Notes for ME 345 — Mechatronics

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Basic electronics

HH Section 1.2: voltage, current, and resistance
HH Section 1.3: signals
HH Section 1.4: capacitors and general circuit analysis
HH Section 1.5: inductors and transformers
HH Section 1.7: impedance and reactance
HH Section 1.8: putting it all together–an AM radio
  • You must read this section. No notes will be provided.
HH Section 1.9: other passive components
  • You must read this section. No notes will be provided.
HH Section 1.6: diodes and diode circuits

Introduction to system dynamics

RW Chapter 1: Introduction
RW Chapter 2: Energy and power flow in state-determined systems

Modeling within each energy domain

RW Chapter 3: Summary of one-port primitive elements
RW Chapter 4: Formulation of system models
RW Chapter 5: State equation formulation

Modeling among multiple energy domains

RW Chapter 6: Energy-transducing system elements

Transistors and op-amps

Operational methods

RW Chapter 7: Operational methods for linear systems

System analysis & response

RW Chapter 8: System properties & solution techniques
RW Chapter 9: First- & second-order system response