Item description for Energy and Power Systems (Mechatronic Systems, Techniques, and Applications) by Cornelius T. Leondes...
The first industrial revolution, with its roots in James Watts' steam engine and its various applications to modes of transportation, manufacturing and other areas, introduced novel ways of working and living, thus becoming one of the chief determinants of our present way of life. The second industrial revolution, with its roots in modern computer technology and integrated electronics technology, in particular, VLSI (Very Large Scale Integrated) electronics technology, has resulted in advances of enormous significance in all areas of modern activity, with great economic impact as well. The technical committee on mechatronics formed by the International Federation for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, in Prague, Czech Republic, adopted the following definition for the term: "Mechatronics is the synergistic combination of precision mechanical engineering, electronic control and systems thinking in the design products and manufacturing process." Due to developments in powerful computers, inc
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Studio: CRC Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.16" Height: 0.86" Weight: 1.51 lbs.
Release Date Aug 8, 2000
ISBN 9056996770 ISBN13 9789056996772
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More About Cornelius T. Leondes
University of California, Los Angeles.
Cornelius T. Leondes currently resides in Los Angeles, in the state of California. Cornelius T. Leondes has an academic affiliation as follows - Emeritus Professor, University of California, USA.