Mechatronics Volume 2

Mechatronics Volume 2

Author: Jeffrey Johnson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080529763

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

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Mechatronics is the fusion of mechanics and electronics in the design of intelligent machines. This textbook is concerned with the concepts and techniques of artificial intelligence needed for the design of machines with advanced intelligent behaviour. It explores the topics of pattern recognition, neural networks, scheduling, reasoning, fuzzy logic, rule-based systems, machine learning, control and computer vision. This student guide shows how fifty years of research into artificial intelligence (AI) have borne fruit in the design of better and more intelligent machines. The twin objectives of the text are: to explain the theory of the mainstream ideas of AI and to show how these ideas can be applied in practical engineering situations.

Embedded Mechatronic Systems, Volume 2

Embedded Mechatronic Systems, Volume 2

Author: Abdelkhalak El Hami

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780081004692

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

View: 733

In operation, mechatronics embedded systems are stressed by loads of different causes: climate (temperature, humidity), vibration, electrical and electromagnetic. These stresses in components induce failure mechanisms should be identified and modeled for better control. AUDACE is a collaborative project of the cluster Mov'eo that address issues specific to mechatronic reliability embedded systems. AUDACE means analyzing the causes of failure of components of mechatronic systems onboard. The goal of the project is to optimize the design of mechatronic devices by reliability. The project brings together public sector laboratories that have expertise in analysis and modeling of failure, major groups of mechatronics (Valeo and Thales) in the automotive and aerospace and small and medium enterprises that have skills in characterization and validation tests. Find and develop ways to characterize and validate the design robustness and reliability of complex mechatronic devices Develop ways to characterize physical and chemical phenomena, Identify mechanisms of failure of components of these devices, Analyze the physical and / or chemical mechanisms of failure, in order of importance To model failure mechanisms and design optimization.

The Mechatronics Handbook - 2 Volume Set

The Mechatronics Handbook - 2 Volume Set

Author: Robert H. Bishop

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439833209

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1416

View: 698

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.

Embedded Mechatronic Systems

Embedded Mechatronic Systems

Author: Abdelkhalak El Hami

Publisher: ISTE Press - Elsevier

ISBN: 9781785481895

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 274

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Mechatronics brings together computer science, mechanics and electronics. It enables us to improve the performances of embedded electronic systems by reducing their weight, volume, energy consumption and cost. Mechatronic equipment must operate without failure throughout ever-increasing service lives. The particularly severe conditions of use of embedded mechatronics cause failure mechanisms which are the source of breakdowns. Until now, these failure phenomena have not been looked at with enough depth to be able to be controlled. Embedded Mechatronic Systems 1, Second Edition presents two methodologies: the statistical approach to the design optimization by reliability and the experimental approach for the characterization of the development of mechatronic systems in operating mode. It also analyzes new analysis tools on the effects of thermal, vibratory, humidity, electric and electromagnetic stresses. Presents a statistical approach to the design optimization by reliability It presents an experimental approach for the characterization of the development of mechatronic systems in operating mode The book analyzes new analysis tools on the effects of thermal, vibratory, humidity, electric and electromagnetic stresses

Embedded Mechatronic Systems 2

Embedded Mechatronic Systems 2

Author: Abdelkhalak El Hami

Publisher: ISTE Press - Elsevier

ISBN: 9781785481901

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 298

View: 108

Embedded Mechatronic Systems 2: Analysis of Failures, Modeling, Simulation and Optimization presents advances in research within the field of mechatronic systems, which integrates reliability into the design process. Providing many detailed examples, this book develops a characterization methodology for faults in mechatronic systems. It analyzes the multi-physical modeling of faults, revealing weaknesses in design and failure mechanisms. This development of meta-models enables us to simulate effects on the reliability of conditions of use and manufacture. Provides many detailed examples Develops a characterization methodology for faults in mechatronic systems Analyzes the multi-physical modeling of faults, revealing weaknesses in design and failure mechanisms

Mechatronics: Designing Intelligent Machines Volume 1

Mechatronics: Designing Intelligent Machines Volume 1

Author: George Rzevski

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 9781483295510

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 595

Mechatronics is the fusion of mechanics and electronics in the design of intelligent machines. Such machines now play an important role in consumer products, transport systems, manufacturing and the service sector. This book sets out the fundamentals of mechatronics and the engineering concepts and techniques that underpin the subject: planning, search techniques, sensors, actuators, control systems and architectures. This student guide discusses the building blocks of mechatronic systems in terms of the subsystems for perception, cognition and execution, as a framework for designing intelligent machines such as video cameras, robots, and automatic guided vehicles.

Automotive Mechatronics: Operational and Practical Issues

Automotive Mechatronics: Operational and Practical Issues

Author: B. T. Fijalkowski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400704091

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 594

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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.

Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Volume 2

Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Volume 2

Author: Myer Kutz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118930809

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1008

View: 958

Full coverage of electronics, MEMS, and instrumentation and control in mechanical engineering This second volume of Mechanical Engineers' Handbook covers electronics, MEMS, and instrumentation and control, giving you accessible and in-depth access to the topics you'll encounter in the discipline: computer-aided design, product design for manufacturing and assembly, design optimization, total quality management in mechanical system design, reliability in the mechanical design process for sustainability, life-cycle design, design for remanufacturing processes, signal processing, data acquisition and display systems, and much more. The book provides a quick guide to specialized areas you may encounter in your work, giving you access to the basics of each and pointing you toward trusted resources for further reading, if needed. The accessible information inside offers discussions, examples, and analyses of the topics covered, rather than the straight data, formulas, and calculations you'll find in other handbooks. Presents the most comprehensive coverage of the entire discipline of Mechanical Engineering anywhere in four interrelated books Offers the option of being purchased as a four-book set or as single books Comes in a subscription format through the Wiley Online Library and in electronic and custom formats Engineers at all levels will find Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Volume 2 an excellent resource they can turn to for the basics of electronics, MEMS, and instrumentation and control.

Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information Systems II Volume 2

Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information Systems II Volume 2

Author: Li Xu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387763118

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 789

View: 861

This volume presents work from the IFIP TC 8 WG 8.9 International Conference on the Research and Practical Issues of Enterprise Information Systems (CONFENIS 2007). Enterprise information systems (EIS) have become increasingly popular. EIS integrate and support business processes across functional boundaries in a supply chain environment. In recent years, more and more enterprises world-wide have adopted EIS such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for running their businesses.

MEMS and Nanotechnology, Volume 2

MEMS and Nanotechnology, Volume 2

Author: Tom Proulx

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441988256

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 282

View: 352

This the second volume of six from the Annual Conference of the Society for Experimental Mechanics, 2010, brings together 40 chapters on Microelectromechanical Systems and Nanotechnology. It presents early findings from experimental and computational investigations on MEMS and Nanotechnology including contributions on Nanomechanical Standards, Magneto-mechanical MEMS Sensors, Piezoelectric MEMS for Energy Harvesting, and Linear and Nonlinear Mass Sensing.

Mechatronic Systems Techniques and Applications

Mechatronic Systems Techniques and Applications

Author: Cornelius T. Leondes

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 905699672X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 428

View: 864

The technical committee on mechatronics formed by the International Federation for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, in Prague, Czech Republic, adopted the following definition for the term: Mechatronics is the Synergistic combination of precision mechanical engineering, electronic control and systems thinking in the design products and manufacturing process. Recent developments in computer engineering, including the exponential improvements in microprocessors, Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), along with advances in computational techniquesand advances and the product design process, has led to the field of mechatronics evolving as a highly powerful and most cost effective means for product realization. This volume focuses on mechatronics in transportation and vehicular systems and clearly reveals the effectiveness and essential significance of techniques available and with further development, the continuing essential role they will play in the future.