Development of a virtual training workshop in ultra-precision machining

Wing Bun Lee, J. G. Li, Chi Fai Cheung

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This paper presents the development of a virtual training workshop (VTW) for supporting training of engineering personnel Tel to acquire the theoretical know-how, practical skills and the problem troubleshooting techniques on the usage of ultra-precision machining and inspection facilities, which might not be affordable in conventional training workshop. The architecture, underlying theoretical basis and implementation aspects for the development of the VTW are described. Experimental work for realizing the capability of VTW together with the future development of a distributed virtual training environment (DVTE) are also discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)584-596
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Engineering Education
Issue number5 SPEC.
Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Engineering(all)


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