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June 1997

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Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

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Engineering Education | Mechanical Engineering


The Mechanical Engineering Department of San Jose State University has been developing a new mechatronics engineering laboratory since Fall 1995. This laboratory is intended to provide engineering students on the application of electronics, microprocessors and software in designing electro-mechanical systems, mechatronics products and process control systems. The laboratory development is a principal part of an award for “Undergraduate Curriculum Development on Mechatronics System Engineering” by the division of undergraduate education of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Major task of the new laboratory is to support instruction and provide hands-on study of two of the five new courses: ME106 Fundamentals of Mechatronics System Engineering and ME 190 Mechatronics System Design. This paper presents the progress made in developing the new mechatronics engineering laboratory.


© 1997 American Society for Engineering Education. This article originally appeared in the proceedings of the 1997 ASEE Annual Conference, and can also be found online at this link.