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Introduction to Systems Engineering


Programme (detailed contents):

-       Introduction to system engineering

-       Introudction to signal and instrumentation

-       Functional analysis

-       Multi-domain modeling and simulation (Modelica)

-       Introduction to actuator and control



First part lectures and tutorials (1/3) after what a project (2/3)

Examples of projects : automotive steering, flight control actuator, building lift


At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts):

-       Requirements and functional analysis of a systems

-       Preliminary design and multi-domain modelling of a mechatronic system

Needed prerequisite

- Basics of solid mechanics, fluid mechanics (stationary), electricity and electronics.

- Basics of technology and plan reading.

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...

Additional information

Mechatronic systems, V design cycle, preliminary design, actuators.