Percorso formativo

Il corso è strutturato in tre curricula:

  • Mechanics and Mechatronics
  • Eletronics and Robotics
  • Industrial Process Management.

 

Curriculum "Mechanics and mechatronics"

Primo anno

Insegnamenti obbligatori

Computational Methods for Mechatronics

The course introduces some numerical and analytic techniques for the study of Finite Difference, Ordinary Differential Equations, Constrained maxima and minima, and Optimal Control problems.

6 crediti

Manufacturing automation

The course gives an overview of advanced machining technologies, conventional and non conventional. After an introduction to the mechanics of chip formation, the course focuses on machine-tool structures and subsystems, on CNC systems and programming, and on typical performance issues affecting automatic machining systems. The course main objective is to prepare for designing and developing machining systems much more than using them.

6 crediti

Mechanical design and machine elements

The course objectives are: (1) to develop an ability to analyze the stress and strain on mechanical components and understand, identify and quantify failure modes for mechanical parts; (2) to provide knowledge on basic machine elements used in machine design and design machine elements to withstand the loads and deformations for a given application, while considering additional specifications; (3) to develop an ability to approach a design problem successfully, taking decisions when there is not a unique answer; (4) to gain familiarity with the use of software for analysis and design 

9 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Automatic control

Provide tools for analysis and synthesis of linear control systems in the time domain. Extend some of those tools to the more challenging field of nonlinear and hybrid systems.

9 crediti

Mechanical vibrations

The objective of the course is the study of vibrations of mechanical systems by means of the System Engineering approach (definition of input and output quantities and system dynamics modelling) applied to advanced topics. The subjects range from the study of vibrations of linear systems (transfer functions, modal analysis) to more specialistic aspects like self-excited vibrations, unstability, random vibrations, vibration of continuous systems, vibration measurements, identification and measurement of the behaviour of vibrating systems, non-linear vibrations.

6 crediti

Modeling and simulation of mechatronic systems

The course objectives are (1) to introduce students to modern design process of mechanical and mechatronic systems according to the Life Cycle approach, with emphasis on the early stages of the definition of requirements, specifications and conceptual design; (2) to provide specific skills concerning the generation of models (both symbolic and numeric of multibody and multiphysics systems) for use in the evaluation of concepts and/or for the generation of the open-loop models for subsequent use in the design of control systems.; (3) to assess the accuracy of the generated model and assess the results against the defined requirements; (4) to provide knowledge of object oriented approach for modeling mechatronic systems (i.e. Modelica based approaches) and how to solve the obtained system of differential algebraic equations.

9 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Other activities

I contenuti dell'attività saranno pubblicati  a breve.

3 crediti

 

Secondo anno

Insegnamenti obbligatori

Robotic Perception and Action

The course aims to: 1) form a system-oriented vision of robotic systems always composed of a perception and an action unit; 2) provide the detailed knowledge of the measurement systems used in industrial robotics (for perception) and path planning methods (action) for industrial mobile robotics.

6 crediti

Design and control of product and process

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6 crediti

Distributed Systems for Measurement and Automation

The course gives an overview of the modern industrial distributed systems for measurements and automation. The course objectives are: a) to introduce standard communication infrastructures for industrial automation (e.g., real-time Ethernet, fieldbuses, hybrid networks); b) to present distributed industrial distributed systems and their components (e.g., SCADA systems, PLCs, embedded computing devices); c) to identify the most common issues and solutions related to distributed measurements and control (e.g., synchronization, data aggregation, consensus-based control strategies); d) to provide a clear understanding of real-time requirements for a correct implementation of digital control systems.  

6 crediti

Embedded Systems

Embedded computers are now used everywhere from home appliances, to automobiles, to medical devices. Designing an embedded computing system is a challenging task because the requirements include manufacturing cost, performance, power consumption, user interface, hard deadlines and rich functionalities. The objective of the course is to illustrate how to design embedded systems meeting the requirements and specifications with constrained architectures and components during the system integration phases. The course will be backed up by real-life design examples, to illustrate the design process and also students will be asked to program embedded systems to gain experience.

9 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Modeling and design with finite elements

The finite element method (FEM) is the dominant discretization technique in mechanical engineering. The student has already understood the fundamental concepts of FEM in the course “ Mechanical design and machine elements”. Objectives of FEM in this course are: (1) to know the behaviour and usage of each type of elements covered in this course; (2) to be able to use finite element software to develop models of mechanical systems; (3) to be able to interpret and evaluate the quality of the results (know the physics of the problems); (4) to be aware of the limitations of the FEM (don't misuse the FEM - a numerical tool).

6 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Final project

La prova finale è rivolta a valutare la maturità scientifica raggiunta dallo studente, l’autonomia di giudizio e la padronanza degli argomenti, la capacità di operare in modo autonomo e l’abilità di comunicazione. La prova finale per il conseguimento del titolo della laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Meccatronica è redatta in lingua italiana o in lingua inglese e viene discussa in un esame pubblico. Il lavoro di tesi consiste nello svolgimento di un’attività originale di progettazione o di ricerca.

15 crediti

Curriculum "Eletronics and Robotics"

Primo anno

Insegnamenti obbligatori

Computational Methods for Mechatronics

The course introduces some numerical and analytic techniques for the study of Finite Difference, Ordinary Differential Equations, Constrained maxima and minima, and Optimal Control problems.

6 crediti

Manufacturing automation

The course gives an overview of advanced machining technologies, conventional and non conventional. After an introduction to the mechanics of chip formation, the course focuses on machine-tool structures and subsystems, on CNC systems and programming, and on typical performance issues affecting automatic machining systems. The course main objective is to prepare for designing and developing machining systems much more than using them.

6 crediti

Systems and techniques for digital signal processing

The purpose of this class is to provide students with the theoretical and practical fundamentals of digital signal processing to be used in the context of mechatronic applications. These include: linear and time-invariant system modeling, frequency response of linear systems, FIR and IIR digital filters, adaptive filters, Discrete Fourier Transform and Fast Fourier Transform, real-time processing basics and computational models and architectures for digital signal processing.

9 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Automatic control

Provide tools for analysis and synthesis of linear control systems in the time domain. Extend some of those tools to the more challenging field of nonlinear and hybrid systems.

9 crediti

Mechanical vibrations

The objective of the course is the study of vibrations of mechanical systems by means of the System Engineering approach (definition of input and output quantities and system dynamics modelling) applied to advanced topics. The subjects range from the study of vibrations of linear systems (transfer functions, modal analysis) to more specialistic aspects like self-excited vibrations, unstability, random vibrations, vibration of continuous systems, vibration measurements, identification and measurement of the behaviour of vibrating systems, non-linear vibrations.

6 crediti

Modeling and simulation of mechatronic systems

The course objectives are (1) to introduce students to modern design process of mechanical and mechatronic systems according to the Life Cycle approach, with emphasis on the early stages of the definition of requirements, specifications and conceptual design; (2) to provide specific skills concerning the generation of models (both symbolic and numeric of multibody and multiphysics systems) for use in the evaluation of concepts and/or for the generation of the open-loop models for subsequent use in the design of control systems.; (3) to assess the accuracy of the generated model and assess the results against the defined requirements; (4) to provide knowledge of object oriented approach for modeling mechatronic systems (i.e. Modelica based approaches) and how to solve the obtained system of differential algebraic equations.

9 crediti

Other activities

I contenuti dell'attività saranno pubblicati  a breve.

3 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

 

Secondo anno

Insegnamenti obbligatori

Robotic Perception and Action

The course aims to: 1) form a system-oriented vision of robotic systems always composed of a perception and an action unit; 2) provide the detailed knowledge of the measurement systems used in industrial robotics (for perception) and path planning methods (action) for industrial mobile robotics; 3) provide in-classroom training on the methods and tools presented and discussed during the course.

9 crediti

Design and control of product and process

The course teaches students of mechatronics engineering the tools and techniques used during the mechanical design process, starting from the formal concept development techniques up to the quality aspects in controlling a production system. A significant part of the course is also focused on introducing the inferential statistics (ANOVA) and on the application of Design of Experiments (DoE) technique for product design and for process control.

6 crediti

Embedded Systems

Embedded computers are now used everywhere from home appliances, to automobiles, to medical devices. Designing an embedded computing system is a challenging task because the requirements include manufacturing cost, performance, power consumption, user interface, hard deadlines and rich functionalities. The objective of the course is to illustrate how to design embedded systems meeting the requirements and specifications with constrained architectures and components during the system integration phases. The course will be backed up by real-life design examples, to illustrate the design process and also students will be asked to program embedded systems to gain experience.

9 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

8 crediti

Dynamics and control of vehicles and robots

The goal of this course is to provide a good understanding of vehicle dynamics and control systems through a combination of classroombased theory sessions, hands-on computer simulation and analysis of real data and example of recent advanced automotive applications. The aims of the course are: a) teaching the student how to model vehicle systems and sub-systems in order to study vehicle dynamics and design control systems, b) providing a clear understanding of automotive control system for longitudinal slip and yaw dynamics, c) an overview of driver modeling and robotic architectures for advanced driving assistance system applications.

9 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Final project

La prova finale è rivolta a valutare la maturità scientifica raggiunta dallo studente, l’autonomia di giudizio e la padronanza degli argomenti, la capacità di operare in modo autonomo e l’abilità di comunicazione. La prova finale per il conseguimento del titolo della laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Meccatronica è redatta in lingua italiana o in lingua inglese e viene discussa in un esame pubblico. Il lavoro di tesi consiste nello svolgimento di un’attività originale di progettazione o di ricerca.

15 crediti

 

Curriculum "Industrial process management"

Primo anno

Insegnamenti obbligatori

Computational Methods for Mechatronics

The course introduces some numerical and analytic techniques for the study of Finite Difference, Ordinary Differential Equations, Constrained maxima and minima, and Optimal Control problems.

6 crediti

Manufacturing automation

The course gives an overview of advanced machining technologies, conventional and non conventional. After an introduction to the mechanics of chip formation, the course focuses on machine-tool structures and subsystems, on CNC systems and programming, and on typical performance issues affecting automatic machining systems. The course main objective is to prepare for designing and developing machining systems much more than using them.

6 crediti

Logistica e gestione impianti industriali

Il corso intende fornire una panoramica delle attività proprie della fabbrica usualmente chiamate Operations, con particolare riferimento alle problematiche causate dal fenomeno della globalizzazione. L'obiettivo del corso è quello di avvicinare gli studenti all'operatività propria delle fabbrica sviluppando le tematiche specifiche delle funzioni di pianificazione e produzione. Prendendo come guida i processi di pianificazione (previsionale utilizzando la tecnica MPSMRP; di fattibilità per ordini critici inseriti all'interno del ciclo MPSMRP) si illustreranno le principali attività e le relative tecniche utilizzate nella gestione della produzione.

6 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Automatic control

Provide tools for analysis and synthesis of linear control systems in the time domain. Extend some of those tools to the more challenging field of nonlinear and hybrid systems.

9 crediti

Enterprise information systems

The course intends to bring the students to a basic understanding of how information technologies and systems can help firms achieve their business goals. Starting from the basics of a computer's hardware, data and programs, it will then cover current developments on information technologies and systems to achieve a competitive advantage, develop new products, markets, and services. Finally, the course will cover topics on how a firm's knowledge can be one of its crucial assets if properly stored, managed, and used with the help of computers.

6 crediti

Modeling and simulation of mechatronic systems

The course objectives are (1) to introduce students to modern design process of mechanical and mechatronic systems according to the Life Cycle approach, with emphasis on the early stages of the definition of requirements, specifications and conceptual design; (2) to provide specific skills concerning the generation of models (both symbolic and numeric of multibody and multiphysics systems) for use in the evaluation of concepts and/or for the generation of the open-loop models for subsequent use in the design of control systems.; (3) to assess the accuracy of the generated model and assess the results against the defined requirements; (4) to provide knowledge of object oriented approach for modeling mechatronic systems (i.e. Modelica based approaches) and how to solve the obtained system of differential algebraic equations.

9 crediti

Other activities

I contenuti dell'attività saranno pubblicati  a breve.

3 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

 

Secondo anno

Insegnamenti obbligatori

Robotic Perception and Action

The course aims to: 1) form a system-oriented vision of robotic systems always composed of a perception and an action unit; 2) provide the detailed knowledge of the measurement systems used in industrial robotics (for perception) and path planning methods (action) for industrial mobile robotics; 3) provide in-classroom training on the methods and tools presented and discussed during the course.

9 crediti

Design and control of product and process

The course teaches students of mechatronics engineering the tools and techniques used during the mechanical design process, starting from the formal concept development techniques up to the quality aspects in controlling a production system. A significant part of the course is also focused on introducing the inferential statistics (ANOVA) and on the application of Design of Experiments (DoE) technique for product design and for process control.

6 crediti

Quality and innovation engineering

The course is aimed at providing an introduction to different approaches and methods for the management of quality in modern organizations, with a particular emphasis to organization performance measurement. Also fundamentals concepts of reliability and of technological innovation management are provided.

6 crediti

Industrial systems modeling

Course objectives: This course is aimed at developing students’ capability of systems thinking by introducing classical and advanced systems engineering theory, methods, and tools. After taking this course, the students should be able to: use systems engineering methodologies & tools to the design of large, complex systems; apply systems engineering methodologies & tools to a real project for a real customer; implement processes using the fundamental concepts from disciplines such as probability, economics, and cognitive science; understand system engineers' role and responsibilities within organizations; manage the dynamics of teams in real projects; recognize the value and limitations of modeling and simulation Contents: Systems theories; Product & system life cles; Requirements engineering; Decision making; Economic evaluation; Risk analysis; System attributes and human factors; Life-cycle costing; Engineering teams; Process improvement; Planning & organization; Program Management; System dynamics.

6 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Dynamics and control of vehicles and robot

The goal of this course is to provide a good understanding of vehicle dynamics and control systems through a combination of classroombased theory sessions, hands-on computer simulation and analysis of real data and example of recent advanced automotive applications. The aims of the course are: a) teaching the student how to model vehicle systems and sub-systems in order to study vehicle dynamics and design control systems, b) providing a clear understanding of automotive control system for longitudinal slip and yaw dynamics, c) an overview of driver modeling and robotic architectures for advanced driving assistance system applications.

9 crediti

Elective course*

Attività formative “a libera scelta” che lo studente intende frequentare scegliendole all’interno dell’offerta didattica del Dipartimento

6 crediti

Final project

La prova finale è rivolta a valutare la maturità scientifica raggiunta dallo studente, l’autonomia di giudizio e la padronanza degli argomenti, la capacità di operare in modo autonomo e l’abilità di comunicazione. La prova finale per il conseguimento del titolo della laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Meccatronica è redatta in lingua italiana o in lingua inglese e viene discussa in un esame pubblico. Il lavoro di tesi consiste nello svolgimento di un’attività originale di progettazione o di ricerca.

15 crediti

* Gli insegnamenti a scelta (Elective courses) devono essere scelti tra quelli proposti dal Manifesto; una scelta di insegnamenti diversi rispetto a quelli indicati va approvata dal Consiglio di Dipartimento

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22 Novembre 2018