MF2103 Embedded Systems for Mechatronics 9.0 credits

Inbyggda system för mekatronik

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Mechanical Engineering
  • Grading scale

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

Course offerings

Spring 19 ES for programme students

Spring 20 ES for programme students

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 main content


* 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.


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


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


  • LAB3 - Laboration, 5.0, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN2 - Examination, 4.0, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design


Dejiu Chen <>

Martin Törngren <>


Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.