Undergraduate-Student Teaching Materials for Mechatronics
Yoshikazu Ohtsubo, Atsutoshi Ikeda, Kiyoshi Ioi, and Manabu Kosaka
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Kindai University
3-4-1 Kowakae, Higashi-Osaka, Osaka 577-8502, Japan
This study develops teaching materials for mechatronics in higher education. Industrial societies require numerous mechatronics engineers, and most technical universities provide mechatronics exercises in their curriculums. However, it is difficult for teachers and students to modify and improve the mechatronic teaching materials because the provided materials are finished products. Therefore, a simple and inexpensive educational system is developed to overcome the disadvantages of the finished products. In this paper, an experimental apparatus is proposed for mechatronics education, and a practical example is presented that involves learning control methods, sensors, actuators, and mechanics.
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