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Mechatronic Systems

Simulation Modeling and Control

Edited by Annalisa Milella

Institute of Intelligent Systems for Automation, Italy


Grazia Cicirelli

National Research Council, Italy

This book collects fifteen relevant papers in the field of mechatronic systems. Mechatronics, the synergistic blend of mechanics, electronics, and computer science, integrates the best design practices with the most advanced technologies to realize high-quality products, guaranteeing at the same time a substantial reduction in development time and cost. Topics covered in this book include simulation, modelling and control of electromechanical machines, machine components, and mechatronic vehicles. New software tools, integrated development environments, and systematic design methods are also introduced. The editors are extremely grateful to all the authors for their valuable contributions. The book begins with eight chapters related to modelling and control of electromechanical machines and machine components. Chapter 9 presents a nonlinear model for the control of a three-DOF helicopter. A helicopter model and a control method of the model are also presented and validated experimentally in Chapter 10. Chapter 11 introduces a planar laboratory testbed for the simulation of autonomous proximity manoeuvres of a uniquely control actuator configured spacecraft. Integrated methods of simulation and Real-Time control aiming at improving the efficiency of an iterative design process of control systems are presented in Chapter 12. Reliability analysis methods for an embedded Open Source Software (OSS) are discussed in Chapter 13. A new specification technique for the conceptual design of self-optimizing mechatronic systems is presented in Chapter 14. Chapter 15 provides a general overview of design specificities including mechanical and control considerations for micro-mechatronic structures. It also presents an example of a new optimal synthesis method to design topology and associated robust control methodologies for monolithic compliant microstructures.

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Mechatronic SystemsSimulation Modeling and ControlEdited by Annalisa Milella

Published: March 1st 2010

DOI: 10.5772/216

ISBN: 978-953-307-041-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5898-1

Copyright year: 2010

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24 Crossref Citations

30 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations


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1. Electromechanical Analysis of a Ring-type Piezoelectric Transformer

By Shine-Tzong Ho


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2. Genetic Algorithm–Based Optimal PWM in High Power Synchronous Machines and Regulation of Observed Modulation Error

By Alireza Rezazade, Arash Sayyah and Mitra Aflaki


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3. Modelling and Control of Electromechanical Servo System with High Nonlinearity

By Grepl R.


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4. Robust Shaping Indirect Field Oriented Control for Induction Motor

By M. Boukhnifer, C. Larouci and A. Chaibet


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5. Modeling and Fault Diagnosis of an Electrohydraulic Actuator System with a Multidisciplinary Approach Using Bond Graph

By M. H. Toufighi, S. H. Sadati and F. Najafi


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6. Robust Control of Ultrasonic Motor Operating under Severe Operating Conditions

By Moussa Boukhnifer, Antoine Ferreira and Didier Aubry


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7. Resonance Frequency Tracing System for Langevin Type Ultrasonic Transducers

By Yutaka Maruyama, Masaya Takasaki and Takeshi Mizuno


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8. New Visual Servoing Control Strategies in Tracking Tasks Using a PKM

By A. Traslosheros, L. Angel, J. M. Sebastian, F. Roberti, R. Carelli and R. Vaca


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9. Nonlinear Adaptive Model Following Control for a 3-DOF Model Helicopter

By Mitsuaki Ishitobi and Masatoshi Nishi


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10. Application of Higher Order Derivatives to Helicopter Model Control

By Roman Czyba and Michal Serafin


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11. Laboratory Experimentation of Guidance and Control of Spacecraft During On-Orbit Proximity Maneuvers

By Jason S. Hall and Marcello Romano


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12. Integrated Environment of Simulation and Real-Time Control Experiment for Control system

By Kentaro Yano and Masanobu Koga


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13. Reliability Analysis Methods for an Embedded Open Source Software

By Yoshinobu Tamura and Shigeru Yamada


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14. Architecture and Design Methodology of Self-Optimizing Mechatronic Systems

By Jurgen Gausemeier, Sascha Kahl


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15. Contributions to the Multifunctional Integration for Micromechatronic Systems

By M. Grossard Mathieu and M. Chaillet Nicolas


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