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Automation and Control Trends

This book is an overview of the different paths automation and control engineering have taken lately, from a modern point of view. Built up with example chapters, this book provides some insight into the use of artificial intelligence and control theory on manufacturing, comfort analysis, reliability of modern digital systems, and the use of unusual reference and feedback signals as those coming from the brain. Nonetheless, some chapters are also devoted to a more traditional point of view of control theory, addressing complex problems where human intervention must be limited. Overall, this book is an effort to show that modern automation and control engineering are comprised by many diverse areas, which should interact in order to provide a complete result. In this way, as the systems become more complex and the control objectives more subjective, both, formal analytic and intelligent approaches, should be seen as complementary tools, not unrelated competitors. This book’s aim is precisely that of showing how broad and diverse the control objectives have become and how the abilities of the control engineer should be extended.

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Automation and Control TrendsEdited by Pedro Ponce

Published: October 12th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61646

ISBN: 978-953-51-2671-3

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2670-6

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1. New Strategy to Approach the Inverse Kinematics Model for Manipulators with Rotational Joints

By José-Emilio Vargas-Soto, Efren Gorrostieta-Hurtado, Saúl Tovar- Arriaga, Jesús-Carlos Pedraza-Ortega and Juan-Manuel Ramos- Arreguín

397

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2. Models for the Reliability Analysis of Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems for Nuclear Power Plants

By Jonathan M. O. Pinto, Ian B. Gomes, Pedro L. C. Saldanha, Eustério B. Furieri and Paulo F. F. e Melo

600

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3. Force Estimation for Teleoperating Industrial Robots

By Enrique del Sol Acero

362

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4. Human Movement Control

By David Balderas and Mario Rojas

467

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5. Aircraft Landing Control Using the H-inf Control and the Dynamic Inversion Technique

By Romulus Lungu and Mihai Lungu

410

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6. Adaptive Building Envelope: An Integral Approach to Indoor Environment Control in Buildings

By Mitja Košir

757

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7. Automatic Prompt Gamma‐Ray Analysis System: Automation of an Existing Large‐Scale Analytical Device

By Takahito Osawa

467

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8. Fuzzy PD Controller in NAO System's Platform

By Edgar Omar López‐Caudana and César Daniel González Gutiérrez

445

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