A proposal of experimental education system of mechatronics

Fusaomi Nagata, Naoki Kitahara, Akimasa Otsuka, Kaoru Sakakibara, Keigo Watanabe, Maki K. Habib

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Recently, many studies on educational system are being conducted. In this manuscript, a unique education system is proposed for mechanical engineers to be able to efficiently learn basic mechatronics techniques. The system is composed of three subsystems. The first subsystem is used to learn input/output port operations, periodically LED lights ON/OFF and a stepping motor control. The second subsystem is effective to learn AD transformation for several sensor information, DA transformation for DC motor control and a PID control method. Further, the third subsystem is multiple mobile robots system to learn the subsumption architecture for schooling behavior. The effectiveness of the proposed systems was confirmed through experimental instructions in Tokyo University of Science, Yamaguchi.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)378-382
Number of pages5
JournalArtificial Life and Robotics
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • Bluetooth communication
  • Mechatronics educational system
  • Mobile robot
  • Photo interrupter
  • Photo reflector
  • Stepping motor
  • Subsumption architecture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Artificial Intelligence


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