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Electronic systems for mechatronics

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A.A. 2018/19

Course Language

Inglese

Course degree

Master of science-level of the Bologna process in Mechatronic Engineering (Ingegneria Meccatronica) - Torino

Course structure
Teaching Hours
Lezioni 40
Esercitazioni in laboratorio 40
Tutoraggio 40
Teachers
Teacher Status SSD h.Les h.Ex h.Lab h.Tut Years teaching
Chiaberge Marcello Professore Associato ING-INF/01 40 0 40 0 11
Teaching assistant
Espandi

Context
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/01 8 C - Affini o integrative Attività formative affini o integrative
2018/19
The course is taught in English. This course is mandatory for the Master of Science in Mechatronics Engineering. The program includes topics of general electronics, with particular attention to all the aspects related with the acquisition and processing systems architectures for embedded systems, analyzing the most important aspects of analog, digital and mixed signal circuits and subsystems typical of electronic applications in the automotive and industrial sectors.
The course is taught in English. This course is mandatory for the Master of Science in Mechatronics Engineering. The program includes topics of general electronics, with particular attention to all the aspects related with the acquisition and processing systems architectures for embedded systems, analyzing the most important aspects of analog, digital and mixed signal circuits and subsystems typical of electronic applications in the automotive and industrial sectors.
- Knowledge of various types of amplifier stages and their applications; capacity for analysis and design of related circuits; selection of components considering the effects of various design choices. - Ability to analyze and design amplifiers and other circuits (active filters, circuits with positive reaction, etc...) based on operational amplifiers; knowledge and use of the choice parameters and criteria for operational amplifiers and other functional integrated modules and circuits. - Quantitative assessment of the effect of sampling and quantization in the conversion architectures from analog to digital and backward; design of A to D circuits with errors distribution between the various modules. Knowledge of various types of A to D and D to A converters, of their characteristics and related circuits; ability to choose analog integrated components parts and their use in complex circuits. Operation of A to D and D to A converters and differential assessment of the oversampling effects. - Knowledge and use of the latest generation of programmable digital FPGAs devices and criteria for the selection of embedded systems for mechatronic applications in the industrial and automotive field - Programming techniques and code generation for FPGA and DSP from simulation environments and high-level design - Knowledge of issues related with interfacing electronic components at board and system-level - Elements of system design and drafting of specific projects in complex electronic systems.
- Knowledge of various types of amplifier stages and their applications; capacity for analysis and design of related circuits; selection of components considering the effects of various design choices. - Ability to analyze and design amplifiers and other circuits (active filters, circuits with positive reaction, etc...) based on operational amplifiers; knowledge and use of the choice parameters and criteria for operational amplifiers and other functional integrated modules and circuits. - Quantitative assessment of the effect of sampling and quantization in the conversion architectures from analog to digital and backward; design of A to D circuits with errors distribution between the various modules. Knowledge of various types of A to D and D to A converters, of their characteristics and related circuits; ability to choose analog integrated components parts and their use in complex circuits. Operation of A to D and D to A converters and differential assessment of the oversampling effects. - Knowledge and use of the latest generation of programmable digital FPGAs devices and criteria for the selection of embedded systems for mechatronic applications in the industrial and automotive field - Programming techniques and code generation for FPGA and DSP from simulation environments and high-level design - Knowledge of issues related with interfacing electronic components at board and system-level - Elements of system design and drafting of specific projects in complex electronic systems.
Elements of basic electronics corresponding to the end of the three-year BSc degree in Electronics Engineering. Models of operational amplifiers (ideal and real) and their use in feedback circuits. Basic electronics knowledge and related analytical skills (basic filters and circuits with operational amplifiers).
Elements of basic electronics corresponding to the end of the three-year BSc degree in Electronics Engineering. Models of operational amplifiers (ideal and real) and their use in feedback circuits. Basic electronics knowledge and related analytical skills (basic filters and circuits with operational amplifiers).
Topics covered during lessons and practical laboratory activities and relative weight in credits (cr). - Amplification circuits, models and elementary stages (1cr) - Amplifiers and active filters; choice of components and practical applications (1cr) - Conversion systems A to D to A, parameters, errors, advanced circuits for ADC and DAC (2cr) - Digital architectures and programmable devices (1cr) - Programming FPGA (1cr) - Interfacing circuits (1cr) - Electronic system design (1cr)
Topics covered during lessons and practical laboratory activities and relative weight in credits (cr). - Amplification circuits, models and elementary stages (1cr) - Amplifiers and active filters; choice of components and practical applications (1cr) - Conversion systems A to D to A, parameters, errors, advanced circuits for ADC and DAC (2cr) - Digital architectures and programmable devices (1cr) - Programming FPGA (1cr) - Interfacing circuits (1cr) - Electronic system design (1cr)
The classroom exercises are normally small projects related with topics covered during lessons. The experimental laboratories (mandatory) include the practical verification of the circuits designed during exercises and lessons, with measurements and behavior analysis. There are 8 different experimental exercises, with the possibility of repetition. The laboratory exercises are carried out by teams of 3/4 students, who have to prepare a report for each exercise to be delivered as a weekly homework. The reports are evaluated and contribute to the final score.
The classroom exercises are normally small projects related with topics covered during lessons. The experimental laboratories (mandatory) include the practical verification of the circuits designed during exercises and lessons, with measurements and behavior analysis. There are 8 different experimental exercises, with the possibility of repetition. The laboratory exercises are carried out by teams of 3/4 students, who have to prepare a report for each exercise to be delivered as a weekly homework. The reports are evaluated and contribute to the final score.
The reference text, which covers most of the topics is: J. Millman, A. Grabel, P. Land: Electronics Millman, McGraw-Hill, 2008. Copies of the presentations used in lectures, examples of written examination and exercises, as well as text and datasheets of the components used for the laboratory exercises are available. All course material is available for download through the didactic website.
The reference text, which covers most of the topics is: J. Millman, A. Grabel, P. Land: Electronics Millman, McGraw-Hill, 2008. Copies of the presentations used in lectures, examples of written examination and exercises, as well as text and datasheets of the components used for the laboratory exercises are available. All course material is available for download through the didactic website.
Modalità di esame: Prova scritta (in aula); Prova orale facoltativa; Elaborato scritto prodotto in gruppo; Progetto di gruppo;
Exam: Written test; Optional oral exam; Group essay; Group project;
Gli studenti e le studentesse con disabilità o con Disturbi Specifici di Apprendimento (DSA), oltre alla segnalazione tramite procedura informatizzata, sono invitati a comunicare anche direttamente al/la docente titolare dell'insegnamento, con un preavviso non inferiore ad una settimana dall'avvio della sessione d'esame, gli strumenti compensativi concordati con l'Unità Special Needs, al fine di permettere al/la docente la declinazione più idonea in riferimento alla specifica tipologia di esame.
Exam: Written test; Optional oral exam; Group essay; Group project;
The final exam consists of two distinct written parts that are carried out together in the same day: one part is related with exercises / project analysis (such as those seen during the course and in the laboratory exercises) and a second part related with theory (three or four open questions, 5 minutes time for each question). The first part has a typical duration of about 60 minutes, while the second depends on the number of questions. The exam lasts less than two hours. During the first part (exercises) students are free to use notes, forms, educational materials, course slides, etc... It is NOT allowed the use of personal computers (only classic calculators). During the second part (theory), you cannot refer to anything and you do not need calculators. The two parts are evaluated separately and an average is made: to be considered valid, both scores must be at least greater than 14 /30. The score so obtained is summed with the evaluation of laboratory exercises (delta max. between -2 and +4). The resulting score can be registered as it is or further integrated (in positive or negative) with a possible optional oral session.
In addition to the message sent by the online system, students with disabilities or Specific Learning Disorders (SLD) are invited to directly inform the professor in charge of the course about the special arrangements for the exam that have been agreed with the Special Needs Unit. The professor has to be informed at least one week before the beginning of the examination session in order to provide students with the most suitable arrangements for each specific type of exam.
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