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Mechatronics

Mechatronics includes mechanics, pneumatics, electronically controlled systems, programming, and robotics and systems development. It is the job of the mechatronics technician to combine these areas to design, build, maintain, and repair automated equipment, and programme equipment control systems. As well as factory assembly lines, mechatronics is used in everything from bottling machines to supermarket cash tills and belt assemblies. There are numerous applications of mechatronics in economic sectors: Biotechnology, Life Science & Medical; Electronics & Applied Computer Equipment; Telecommunications & Information Services; Distribution, Transportation & Logistics; Heavy & Special Trade Construction; Energy, Mining & Related Support Services; Petroleum Refining & Chemical; Transportation Equipment; Production Support & Industrial Machinery; Agriculture, Forestry & Food; Aerospace, Homeland Security and Defence.