Development of a Platform with Real-Time Performance for Electrical Circuits Education



Educational experimental platform, Electrical circuits, first order system, Second order system, Real-time


This paper presents a novel platform for electrical circuits applied for educational purposes based on an Arduino and Matlab-Simulink. The platform components are given by hardware setup and software setup that integrated the platform are described. Performance of the platform is assessed by means of real-time experiments using ArduinoIO package for first order and second order electrical circuits. The platform is easy to implement and to interface with any computer and can be carried home by students, opening new possibilities for practical assignments in electrical circuits, dynamic of systems and control courses. We include experiments and studied topics during various practices which the platform was demonstrated during the SARS CoV-2 pandemic.


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Author Biographies

Manuel Alejandro Ojeda Misses, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN

Manuel Alejandro Ojeda Misses es Doctor en Ciencias por el Departamento de Control Automático del Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (México). Obtuvo el título en Ingeniería Mecatrónica por del Instituto Politécnico Nacional en 2013. Acreditó la Maestría en Control Automático en 2015 (CINVESTAV). Sus intereses de investigación incluyen Robótica, Sistemas Mecatrónicos, Control Automático y Electrónica Aplicada.

Neopolo Jarquín Jiménez, Tecnológico Nacional de México

Neopolo Jarquín Jiménez es estudiante de Ingeniería Mecatrónica en el Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Huixquilucan. Sus intereses de investigación incluyen Robótica, Sistemas Mecatrónicos, Teoría del Control, Programación y Electrónica Aplicada.


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How to Cite

Ojeda Misses, M. A., & Jiménez, N. J. (2021). Development of a Platform with Real-Time Performance for Electrical Circuits Education. IEEE Latin America Transactions, 19(12), 2147–2155. Retrieved from