|Kamm, Lawrence J.|
Understanding Electro-Mechanical Engineering
An Introduction to Mechatronics
IEEE Press Understanding Science & Technology Series
1995. 416 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-7803-1031-5 - John Wiley & Sons
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.
From the contents
List of Illustrators.
About the Author.
UNDERSTANDING THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.
UNDERSTANDING THE DEVICES AND SYSTEMS.
Generators and Motors.
Brakes and Clutches.
Contact Makers and Electrodes.
Assembling and Connecting.
Passive Electrical Components.
The Science and the Art.
How One Designs.
Minimum Constraint Design.
Design for Manufacturing.
Accuracy, Adjustment, and Gauging.
Reliability, Defects, Abuse, Failure, and Maintenance.
Barriers, Filters, Conduits, and Valves.
Cost Reduction and Product Improvement.
Constraints on Design.
Product Classes and Families.
Appendix: Patent Classification.
References and Bibliography.