- Engineering cybernetics
Engineering cybernetics or "Technical cybernetics" is a field of
cybernetics, which deals with the question of control engineeringof mechatronicsystems as well as chemical or biological systems. It is used to control and predict the behaviour of such a system; see control theory.
An example of engineering cybernetics was a device designed in the mid-1960s by General Electric Company. Referred to as a CAM, (cybernetic anthropomorphous machine) this machine was designed for use by the US Army ground troops. Operated by one man in a "cockpit" at the front end, the machine's "legs" steps were duplicates of leg movements by the harnessed operator.
* [http://www.techkyb.de/ Information on the program of study "Engineering Cybernetics" at the University of Stuttgart]
* [http://www.itk.ntnu.no/ Department of Engineering Cybernetics at the Norwegian University of Science and technology]
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