Suggestions for Revision of Mathematics Curriculum by Analysis of Current Mechanical Engineering Mathematics

기계공학수학의 현황 분석을 통한 개편안 제시

  • Kang, Ju Seok (Dept. of Railway System Engineering, Korea National Univ. of Transportation) ;
  • Park, Chan Il (School of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering, Gangneung-Wonju National University)
  • 강주석 (한국교통대학교 철도차량시스템공학과) ;
  • 박찬일 (강릉원주대학교 기계자동차공학부)
  • Received : 2016.02.01
  • Accepted : 2017.02.02
  • Published : 2017.03.30

Abstract

Because all areas of mechanical engineering involves the use of mathematics, mechanical engineers need mathematical understanding and skill enhancement. To achieve the effective mathematics education for mechanical undergraduate students, it should reorganize the important subtopics of mathematics. In this paper, we explore the direction of the development of mathematics education for mechanical engineers by analyzing the teaching hours of each topics in the mathematics and by comparing the results with significance analysis of expert survey. To do so, syllabuses of mathematics courses of the selected mechanical engineering departments were analyzed and the survey responses of professionals in the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers were also investigated. Finally, the revision of mathematics curriculum in the mechanical engineering was proposed.

Keywords

Engineering education;Mechanical engineering;Mathematics education;Syllabus;Survey

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