Part of Diploma in Engineering (Mechatronics)Emerging Skills Classification: Intermediate
Formal Course/ 6 months
This certificate comprises of three courses that provides participants to comprehend the core manipulating and actuating systems of both electrical and mechanical drive systems. Gain practical insight on both the hardware and software aspects of unmanned systems.
This module seeks to broaden students' abilities learned from automating simple industrial systems acquired at to more complex and advanced automation systems involving communication and vision technologies. This module will cover both wire and wireless communication technologies based on the various industry standards, e.g. LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, LAN Mesh, Mobile 3G/4G, CAN bus, DeviceNET, Profibus and Modbus. Through this module, students will also gain an appreciation of the practical applications of RFID technology, laser and computer vision used in real-world industrial systems.
This module builds on the previous modules taught in Certificate in Electrical & Electronics Fundamentals and Certificate in Mechanics of Mechatronic Systems to equip students with knowledge of both electrical and mechanical drive system which are the core manipulating and actuating systems of all machines. Topics covered in electrical drives include single and three phase systems, power packs, transformers, motors, amplifiers and variable speed controllers, while topics cover in mechanical drives include gears, belts and pulleys, ball screws, linear guides, wire ropes, drum system and braking system. In addition, topics on engine, hydraulic system and mechanical structures will also be included.
This module introduces the system architecture of unmanned systems. Students will gain practical insight on both the hardware and software aspects of unmanned systems. Topics on battery systems, navigation sensors, detection systems and navigation will be covered. Students will also review case studies of unmanned systems operating across land, aerial and underwater domains.
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