Advances in Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering (AMME): 14 Volumes

Series Editor(s): J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
ISSN: 2328-8205|EISSN: 2328-823X
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With its aid in the creation of smartphones, cars, medical imaging devices, and manufacturing tools, the mechatronics engineering field is in high demand. Mechatronics aims to combine the principles of mechanical, computer, and electrical engineering together to bridge the gap of communication between the different disciplines.

The Advances in Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering (AMME) Book Series provides innovative research and practical developments in the field of mechatronics and mechanical engineering. This series covers a wide variety of application areas in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer and software engineering; essential for academics, practitioners, researchers, and industry leaders.

Topics Covered

  • Autonomous Systems
  • Bioengineering Materials
  • Biologically Inspired Robotics
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Computer-Based Manufacturing
  • Control Methodologies
  • Control Systems Modelling and Analysis
  • Design and Manufacture
  • Intelligent Navigation
  • Intelligent Sensing
  • Manufacturing Methodologies
  • Mechanisms and machines
  • Medical robotics
  • Micro and nanomechanics
  • Nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing
  • Sustainable and green manufacturing
  • Tribology and surface engineering
  • Vibration and acoustics

Titles in Series

Stochastic Methods for Estimation and Problem Solving in Engineering
Seifedine Kadry (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Copyright © 2018. 300 pages.
Utilizing mathematical algorithms is an important aspect of recreating real-world problems in order to make important decisions. By generating a randomized algorithm...
Recent Advancements in Airborne Radar Signal Processing: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Amir Almslmany (Independent Researcher, Egypt)
Copyright © 2018. 100 pages.
As computer and information systems technology advances, industries such as aviation stand to benefit from the overwhelming new advances in hardware, software, and b...
Design and Optimization of Mechanical Engineering Products
K. Kumar (Birla Institute of Technology, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2018. 347 pages.
The success of any product sold to consumers is based, largely, on the longevity of the product. This concept can be extended by various methods of improvement inclu...
Managerial Approaches Toward Queuing Systems and Simulations
Salvador Hernandez-Gonzalez (Tecnológico Nacional de México en Celaya, Mexico), Manuel Dario Hernandez Ripalda (Tecnológico Nacional de México en Celaya, Mexico)
Copyright © 2018. 311 pages.
To promote fast and accessible service, many organizations and businesses utilize technological or structured systems to create efficient waiting times and reception...
Socio-Technical Decision Support in Air Navigation Systems: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Tetiana Shmelova (National Aviation University, Ukraine), Yuliya Sikirda (National Aviation University, Ukraine), Nina Rizun (Gdansk University of Technology, Poland), Abdel-Badeeh M. Salem (Ain Shams University, Egypt), Yury N. Kovalyov (National Aviation University, Ukraine)
Copyright © 2018. 305 pages.
The integration of technology into the aviation system planning has allowed for more stable, yet increasingly complex, models that enable better analysis techniques...
Soft Computing Techniques and Applications in Mechanical Engineering
Mangey Ram (Graphic Era University, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2018. 336 pages.
The evolution of soft computing applications has offered a multitude of methodologies and techniques that are useful in facilitating new ways to address practical an...
Advanced Numerical Simulations in Mechanical Engineering
Ashwani Kumar (Government of Uttar Pradesh, India), Pravin P. Patil (Graphic Era University, India), Yogesh Kr. Prajapati (National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, India)
Copyright © 2018. 242 pages.
Recent developments in information processing systems have driven the advancement of numerical simulations in engineering. New models and simulations enable better s...
Numerical and Analytical Solutions for Solving Nonlinear Equations in Heat Transfer
Davood Domiri Ganji (Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Iran), Roghayeh Abbasi Talarposhti (University of Mazandaran, Iran)
Copyright © 2018. 275 pages.
Engineering applications offer benefits and opportunities across a range of different industries and fields. By developing effective methods of analysis, results and...
Nanofluid Technologies and Thermal Convection Techniques
Ramesh Chand (Government Arya Degree College Nurpur (HP), India)
Copyright © 2017. 229 pages.
Emerging developments in nanofluid research have enhanced its range of various industrial applications. When implemented effectively, the use of such fluids offer nu...
Mathematical Concepts and Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
Mangey Ram (Graphic Era University, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2017. 495 pages.
The application of mathematical concepts has proven to be beneficial within a number of different industries. In particular, these concepts have created significant...
Handbook of Research on Advances and Applications in Refrigeration Systems and Technologies
Pedro Dinis Gaspar (University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Pedro Dinho da Silva (University of Beira Interior, Portugal)
Copyright © 2015. 924 pages.
In recent years, the sustainability and safety of perishable foods has become a major consumer concern, and refrigeration systems play an important role in the proce...
Engineering Creative Design in Robotics and Mechatronics
Maki K. Habib (The American University in Cairo, Egypt), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2013. 366 pages.
While technologies continue to advance in different directions, there still holds a constant evolution of interdisciplinary development. Robotics and mechatronics is...
Computational Methods for Optimizing Manufacturing Technology: Models and Techniques
J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2012. 395 pages.
As manufacturing technology and its applications become more complex and beyond the scope of conventional approaches, there has been considerable interest in develop...
Multi-Agent Systems for Traffic and Transportation Engineering
Ana Bazzan (Instituto de Informática, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), Franziska Klügl (Örebro University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2009. 446 pages.
Our increasing societal demand for mobility now challenges researchers to devise more efficient traffic and transportation systems. Multi-Agent Systems for Traffic a...

Editor(s) Biography

J. Paulo Davim received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Licentiate degree (5 years) in Mechanical Engineering in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and a D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Eur Ing and Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with a MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. Recently, he has also interest in Management/Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability/Engineering Education. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as evaluator of projects for international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 80 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 80 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 60 book chapters and 350 articles in journals and conferences (more than 200 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science/h-index 35+ and SCOPUS/h-index 44+).

Editorial Advisory Board

J. Paulo Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Editorial Advisory Board
Angelos Marcopoulos, National Technical University of Atenas, Greece
Fusaomi Nagata, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Kaushik Kumar, Birla Institute of Technology, India
Mangey Ram, Graphic Era University, India
Prasanta Sahoo, Jadavur University, India