Definitions

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  • n. The synergistic combination of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering and software engineering for the study of automata from an engineering perspective and the control of advanced hybrid systems.

Etymologies

Blend of mechanics and electronics (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also visit SMU engineering at The term mechatronics has been around since the mid-1960s, but was little used until recently.

    Engineering Hardware-Software

  • During her break from employment (not that I think you could class raising children as “taking a break”) she completed Open University degrees in mechatronics and product design.

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  • While the idea of mechatronics may not be new, technology developments such as smaller, more powerful microchips, new approaches to communication networks and new materials are enabling us to translate our ideas into new products that deliver increased functionality and use fewer resources.

    Engineering Hardware-Software

  • Do you consider yourself a "mechatronics" engineer?

    Gadget Freak Files

  • More and more people are talking about "mechatronics" as a distinct engineering discipline.

    Gadget Freak Files

  • "You don't need specialists in one or two areas to sit around a table and come up with a good product," says Guhl, "You need a number of different specialists, sometimes having knowledge of a numerous disciplines - such as mechatronics engineers - speaking the same language."

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • It houses lecture classrooms, science and chemistry labs, art classrooms, a "mechatronics" laboratory, a library, a student eating and gathering area, and administrative offices.

    Boston Business News - Local Boston News | Boston Business Journal

  • The budding "mechatronics" expert still has unfinished business on Mount Oread - thanks, at least in part, to an economy that isn't offering the same job opportunities of recent years.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • More-advanced labs cover areas such as mechatronics in machine design, control of high-performance robots, condition monitoring, and advanced programming.

    Machine Design -

  • Excluding items such as restructuring charges and a loss on the sale of a mechatronics business, earnings surged to 72 cents from 30 cents as revenue jumped 16% to $3.14 billion, following last year's 25% drop.

    Tyco Electronics Net Soars

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