The Mechatronics Handbook, Second Edition - 2 Volume Set

Author: Robert H. Bishop

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439833206

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1416

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The first comprehensive reference on mechatronics, The Mechatronics Handbook was quickly embraced as the gold standard in the field. From washing machines, to coffeemakers, to cell phones, to the ubiquitous PC in almost every household, what, these days, doesn’t take advantage of mechatronics in its design and function? In the scant five years since the initial publication of the handbook, the latest generation of smart products has made this even more obvious. Too much material to cover in a single volume Originally a single-volume reference, the handbook has grown along with the field. The need for easy access to new material on rapid changes in technology, especially in computers and software, has made the single volume format unwieldy. The second edition is offered as two easily digestible books, making the material not only more accessible, but also more focused. Completely revised and updated, Robert Bishop’s seminal work is still the most exhaustive, state-of-the-art treatment of the field available.
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Mechatronic Systems, Sensors, and Actuators

Fundamentals and Modeling

Author: Robert H. Bishop

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849392580

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 692

View: 9353

The first comprehensive and up-to-date reference on mechatronics, Robert Bishop’s The Mechatronics Handbook was quickly embraced as the gold standard for the field. With updated coverage on all aspects of mechatronics, The Mechatronics Handbook, Second Edition is now available as a two-volume set. Each installment offers focused coverage of a particular area of mechatronics, supplying a convenient and flexible source of specific information. This seminal work is still the most exhaustive, state-of-the-art treatment of the field available. Mechatronics Systems, Sensors, and Actuators: Fundamentals and Modeling presents an overview of mechatronics, providing a foundation for those new to the field and authoritative support for seasoned professionals. The book introduces basic definitions and the key elements and includes detailed descriptions of the mathematical models of the mechanical, electrical, and fluid subsystems that comprise mechatronic systems. New chapters include Mechantronics Engineering Curriculum Design and Numerical Simulation. Discussion of the fundamental physical relationships and mathematical models associated with commonly used sensor and actuator technologies complete the coverage. Features Introduces the key elements of mechatronics and discusses new directions Presents the underlying mechanical and electronic mathematical models comprising many mechatronic systems Provides a detailed discussion of the process of physical system modeling Covers time, frequency, and sensor and actuator characteristics
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Mechatronic Systems, Sensors, and Actuators

Fundamentals and Modeling

Author: Robert H. Bishop

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420009002

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 692

View: 2019

The first comprehensive and up-to-date reference on mechatronics, Robert Bishop’s The Mechatronics Handbook was quickly embraced as the gold standard for the field. With updated coverage on all aspects of mechatronics, The Mechatronics Handbook, Second Edition is now available as a two-volume set. Each installment offers focused coverage of a particular area of mechatronics, supplying a convenient and flexible source of specific information. This seminal work is still the most exhaustive, state-of-the-art treatment of the field available. Mechatronics Systems, Sensors, and Actuators: Fundamentals and Modeling presents an overview of mechatronics, providing a foundation for those new to the field and authoritative support for seasoned professionals. The book introduces basic definitions and the key elements and includes detailed descriptions of the mathematical models of the mechanical, electrical, and fluid subsystems that comprise mechatronic systems. New chapters include Mechantronics Engineering Curriculum Design and Numerical Simulation. Discussion of the fundamental physical relationships and mathematical models associated with commonly used sensor and actuator technologies complete the coverage. Features Introduces the key elements of mechatronics and discusses new directions Presents the underlying mechanical and electronic mathematical models comprising many mechatronic systems Provides a detailed discussion of the process of physical system modeling Covers time, frequency, and sensor and actuator characteristics
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Mechatronic System Control, Logic, and Data Acquisition

Author: Robert H. Bishop

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420009026

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 704

View: 5373

The first comprehensive and up-to-date reference on mechatronics, Robert Bishop's The Mechatronics Handbook was quickly embraced as the gold standard in the field. With updated coverage on all aspects of mechatronics, The Mechatronics Handbook, Second Edition is now available as a two-volume set. Each installment offers focused coverage of a particular area of mechatronics, supplying a convenient and flexible source of specific information. This seminal work is still the most exhaustive, state-of-the-art treatment of the field available. Focusing on the most rapidly changing areas of mechatronics, this book discusses signals and systems control, computers, logic systems, software, and data acquisition. It begins with coverage of the role of control and the role modeling in mechatronic design, setting the stage for the more fundamental discussions on signals and systems. The volume reflects the profound impact the development of not just the computer, but the microcomputer, embedded computers, and associated information technologies and software advances. The final sections explore issues surrounding computer software and data acquisition. Covers modern aspects of control design using optimization techniques from H2 theory Discusses the roles of adaptive and nonlinear control and neural networks and fuzzy systems Includes discussions of design optimization for mechatronic systems and real-time monitoring and control Focuses on computer hardware and associated issues of logic, communication, networking, architecture, fault analysis, embedded computers, and programmable logic controllers
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Mechatronics System Design, SI Version

Author: Devdas Shetty,Richard Kolk

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439061998

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

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This text by Shetty and Kolk, blends the pertinent aspects of mechatronics--system modeling, simulation, sensors, actuation, real-time computer interfacing, and control--into a single unified result suitable for use in the college-level mechatronic curriculum. Students are introduced to all the topics needed to develop a good understanding of the basic principles used in mechatronics technology through the use of examples, problems and case studies, all of which can be quickly and affordably assembled and investigated in laboratory settings. Core aspects are combined with practical industrial applications and are presented in an optimal way for understanding. The book features extensive coverage of the modeling and simulation of physical systems made possible by block-diagrams, the modified analogy approach to modeling, and state-of-the-art visual simulation software. A collection of case studies drawn from a variety of industries (complete with parts, lists, setup, and instructions) are used to support the authors’ applied, design-oriented approach. Readers of this text will be equipped with all the tools necessary to plan, test, and implement a well-designed mechatronic system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Springer Handbook of Robotics

Author: Bruno Siciliano,Oussama Khatib

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319325523

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2227

View: 3661

The second edition of this handbook provides a state-of-the-art cover view on the various aspects in the rapidly developing field of robotics. Reaching for the human frontier, robotics is vigorously engaged in the growing challenges of new emerging domains. Interacting, exploring, and working with humans, the new generation of robots will increasingly touch people and their lives. The credible prospect of practical robots among humans is the result of the scientific endeavour of a half a century of robotic developments that established robotics as a modern scientific discipline. The ongoing vibrant expansion and strong growth of the field during the last decade has fueled this second edition of the Springer Handbook of Robotics. The first edition of the handbook soon became a landmark in robotics publishing and won the American Association of Publishers PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics as well as the organization’s Award for Engineering & Technology. The second edition of the handbook, edited by two internationally renowned scientists with the support of an outstanding team of seven part editors and more than 200 authors, continues to be an authoritative reference for robotics researchers, newcomers to the field, and scholars from related disciplines. The contents have been restructured to achieve four main objectives: the enlargement of foundational topics for robotics, the enlightenment of design of various types of robotic systems, the extension of the treatment on robots moving in the environment, and the enrichment of advanced robotics applications. Further to an extensive update, fifteen new chapters have been introduced on emerging topics, and a new generation of authors have joined the handbook’s team. A novel addition to the second edition is a comprehensive collection of multimedia references to more than 700 videos, which bring valuable insight into the contents. The videos can be viewed directly augmented into the text with a smartphone or tablet using a unique and specially designed app.
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Mechatronics

Electronics in Products and Processes

Author: D. A. Bradley

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780412582905

Category: Automatic control

Page: 510

View: 4061

This book identifies the concepts which underpin the mechatronic approach to engineering design and brings together its principal components - sensors and transducers, embedded microprocessors, actuators and drives to explore their interrelationships. Several case-studies are presented which specifically illustrate the theory and practice of mechatronics in successful real-life applications.
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PIC Basic Projects

30 Projects using PIC BASIC and PIC BASIC PRO

Author: Dogan Ibrahim

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080464978

Category: Computers

Page: 376

View: 4305

Covering the PIC BASIC and PIC BASIC PRO compilers, PIC Basic Projects provides an easy-to-use toolkit for developing applications with PIC BASIC. Numerous simple projects give clear and concrete examples of how PIC BASIC can be used to develop electronics applications, while larger and more advanced projects describe program operation in detail and give useful insights into developing more involved microcontroller applications. Including new and dynamic models of the PIC microcontroller, such as the PIC16F627, PIC16F628, PIC16F629 and PIC12F627, PIC Basic Projects is a thoroughly practical, hands-on introduction to PIC BASIC for the hobbyist, student and electronics design engineer. Packed with simple and advanced projects which show how to program a variety of interesting electronic applications using PIC BASIC Covers the new and powerful PIC16F627, 16F628, PIC16F629 and the PIC12F627 models
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The Industrial Electronics Handbook

Author: J. David Irwin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849383434

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1728

View: 8206

From traditional topics that form the core of industrial electronics, to new and emerging concepts and technologies, The Industrial Electronics Handbook, in a single volume, has the field covered. Nowhere else will you find so much information on so many major topics in the field. For facts you need every day, and for discussions on topics you have only dreamed of, The Industrial Electronics Handbook is an ideal reference.
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The First Snap-Fit Handbook

Creating and Managing Attachments for Plastics Parts

Author: Paul R. Bonenberger

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 1569906793

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 412

View: 1397

The ‘system level’ knowledge and design skills needed to create good snap-fit interfaces existed in the minds of self-taught snap-fit experts but was not captured in the literature. New designers of plastic parts wishing to use snap-fit had nowhere to turn unless they were fortunate enough to have access to an experienced snap-fit designer. This book organizes and presents all design aspects of snap-fits with an emphasis on the systems level thinking required to create world-class attachments. Beginning, as well as experienced, product designers will find the information they need to develop snap-fits more efficiently and avoid many common snap-fit problems. The third edition has been thoroughly revised to include new case histories and applications. The text has been extensively rewritten for clarity and user-friendliness and there are many new figures with expert explanations.
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Control and Mechatronics

Author: Bodgan Wilamowski,J. David Irwin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439802882

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 728

View: 8652

The Industrial Electronics Handbook, Second Edition combines traditional and newer, more specialized knowledge that will help industrial electronics engineers develop practical solutions for the design and implementation of high-power applications. Embracing the broad technological scope of the field, this collection explores fundamental areas, including analog and digital circuits, electronics, electromagnetic machines, signal processing, and industrial control and communications systems. It also facilitates the use of intelligent systems—such as neural networks, fuzzy systems, and evolutionary methods—in terms of a hierarchical structure that makes factory control and supervision more efficient by addressing the needs of all production components. Enhancing its value, this fully updated collection presents research and global trends as published in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Journal, one of the largest and most respected publications in the field. Control and Mechatronics presents concepts of control theory in a way that makes them easily understandable and practically useful for engineers or students working with control system applications. Focusing more on practical applications than on mathematics, this book avoids typical theorems and proofs and instead uses plain language and useful examples to: Concentrate on control system analysis and design, comparing various techniques Cover estimation, observation, and identification of the objects to be controlled—to ensure accurate system models before production Explore the various aspects of robotics and mechatronics Other volumes in the set: Fundamentals of Industrial Electronics Power Electronics and Motor Drives Industrial Communication Systems Intelligent Systems
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Automotive Mechatronics: Operational and Practical Issues

Author: B. T. Fijalkowski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400704091

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 594

View: 9624

This book presents operational and practical issues of automotive mechatronics with special emphasis on the heterogeneous automotive vehicle systems approach, and is intended as a graduate text as well as a reference for scientists and engineers involved in the design of automotive mechatronic control systems. As the complexity of automotive vehicles increases, so does the dearth of high competence, multi-disciplined automotive scientists and engineers. This book provides a discussion into the type of mechatronic control systems found in modern vehicles and the skills required by automotive scientists and engineers working in this environment. Divided into two volumes and five parts, Automotive Mechatronics aims at improving automotive mechatronics education and emphasises the training of students’ experimental hands-on abilities, stimulating and promoting experience among high education institutes and produce more automotive mechatronics and automation engineers. The main subject that are treated are: VOLUME I: RBW or XBW unibody or chassis-motion mechatronic control hypersystems; DBW AWD propulsion mechatronic control systems; BBW AWB dispulsion mechatronic control systems; VOLUME II: SBW AWS diversion mechatronic control systems; ABW AWA suspension mechatronic control systems. This volume was developed for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as for professionals involved in all disciplines related to the design or research and development of automotive vehicle dynamics, powertrains, brakes, steering, and shock absorbers (dampers). Basic knowledge of college mathematics, college physics, and knowledge of the functionality of automotive vehicle basic propulsion, dispulsion, conversion and suspension systems is required.
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Avionics

Development and Implementation

Author: Cary R. Spitzer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849384424

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 232

View: 9184

Renamed to reflect the increased role of digital electronics in modern flight control systems, Cary Spitzer's industry-standard Digital Avionics Handbook, Second Edition is available in two comprehensive volumes designed to provide focused coverage for specialists working in different areas of avionics development. The second installment, Avionics: Development and Implementation explores the practical side of avionics. The book examines such topics as modeling and simulation, electronic hardware reliability, certification, fault tolerance, and several examples of real-world applications. New chapters discuss RTCA DO-297/EUROCAE ED-124 integrated modular avionics development and the Genesis platform.
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Micromechatronics

Modeling, Analysis, and Design with MATLAB, Second Edition

Author: Victor Giurgiutiu,Sergey Edward Lyshevski

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439883106

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 948

View: 3302

Focusing on recent developments in engineering science, enabling hardware, advanced technologies, and software, Micromechatronics: Modeling, Analysis, and Design with MATLAB®, Second Edition provides clear, comprehensive coverage of mechatronic and electromechanical systems. It applies cornerstone fundamentals to the design of electromechanical systems, covers emerging software and hardware, introduces the rigorous theory, examines the design of high-performance systems, and helps develop problem-solving skills. Along with more streamlined material, this edition adds many new sections to existing chapters. New to the Second Edition Updated and extended worked examples along with the associated MATLAB® codes Additional problems and exercises at the end of many chapters New sections on MATLAB New case studies The book explores ways to improve and optimize a broad spectrum of electromechanical systems widely used in industrial, transportation, and power systems. It examines the design and analysis of high-performance mechatronic systems, energy systems, efficient energy conversion, power electronics, controls, induced-strain devices, active sensors, microcontrollers, and motion devices. The text also enables a deep understanding of the multidisciplinary underpinnings of engineering. It can be used for courses in mechatronics, power systems, energy systems, active materials and smart structures, solid-state actuation, structural health monitoring, and applied microcontroller engineering.
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Handbook of Modern Sensors

Physics, Designs, and Applications

Author: Jacob Fraden

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319193031

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 758

View: 8613

This book presents a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the theory (physical principles), design, and practical implementations of various sensors for scientific, industrial and consumer applications. This latest edition focuses on the sensing technologies driven by the expanding use of sensors in mobile devices. These new miniature sensors will be described, with an emphasis on smart sensors which have embedded processing systems. The chapter on chemical sensors has also been expanded to present the latest developments. Digital systems, however complex and intelligent they may be, must receive information from the outside world that is generally analog and not electrical. Sensors are interface devices between various physical values and the electronic circuits that "understand" only a language of moving electrical charges. In other words, sensors are the eyes, ears, and noses of silicon chips. Unlike other books on sensors, the Handbook of Modern Sensors is organized according to the measured variables (temperature, pressure, position, etc.). This book is a reference text for students, researchers interested in modern instrumentation (applied physicists and engineers), sensor designers, application engineers and technicians whose job it is to understand, select and/or design sensors for practical systems.
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Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Instrumentation, Systems, Controls, and MEMS

Author: Myer Kutz

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471719861

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 928

View: 3911

The updated Revision of the Bestseller--In a more Useful Format! Mechanical Engineers' Handbook has a long tradition as a single resource of valuable information related to specialty areas in the diverse industries and job functions in which mechanical engineers work. This Third Edition, the most aggressive revision to date, goes beyond the straight data, formulas, and calculations provided in other handbooks and focuses on authoritative discussions, real-world examples, and insightful analyses while covering more topics that in previous editions. Book 2: Instrumentation, Systems, Controls, and MEMS is comprised of two major parts, conveniently put together because feedback control systems require measurement transducers. The first part covers instrumentation, including transducer design, strain gages, flow meters, digital integrated circuits, and issues involved in processing transducer signals and acquiring and displaying data. The second part addresses systems and control, including: * Control system design, analysis, and performance modification * Design of servoactuators, controllers, and general-purpose control devices * "New departures" in mechanical engineering, including neural networks, mechatronics, and MEMS
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Opto-Mechatronic Systems Handbook

Techniques and Applications

Author: Hyungsuck Cho

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420040693

Category: Science

Page: 672

View: 8697

Opto-mechatronics-the fusion of optical and mechatronic technologies-has been integral in the evolution of machines, systems, and products that are smaller and more precise, more intelligent, and more autonomous. For the technology to reach its full potential, however, engineers and researchers from many disciplines must learn to work together through every phase of system development. To date, little effort has been expended, either in practice or in the literature, to eliminate the boundaries that exist between the optics and mechatronics communities. The Opto-Mechatronics Systems Handbook is the first step in that direction. Richly illustrated and featuring contributions from an international panel of experts, it meets three essential objectives: Ö Present the definitions, fundamentals, and applications of the technology Ö Provide a multidisciplinary perspective that shows how optical systems and devices can be integrated with mechatronic systems at all stages, from conceptualization to design and manufacturing Ö Demonstrate the roles and synergistic effects of optical systems in overall system performance Along with his fresh approach and systems perspective, the editor has taken care to address real cutting-edge technologies, including precision opto-mechatronic systems, intelligent robots, and opto-microsensors. Ultimately, the Opto-Mechatronics Systems Handbook provides readers with the technological foundation for developing further innovative products and systems.
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Mechanical Variables Measurement - Solid, Fluid, and Thermal

Author: John G. Webster

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849300479

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 664

View: 7773

Accuracy in the laboratory setting is key to maintaining the integrity of scientific research. Inaccurate measurements create false and non-reproducible results, rendering an experiment or series of experiments invalid and wasting both time and money. This handy guide to solid, fluid, and thermal measurement helps minimize this pitfall through careful detailing of measurement techniques. Concise yet thorough, Mechanical Variables Measurement-Solid, Fluid, and Thermal describes the use of instruments and methods for practical measurements required in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences. Organized according to measurement problem, the entries are easy to access. The articles provide equations to assist engineers and scientists who seek to discover applications and solve problems that arise in areas outside of their specialty. Sections include references to more specialized publications for advanced techniques, as well. It offers instruction for a range of measuring techniques, basic through advanced, that apply to a broad base of disciplines. As an engineer, scientist, designer, manager, researcher, or student, you encounter the problem of measurement often and realize that doing it correctly is pivotal to the success of an experiment. This is the first place to turn when deciding on, performing, and troubleshooting the measurement process. Mechanical Variables Measurement-Solid, Fluid, and Thermal leads the reader, step-by-step, through the straits of experimentation to triumph.
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