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Mechatronics Sourcebook / Edition 1

Mechatronics Sourcebook / Edition 1

by Newton Braga
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    ISBN-13: 2901401814327
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Publication date: 10/03/2002
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 380
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Newton C. Braga is the technical director of the brazilian magazines Revista SAber Eletronica and Eletronica Total (since 1976). He is a contributor and member of the Consultive Staff for magazines Macatronica Atual and Mecatronica Facil. He also teaches Physics, Electronics, and Mechatronics in Guarulhos (Teacher). More than 60 books published in Brazil, South america, Europe and USA - Four with Delmar Learning.

    Table of Contents

    Foreword (2 pages) Author Profile Dedication Introduction Goal of Book Additional References 1 - Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry - Formulas and Tables Units - SI - conversions - tables Formulas for Cartesian Coordinates Formulas for Polar Coordenates Physical Constants Units Conversions Time Basic Mathematics Graphics Useful Tables Additional References Chemistry formulas 2 - Mechanics Formulas and Tables Torque Pulleys Springs Grippers Rack and Pinion Cams Energy and Power 3 - Pneutronics and Hydronics Basic formulas Tables Devices (pistons, presure, etc) Applications 4 - Electric Motors DC motors (common and brushless) Stepper motors Piezoelectric motors Control and reversion Bridges 5 - Relays Fomulas Tables Basic circuit Characteristics for practical applications 6 - Solenoids Measures Characteristics Formulas Applications 7 - Servos Formulas Tables Characteristics Applications 8 - Shape Memory Alloys (SMA) Characteristics of Nitinol alloys Commercial types Practical applications Useful Formulas and tables 9 - Sensors Photoelectric Piezoelectric Position Hall effect Pressure Sound Reed switches and micro switches Humidity 10 - Power Electronics Bipolar transistor Darlingtons Power MOSFETs SCRs Power ICs Triacs IGBTs UJT Others 11 - Power Supplies Cells Batteries AC Power line supplies Voltage regulators PWM information Alternative energy sources (solar, wind, fuel, etc) 12 - Microcontrollers and Microprocessors Basic Stamp PICs 80C51 DSPs COP8 Others - Interfacing with the PC Ports (serial/parallel) Slots Wireless DACs and ADCs Software (access to the ports - Delphi, VB, C++. Pascal, Logo, etc) - Memories Simple home made memories Types Applications Basic information for programing - Programmable Controls Tables Formulas Types - Logic Digital Logic Formulas and tables Families of digital circuits Basic circuits - Links - Addresses

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