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Mechatronic Systems: Modelling and Simulation with HDLs

Mechatronic Systems: Modelling and Simulation with HDLs

Georg Pelz

ISBN: 978-0-470-86790-7

Jan 2005

236 pages

Description

  • Covers the modelling and simulation of mechatronic and micromechatronic systems using HDLs.
  • Provides an overview of the design of digital and analog circuitry and software for mechatronic systems.
  • Presents practical guidance on both chip and systems design for a wide range of mechatronic applications.
  • Focuses on a practical approach to the design and simulation of electronic hardware and components of mechatronic systems.
Preface.

1. Objective and Motivation.

Introduction.

2. Principles of Modelling and Simulation.

Introduction.

Model Categories.

Fields of Application.

Model Development.

Model Verification and Validation.

Model Simplification.

Simulators and Simulation.

Summary.

3. Modelling and Simulation of Mixed Systems.

Introduction.

Electronics and Mechanics.

Model Transformation.

Domain-Independent Description Forms.

Simulator Coupling.

Summary.

4. Modelling in Hardware Description Languages.

Introduction.

Fields of Application.

Characterisation of Hardware Description Languages.

Languages.

Modelling Paradigms.

Simulation of Models in Hardware Description Languages.

Summary.

5. Software in Hardware Description Languages.

Introduction.

Simulation of Hardware for the Running of Software.

Co-simulation by Software Interpretation.

Co-simulation by Software Compilation.

Summary.

6. Mechanics in Hardware Description Languages.

Introduction.

Multibody Mechanics.

Continuum Mechanics.

Summary.

7. Mechatronics.

Modelling of Mechatronic Systems.

Demonstrator 1: Semi-Active Wheel Suspension.

Demonstrator 2: Internal Combustion Engine with Drive Train.

Demonstrator 3: Camera Winder.

Demonstrator 4: Disk Drive.

Summary.

8. Micromechatronics.

Modelling Micromechatronic Systems.

Demonstrator 5: Capacitive Pressure Sensor.

Demonstrator 6: Micromirror.

Summary.

9. Summary and Outlook.

Literature.

Appendix.

Index.

"This book represents a very rare presentation: a compendium of knowledge in various science and engineering domains…the book is a pleasure to read." (Computing Reviews.com, April 7, 2004)

"...good first-reader which presents a broad range of topics that have been covered..." (Measurement & Control, October 2003)