Mechatronics : Electronic Control Systems in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
The integration of electronic engineering, electrical engineering, computer technology and control engineering - mechatronics - forms a crucial part in the design, manufacture and maintenance of a wide range of engineering products and processes. This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the application of electronic control systems in mechanical and electrical engineering. It gives a framework of knowledge that allows engineers and technicians to develop an interdisciplinary understanding and integrated approach to engineering.
- Paperback | 592 pages
- 188 x 242 x 32mm | 1,120.38g
- 01 Jul 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- Prentice Hall
- Upper Saddle River, United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
Preface. 1 Mechatronics. 2 Sensors and transducers. 3 Signal conditioning. 4 Data presentation systems. 5 Pneumatic and hydraulic systems. 6 Mechanical actuation systems. 7 Electrical actuation systems. 8 Basic system models. 9 System models. 10 Dynamic responses of systems. 11 System transfer functions. 12 Frequency response. 13 Closed-loop controllers. 14 Digital logic. 15 Microprocessors. 16 Assembly language. 17 C language. 18 Input/output systems. 19 Programmable logic controllers. 20 Communication systems. 21 Fault finding. 22 Mechatronics systems. Appendix A: The Laplace transform. Appendix B: Logic gates. Appendix C: Instruction sets. Appendix D: C library functions. Further information. Answers. Index.