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Automation with fluid power (6 points)


Leader: J S Stecki

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Automation, its technology and its social effects. Hydraulic control systems. Electrohydraulic systems. Powered drives for industrial robots and similar automation machines (electro-pneumatic, electro-hydraulic and electro-mechanical servo drives). Design and dynamic performance of hydraulic control systems, including power flow modelling and digital simulation. Synthesis of logic systems. Intelligent control of fluid power automation systems.

Assessment: Examinations (3 hours): 60% + Other assessment: 40%

Contact Hours: 22 lectures and 22 tutorial/laboratory hours

Prohibitions: MEC4453

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