ENGME506-23A (HAM)

Mechanical and Mechatronics Systems Analysis

30 Points

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School of Engineering

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: mary.dalbeth@waikato.ac.nz
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What this paper is about

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This paper is an essential component of the Master of Engineering Practice degree and covers fundamentals required for the advanced Mechanical and Mechatronics papers that follow in the next semester of the programme. The covered fundamentals are control, mechanics of materials and design process.

The learning outcomes for this paper are linked to Washington Accord graduate attributes WA1-WA11. Explanation of the graduate attributes can be found at: https://www.ieagreements.org/assets/Uploads/Documents/IEA-Graduate-Attributes-and-Professional-Competencies-2021.1-Sept-2021.pdf

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How this paper will be taught

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This paper is taught through hands on project based laboratories. The students are required to attend three laboratory sessions and the sessions place and time will be advised in the first two weeks of the semester. Lecture notes will be updated on moodle.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Apply control and stability analysis to mechanical systems
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Assignment 3 (3)
    CAD Assessment (4)
    Laboratory report 1 (5)
  • Calculate stresses based on the applied load and force and apply Mohr's circle to determine stress distribution of the systems
    Linked to the following assessments:
    CAD Assessment (4)
    Laboratory report 1 (5)
  • Construct CAD parts, assembly and drawings of engineering systems
    Linked to the following assessments:
    CAD Assessment (4)
    Laboratory report 2 (6)
  • Create block diagrams of mechanical systems
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Laboratory report 2 (6)
    Laboratory report 3 (7)
    Design report (8)
  • Determine stress concentration and perform stress analysis of mechanical systems
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Laboratory report 3 (7)
    Design report (8)
  • Develop engineering design report that covers design process and outcomes
    Linked to the following assessments:
    Design report (8)
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Assessments

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How you will be assessed

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All assessments are internal. The exact deadline for the assessments will be announced via Moodle.
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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Assignment 1
5
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2
5
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assignment 3
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. CAD Assessment
10
  • In Class: In Tutorial
5. Laboratory report 1
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
6. Laboratory report 2
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
7. Laboratory report 3
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
8. Design report
40
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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