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MEC2407 - Electromechanics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: T W Ng, J Koh (M'sia)


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)


Introduction to the design, analysis, and practical manufacture of electromechanical systems, incorporating DC and AC electrical circuit theory, simple semiconductor and amplifying components, transformers, and sensors and actuators. Mathematics of electromechanical systems is provided, including Laplace transforms and complex algebra. Computational and assignment work (via practicals) to be integrated to give student complete understanding of specific examples using modern microelectronic components, sensors, and actuators.


Students are to gain the ability to model elementary electro-mechanical systems, incorporating mechanical and electrical energy exchange and interaction, with additional instruction on common applied mathematical methods used in electromechanical system analysis, including Laplace transforms and complex algebra. Tutorial work will provide the student a reinforced understanding of electromechanics.


Problem solving classwork: 20%
Examination (3 hours): 80%

Contact hours

3 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory/problem solving classes and 6 hours of private study per week