ATMN 203 – Mechatronics I
• Course Name: ATMN 203 – Mechatronics I • Instructor – Brandeen McDonald. You may call me Brandy or Brandeen or Miss. • I can be reached at email@example.com • Phone or Text: 416‐524‐2165 Be considerate here! • Office Hours or By Appointment: Room J230 – Ask Reception to see me.
OFFICE HOURS OFFICE HOURS
• What Hours Does the Class Have Free? What Hours Does the Class Have Free? • I will poll both sections of this course and post my office hours I will poll both sections of this course and post my office hours on blackboard in the Welcome! letter. • It is possible to see me outside the office hours, but this should be the exception not the rule. • Be sure to contact me if you are struggling – without help it is very easy to fall behind. y y
My Background My Background
• I have worked mostly in the aerospace industry with a bit of y p y time in automotive research and test. • I have a Master of Science in Control Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical (this includes electronics). I also have a Diploma in Electrical Technology. ) p gy • My specialty is Controls – I have worked on control systems for aircraft bleed air, cabin pressure, and engine control, as well as active suspension for heavy vehicles. All of this work required writing software programs (moslty required writing software programs (moslty MatLab and C) and C)
Mechatronics I Mechatronics I
In course you will learn: y • About AC Voltage, Inductors and Capacitors • About diodes, filters and regulators. • About Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs) • How to troubleshoot circuits in the laboratory
Mark Breakdown Mark Breakdown
You can find this information in the Course Outline in Blackboard. • • • • • Lab Exam (Hands‐on) – 20 % Labs – 20 % L b 20 % Quizzes/home exercises – 15 % Midterm Test 20 % Midterm Test – 20 % Final Test – 25 %
NOTE – You must be present in the lab and get sign‐off from the instructor in order to receive a lab mark. Labs must be complete within the lab period. The Pre‐lab assignment must be handed in BEFORE the lab starts.
Late Assignments and Cheating Late Assignments and Cheating • If your lab or assignment is late, I must deduct 10% of the lab mark per day up to a maximum of 5 days. • After 5 days of lateness the lab or assignment will not be After 5 days of lateness the lab or assignment will not be accepted. • Each individual must do their own work. Copied work will receive 0 marks. • Remember to ask for help if you need it and have faith in your ability to learn – most things only seem difficult at first.
Submissions and Course Info Submissions and Course Info
• Labs and Assignments should be handed to me in person on g p the due date. Late submissions can be submitted to my mailbox through reception in J230. • The course outline and critical path are on blackboard. • Labs will be placed on blackboard – students must print their own labs ahead of time and bring them to the lab session. • Make sure you have the Components specified in Lab 1!
Class Room Etiquette Class Room Etiquette
Remember to do the following: g • Be on time! • Give notice if you must miss a lecture or lab. • Keep food and drink out of the labs. Classroom is OK. • Clean up any garbage when you leave the room. • In Labs, talk quietly to respect that others are working • Only one person talks during lectures and discussions – be respectful. respectful • Commit to learning with an attitude of professionalism – This means avoiding profanity even when you are frustrated!
• The text book is Electronics Fundamentals by Floyd – this is y y the same book that you used in ATMN 103 last term (images in these slides are copyright of the publisher of the textbook). • Class notes will be available on blackboard. • Assignment solutions will be available on blackboard.
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