Mechatronics Field - laboratories

Department of Mechatronics
Laboratories

1.    Rohde & Schwarz Reference Laboratory – Electrotechnics and Electronics Laboratory
2.    Process Automation Laboratory
3.    Phoenix Contact Measurements and Automatics Laboratory
4.    Drone laboratory
5.    NI ELVIS (Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite) Laboratory
6.    Industry Automation Laboratory
7.    FESTO FACT (Festo Authorized and Certified Training Center) Laboratory
8.    Rexroth Hydraulics Laboratory
9.    Industry 4.0 Laboratory
10.    Robotics Laboratory
11.    Mechatronics Yard 
12.    Building Mechatronics Research Laboratory
13.    Renewable Energy Research Laboratory
14.    Measurement Data Collection and Business Intelligence Center
15.    Motion Control and Electrical Drive Systems Laboratory

Rohde & Schwarz Reference Laboratory – Electrotechnics and Electronics Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Darai Gyula)

The lab’s goal:
For the mechatronics engineer, mechanical engineer, and food engineering courses’ students to gain eletrotechnical and electronical hands on experience and gain more knowledge in the following subjects framework: electro techniques and electronics, programming and digital techniques, electrical machines.

The lab’s competence:
The lab’s main compete first of all is the measurement of electrical mass in mechatronics, in mechanics, and chemical industry with applied analogous and digital circuits. The current circuits are made by the students, thus adding to their hands on experience by this. There are furthermore possibilities of examining passive and active parts, analogue and digital circuits’ understanding, current circuit troubleshooting practice. Teaching in the lab takes place in Hungarian and English. The lab helps the course’s research tasks as well. The lab helps to research and improve: regarding the research about intelligent buildings taking place at our department, and also the planning and improvement of electric cars. The main research tasks are about the planning of power supply for vehicles, the improvement of the charging technique of the battery, planning and building of dashboard.

The lab’s sponsors and partners:
Rohde & Schwarz

The lab’s main equipment, tools:
The lab contains 8 measurement places, on these a total of 16 students can work at the same time and do measurements.

The first station’s instrumentation:
-    1 piece 2 canaliculated, 35 MHz oscilloscope,
-    1 piece 2 or 10 MHz functions generator,
-    1 piece concurrent, dual power supply,
-    2 piece 3 ½ or 4 ½  digits multimeter,
-    1 piece measuring suitcase,
-    and fixture basis.


Process Automatisation Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: István Nagy)

The lab’s goal:
Teaching and researching of processes based on industrial liquid current. Researching of closed and open system’s control.

The lab’s competence:
Introducing linear elements of process control with the support of industrial flow model.
Getting to know linear process control’s elements with the help of industrial technical waves.

The lab’s sponsors and partners:
-    FESTO Didactic Kft.

The lab’s main equipment:
-    MPS PA Filtration Station 
-    MPS PA Mixing Station 
-    MPS PA Reactor Station 
-    MPS PA Bottling Station
The 4 work stations containing units attachable to each other are fit in the industry for filtrating, mixing, reacting, bottling, measuring qualitative and technological data. For teaching purposes it is also fit to measure heat and waves, open and closed cyclical control, automatisation examination and teaching.

 

Phoenix Contact Measurement and Automatisation Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: István Nagy)

The lab’s goal:
Getting to know the basics of control technology and regulatory processes, acquiring knowledge through practice.
Introducing linear process control’s elements with students. Preparing the engineering students to solve measurement technical problems by themselves.

The lab’s sponsors and partners:
-    FESTO Didactic Kft.
-    Phoenix Contact Kft.
-    NI Hungary Kft.
The lab’s competence:
Teaching control and regulationtechnology.
Getting to know the Control, conditioning, control technical, PLC technical, mechatronics, choosing sensor elements, build-up, functioning with the students.
Getting to know the measurement data collection tasks, with the use of National Instruments data collection system.
The lab’s main equipment, tools:
In the lab there are 9 measuring places, on these a total of 18 students can measure at the same time. In the lab the students can measure using the following tools:
Computers, PLC’s, sensors, relay box, power supplies, oscolliscoups, generators, multimeters, FESTO TP 1011 electronical measurement module, FESTO TP 1012 digital measurement module, FESTO TOP 1013 conditioning technical measurement module, FESTO building supervision, force modules, FESTO Robotino, NI mechatronical sensor kit measurement module, NI DC motor measurement module, NI HVAC measurement module, NI data gatherer system.

 

Drone Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Kornél Sarvajcz)

The purpose of the laboratory:
Understand and research the unmanned aerial vehicles (Drones) 

The competencies of the laboratory:
Research, development and utilization of unmanned aerial vehicles.

The supporters and partners of the laboratory:
The lab is established and operates with the support of HungaroControl Hungarian Navigation Services Pte Ltd. Co.

The main equipment and tools of the laboratory: 
In this laboratory are three types of drones (quad copters). These drones differ in size and flight performance. The smallest drone is a Eachine H8 mini which is used for basic training to understand basic controls on a quad copter and for demonstration purposes. The middle sized drone is a fully self-developed quad copter which is capable to carry different sensors and perform various research and development tasks with the mentioned equipment. The biggest drone is a DJI inspire 1 which represents the professional level as a reference. The drones have professional chargers and batteries with safe storage containers for the batteries. The laboratory is equipped with high performance computers for running simulations on different frame designs and engine simulations to insure a safe flight with the drones.  

 

NI ELVIS (Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite) laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Kornél Sarvajcz):

The purpose of the laboratory:
The education and training of the NI ELVIS (Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite) system, also conducting researches using the said system.

The competencies of the laboratory:
Development, education and research on NI devices.

The supporters and partners of the laboratory:
The laboratory was established and operates with the support of National Instruments Hungary Ltd and the HURO-0901/028/ 2.3.1. „E-Laboratory Practical Teaching for Applied Engineering Sciences” tender.

The main equipment and tools of the laboratory:
The laboratory was established by the National Instruments Hungary Ltd. It provides 10 workstations suitable for measurements with NI ELVIS I, II and II+ devices. The laboratory has enough room for 20 students to work at a time. The NI ELVIS (Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite) product line - developed and produced by the company National Instruments - is unique on the market. It is a computer based designing and prototyping workstation, developed specifically with the purpose of the practical education of physics and engineering classes. As a result of this design mindset, the device combines every function required for a measurement laboratory. The NI ELVIS is capable of efficient and spectacular testing of simple electrical circuits. The device can be used in tasks where measurements need to be done on circuits assembled on a breadboard. It makes tests involving multiple measuring instruments convenient. The laboratory provides opportunity for work with further NI data acquisition devices (myDAQ, cRIO, USB DAQ, etc.) in projects or research tasks.

 

 

Industry Automation Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Emese Bánóczy - Sarvajcz)

Purpose of the laboratory:
Teaching industrial controls for mechatronics engineering students by means of small and medium PCs and realizing real industrial processes on Twido demonstration tables built with PLCs of type M340. 
Applying regulation of driving technical models by programming frequency changers (ATV11, ATV31 and ATV71) can be realized.
The students can examine complex engineering duties by connecting operating models into the network. The laboratory also deals with the education and research of building control systems.

Competence of the laboratory:
The laboratory is suitable for the following activities:
•    Teaching industrial controls by means of small and medium PCs and realizingrealindustrialprocessesonTwidodemonstrationtablesbuiltwithPLCs of type M340.
•    Regulation of driving technical models by programming frequency changers (ATV11, ATV31 and ATV71).
•    Complex engineering duties by connecting operating models into the network.

Our partners:
Schneider Electric Hungary Ltd

Equipment in the laboratory:
•    TAC system for realizing a complete building supervision (TAC 302, 422, 731, 100, 452, 511 OPC panel) and terrain tools,
•    let-in/let-out and camera system controlled by an Andover system,
•    the laboratory is officially informed about any development carried out by Schneider Electric Hungary Ltd and given a sample of its products.

 

FESTO F.A.C.T. Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Dr. János TÓTH)

Purpose of the laboratory:
Training of the most advanced pneumatic systems in the industry, pneumatic research.

Competence of the laboratory:
Based on the themes of FESTO Didactic Kft. Pneumatics, electropneumatics, hydraulics, electrohydraulics, PLC technique, drive technology, mechatronic sensors.

Our partners:
The lab achieved the support of FESTO Didactic Kft.

Equipment in the laboratory:
In the laboratory at 7 metering place can work 14 students. One workplace has a personal computer as well as the tools necessary to teach different materials, both theoretical and practical.
To learn practical skills, there are various tutorials, tutorials and student manuals available in the lab.
The elements used in the industry are built on the measuring palaces,
which include a compressor / hydraulic power supply for operation, electrical switchboard, and to ensure the storage of the items. The devices provide straight line, contour, complex movements, forces and torques and pneumatic / hydraulic actuators.
Includes units required for practical pneumatics / hydraulics research, which are suitable for teaching, researching and receiving PLC units for electro-pneumatics / hydraulics, proportional techniques.

 

Rexroth Hydraulics and Control Technology Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Dr. János TÓTH)

Purpose of the laboratory:
Training of the most advanced hydraulic and control engineering systems in the industry, conducting hydraulic research.

Competence of the laboratory:
Training hydraulics topics based on the BOSCH-Rexroth and FESTO Didactic themes.

Our partners:
The laboratory was supported by BOSCH-Rexroth Kft.

Equipment in the laboratory:
Two-sided hydraulic rack system supports two separate work surfaces, which allows modular placement of the various educational and research tools.
Two separate electropneumatic manipulators with 3 or 4 degrees of freedom.
The hydraulic tools in the lab have the same function as those used in the industry. They include hydraulic and electrohydraulic working cylinders, hydromotors, measuring cylinders, electric and manual actuators, pressure limiters, throttle elements, accumulators, distribution units, manometers and connectingpipes.
Required for mobile hydraulics research,a control block corresponding to the techniques applied on mobile phones, an axial piston hydromotor, a pilot control device (for load-dependent control), a load simulator is part of thetraining. Debug Kit. A set of defective items that fit all scaffolding and basic sets in each parameter. The technical contents of the defective components are incorrect hydraulic and electrohydraulic elements.

 

Industrial 4.0 Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Dr. Husi Géza)

The lab’s purpose:
Simulation of industrial systems and its integration in a virtual environment. Control of industrial robots through networks. Planning and supplying of cyber physical systems. Study of HMI systems and managing programme optimisations. Surveillance of industrial robots through networks connected to the system.
Planning of re-configurable systems through industrial controller. Planning and evaluation of production systems through Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technologies. Creating industrial simulations for the given product to be manufactured.

The lab’s competence:
Evaluation and simulation of industrial robot systems in a simulation environment. Evaluations are to be made in a virtual space. Real-Time simulations to be compared to the functioning real hardware,  analyse the differences. 3D models optimisation to decrease the requestment of the simulation system. Physical and mechanical simulations for given robot types. Simulation and designing of unique type of robots. Steps to creating HMI systems for control reasons.

The lab’s sponsors and partners:
The lab is sponsored by Kuka Robotics Hungária Ipari Kft, ABB Mérnöki, Kereskedelmi and Szolgáltató Kft,  Robot-X Hungary Kft,  also by Flexlink Systems Kft.

Main components and tools of the lab:
In the lab there are 16 robot workshops and 32 students can work at the same time. In the lab there is a TTT Q-bot which has 3 axis multitasking robot, one KR5arc KUKA industrial robot, one KR5Sxx KUKA teaching robot, and one robot built in a factory cell with a contractor connected to the SONY SCARA SRX-611 can be found. The robots are connected by a Flexlink X45e conveyor. FANUC M-1iA 0.5A picking-and-placing robot.
For teaching we have available another 8 pieces of LEGO MINDSTORM robots and 16 self made Fischertechnik production line made out of batteries, and FESTO Robotino robot.

 

Robotics Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Dr.HusiGéza)

The lab’s purpose:
Teaching of industrial material handling and assembly robots. Doing research regarding the robotisation of industrial systems. Image processing tasks to be done by using picking-and-placing robots. Use and control of conveyor built around the robot arm. Program designing and configuration tasks in HMI systems. Research regarding the production process optimisation-analysation. Planning and using of gripping systems with rapid prototype technology. CIM systems teaching and integration possibilities research.

The lab’s competence:
KUKA industrial welder/material handling use and control of robots. Create image processing and robot programming tasks of picking-and-placing robot FANUC. Application of Scara assembly unit with the use of conveyor systems. Verifications to be made regarding the functioning of the robot system’s.
Human machine communication analysis, in intelligent spaces where humans and robots are together, and work together.

The lab’s sponsors and partners:
The lab is sponsored byKuka Robotics HungáriaIpariKft, the ABB Mérnöki, KereskedelmiésSzolgáltatóKft,  the Robot-X Hungary Kft, and the Flexlink Systems Kft.

The lab’s equipment, tools:
In the lab there are 16 robot workshops and 32 students can work at the same time. In the lab there is a TTT Q-bot which has 3 axis multitasking robot, one KR5arc KUKA industrial robot, one KR5Sxx KUKA teaching robot, and one robot built in a factory cell with a contractor connected to the SONY SCARA SRX-611 can be found. The robots are connected by a Flexlink X45e conveyor. FANUC M-1iA 0.5Apicking-and-placing robot.
For teaching we have available another 8 pieces of LEGO MINDSTORM robots and 16 self made Fischertechnik production line made out of batteries, and FESTO Robotino robot.

In the lab we have the KUKA.Sim Pro software which can be used for the offline programming and simulation of KUKA-Robots

 

Mechatronics Yard 
(Laboratory leader: Kornél Sarvajcz)

The purpose of the laboratory:
The purpose of the yard for the students is to acquire competence in the use of special tools and equipment. The workshop provides proper equipment for assembling and learning the assembly of different mechatronics systems.

The competencies of the laboratory:
The students can gain experience how to use tools and assemble systems.

The main equipment and tools of the laboratory:
The inventory of the mechatronics yard includes several tools required to assembe and operate different mechatronics systems. The equipment consists of sets of precision pliers and screwdrivers, cable and snap pliers, precision drill tower and digital electronic microscope, insulated pliers and screwdrivers, wire strippers, cable cutters and crimping tools.
There are also tools necessary for work with printed circuit boards. Tools suitable for planting THT (through-hole) and SMD (surface mounted) components; different pliers, soldering station with various soldering tips and desoldering station.
There is a computer controlled milling machine used for fabricating printed circuit boards. 
The equipment of the workshop greatly advances the skills of mechatronics engineering students with special tools.

 

Building Mechatronics Research Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Dr. Péter Tamás Szemes)

Purpose of the laboratory:
The goal of the laboratory is the elaboration of methods for carrying out intelligent evaluation of measurements, intervention and planning, in the areas of building automation (BAS) and building energy management (BMS). The international research carried out in the laboratory promotes the activity of practicing planners, operators and builders so that they can use more efficient building engineering and building supervision systems from an energetic aspect. This international research ensures that buildings meet the comfort feeling of inhabitants, especially their special requirements in case environmental conditions differ from normal circumstances.

The competence of the laboratory includes the integrated parts of building automation, building supervision and security techniques, including the operation of necessary sensors, regulators and interveners, which is defined as building mechatronics. Our researchers have a wide-ranging theoretical and practical experience in automation of building engineering systems of intelligent grounds, elaboration of their support by means of building information technology, as well as the elaboration of objectives relating to the cost-saving intelligent automation of systems.

Competence of the laboratory:
The laboratory was established thanks to the EU-funded project “HURO/0802/155_AFA „Hungarian-Rumanian Research and Development Platform for Supporting the Building of Intelligent Buildings” and with the cooperation of the European Regional Development Fund. Pieces of apparatus utilizing renewable energy were built with the cooperation of ENERGOTEST Ltd, while the measuring and automation objectives have been realized by means of instruments and pieces of software of National Instruments. 

Our partners:
No active partners are in charge.
The laboratory was developed with help of Energotest Ltd. (http://www.energotest.eu

Equipment in the laboratory:
The construction and embodiment of the apparatus manufactured individually and installed in the laboratory promotes access to teaching, research, presentation and measurement.
- Hot-water supply system
- Vacuum-tube solar collector (1000W).
- Flat solar collectors: Hybrid, PVT, Photovoltaic-Thermal panels, in-house development
- Buffer stores
- 6 pcs of solar cells (PV) to be used for research
- Rotating stand for sun tracking feature of PV and solar arrays.

 

Renewable Energy Research Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Dr. Péter Tamás Szemes)

Purpose of the laboratory:
The purpose of the laboratory to introduce basic principles and technologies of renewable energy utilisation for buildings and indoor heating, cooling and electrical energy consumption.
Hybrid multi-circular, modular heat-pump system is operated in this laboratory. This system is also suitable for filling air, water and other heat transmitting medium (anti-freezing, thermo-oil, salt solution). Its embodiment also enables the application for two-pump and/or soil-sound, pelvis systems or systems to be realized by using large-sized stores. Besides carrying out energetic measurements the heat-pump system is also suitable for carrying out measurements,regarding the scaling of the heat pump by changing different parameters (e.g. use of oil, pressure degrees, temperature degrees, quality of gas). The maximum gas content of a heat pump circle is 2.99 kg. Apparatuses are integrated into the appropriate part of the building and so its application for a flat having an area of 60 m², a smaller office-block or smaller industrial facility.

Competence of the laboratory:
The laboratory was established thanks to the EU-funded project “HURO/0802/155_AFA „Hungarian-Rumanian Research and Development Platform for Supporting the Building of Intelligent Buildings” and with the cooperation of the European Regional Development Fund. Pieces of apparatus utilizing renewable energy were built with the cooperation of ENERGOTEST Ltd, while the measuring and automation objectives have been realized by means of instruments and pieces of software of National Instruments. 

Our partners:
No active partners are in charge.
The laboratory was developed with help of Energotest Ltd. (http://www.energotest.eu)

Equipment in the laboratory:
- Water-Air Heat pump with storage tanks,
- PV and solar panels to support the operation of laboratory equipment,
- Various sensors to measure air and water temperature, humidity, heat, volume and mass flow,
- Various automation controller: freely programmable field devices for thermal zone control,
- Various heat and electrical loads to realize different energy consumption profiles

 

Measurement Data Collection and Business Intelligence Centre
(Laboratory leader: Dr. Péter Tamás Szemes)

Purpose of the laboratory:
Purpose of the laboratory is to introduce theory and technologies of big data management, and data analysis. Big Data Systems are very common nowadays to collect and store large amount of data generated by customers’ activity, manufacturing, or market transactions. Our laboratory applies cutting edge ICT technologies for data analysis technologies.

Competence of the laboratory:
-    Data modelling for engineering applications, field and manufacturing oriented data acquisition,
-    High data throughput collection hardware and software middleware technology,
-    Automatic and expert-driven data analysis and classification,
-    Automatic report generation for different non-IT experts,

Our partners:
No active partners are in charge.
The laboratory was developed with help of Seacon Europe Ltd. (http://www.seacon.hu

Equipment in the laboratory:
-    High availability data storage technology based on Microsoft and/or Oracle.
-    MS SQL database system on HP server
-    Oracle ODA server, Oracle Database Appliance server
-    Oracle and Linux based application server

 

Motion Control and Electrical Drive Systems Laboratory
(Laboratory leader: Dr. Péter Tamás Szemes)

Purpose of the laboratory:
Purpose of the laboratory is to introduce theory and technologies of intelligent drive systems, what is widely used in the industry and automation. The laboratory puts its focus to the industrial applications of digital servo drive system.

Competence of the laboratory:
-    Position, speed control of various electro-mechanical energy converter,
-    Digital control electronics: FPGA and CPU based control system from various manufacturer
-    NI PXI system for drive system development under LabView
-    NI ELVIS system for electronics and electrical circuit development
-    Various instruments from HAMEG, for electronics development and measurement
-    EMC measurements and compliance tests are possible up to 3GHz. Cooperation with Rohde & Schwarz Reference Laboratory.

Our partners:
No active partners are in charge.
The laboratory was developed with help of Energotest Ltd. (http://www.energotest.eu) and Rohde & Schwarz Ltd. (https://www.rohde-schwarz.com

Equipment in the laboratory:
- Various motor, electromechanical energy converters, power range of 10W to 5kW: stepping motors, brush and brushless DC motors, induction motors and synchronous motors.
- Various servo drive system: induction and synchronous motor based servomechanism,
- Variable Speed Drives, for induction motors

Updated: 2017.11.29.


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