Mechatronics System Design

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This is a skill oriented course to provide hands-on practice and project work where a trainee will be able to fit and assemble parts and sub-assemblies, manufacture, install, modify, repair and fault-find hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and electronic control systems, Inspect machinery and make repairs. The learner is responsible for setting up and adjusting machines and equipment, operating machines to produce parts and components etc.

Code(Credit) : CUTM3049 (0-3-1)

Scheme Skill for Success (SFS)
NSQF Level 5
Duration 4 Months
Sector Capital Goods & Manufacturing
Occupations Design, Installation and Maintenance
Entry Qualification ITI/Diploma/B. Tech/Applied Science
Minimum Age 16 Years
Aligned to (QP) Qualification File Details | National Qualification Register (

Course Objectives:

  • Understand key elements of Mechatronics system.
  • Understand principles of sensors, its characteristics, interfacing with controller.
  • Understand and develop the concept of PLC system and its ladder programming, and significance of PLC systems in industrial application.

After completing this programme-

  • The trainee will be exposed to identifying of key elements of the Mechatronics system and its representation in terms of block diagram or circuitry.
  • The trainee will able to develop an understanding of the concept of signal processing and use of interfacing systems such as the Pneumatics system and PLC control.
  • The trainee will be an expert in Interfacing Sensors and Actuators using an appropriate controller.
  • The trainee will develop PLC ladder programming and implementation of real life system to meet desired outcomes.
  • Can join the industry as Automation Service Technician and will progress further as Automated System Installation Supervisor and can reach up to Automated System maintenance manager.
  • Can become an entrepreneur in the related field
  • Can become a Quality Assurance person in Automation System design and installation after gaining experience

Industry Participation:

  • Festo, Janatics, Yuken
  • Siemens, Mitsubishi

Course Syllabus/Contents:

Module 1:
Dentification and familiarization of the following components: resistors, inductors, capacitors, diodes, transistors, LED’s, transformer, function generator, multimeter, power supply. (6hrs) Practice- To instruct students about application of different electrical & electronics components and measuring devices. Practice to be done by students on using of different electrical and electronics components and measuring devices like volt meter, ammeter and multimeter.
Module 2:
Pneumatics and Electro-pneumatics. (21hrs) Practice: To discuss about the fundamentals of Pneumatics& Electro-Pneumatics trainer kit Practice: Understanding pneumatics, E-Pneumatics symbols and circuit drawings. Practice: Perform a set of Experiments using the trainer kit and components with the help of circuit diagram.
Project -Phase 1 (6hrs)
Project Design Block diagram preparation, Component Selection, All Circuits Preparation, Assembling of Components
Module 3:
PLC and Interfacing of Input/output (9hrs)Practice- Demonstration of basic PLC, contacts, coils, timers and counters; motor drivers, Variable Frequency Drives and solenoid valves. Practice- Demonstration of PLC programs using contacts, coils ,timers and counters. Practice- Designing different logics using PLC programming. Practice- Interfacing different input and output components with PLC, like different sensors, motors and actuators.
Project- Phase 2(6hrs)
Wiring of components, interfacing components with PLC, Program Preparation.
Module 4: Modular Production System (9hrs)
Practice- Demonstration of three different Modular Production System- (pick &place, testing, sorting ) (Construction and working) Practice- Hands on session thorough operating and finding the working of different sensors, mechanism and program of the stations.
Project - Phase 3(3hrs)
Making the System operative with sensors, actuators and controllers; Maintenance of the system.

List of Projects/Products/Publications :

  • Project : Automatic door locking system
  • Project : Automatic Pneumatic Material lifting system
  • Project : Automatic Car washing
  • Project : Automatic Material Transferring system
  • Project : Automatic punching machine

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