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MKTX 215/ELEC 165 DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS & SYSTEMS

Fall, 3 credit hours

This course covers topics include: number systems, operations and codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra and logic simplification, combinational logic analysis, functions of combinational logic, latches, flip-flops, timers, and counters. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisites: ENGS 263 and ENGS 264 or Electric Circuits I (ELEC 101) and Electric Circuits I lab (ELEC 109), or permission of instructor.

MKTX 216/ELEC 166 DIGITAL FUNDAMENTALS & SYSTEMS LABORATORY

Fall, 1 credit hour

This laboratory course emphasizes on topics such as: Adder/Subtraction Circuits, Code Converters, Multiplexers and De-Multiplexers, JK Flip-Flop Circuits, Counters, Timers, Memory devices, Analog to Digital and Digital to Analog Converters, and Digital Circuit Troubleshooting.

Corequisites: MKTX 215 or Digital Systems (ELEC 165), or permission of instructor.

MKTX 310 INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL

Spring, 3 credit hours

This course will introduce instrumentation systems, process measurements, and process control. Specifically, the course will discuss measurement terminology, differentiating between analog and digital, describe the instrumentation used for electronic testing and develop the principles of operation of transducers used for process measurement and control.

Prerequisites: ENGS 263/264 Electric Circuit/Lab

MKTX 310 INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROLS

Fall, 3 credit hours

In this laboratory, the experiments are designed to give students hands on experience with components and measurement equipment used in the design of mechatronic products. Students learn the functions of operational amplifier, diodes/LEDs, Transistors, relays, sensor, and digital components.

Prerequisites: ENGS 264 Electric Circuit Lab, MKTX 216 Digital Fundamentals and Logic Design Lab

MKTX 320 MECHATRONICS LAB I

Fall, 1 credit hour

In this laboratory, the experiments are designed to give students hands on experience with components and measurement equipment used in the design of mechatronic products. Students learn the functions of operational amplifier, diodes/LEDs, Transistors, relays, sensor, and digital components.

Prerequisites: ENGS 264 Electric Circuit Lab, MKTX 216 Digital Fundamentals and Logic Design Lab

MKTX 325 MICROCONTROLLERS

Spring, 3 credit hours

This course introduces microcontrollers. The fundamental skills needed to understand, use, and design microcontroller-based systems are explored. The course focuses on 8-bit microcontroller architecture.

Prerequisites: MKTX 215/216 Digital Fundamentals and Logic Design/Laboratory

MKTX 370 MECHATRONICS LAB II

Spring, 1 credit hour

This mechatronics laboratory emphasizes the applications of analog electronics, digital electronics, sensors and transducers, actuators, and microcontrollers. Laboratory experiments are designed to give the student hands-on experience with components and measurement equipment used in the design of mechatronic products. Design and construction of mechatronics systems are emphasized.

Prerequisites: MKTX 310 Instrumentation and Control

Corequisites: MKTX 325 Microcontroller

MKTX 410 ROBOTICS ANALYSIS AND SYNTHESIS

Fall, 3 credit hours

This course teaches the fundamentals of robotics through implementation of control theory and high level system dynamics and modeling. Students write computer code, implement system controllers, use sensory equipment, collect and analyze data, and design and develop robotic systems.

Prerequisites: MKTX 310 Instrumentation and Controls

MKTX 477 MECHATRONICS CAPSTONE I

Fall, 2 credit hours

This is the first of a two course sequence for Mechatronics Capstone Project where students address open-ended problems.

Prerequisites: Senior standing in Mechatronics or permission of instructor.

MKTX 478 MECHATRONICS CAPSTONE II

Spring, 2 credit hours

This is the second of a two-course sequence for Mechatronics Capstone project where students demonstrate the proposed problem resolution.

Prerequisites: MKTX 477 Mechatronics Capstone I