Smart Actuator and Sensor Technologies: Design, Modeling, Fabrication, and Control for Mechatronic Systems
Kam K Leang, Kwang J Kim
Smart Actuator and Sensor Technologies: Design, Modeling, Fabrication, and Control for Mechatronic Systems focuses on design, modeling, fabrication, and control of smart actuator technologies, such as piezoelectric actuators, electroactive polymer actuators, and a host of other “smart material based actuators, including shape memory alloys, magnetostrictive materials and others. This book covers important technical aspects so that engineers, scientists, and designers can utilize the information in their work. As emerging mechatronic systems, such as precision positioning system, soft robots, biomedical devices and aerospace system are exploring the use of smart actuators, this book provides complete coverage of the popular technologies.
- Covers the important technical aspects of design, modeling, fabrication and control of smart actuator technologies
- Written by two experts in the field of smart actuators, each contributing their expert knowledge<
- Presents a reference text where readers can enhance their understanding through further reading of listed, credible publications