MF2103 Embedded Systems for Mechatronics 9.0 credits

Inbyggda system för mekatronik

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Content and learning outcomes

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Intended learning outcomes *

After passing the course, the students should be able to:

1. Give example of embedded systems and their applications and describe the special requirements that are set to develop such systems.

2. Be able to use modern integrated development environments for micro-controller/processor programming and their functionality for testing and troubleshooting.

3. Develop micro-controller programs for mechatronic applications including the use of I/O and external units.

4. Apply knowledge in automatic control and programming in design and realisation of control software on distributed computers.

5. Describe, explain and use software platforms as well as real-time operating systems (RTOS).

6. Describe and apply systematic methods for embedded software engineering.

Course Disposition

* Lectures to give overview and inspiration.

* Exercises there new tools and methods are introduced.

* Laboratory sessions where the presented tools and the methods are used to solve practical assignments.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Degree of Bachelor in Mechanical engineering or the equivalent.
MF1016 Electrical engineering completed, or the equivalent knowledge in electrical engineering
DD1321 Applied programming and computer science, completed or the equivalent knowledge in programming.

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Reading material and other literature will be distributed during the course and is available online to the extent that the copyright allows.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • LAB3 - Laboration, 5.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN2 - Written examination, 4.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Martin Törngren

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

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Course web MF2103

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle *

Second cycle

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Jad El-khoury, (08 790 6877)