of operation, selection criteria. Electro-mechanical actuators: permanent magnet DC motors, stepper motors, servo motors; pneumatic and hydraulic actuators, characteristics of sensors & actuators.
  • System Interfacing using Microcontrollers Data acquisition; Interfacing, Ports, Input/Output, Analog to Digital converter, sampling theory, Digital to Analog converter. Sample and hold, multiplexer, Interfacing switches, LEDs, stepper motors and DC motors to microcontrollers.
  • Industrial Applications of Mechatronic Systems: Applications in manufacturing, robotics, process control.


(01) Sergey Edward Lyshevski, Mechatronics and Control of Electromechanical Systems, CRC Press, 1st Edition, 2017.

(02) Robert H. Bishop, “Mechatronics: An Introduction” CRC Taylor & Francis 2006

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