The place of mechatronics within the faculty structure – a personal view

Billingsley, John (2012) The place of mechatronics within the faculty structure – a personal view. In: 16th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology: Advanced Mechatronics, Precision Measurement and NanoManufacturing (ICMT 2012), 16-19 Oct 2012, Tianjing, China.

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After quarter of a century, Mechatronics still has
difficulty in being recognised as a discipline in its own right. Typically found under the wing of mechanical or electronic engineering, the syllabus is all too often overstuffed with specialist material. What is the essential role of the mechatronic engineer and what topics are essential to the syllabus?

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2013 00:05
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2017 05:28
Uncontrolled Keywords: mechatronics; syllabus; mechatronic engineer; higher education research
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099999 Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy

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