Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C-" or better in ((ECE 5221 OR ECE 6221) AND Full Majors status in (Electrical Engineering OR Computer Engineering).
Description
Meets with ECE 6233. This course covers various micro actuators complementing the other course of Micro Sensors, ECE 5231/6231. It builds on ECE 5221/6221, Fundamentals of Micromachining. Topics include definitions, categorization, operation, and applications of various micro actuators. Particular, this course covers an introduction to basic mechanics, electrostatic, electromagnetic, piezoelectric, thermal, pneumatic, resonant actuators as well as other devices that are not covered in the micro sensors class. Registration for a weekly lab (1) is required. Extra work is required of those who registered in 6000 level.