Experiences with mechatronics education at the University of Twente


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Amerongen, Job van (2003) Experiences with mechatronics education at the University of Twente. In: IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology, 2003, 10-12 Dec. 2003, Maribor, Slovenia (pp. pp. 813-817).

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Abstract:This paper describes the experiences with a number of variants of mechatronic programmes offered by the University of Twente since 1989. Mechatronics education took place in a two-year mechatronic designer programme, in specialisations in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and in an international MSc programme. In the new European BSc/MSc structure the University of Twente will offer an MSc mechatronics where the course language will be English. There have been large mechatronic projects, where 4 PhD and some 50 MSc students did their thesis work as well as two-week mechatronic projects in the BSc curricula of EE and ME. The latter show that mechatronics is not only a topic of interest for students who want to specialise in this direction, but that mechatronic projects also offer a challenge for electrical and mechanical engineering students in general.
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Copyright:©2003 IEEE
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/publications/55846
Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICIT.2003.1290762
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