Focusing on recent developments in engineering science, enabling hardware, advanced technologies, and software, this edition provides clear, comprehensive coverage of mechatronic and electromechanical systems.
Victor Giurgiutiu is a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of South Carolina. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Giurgiutiu was also a program manager for structural mechanics at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. His research interests include active materials, smart structures, microcontroller applications, structural health monitoring, nondestructive evaluation, and engineering diagnosis and prognosis.Sergey Edward Lyshevski is a professor of electrical engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology. The author of 15 books and author or coauthor of more than 300 journal articles, handbook chapters, and regular conference papers, Dr. Lyshevski current research activities are in high-performance electromechanical systems, nano- and micro-engineering, molecular and biomolecular processing, and systems informatics.