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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.

Contents


Electronics

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


Sensors


Actuators


Mechanical Design

  • Mechanics of Materials
    • Beam Mechanics
    • Mohr's Circle
  • Failure Theories
    • Static Loading
    • Variable Loading and Fatigue
    • Variable
  • Fastening
    • Nuts and Bolts
    • Keys and Keyways
  • Support
    • Housings
    • Shafts
    • Bearings
  • Transmission
    • Rigid: Gears
    • Flexible: Belts, Chains
    • Motion Connection/Separation: Clutches, Breaks, Couplings
  • Linkages
    • Serial Chains
    • Parallel and Closed-Loop Chains
  • 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


Vendors


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
Personal tools