2018-2019 General Catalog 
    Apr 24, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Mechatronics Certificate

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Mechanical Engineering
Rio Tinto Kennecott Mechanical Engineering Building (MEK) 1550
Undergraduate Advisors: Joy Velarde (Last Names A-L, joy.velarde@utah.edu), Katie Barnard (Last Names M-Z, katie.barnard@utah.edu)

Minimum Certificate Hours: 22

The certificate will be awarded with the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree or at the graduate level. The student must notify the undergraduate or graduate advisor upon completion of the requirements in order to be awarded the certificate.

Required Courses

Complete the yearlong Mechatronics sequence with a grade of B- or better in each course.

Approved Elective Courses

Complete 14 hour(s) with a grade of B- or better in each course.

Other courses can be used with approval from Dr. Meek (meek@mech.utah.edu) or Dr. Minor (minor@mech.utah.edu).

Graduate students should enroll in the 6000-level equivalents when available.

Mechatronics Project Requirements

The Mechanical Engineering Department’s Mechatronics Committee must approve a mechatronics project, which must be completed as part of the requirements for the Mechatronics Certificate. Each student’s project must include the following:

  1. Use of micro-controller-based or embedded controllers
  2. Mechanical and electrical component design such as actuators, sensors, signal conditioning, and mechanisms
  3. Use of sensors and actuators for feedback-based control

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