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Jami Dale
Mechatronics Instructor
ATC302A
[email protected]
x6545
jami.dale.people.cpcc.edu
Moodle
Syllabus
Attendance!
*Semester of Program?
*Your goals for course?
*Internet/PC access?
Software Skills?
*Industry Experience?
*Exposure to Automation?
Automation
(aka Mechatronics)
History
Principles
Components
Safety
Analysis Tools
Troubleshooting
Simulation & Hands On
Mechatronics
vs.
Automation
& the interchangeability
Mechatronics is a
principle of operation
Mechatronics
History
Principles
Siemens Certified
Mechatronic Systems
Assistant
Operator
• Understand & explain the principal operations of
the mechatronic subsystems & how they work
together.
• Localize malfunctions, identify causes & sources of
malfunctions, correct malfunctions where possible.
• document malfunctions to pass to experts for
resolution to keep production functioning
preventing loss.
• Read & understand the technical documents,
reports & outlines specific to the system.
• Perform routine & preventive maintenance.
• Understand & implement safety regulations required
for operation of the system.
Siemens Certified
Mechatronic Systems
Associate
Line Technician
• Understanding & analyzing the technical specification
of mechatronic systems, modules and components.
• Deriving & determining parameters for mechatronic
systems & system elements.
• Measuring, interpreting & analyzing electrical,
PLC/microcontroller & mechanical values.
• Assembling and installing tools and hardware
systems.
• Using troubleshooting skills to identify, foresee &
prevent possible problems, conflicts & failures & to
systematically & intelligently make repairs.
• Programming mechatronic modules & systems.
• Observe, follow, and influence cost control &
process efficiency procedures.
Automation (aka Mechatronics)
is a design philosophy
Siemens Certified
Mechatronic Systems
Associate
Process Tech
• Define the functional requirements of a mechatronic
system with ‘use cases’, interviews with customers &
users, & systems modeling techniques.
• Perform high-level design by defining appropriate
mechatronic systems to perform specific tasks;
Utilizing knowledge of machine elements, actuators,
pneumatics & electric drives.
Traditional
‘bottom up’
System Approach
‘top down’
Internet!!
‘Best Practices’
Books & Papers
Handouts
Festo MPS 500-FMS
Overview of operation
• what is being made
• system startup
• stations operations

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