領域横断的知識および技術修得のためのメカトロニクス教育の試み [in Japanese] An Educational Program of Mechatronics for Multidisciplinary Knowledge Acquisition [in Japanese]
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Recently, as the technologies surrounding mechanical engineering have improved remarkably, the expectations for students who graduate from departments of mechanical engineering have increased. For example, in order to develop a mechatronics system, a student needs to integrate a wide variety of technologies, such as mechanical engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, and information technology. Therefore, from the perspective of educators, the current education system, which stresses expertizing each technology, should be replaced by an education system that stresses integrating multidisciplinary knowledge. In this paper, a trial education program for students of the department of mechanical engineering in our university, in which students are required to integrate multidisciplinary knowledge in order to develop a biologically-based robot, is described. Finally, the efficacy of the program is analyzed.
- Journal of JSEE
Journal of JSEE 54(2), 30-36, 2006-03-20
Japanese Society for Engineering Education