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JRM Vol.23 No.5 pp. 629-637
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2011.p0629
(2011)

Development Report:

Mechatronics Education in School of Design – Development of Educational Tool to Study Design Expression Using Mechatronics

Atsushi Mitani and Tamon Hosoya

Department of Design, Sapporo City University, 1 Geijyutsu-no-mori, Sapporo, Hokkaido 005-0864, Japan

Received:
Feburary 20, 2011
Accepted:
June 15, 2011
Published:
October 20, 2011
Keywords:
educational tool, mechatronics education, PIC processor, design expression
Abstract

We developed a printed circuit substrate for studying electronic devices and a PIC processor for design expressions in the mechatronics class of Sapporo City University, School of Design, Product Design Course. We then taught PIC assembler programming for LED blinking control, feedback from sensors and switches, the servomotor driving, and sequential feedback. Students in this class was given a subject to realize an actual model for the design expression of something that moves in reaction to human actions using these skills.

Cite this article as:
Atsushi Mitani and Tamon Hosoya, “Mechatronics Education in School of Design – Development of Educational Tool to Study Design Expression Using Mechatronics,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.23, No.5, pp. 629-637, 2011.
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