Mechatronics (Scope of Competition)

Recommended Entry Requirements
1. Competitors must:

• Possess technical skills and knowledge in Mechatronics
• Bring their own Modular Production System for the competition

Competition Format
2. This competition is a 2-person team event.

3. Test Projects for the competition are structured by modules/tasks.

4. Competitors are required to:

• Solve logic problems
• Carry out system design
• Assemble a machine according to documentation
• Design a programme for controlling a machine
• Connect a machine to its control system
• Commission the machine to carry out its correct function to solve a series of practical operational problems
• Interpret appropriate forms of technical documentation (e.g. circuits, displacement-step diagram)
• Design electrical and pneumatic circuits by hand or by using commercially available software

Time Allocated
5. 18 hours over 3 days of competition

Technical Description
Download the PDF file here: Mechatronics TD (24 Jan 18)