Mechatronics in the Netherlands

J. van Amerongen, Wim Jongkind

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    This article assesses the present situation of mechatronics in the Netherlands. After a short historical survey, it describes the postgraduate ¿mechatronic designer course¿, introduced in 1991. It deals with the principles of this course and how these principles have been implemented. Also, the activities of the Dutch government in cooperation with the industrial mechatronics community to enhance the awareness of mechatronics, especially directed toward small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is described
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)106-110
    Number of pages5
    JournalIEEE/ASME transactions on mechatronics
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1996


    • METIS-111814
    • IR-14841

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