Mechatronics

 Area: Efficient Electrical Installations

A.T.D. Professional Profile

Introduction

The Advanced Technical Degree in Mechatronics within the area of Efficient Electrical Installations grants the professional competences needed for an efficient performance on a local, regional and national level.

Professional Competences

Professional competences define the skills and attitudes required for the successful development of activities in the academical area, the ability to adapt to new situations as well as the application of accumulated knowledge in the pursuit of a higher academical degree.

Generic Competences:

Skill of analysis and synthesis, basic research skills, individual and social abilities, management skills and second language communication skill.

Specific Competences:

  1. Development and maintenance of automated systems of control, using appropriate technology, according to standards, technical specifications and security to improve and maintain production processes.
    1. Planning Automated and Control Systems considering the technical, economical and regulatory aspects, using information technologies; to guarantee operational availability.
    2. Implementation of automated and control systems considering the pre-established plan, to install, deploy and test the system performance.
    3. Monitor the maintenance of automated and control equipment regarding the norms, standards, technical specifications and maintenance plan, to support the operation of the process.
  2. Development of electrical systems according to standards, technical specifications and security, based on the needs of the process for energy saving of the company.
    1. Diagnose new or existing electrical systems according to the company’s requirements, to improve electrical energy consumption.
    2. Planning installations of new or existing electrical systems that meet regulations and technical needs to contribute to energy saving and comply with company requirements.
    3. Integration of new or existing electrical systems based on technical specifications to increase process efficiency.

     

Job Opportunities

 The Advanced Technical Graduate in Mechatronics within the area of Efficient Electrical Installations will be able to work in:

  • Companies dedicated to the manufacture of electrical and/or electronic systems and components.
  • Companies dedicated to integration of projects of Process Automation.
  • Area of maintenance of automated systems in: chemical and pharmaceutical industries, wood processing, mechanical metal, automotive, textile and clothing, food processing, electrical sector.
  • Companies dedicated to providing specialized General Services

 

Professional Employment

The Advanced Technical Graduate in Mechatronics within the area of Efficient Electrical Installations, can work as:

  • Head of Department.
  • Supervisor of maintenance, area and processes.
  • Assistant in the departments of Design and Engineering.
  • Project Coordinator.
  • Technical support for micro, small and medium enterprises.
  • Entrepreneur.

Engineering Professional Profile

Introduction

The Mechatronics Engineering grants the professional competences needed for an efficient performance on a local, regional and national level.

Professional Competences

Professional competencies are the skills and attitudes that allow the Engineer to develop activities in his professional area, to adapt to new situations, as well as to transfer, if necessary, his knowledge, skills and attitudes to nearby professional areas.

Generic Competences:

Skill of analysis and synthesis, basic research skills, individual and social abilities, management skills and second language communication skill.

Specific Competences:

  1. Development of automation and control projects, through the design, administration and application of new technologies to meet the needs of the productive sector.
    1. Designing of electrical, mechanical and electronic systems through inclusive projects to automate and control productive processes.
    2. Management of Human, material and energy resources considering the planning and conservation requirements of an Automation and control system, through the project management methodology for the effective implementation of the project.
    3. Direction of inclusive projects of electrical, mechanical and electronic systems by means of the development and maintenance plan for its efficient implementation in automation and control systems.

Job Opportunities

The Mechatronics Engineer will be able to work in:

  • Public and private companies dedicated to industrial production processes.
  • Companies that are concessionaires of automatic equipment, robotic machines and sale of parts.
  • Our own design, development and maintenance company for mechatronic industrial systems in automation and control.

 

Professional Employment

The Mechatronics Engineer, can work as:

  • Design Engineer of Mechatronic Systems in Automation and Control.
  • Advisor of Integration of Automatics and Control Systems Projects.
  • Researcher and Developer of Automation Technology.

Syllabus

A.T.D.

First Term

  • Mathematics
  • Informatics
  • Static and Dynamic Fundamentals
  • Productive Processes
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Oral and Written Expression
  • Sociocultural Education I
  • English I

Second Term

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Sensors
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Electric Engine Control
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  • Dimensional Elements
  • Sociocultural Education II
  • English II

Third Term

  • Sistemas de Control Automático
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Digital Systems
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Planning of Automation Projects
  • Inclusive I
  • Sociocultural Education III
  • English III

Fourth Term

  • Programming Language
  • Linear Systems for Automation
  • Digital Systems II
  • Analogical Devices
  • Electrical Circuit Analysis
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Sociocultural Education IV
  • English IV

 

Fifth Term

  • Visual Programming
  • Automated Systems Integration
  • Microcontrollers for Instrumentation and Control
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Oral and Written Expression II
  • Inclusive II
  • English V

Sixth Term

  • Internship in the Productive Sector

Engineering

Seventh Term

  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Industrial Electricity
  • English VI
  • Applied Calculation
  • Time Management

Eighth Term

  • Applied Differential Equations
  • Mechanics for Automation
  • Planning and Labor Organization
  • English VII
  • Engine Control
  • Elective Course I

Ninth Term

  • Statistical Control of Processes
  • Automatic Control
  • Project Management
  • High Performance Equipment Management
  • Mechanical Systems
  • English VII
  • Elective Course II

Tenth Term

  • Advanced Logical Control
  • Flexible Manufacturing Systems
  • Digital Programmable Devices
  • Inclusive
  • Business Negotiation
  • English XI

Eleventh Term

  •  Internship in the Productive Sector

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