PREREQUISITE COURSES FOR Fundamentals of Mechatronic Engineering
This course will cover the fundamental concepts of mechatronic engineering with emphasis on PLC programming. Topics include introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and programming languages — Ladder, Block Function Diagram (BFD), Instruction List (IL) and Structured Text (ST), implementation of gate, timer and counter in PLC and industrial automation using PLC. In laboratory, Siemens 300/400 PLC, Step 7 and SIMANTIC programming environments will be practiced. Prerequisite: ELE326.