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Mechatronics engineering at University of Western Australia (UWA) - Australia

    The University of Western Australia
    35 Stirling Highway
    Crawley, Perth
    Western Australia 6009
    Phone (+61 8) 6488 3061
    Email: enquiries-ecm@uwa.edu.au

Mechatronics engineers design and maintain machinery with electronic and computer control systems, such as aircraft, robots, motor vehicles, cameras, power generators and mining and chemical plant machinery.

Mechatronics Engineers:

    - design, develop, maintain and manage high-technology engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks
    - apply mechatronic or automated solutions to the transfer of material, components or finished goods
    - apply advanced electronic control systems, which are usually computer-driven
    - design and assist in the manufacture of consumer products, such as cameras and video recorders
    - apply electronic and mechanical processes and computers to tasks where the use of human labour may be dangerous (e.g. underwater exploration, mining or forestry)
    - carry out studies into the feasibility, cost implications and performance benefits of new mechatronic equipment.
You'll learn to:
  • work in advanced manufacturing, mechatronics, digital systems, microprocessors and embedded systems, factory automation, manufacturing and automotive industries
  • design digital and embedded systems
  • develop code for automation and robotics applications
  • integrate software, electronic hardware and mechanical systems to perform a specified function

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