Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Minor in Mechatronics

This in-depth program seeks to generate the necessary competencies for the analysis of mechatronic systems.

This minor is aimed at students of the Major in Mechanical Engineering who wish to deepen their understanding in the critical analysis of the design and operation of mechatronic systems and propose improvements to optimize their function in collaboration with specialists in mechanical, electronic and computer engineering.

Required Courses

  • ICM2003 Electromechanical Systems


Approve 10 credits from each of the following areas:

Area 1: Programming

  • IIC2115 Programming as a Tool for Engineering
  • IIC2233 Advanced Programming

Area 2: Signal Processing

  • IEE2123 Electrical Circuits
  • IEE2103 Signals and Systems
  • IEE2713 Digital Systems

Area 3: Mechatronic Applications

  • ICM2132 Astronautics
  • ICM2982 Thermal Machines Laboratory
  • IEE2213 Electrical Machines
  • IEE2413 Electronics

Area 4: Hands On (Application) (*)

  • ICM2316 Graphic Design
  • ICM2981 Directed Personal Work
  • ICM2986 or ICM2985 or ICM2987 Research or Project
  • IIC2685 Mobile Robotics
  • IEE2183 Electrical Measurements Laboratory
  • IEE2273 Electrical Machines Lab

(*) In the case of taking a 5-credit course, a second course of the same credit must be approved to complete the 10 credits in the area.

The list of courses is subject to modifications according to the academic planning in effect at the time of course registration. Remember to always be informed of the latest updates to the Study Programs.