Unit I

Review of Basic electrical circuits. Op-amps and their applications.

Unit II

Signal conditioning. Filters. Introduction to digital logic and microprocessor families.

Unit III

Peripheral chips. Study of any one family in depth.

Unit IV

Introduction to Digital control System. Models of microprocessor based systems.

Unit V

Electrical actuators and their interfaces to microprocessors. Sizing of actuators. Elements of power electronics.


1. David G. Alciatore and Michael B. Histand, Intoduction to Mechatronics and Measurement systems, 2nd edition, McGrawHill, ISBN 007-240241-5, 2003.
2. Kuo, B.C., Digital control Systems, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, 1992.
3. Component manufacturers data sheets and application notes from the web.
4. MIT lectures.