Advances in Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering (AMME): 49 Volumes

Advances in Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering (AMME): 49 Volumes

Series Editor(s): J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
ISSN: 2328-8205|EISSN: 2328-823X
Select a Format:
Institutions: Print
List Price: $12,440.00


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

Solving Fundamental Challenges of Electric Vehicles
Mazhar Hussain Shaik (Middle East College, Oman)
Copyright © 2024. 320 pages.
With a growing population and increased mobility, global societies are facing the urgent need to transition to sustainable transportation solutions. However, the wid...
A Sustainable Future with E-Mobility: Concepts, Challenges, and Implementations
Lakshmi D. (VIT Bhopal University, India), Neelu Nagpal (Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, India), Neelam Kassarwani (Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, India), Vishnu Varthanan G. (VIT Bhopal University, India), Pierluigi Siano (University of Salerno, Italy)
Copyright © 2024. 390 pages.
Integrating electric vehicles (EVs) into power distribution systems presents significant challenges, particularly concerning power source dependability and grid stab...
New Innovations in AI, Aviation, and Air Traffic Technology
Saifullah Khalid (Civil Aviation Research Organization, India), Neha Nazneen Siddiqui (Integral University, India)
Copyright © 2024. 430 pages.
The rapid advancement of technology, along with the increasing complexity of air traffic management present significant challenges in aviation management. As the ind...
Advanced Optimization Applications in Engineering
Afaq Ahmad (The university of Memphis, USA), Charles V. Camp (The university of Memphis, USA)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
In the ever-evolving landscape of engineering, a pressing challenge looms large—the need to navigate the complexities of modern problems with precision and efficienc...
Thermodynamic Mechanism of Cryogenic Air Minimum Quantity Lubrication Grinding
Mingzheng Liu (Qingdao Technological University, China), Changhe Li (Qingdao University of Technology, China)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
The achievement of high-efficiency and precise grinding of difficult-to-cut metals—like titanium alloys—is essential in the aerospace industry. However, the process...
Trends and Applications in Mechanical Engineering, Composite Materials and Smart Manufacturing
Surya Narayan Padhi (Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (KL deemed to be University), India)
Copyright © 2024. 320 pages.
The fields of Mechanical Engineering, Composite Materials, and Smart Manufacturing find themselves at the heart of a pivotal predicament. As these industries grapple...
AI and Blockchain Optimization Techniques in Aerospace Engineering
U. Vignesh (Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India), Rahul Ratnakumar (Manipal Institute of Technology, India & Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India), Abdulkareem Sh. Mahdi Al-Obaidi (Taylor's University, Selangor, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2024. 255 pages.
The amalgamation of artificial intelligence (AI), optimization techniques, and blockchain is revolutionizing how to conceptualize, design, and operate aerospace syst...
Harnessing Digital Innovation for Air Transportation
Ayse Asli Yilmaz (Atilim University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2024. 199 pages.
The aviation industry faces an unprecedented challenge – the digital transformation revolution. While digital technologies promise immense benefits in terms of effic...
E-Mobility in Electrical Energy Systems for Sustainability
Lakshmi D. (VIT Bhopal University, India), Neelu Nagpal (Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, India), Neelam Kassarwani (Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, India), Vishnu Varthanan G. (VIT Bhopal University, India), Pierluigi Siano (University of Salerno, Italy)
Copyright © 2024. 392 pages.
As more and more communities around the world are turning to electric vehicles (EVs) to help the environment and save energy, we face a big challenge. The systems th...
Studies on Single and Double Actuator Based DC Attraction Type Levitation Systems: Optimization Techniques
Rupam Bhaduri (Dayananda Sagar University, India)
Copyright © 2023. 231 pages.
The field of DC attraction-type levitation systems (DCALS) faces challenges that hinder its optimal performance in various industrial applications, stemming from inh...
Advances in MEMS and Microfluidic Systems
Rajeev Kumar Singh (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amity University, Noida, India), Rakesh Kumar Phanden (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amity University, Noida, India), Basant Singh Sikarwar (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amity University, Noida, India), J. Paulo Davim (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2023. 331 pages.
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device applications are common in many areas. Micromirror arrays are used as video projectors; microsensors find their applicat...
Structural Mathematical Modeling Applications in Technological Machines and Transportation Vehicles
Andrey Eliseev (Irkutsk State Transport University, Russia & Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Russia)
Copyright © 2023. 288 pages.
As technology continues to advance, the complexity of technological machines and transportation vehicles increases, presenting new challenges in assessing their dyna...
Handbook of Research on Emerging Designs and Applications for Microwave and Millimeter Wave Circuits
Jamal Zbitou (LABTIC, ENSA of Tangier, University of Abdelmalek Essaadi, Morocco), Mostafa Hefnawi (Royal Military College of Canada, Canada), Fouad Aytouna (LABTIC, ENSA of Tetouan, University of Abdelmalek Essaadi, Morocco), Ahmed El Oualkadi (LabTIC, ENSA of Tangier, University of Abdelmalek Essaadi, Morocco)
Copyright © 2023. 542 pages.
Microwave and millimeter-wave (mm-wave) circuits and systems have been widely employed in various emerging technologies such as 5G and beyond wireless mobile communi...
Trends, Paradigms, and Advances in Mechatronics Engineering
Mohamed Arezki Mellal (M'Hamed Bougara University, Algeria)
Copyright © 2023. 299 pages.
Most modern systems involve various engineering disciplines. Mechatronic systems are designed to be dependable and efficient; however, mechatronics engineering faces...
Handbook of Research on Aspects and Applications of Incompressible and Compressible Aerodynamics
Sathish K. Kumar (Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology, India), Naren Shankar Radhakrishnan (Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, India)
Copyright © 2022. 429 pages.
Aerodynamics is a science that improves the ability to understand theoretical basics and apply fundamental physics in real-life problems. The study of the motion of...
Advances in Computational Approaches in Biomechanics
Pritam Pain (Haldia Institute of Technology, India), Sreerup Banerjee (Haldia Institute of Technology, India), Goutam Kumar Bose (Haldia Institute of Technology, India)
Copyright © 2022. 306 pages.
With the advent of digital computers and rapidly developing computational techniques, computer simulations are widely used as predictive tools to supplement experime...
Developing Charging Infrastructure and Technologies for Electric Vehicles
Mohammad Saad Alam (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India), Reji Kumar Pillai (India Smart Grid Forum, India), N. Murugesan (India Smart Grid Forum, India)
Copyright © 2022. 343 pages.
The increase in air pollution and vehicular emissions has led to the development of the renewable energy-based generation and electrification of transportation. Furt...
Electric Vehicles and the Future of Energy Efficient Transportation
Umashankar Subramaniam (Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia), Sheldon S. Williamson (Ontario Tech University, Canada), Mohan Krishna S. (Alliance University, India), Febin Daya J. L. (Vellore Institute of Technology, India)
Copyright © 2021. 293 pages.
The electric vehicle market has been gradually gaining prominence in the world due to the rise in pollution levels caused by traditional IC engine-based vehicles. Th...
Recent Trends on Electromagnetic Environmental Effects for Aeronautics and Space Applications
Christos D. Nikolopoulos (Department of Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Greece)
Copyright © 2021. 285 pages.
Electromagnetic compatibility and regulatory compliance issues are subjects of great importance in electronics engineering. Avoiding problems regarding an electronic...
Modeling and Optimization of Solar Thermal Systems: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Jagadish (National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India), Agnimitra Biswas (National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India)
Copyright © 2021. 215 pages.
In recent years, scientists and researchers have been continually searching for efficient and effective ways to harness solar energy for heat and power production. T...
Handbook of Research on Advancements in Manufacturing, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering
Leonid Burstein (Independent Researcher, Israel)
Copyright © 2021. 462 pages.
Production, new materials development, and mechanics are the central subjects of modern industry and advanced science. With a very broad reach across several differe...
Genetic Algorithms and Remote Sensing Technology for Tracking Flight Debris
Maged Marghany (Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia)
Copyright © 2020. 334 pages.
The tragic disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has created a need for research in the areas of aircraft transportation, and specifically flight debri...
Humanizing Cities Through Car-Free City Development and Transformation
Rahma M. Doheim (Assiut University, Egypt & University of Business and Technology, Saudi Arabia), Alshimaa Aboelmakarem Farag (Zagazig University, Egypt), Ehab Kamel (University of Central Lancashire, UK)
Copyright © 2020. 305 pages.
The heavy dependency on private cars has shaped the design of cities. While offering fast, comfortable, and convenient commutes, cars have become the most popular me...
Airline Green Operations Strategies: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Yazan Khalid Abed-Allah Migdadi (Qatar University, Qatar)
Copyright © 2020. 231 pages.
As environmental concerns increasingly dominate public consciousness, businesses are called upon to incorporate green methods and processes into their operations str...
Recent Technologies for Enhancing Performance and Reducing Emissions in Diesel Engines
J. Sadhik Basha (International Maritime College Oman, Sohar, Oman), R.B. Anand (National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India)
Copyright © 2020. 298 pages.
In today’s global context, there has been extensive research conducted in reducing harmful emissions to conserve and protect our environment. In the automobile and p...
Practical Approach to Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) Diplexer: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Augustine Onyenwe Nwajana (University of East London, UK), Kenneth Siok Kiam Yeo (Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei)
Copyright © 2020. 171 pages.
Substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) technology is a twenty-first century transmission line that has evolved recently to open new doors to the development of efficie...
Diverse Applications of Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Gabriele Clarizia (Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council, Italy), Paola Bernardo (Institute on Membrane Technology, National Research Council, Italy)
Copyright © 2020. 237 pages.
Nanocomposite materials are multiphase materials where the interactions between the different components are enhanced by their intimate contact. Indeed, this emergin...
Handbook of Research on Artificial Intelligence Applications in the Aviation and Aerospace Industries
Tetiana Shmelova (National Aviation University, Ukraine), Yuliya Sikirda (Flight Academy of National Aviation University, Ukraine), Arnold Sterenharz (EXOLAUNCH GmbH, Germany)
Copyright © 2020. 517 pages.
With the emergence of smart technology and automated systems in today’s world, artificial intelligence (AI) is being incorporated into an array of professions. The a...
Design and Optimization of Sensors and Antennas for Wearable Devices: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Vinod Kumar Singh (S. R. Group of Institutions Jhansi, India), Ratnesh Tiwari (Bhilai Institute of Technology, India), Vikas Dubey (Bhilai Institute of Technology, India), Zakir Ali (IET Bundelkhand University, India), Ashutosh Kumar Singh (Indian Institute of Information Technology, India)
Copyright © 2020. 196 pages.
Wearable continuous monitoring systems are necessary in risky environments such as mining and diving and are especially important in the medical monitoring of patien...
Global Advancements in Connected and Intelligent Mobility: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Fatma Outay (Zayed University, UAE), Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar (Hasselt University, Belgium), Elhadi Shakshuki (Acadia University, Canada)
Copyright © 2020. 278 pages.
Vehicle accidents on the roads and highways occur every minute of every day, most often resulting in a loss of life or property damage. With advancing technology, ve...
Automated Systems in the Aviation and Aerospace Industries
Tetiana Shmelova (National Aviation University, Ukraine), Yuliya Sikirda (Kirovograd Flight Academy of the National Aviation University, Ukraine), Nina Rizun (Gdansk University of Technology, Poland), Dmytro Kucherov (National Aviation University, Ukraine), Konstantin Dergachov (National Aerospace University – Kharkiv Aviation Institute, Ukraine)
Copyright © 2019. 486 pages.
Air traffic controllers need advanced information and automated systems to provide a safe environment for everyone traveling by plane. One of the primary challenges...
Design, Development, and Optimization of Bio-Mechatronic Engineering Products
Kaushik Kumar (Birla Institute of Technology, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2019. 312 pages.
Biomechanical engineering is involved with creating and producing a variety of products in everyday use, from environmentally safe plastics to various foods, fabrics...
Handbook of Research on Green Engineering Techniques for Modern Manufacturing
M. Uthayakumar (Kalasalingam University, India), S. Aravind Raj (Vellore Institute of Technology, India), Tae Jo Ko (Yeungnam University, South Korea), S. Thirumalai Kumaran (Kalasalingam University, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2019. 403 pages.
Green manufacturing has developed into an essential aspect of contemporary manufacturing practices, calling for environmentally friendly and sustainable techniques....
Non-Conventional Machining in Modern Manufacturing Systems
Kaushik Kumar (Birla Institute of Technology, India), Nisha Kumari (Birla Institute of Technology, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2019. 303 pages.
Continuous improvements in machining practices have created opportunities for businesses to develop more streamlined processes. This not only leads to higher success...
Advanced Fuzzy Logic Approaches in Engineering Science
Mangey Ram (Graphic Era University (Deemed), India)
Copyright © 2019. 488 pages.
Fuzzy logic techniques have had extraordinary growth in various engineering systems. The developments in engineering sciences have caused apprehension in modern year...
Recent Advancements in Airborne Radar Signal Processing: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Amir Almslmany (Independent Researcher, Egypt)
Copyright © 2018. 190 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...
Stochastic Methods for Estimation and Problem Solving in Engineering
Seifedine Kadry (Beirut Arab University, Lebanon)
Copyright © 2018. 275 pages.
Utilizing mathematical algorithms is an important aspect of recreating real-world problems in order to make important decisions. By generating a randomized algorithm...
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...
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...
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 (Mykhailo Boichuk Kyiv State Academy of Decorative Applied Arts and Design, 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 (Deemed), 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 (Deemed), 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 is a Full Professor at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is also distinguished as honorary professor in several universities/colleges/institutes in China, India and Spain. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Mechanical Engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. (Higher Doctorate) from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist titles in Engineering and Industrial Management as well as in Metrology. He is also Eur Ing by Engineers Europe FEANI-Brussels and Fellow (FIET) of IET-London. He has more than 35 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He has also interest in Management, Engineering Education and Higher Education for Sustainability. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. and master’s students as well as has coordinated and participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards and honors. He has worked as evaluator of projects for ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. 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.

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