Understanding Electro-Mechanical Engineering: An Introduction to Mechatronics

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John Wiley & Sons, 1996 - Science - 382 pages
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With a focus on electromechanical systems in a variety of fields, this accessible introductory text brings you coverage of the full range of electrical mechanical devices used today. You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the design process and get valuable insights into good design practice. UNDERSTANDING ELECTROMECHANICAL ENGINEERING will be of interest to anyone in need of a non-technical, interdisciplinary introduction to the thriving field of mechatronics.
 

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Contents

Understanding the Science
7
Mechanical Engineering
35
Understanding the Devices
65
Brakes and Clutches
88
Amplifiers
101
Actuators
111
Transducers
128
Controlled Motion
153
How One Designs
278
Minimum Constraint Design
284
Design for Manufacturing
289
UserFriendly Design
294
Accuracy Adjustment and Gauging
297
Reliability Defects Abuse Failure and Maintenance
300
Barriers Filters Conduits and Valves
309
Ecology
320

Contact Makers and Electrodes
172
Computer Components
202
Marking Paper
212
Sound
222
Manufacturing
229
Assembling and Connecting
239
Military Devices
254
Medical Devices
257
Consumer Devices
263
Passive Electrical Components
268
Understanding Design
273
The Science and the Art
275
Money
324
Cost Reduction and Product Improvement
327
Constraints on Design
334
People Engineering
337
Getting Help
345
Design Parameters
349
Product Classes and Families
352
Appendix Patent Classification
357
References and Bibliography
361
Index
371
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MECHATRONICS
M. D. SINGH,J. G. JOSHI
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