Digital Processing in Mechatronics I

Higher education teachers: Vončina Danjel
Credits: 6
Semester: summer
Subject code: 64230

Subject description


Enrolment in the second cycle master study in Electrical Engineering

Content (Syllabus outline):

Basic components of digital systems, microcontroller architectures, central processing unit, instruction word, instruction cycles, addressing modes, decoding logic, peripheral units (memory types, timers and counters, A/D and D/A converters, sensors), assembly language, microcontroller programming, real time data processing, subroutines and interrupt subroutines, development tools, series and parallel communication interfaces, parallel and series communication protocols, microcontrollers in applications of power electronics, implementation of microcontrollers in power converters, PWM modulators, implementation of microcontrollers in electric motor drive systems (BLDC, PMSM, switched reluctance motors, stepper motors).

Objectives and competences:

Student will get the knowledge about digital components and systems that are used in the field of power electronics and electrical drives. He will be able to design mechatronic system controls using up to date microcontrollers.

Intended learning outcomes:

Knowledge about implementation of microcontrollers in mechatronic systems

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures,
  • laboratory work and
  • projects.

Study materials

  1. D. Ibrahim, "Microcontroller Based Applied Digital Control", John Wiley & Sons, 2006
  2. T. Kenjo, "Power Electronics for the Microprocessor Age", Oxford University Press, 1994
  3. T. Noergaard, "Embedded Systems Architecture", Elsevier, 2005
  4. J. Catsoulis, "Designing Embedded Hardware", O"Reilly, 2005
  5. R. J. Tocci, F. J. Ambrosio, "Microprocessors and Microcomputers", Prentice Hall, 2000
  6. F. Vahid, T. Givargis, "Embedded System Design - A Unified Hardware/Software Introduction", John Wiley & Sons, 2002

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Mechatronics