Introduction to Mechatronics and Measurement Systems

Hardcover | March 1, 2011

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INTRODUCTION TO MECHATRONICS AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the evolving field of mechatronics for mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineering majors. The author presents a concise review of electrical circuits, solid-state devices, digital circuits, and motors- all of which are fundamental to understanding mechatronic systems.

Mechatronics design considerations are presented throughout the text, and in "Design Example" features. The text's numerous illustrations, examples, class discussion items, and chapter questions & exercises provide an opportunity to understand and apply mechatronics concepts to actual problems encountered in engineering practice. This text has been tested over several years to ensure accuracy.

The authors maintain a Mechatronics web site with examples and animations related to thetext and much other relevant material at www.mechatronics.colostate.edu.

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INTRODUCTION TO MECHATRONICS AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the evolving field of mechatronics for mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineering majors. The author presents a concise review of electrical circuits, solid-state devices, digital circuits, and motors- all of which are fundament...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 7.5 × 1.1 inPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073380237

ISBN - 13:9780073380230

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Electric Circuits and Components

3 Semiconductor Electronics

4 System Response

5 Analog Signal Processing Using Operational Amplifiers

6 Digital Circuits

7 Microcontroller Programming and Interfacing

8 Data Acquisition

9 Sensors

10 Actuators

11 Mechatronic Systems-Control Architectures and Case Studies

Appendixes

A Measurement Fundamentals

B Physical Principles

C Mechanics of Materials