Provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the evolving field of mechatronics for mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineering majors. The author presents a concise review of electrical circuits, solid-state devices, digital circuits and motors- all of which are fundamental to understanding mechatronic systems. Mechatronics design considerations are presented throughout the text and in "Design Example" features.
Coverage of New Measurement Technologies including rapidly changing subjects like MEMS, cutting edge sensor technology and micromachines are represented in this edition
Design Examples are featured throughout the text students learn the material in context
Broad Coverage of Mechatronics The text provides an overview of measurement systems, circuits, interfacing, sensors, actuators and design analysis and synthesis of mechatronic systems Unlike some reference books, the text helps