Automated Manufacturing Systems: Actuators, Controls, Sensors, and Robotics
This introductory text, which requires no prerequisites examines the components used in automated systems. It provides a balanced coverage of sensors, actuators, controllers and control theory and discusses some special-purpose automation components, automation systems and automation concepts. The text is unique in its clear, complete coverage of servosystems.
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