Introduction to Mechatronics by Appukuttan

Introduction to Mechatronics

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Introduction to Mechatronics discusses the design of simpler, more economical, reliable, and versatile systems based on the principles of mechanics, electronics, and computing. The book describes the historical development of mechatronic systems and provides a basic background for mechatronicsystems engineering. The introductory topics on mechatronics are dealt with in the book and it will prove to be very useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as practice engineers. Beginning with the basic concepts of mechatronic systems, the book provides a comprehensive coverageof topics including system modelling and analysis, application of microprocessors and microcontrollers in mechatronic systems, sensors and actuators in mechatronic systems, intelligent systems for accurate operation of mechatronic systems, and application of mechatronic systems in autotronics,bionics, and avionics.

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Appukuttan is a Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering at NITK, Surathkal.

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Title:Introduction to MechatronicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.45 × 7.28 × 0.59 inPublished:September 21, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195687817

ISBN - 13:9780195687811

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Table of Contents

1. Mechatronic systems2. Mechatronics in manufacturing3. Mechanical engineering and mechanisms in mechatronics4. Electronics in mechatronics5. Computing elements in mechatronics6. System modelling and analysis7. Motion control devices8. Sensors and transducers9. CNC Machines10. Intelligent systems and applications11. Autotronics, Bionics and AvionicsReferencesAppendices