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DMC1-SP Mechatronics and Remote Engineering - Online Engineering

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Description

Wireless communication is a key enabler for vehicle connectivity. It is comprised of various technologies that relate to automotive and commercial vehicle applications and more.
This course is designed to help students to understand the technologies involved in vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure applications including remote controlled laboratories, SCADA system and the ‘internet of things’ (IOT) applications. It is intended to develop the skill set necessary for an educated understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to connected vehicles and connected applications.
After completing this course, students will have detailed knowledge on the technical challenges relating to wireless communications which can enhance the reliability and control of autonomous vehicles.

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE

  • Electrical Engineers
  • Network Design Engineers
  • Plant Engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Control Engineers
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • System Integrators
  • Managers
  • Electronic engineers
  • Designers

 

COURSE OUTLINE

INSTRUMENTATION SYSTEM HISTORY

  • Phases of instrumentation system

 

VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTATION

  • History 
  • Architecture
  • Technology

 

LABVIEW PLATFORM

  • Introduction to LabVIEW
  • Characteristics

 

LABVIEW PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES

  • Virtual instruments in LabVIEW

 

SIGNAL PROCESSING 

  • Fourier Transform
  • Windowing 
  • Filtering

 

INTRODUCTION TO REMOTE LABORATORIES

  • Building blocks of Remote Experiment network
  • An Experiment Server
  • A Media server
  • A Web Server
  • An Access Server
  • A Provider Server
  • Regional and National networks of Remote Labs

 

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING IN REMOTE LABORATORIES

  • List of Client side technologies
  • List of technologies
  • Comparison of two client side technologies

 

REMOTE CONTROLLED LABORATORIES

  • Remote control
  • Remote and virtual Laboratories

 

REMOTE ELECTRONICS EQUIPMENT

  • Electronics equipment
  • VSIR workbench vs Hands-on one
  • Switching matrix
  • Component board
  • Virtual breadboard

 

ILAB SHARED ARCHITECTURE

  • Interactive and Sensor experiments
  • Topology of batched labs
  • Topology of interactive labs
  • NI-ELVIS Web Interface
  • Interface example

 

BACKGROUND TO SCADA

  • Introduction
  • Fundamental principles of Modern SCADA systems
  • SCADA Hardware and Software
  • Typical SCADA system
  • Landlines for SCADA
  • Modern use in SCADA systems

 

SCADA SYSTEMS, HARDWARE AND FIRMWARE

  • SCADA System
  • Distributed control system
  • Programmable logical control 
  • Remote Terminal Unit

 

PROCESS VISUALIZATION

  • Application visualization system
  • General visualization system
  • OpenDX
  • SCIRun

 

THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) TODAY

  • Introduction
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Identification, sensing and communication technologies
  • Middleware

 

IOT APPLICATIONS IN THE INDUSTRY

  • Smart energy and smart grid
  • Value for creation for industry
  • IoT Application requirements
  • IoT Industrial application challenges

 

WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK APPLICATIONS

  • Bluetooth
  • Zigbee
  • Agriculture  applications
  • Cold chain monitoring applications
  • Military applications
  • Environmental applications
  • Industrial and Health applications
  • Smart home applications

 

AUTONOMOUS LAND VEHICLE SYSTEM

  • Mobility
  • Localization
  • Navigation
  • Mission and Task Planning
  • Communication

 

UNMANNED AIR SYSTEMS

  • Systemic Basis of UAS
  • Payload
  • Air Vehicle
  • Navigation system
  • Interfaces

 

AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLES

  • Navigation
  • Power 
  • Application of AUV

 

OBJECT SENSORS FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

  • Ultrasonic Sonars
  • Regular cameras
  • Laser scanners
  • 3D Camera
  • Radars

Investment

Plan Name Investment
Unlimited Access for 2 Years: US$ 249

Instructor

John Lawrence

B.Sc (Hons) M.Sc B.Com (Hons)

 

John is an accomplished and practising Project Manager who has been involved in the mining and oil industries, banking, investment and finance sectors for over 25 years. His extensive Project Management skills have been acquired through various contrasting project types - application development projects, company infrastructure set-up in multi-million dollar technical and mining evaluation systems, IT component company relocations and strategy development.

His adaptive approach to Project Management has proven invaluable to numerous clients - from hands-on to a consultancy capacity relative to key prevailing factors. He has a strong belief in Post Project Reviews and feeding this experience back into new projects. John is particularly enthusiastic about the opportunity in using software tools to improve the management of projects - both engineering and IT based.

In the past 10 years John has concentrated on the areas of Project Management and Technical training with a number of European and North American based companies. His individual style of training and successful transfer of information methods have made him a highly sought after instructor. An inspiring and professional instructor, you will benefit from and enjoy John’s presentations, including Project Management, Technical and Specification Writing, Data Communications and Networking.

 

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