Introduction-Definition of Mechanical Systems-Application of Specific ICs, Automatic Control and Real Time Control Systems, Fuzzy logic control

Systems And Design- Product Design, Modeling, Analysis and Simulation, Man - Machine Interface

Sensors and transducers-Signal processing, Opto electronics - Shaft Encoders, CCD Sensors, Optical Probe for Metrology, Vision System

Hydraulic and pneumatic drives- Drive Circuits, open and closed loop control, Piezoelectric and magnetostrictive actuators

Micro mechatronics systems-Case studies - examples of Mechatronic systems from Robotics, Manufacturing, Machine diagnostics, Road vehicles and medical technology.


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