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    Mechatronics

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    The element14 ESSENTIALS of Mechatronics is an introduction to mechatronics technology, including its processes, systems, and applications. This supplementary guide discusses the types of related components used.

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    Stepper Motor Control EVM

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    The KITXMC1300IFX9201TOBO1 is a stepper motor control shield based on Infineon's IFX9201 H-bridge and XMC1300 Series microcontroller. It is capable of driving two coils in a stepper motor in a dual-H-bridge configuration. Micro-stepping of the stepper motor can be achieved using internal comparators. Operational amplifiers adapt the motor current sense signal to the microcontroller's input levels.

    Compatible with Arduino Uno R3

    Capable of high performance current control

    Microstepping degree can be adjusted by software

    Overtemperature shut down with latch behaviour and undervoltage shut down of power section

     

    XMC 750 Watt Motor Control Application Kit

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    The XMC 750 Watt Motor Control Application Kit features a power board with an off-the-grid supply, input filter, active PFC, and high switching frequency IGBTs to turn on a 3-Phase drive. Both CPU Cards (XMC1300 and XMC4400 Drive Cards) provide galvanic isolation for the debug interface to guarantee safe operation during software development.

    3 Phase Power Inverter 750W

    Power supply with line filter, NTC bypass relay and PFC circuitry

    3 phase bridge realized with discrete IGBTs (IKD10N60R)

    PFC control via control IC (ICE3PCS02), MCU or disabled

    Drive Card XMC1300

    XMC1302 (ARM® Cortex-M0-based) Microcontroller, 200 kByte on-chip Flash, TSSOP38

    1 set of combined hall sensor and encoder interfaces

    Drive Card XMC4400

    XMC4400 (ARM® Cortex-M4-based) Microcontroller, 512 kByte on-chip Flash, LQFP100

    2 sets of combined hall sensor and encoder interfaces

    Multi feedback interface connectors for connection of resolver circuitry, UART, SPI, I2C, USB, etc.

     

    XMC4800 Relax EtherCAT® Kit

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    The XMC4800 Relax EtherCAT® Kit is assembled with an XMC4800 and a top-mounted XMC EtherCAT® Phy Board. It's a complete development kit for EtherCAT slave devices. The XMC4800 is powerful and functional enough to make the board an option for the development of EtherCAT® slaves such as servo drives and intelligent I/O devices.

    XMC4800-F144 MCU based on ARM® Cortex®-M4 integrated EtherCAT® slave controller

    On-board debugger

    Power over USB

    ESD and reverse current protection

    Real time clock crystal

    Quad SPI flash, microSD card slot, Ethernet PHY and RJ45 jack

     

    iMOTION MADK platform (Power Board)

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    The EVALM10565DTOBO1 is a power board, featuring  a complete power stage to drive a 3-phase motor powered by an IRSM505-065DA2 µIPM DIP. The IRSM505-065DA2 is a 2.6A, 500V Integrated Power Module (IPM) designed for advanced appliance motor drive applications such as energy efficient fans and pumps. The EVAL-M1-05-65D evaluation board is a part of the iMOTION Modular application design kit for drives (iMOTION MADK). It provides a single-phase AC-connector, rectifier, DC-link and 3-phase output for power.

    Power stage to drive 3-phase motor

    Standardized iMOTION MADK M1 platform interface

    230V grid

    Emitter-shunts for current sensing and a voltage divider for DC-link voltage measurement

     

    iMOTION MADK platform (Control Board)

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    The EVAL-M1-101T evaluation control board is a part of the iMOTION Modular Application Design Kit for drives. The MADK platform is intended to use various power stages with different control boards. In order to run a motor, the mating power board is required to interface this evaluation board. It provides solutions for sensorless control of permanent magnet motors over the full speed range.

    Complete kit for running any permanent magnet motor via sensorless sinusoidal control

    3.3V (default) or 5V VDD power supply

    Micro-USB connector and on-board debugger isolated by digital isolator

    Capable of 3-phase and type 3 of 2-phase modulation

    PCB size is 65 x 45 mm

     

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    AURIX 32-bit microcontroller

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    The TC275TP64F200NDCKXUMA1 is an Infineon AURIX microcontroller. Its multi-core architecture—based on up to six independent 32-bit TriCore CPUs at 300 MHz—has been designed for safety and performance. Using the  AURIX scalable platform, developers can implement applications like motor control and drives, PLCs, or any other automation application. AURIX has enhanced communication capabilities to support communication between CAN, LIN, FlexRay and Ethernet buses.

    Up to six TriCore  with up to 300 MHz per core and DSP functionality

    Supports floating point and fixed point with all cores

    Up to 6.9 MB of internal RAM and up to 16 MB of flash

    Follows SIL/ IEC61508 to support safety requirements up to ASIL-D

     

    Motor Driver/Controller IC

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    The IMC100 is a family of highly integrated ICs for the control of variable speed drives. It integrates both the required hardware and software to perform control of a permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM).

    Motion Control Engine (MCE) as a ready-to-use solution for variable speed drives

    Field oriented control (FOC) for permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM)

    Space vector PWM with sinusoidal commutation and integrated protection features

    Current sensing via single or leg shunt

    Sensorless operation

    Flexible host interface options for motor control commands: UART, PWM, or analog input signal

     

    Motor Driver/Controller, Three Phase AC

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    The IM818MCCXKMA1 is a component in the CIPOS Maxi IM818 product group used to control three phase AC motors and permanent magnet motors in variable speed drives applications such as low power motor drives (GPI, Servo drives), pumps, fan drives, and active filters for HVAC. It is also used in power applications that need good thermal performance and electrical isolation, as well as EMI and overload protection.

    Fully isolated Dual In-Line molded module

    1200V TRENCHSTOP IGBT4

    Rugged 1200V SOI gate driver technology with stability against transient and negative voltage

    Integrated bootstrap functionality

    Built-in NTC thermistor for temperature monitor

    Under-voltage lockout at all channels

    Cross-conduction prevention

    Programmable fault clear timing and enable input

     

    Half-Bridge Module, Motor Driver/Controller

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    IRSM807-045MH is a 4A, 500V half-bridge module designed for advanced appliance motor drive applications such as energy efficient fans and pumps. IR's technology offers an extremely compact, high performance half-bridge topology in an isolated package. This advanced IPM offers a combination of IR's low RDS(on) Trench FREDFET technology and the industry benchmark half-bridge high voltage, rugged driver in a small PQFN package. At only 8x9mm and featuring integrated bootstrap functionality, the compact footprint of this surface mount package makes it suitable for applications that are space-constrained. IRSM807-045MH functions without a heat sink.

    Integrated gate drivers and bootstrap functionality

    Suitable for sinusoidal or trapezoidal modulation

    Low RDS(on) Trench FREDFET

    Under-voltage lockout for both channels

    Matched propagation delay for all channels

    Optimized dV/dt for loss and EMI trade offs

    3.3V input logic compatible

    Active high HIN and LIN

    Isolation 1500VRMS min

     

    System Basis Chip

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    The TLE94613ESV33XUMA1 is a System Basis Chip featuring high integration and performance at an optimized cost for various automotive applications. It combines voltage supplies such as an LDO or DC-DC converter with up to 750mA, communication interfaces with CAN transceiver, a Flexible Data-Rate up to 5Mbit/s according to ISO 11898-2:2016, and LIN transceiver as well as supervision features (Wake input, Watchdog, Reset, Interrupt, Fail Output).

    Very low quiescent current consumption in Stop- and Sleep Mode

    Periodic Cyclic Wake in SBC Normal-, Stop- and Sleep Mode

    Low-Drop Linear Voltage Regulator 3.3 V, 150 mA (250 mA peak) for main supply

    Low-Drop Linear Voltage Regulator 5 V, 100 mA, protection feature for off-board usage

    High-Speed CAN transceiver supporting FD communication up to 5 Mbit/s and featuring CAN Partial

    Fully compliant to “Hardware Requirements for LIN, CAN and FlexRay Interfaces in Automotive Applications” Revision 1.3, 2012-05-04

    General Purpose High-Voltage in- and output (GPIO) configurable as Fail Output, Wake Input, Low-Side switch or High-Side switch

    High-Voltage Measurement function as alternate pin assignment

    Overtemperature and short circuit protection feature

    Wide input voltage and temperature range

     

    Thyristor Module

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    The TT162N14KOFHPSA1 is a 34 mm PowerBLOCK Thyristor Module for Phase Control. It is designed and assembled with highly reliable pressure contact technology using an isolated copper base plate.

    Industrial standard package

    Electrically insulated baseplate

    Fail safe

    Preventing arcing on fail

    Fuseless design possible due to high overload capability

     

    eupec EconoBRIDGE Thyristor Module

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    The TDB6HK124N16RRBOSA1 is a eupec EconoBRIDGE 1600V Half-Controlled Bridge Module with Brake Chopper and NTC for a more compact converter design.

    SCR Module Type: Bridge Rectifier, Three Phase – SCR

    2.5 kV AC 1min Insulation

    Al2O3 Substrate with Low Thermal Resistance

    High Power Density

    High mechanical robustness

    Isolated copper base plate

    Solder Contact Technology

    RoHS compliant

     

    Single Channel Photovoltaic Isolator

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    The PVI5050NSPBF is a 1-channel 4-pin surface-mount Photovoltaic Isolator that generates an electrically isolated DC voltage upon receipt of a DC input signal. It is capable of directly driving gates of power MOSFETs or IGBTs. It utilizes a monolithic integrated circuit photovoltaic generator of novel construction as its output. The output is controlled by radiation from a gallium-aluminum-arsenide (GaAlAs) light emitting diode (LED), which is optically isolated from the photovoltaic generator. It is ideally suited for applications requiring high-current or high-voltage switching with optical isolation between the low-level driving circuitry and high-energy or high-voltage load circuits.

    Isolated voltage source

    Monolithic construction

    Solid-state reliability

    Up to 8µA output

     

    Dual Channel Photovoltaic Isolator

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    The PVI5033R Photovoltaic Isolator is a dual-channel, opto-isolated driver capable of directly driving gates of power MOSFETs or IGBTs. It utilizes a monolithic integrated circuit photovoltaic generator of novel construction as its output. The output is controlled by radiation from a gallium-aluminum-arsenide (GaAlAs) light emitting diode (LED) which is optically isolated from the photovoltaic generator. The PVI5033R is ideally suited for applications requiring high-current and/or high voltage switching with optical isolation between the low-level driving circuitry and high-energy or high- voltage load circuits.

    Employs a fast turn-OFF circuitry

    Monolithic construction

    1200VDC Output-to-output isolation

    Solid-state reliability

     

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