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Mechanisms and mechanical devices sourcebook / Neil Sclater

By: Sclater Neil [autor]
Publisher: Estados Unidos : Mc Graw Hill, ©2011Edition: 5th. edDescription: xiii, 546 páginas : ilustraciones ; 29 cmContent type: texto Media type: no mediado Carrier type: volumenISBN: 9780071704427Subject(s): Movimientos mecanicos | Sistemas de control por retroalimentacion | Sistemas de controlDDC classification: 621.811
Contents:
Basic of mechanisms. -- Motion control systems. -- Stationary and mobile robots. -- Mechanisms for renewable power generation. -- Linkages: drives and mechanisms. -- Gears: devices, drives, and mechanisms. -- Clutches and brakes. -- Latching, fastening, and clamping devices and mechanisms. -- Chain and belt devices and mechanisms. -- Spring and screw devices and mechanisms. -- Shaft couplings and connections. -- Motion-specific devices, mechanisms, and machines. -- Packaging, conveying,handling, and safety mechanisms and machines. -- Torque, speed, tension, and limit control systems. -- Instruments and controls: pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and electronic. -- 3D digital prototypes and simulation. -- Rapid prototyping. -- New directions in mechanical engineering.
Summary: Fully revised throughout, this abundantly illustrated reference describes proven mechanisms and mechanical devices. Each illustrations represent a design concept that can easily be recycled for use in new or modified mechanical, electromechanical, or mechatronic products. Tutorials on the basic of mechanisms and motion control systems introduce you to those subjects or act as a refresher. Mechanisms and mechanical devices sourcebook, Fifth edition, contains new chapters on mechanisms for converting renewable energy into electrical power, 3D digital prototyping and simulation, and progress in MEMS and nanotechnology based on carbon nanotubes. A new chapter on stationary and mobile robots describes their roles in industry, science, national defense, and medicine. The latest advances in rapid prototyping are also discussed. This practical guide will get you up to speed on many classical mechanical devices as well as the hot new topics in mechanical engineering.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality,authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. </p> <br> THOUSANDS OF DRAWINGS AND DESCRIPTIONS COVER INNOVATIONS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING <p>Fully revised throughout, this abundantly illustrated reference describes proven mechanisms and mechanical devices. Each illustration represents a design concept that can easily be recycled for use in new or modified mechanical, electromechanical, or mechatronic products. Tutorials on the basics of mechanisms and motion control systems introduce you to those subjects or act as a refresher.</p> <p> Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices Sourcebook , Fifth Edition, contains new chapters on mechanisms for converting renewable energy into electrical power, 3D digital prototyping and simulation, and progress in MEMS and nanotechnology based on carbon nanotubes. A new chapter on stationary and mobile robots describes their roles in industry, science, national defense, and medicine. The latest advances in rapid prototyping are also discussed. This practical guide will get you up to speed on many classical mechanical devices as well as the hot new topics in mechanical engineering.</p> <p> COMPREHENSIVE INDEX MAKES IT EASY TO FIND SUBJECTS OF INTEREST </p> <p> GLOSSARIES OF TERMS ON: CAMS, GEARS, MECHANICS, MOTION CONTROL, ROBOTICS, WIND TURBINES, PUMPS, AND 3D DIGITAL PROTOTYPING AND SIMULATION </p> <p> COVERAGE OF MOBILE ROBOTS THAT EXPLORE MARS, PERFORM MILITARY DUTIES AND PUBLIC SERVICE, HANDLE AUTOMATED DELIVERY, CONDUCT SURVEILLANCE FROM THE AIR, AND SEARCH UNDER THE SEA </p> <p> DETAILS ON THE MECHANISMS IN RENEWABLE-ENERGY AND WIND-TURBINE AND SOLAR-THERMAL FARMS AND WAVE-MOTION POWER PLANTS </p> <p> Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices Sourcebook , Fifth Edition, covers :<br> Basics of mechanisms * Motion control systems * New stationary and mobile robots * New mechanisms for renewable power generation * Drives and mechanisms with linkages, gears, cams, genevas, and ratchets * Clutches and brakes * Latching, fastening, and clamping devices and mechanisms * Chains, belts, springs, and screws * Shaft couplings and connections * Motion-specific devices * Packaging, conveying, handling, and safety mechanisms and machines * Torque, speed, tension, and limit control systems * Instruments and controls: pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and electronic * New 3D digital prototyping and simulation techniques * New rapid prototyping methods * New directions in mechanical engineering</p>

Includes contents and index

Basic of mechanisms. -- Motion control systems. -- Stationary and mobile robots. -- Mechanisms for renewable power generation. -- Linkages: drives and mechanisms. -- Gears: devices, drives, and mechanisms. -- Clutches and brakes. -- Latching, fastening, and clamping devices and mechanisms. -- Chain and belt devices and mechanisms. -- Spring and screw devices and mechanisms. -- Shaft couplings and connections. -- Motion-specific devices, mechanisms, and machines. -- Packaging, conveying,handling, and safety mechanisms and machines. -- Torque, speed, tension, and limit control systems. -- Instruments and controls: pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and electronic. -- 3D digital prototypes and simulation. -- Rapid prototyping. -- New directions in mechanical engineering.

Fully revised throughout, this abundantly illustrated reference describes proven mechanisms and mechanical devices. Each illustrations represent a design concept that can easily be recycled for use in new or modified mechanical, electromechanical, or mechatronic products. Tutorials on the basic of mechanisms and motion control systems introduce you to those subjects or act as a refresher. Mechanisms and mechanical devices sourcebook, Fifth edition, contains new chapters on mechanisms for converting renewable energy into electrical power, 3D digital prototyping and simulation, and progress in MEMS and nanotechnology based on carbon nanotubes. A new chapter on stationary and mobile robots describes their roles in industry, science, national defense, and medicine. The latest advances in rapid prototyping are also discussed. This practical guide will get you up to speed on many classical mechanical devices as well as the hot new topics in mechanical engineering.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Chapter 1 Basics of Mechanisms
  • Chapter 2 Motion Control Systems
  • Chapter 3 Stationary and Mobile Robots
  • Chapter 4 Mechanisms for Renewable Power Generation
  • Chapter 5 Linkages: Drives and Mechanisms
  • Chapter 6 Gears: Devices, Drives, and Mechanisms
  • Chapter 7 CAM, Geneva, and Ratchet Drives and Mechanisms
  • Chapter 8 Clutches and Brakes
  • Chapter 9 Latching, Fastening, and Clamping Devices and Mechanisms
  • Chapter 10 Chain and Belt Devices and Mechanisms
  • Chapter 11 Spring and Screw Devices and Mechanisms
  • Chapter 12 Shaft Couplings and Connections
  • Chapter 13 Motion-Specific Devices, Mechanisms, and Machines
  • Chapter 14 Packaging, Conveying, Handling, and Safety Mechanisms and Machines
  • Chapter 15 Torque, Speed, Tension, and Limit Control Systems
  • Chapter 16 Instruments and Controls: Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Electric, and Electronic
  • Chapter 17 3D Digital Prototypes and Simulation
  • Chapter 18 Rapid Prototyping
  • Chapter 19 New Directions in Mechanical Engineering
  • Index

Reviews provided by Syndetics

CHOICE Review

This fascinating volume by engineer/author Sclater would be an ideal asset to any design engineer's or inventor's bookshelf. With emphasis on mechanical engineering design concepts, it is a collection of mostly mechanisms along with other mechanical devices, all pointing to the fundamental design ideas of transmitting forces/torques from one location/axis to another, and similarly transmitting forces/torques in linear and circular motions. The 19 chapters in this new edition (4th ed., 2007; 1st ed., 1991) cover systems for motion control, robotics, linkages, gears, cams, clutches/brakes, clamping devices, chain and belt devices, screw-actuated devices, shaft couplings, and more. The introductory chapter is an excellent summary of linkages and mechanisms. The last three chapters address recent ideas in mechanical engineering design, such as 3-D and rapid prototyping, micro- and nano-level tools, materials, and metrology. Other recent concepts, such as atomic force microscopy (discussed only very briefly), microfluidic designs, or white light interferometry, are not included. The book makes very interesting reading; the diagrams are clear and detailed, and the text provides enough information to convey the main ideas to technically literate readers. Valuable for all mechanical, industrial, robotic, and MEMS engineering designers, and a useful reference for junior- or senior-level undergraduate mechanical design courses. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals; two-year technical program students. J. Lambropoulos University of Rochester

Author notes provided by Syndetics

<p> Neil Sclater switched his career from engineering in the military/aerospace industry to writing and editing in the field of electromechanical and electronic technology. After years as a staff editor for engineering magazines, he set up his own consulting firm in technical communications. Mr. Sclater contributed hundreds of articles to various engineering publications. He has authored or co-authored 11 McGraw-Hill Professional books, including two earlier editions of this book.</p>

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