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JRM Vol.23 No.5 pp. 611-617
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2011.p0611
(2011)

Development Report:

Development of Mechatronics Teaching Materials for Embedded System Engineer Education

Kazuhito Hyodo*, Hirokazu Noborisaka**, and Takashi Yada***

*Kanagawa Institute of Technology, 1030 Shimo-Ogino, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0292, Japan

**Kondo Kagaku Co., Ltd., 4-17-7 Higashi-Nippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-0014, Japan

***Zuco CO., LTD.

Received:
February 20, 2011
Accepted:
April 13, 2011
Published:
October 20, 2011
Keywords:
learning environment, educational material, mechatronics, robotics, embedded systems
Abstract

We have developed a learning environment for embedded system design. The learning environment consists of a multi-purpose controller and terminal devices. The controller consists of main processor (arm) and a multi-core microprocessor (Propeller). The main processor provides the software development environment. The Propeller chip has eight 32-bit processors and can perform simultaneous tasks for multiple users. In addition, the Propeller chip provides a reconfigurable peripheral module. This feature is very useful for the development of educational materials. Teachers can develop various educational materials with this control module.

Cite this article as:
Kazuhito Hyodo, Hirokazu Noborisaka, and Takashi Yada, “Development of Mechatronics Teaching Materials for Embedded System Engineer Education,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.23, No.5, pp. 611-617, 2011.
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