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Micromechatronics and Modeling Analysis and Design and Matlab
by Victor Giurgiutiu

Micromechatronics and Modeling Analysis and Design and Matlab synthesizes traditional engineering topics and the latest technologies to build a solid understanding of the engineering underpinnings of integrated technologies and develop the modern picture of microelectromechanical engineering.


  • Builds a strong, multidisciplinary foundation in the theory and application of mechatronic systems at microscales
  • Discusses a variety of electromechanical transducers, power- and micro-electronics, integrated circuits, microcontrollers, and other advanced hardware components
  • Supports concepts with a multitude of worked examples, many accompanied by software codes
  • Uses MATLAB to illustrate results and examples, including models readers can extend to solve and prototype other systems



  • Mechatronic and Micromechatronic Systems
  • Mechatronics Definition
  • Design of Mechatronic and Micromechatronic Systems
  • Mechatronics: Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • Mechatronics Perspectives

Modeling of Mechatronics System

  • Mathematical Models and Mechatronic Systems Dynamics
  • Electromagnetics and Electromechanics
  • Electromagnetics Fundamentals and Applications
  • Maxwell's Equations

Control of Mechatronics Systems

  • Continuous-Time and Discrete-Time Mechatronic Systems
  • Multivariable Continuous- and Discrete-Time Mechatronic Systems Modeled Using Linear Differential and Difference Equations: Basic Fundamentals
  • Analog Control of Mechatronic Systems
  • The Hamilton-Jacobi Theory and Optimal Control of Mechatronic Systems
  • Time-Optimal Control of Mechatronic Systems
  • Sliding Mode Control in Mechatronic Systems
  • Feedback Linearization and Control of Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motors
  • Control of Nonlinear Mechatronic Systems
  • Digital Control of Mechatronic Systems

Integrated Circuits, Power Electronics, and Power Converters

  • Integrated Circuits
  • Circuits Elements
  • Power Amplifiers and Power Converters
  • Switching Converters
  • High-Frequency Switching Converters

Direct-Current Miniscale Machines

  • Direct-Current Mini- and Microscale Machines
  • Permanent-Magnet Direct-Current Machines
  • Modeling and Analysis of an Open-Loop Mechatronic System: Permanent-Magnet Direct-Current Generators Driven by Permanent-Magnet Direct-Current Motors
  • Mechatronic Systems With Permanent-Magnet DC Machines
  • Analysis and Design of a Mechatronic System with Experimental Verification

Induction Mini- and Microscale Machines

  • Voltage, Flux Linkages, and Torque Equations for Three-Phase Induction Machines: Dynamics in the Machine Variables
  • Mathematical Models of Three-Phase Mini- and Microscale Induction Motors in the Arbitrary, Stationary, Rotor and Synchronous Reference Frames
  • Power Converters and Control of Induction Motors

Synchronous Mini and Microscale Machines

  • Synchronous Reluctance Motors
  • Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Machines
  • Stepper Motors

Mini and Microelectromechanical and Mechatronic Systems

  • Biomimetics and Its Application to Micromachines
  • Control of MEMS
  • Synthesis of Micromachines: Synthesis and Classification Solver
  • Fabrication of MEMS and Microelectromechanical Motion Devices

Electroactive and Magnetoactive Materials

  • Piezoelectricity
  • Piezoelectric Phenomena
  • Ferroelectric Perovskites
  • Fabrication of Electroactive Ceramics
  • Common Piezoelectric Ceramics
  • Electrostrictive Ceramics
  • Piezopolymers
  • Magnetostrictive Materials
  • New Developments in Electroactive and Magnetoactive Materials

Induced Strain Actuators

  • Active-Material Induced-Strain Actuators
  • Construction of Induced-Strain Actuators
  • Modeling of Induced-Strain Actuators
  • Principles of Induced-Strain Structural Actuation
  • Analysis of Induced-Strain Actuation for Dynamic Operation
  • Electrical Power and Energy of Induced Strain Actuators
  • Energy-Based Comparison of Induced-Strain Actuators
  • Efficient Design of Induced Strain Actuator Applications
  • Power Supply Issues in Induced-Strain Actuation

Piezoelectric Active Wafer Sensors

  • Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensor Resonators
  • Circular Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensor Resonators
  • Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensor Ultrasonic Transducers
  • Shear-Layer Coupling Between Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors and Structure
  • Elastic Waves in Structures
  • Circular Crested Lamb Waves
  • Lamb Wave Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation and Damage Detection
  • Axial Waves Excited by Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors
  • Flexural Waves Excited by Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors
  • Lamb Waves Excited by Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors
  • Pitch-Catch Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensor Experiments
  • Pulse-Echo Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensor Experiments
  • Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensor Arrays for Embedded Ultrasonics Structural Radar
  • Constrained Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensor
  • Piezoelectric Wafer Active Modal Sensors
  • Circular Piezoelectric Wafer Active Modal Sensors
  • Damage Detection with PWAS Modal Sensors

Microcontrollers for Sensing, Actuation, and Process Control

  • Microcontroller Architecture
  • Programming Languages for Microcontrollers
  • Parallel Communication with Microcontrollers
  • Serial Communication with Microcontrollers
  • Microcontroller Timer Functions
  • Analog/Digital Conversion with Microcontrollers
  • Actuation Applications of Microcontrollers
  • Sensing Applications of Microcontrollers
  • Microcontroller Process Control


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