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The mechatronics design reference page provides a comprehensive list of theory and applications of electronics, sensors, actuators, etc. that can be used for mechatronics-related research and projects.



  • Electrical Equipment and Software
    • Power Supplies, Voltage Regulation, and Batteries
    • Drawing Schematics and Ordering Printed Circuit Boards (Eagle, Circuit Maker, Trax Maker)
    • Simulating Circuits



Mechanical Design

  • Power Transmission
    • Gears (spur, bevel, worm, planetary, harmonic drive, rack and pinion, ball and lead screws, inertia matching)
    • Belt drives
  • Bearings
  • Linkages
  • Attaching to a Shaft (flexible couplers, keyways, set screws, compression fit, split clamp)
  • Other: springs/dampers, cams, etc.

The PC/104 Stack

xPC Target Real-Time Operating System

QNX Real-Time Operating System

Lab Supplies and Data Sheets


Other Software

Other Lab Equipment

  • Prototyping Tools
    • Oscilloscope
    • Function Generator
    • Mastech Power Supply
    • Fluke III Multimeter
    • Benchtop Multimeter
    • Powered Breadboard
    • Soldering Iron
  • High Performance Neuromechatronics Benches
  • The Sensoray 626 DAQ Card
  • The Handyboard Single-Board Computer
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