Mathematical Concepts and Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

Mathematical Concepts and Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics

Mangey Ram (Graphic Era University, India) and J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: October, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 495
ISBN13: 9781522516392|ISBN10: 1522516395|EISBN13: 9781522516408|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1639-2

Description

The application of mathematical concepts has proven to be beneficial within a number of different industries. In particular, these concepts have created significant developments in the engineering field.

Mathematical Concepts and Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the use of applied mathematics to enhance the current trends and productivity in mechanical engineering. Highlighting theoretical foundations, real-world cases, and future directions, this book is ideally designed for researchers, practitioners, professionals, and students of mechatronics and mechanical engineering.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Decision Making Models
  • Design Optimization
  • Electrical Discharge Machining
  • Electrochemical Spark Micromachining
  • Fatigue Reliability
  • Reliability Optimization
  • Welding

Reviews and Testimonials

Mechanical and other engineers describe how mathematical concepts are applied in mechanical engineering and mechatronics. Their topics include the design optimization of a wind turbine using artificial intelligence, the reliability analysis of engineering systems: an accelerated life testing for boiler tubes, the electrical impedance modeling of the electrochemical spark micromachining process, the development of a material constitutive model and simulation technique to predict nonlinearities in piezoelectric materials under weak electric fields, and a stochastic approach to uncertainty control in multiphysics systems: modeling carbon balance and analyzing greenhouse gas emissions using satellite tools.

– Protoview Reviews

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mangey Ram received the B.Sc. degree in science from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, India, in 2000, the M.Sc. degree in mathematics from Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), India, in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree major in mathematics and minor in computer science from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India, in 2008. He has been a Faculty Member for around eight years and has taught several core courses in pure and applied mathematics at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Mathematics, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, India. Before joining the Graphic Era University, he was a Deputy Manager (Probationary Officer) with Syndicate Bank for a short period. He is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences; Executive Associate Editor of the Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies and the Guest Editor & Member of the editorial board of many journals. He is a regular Reviewer for international journals, including IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, John Wiley, Taylor & Francis and many other publishers. He has published 70 research papers in IEEE, Springer, Emerald, World Scientific and many other national and international journals of repute and also presented his works at national and international conferences. His fields of research are reliability theory and applied mathematics. Dr. Ram is a member of the IEEE, Operational Research Society of India, Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management in India, International Association of Engineers in Hong Kong, and Emerald Literati Network in the U.K. He has been a member of the organizing committee of a number of international and national conferences, seminars, and workshops. He has been conferred with “Young Scientist Award” by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehradun, in 2009. He has been awarded the “Best Faculty Award” in 2011 and recently Research Excellence Award in 2015 for his significant contribution in academics and research at Graphic Era University.
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 PhD 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 43+).

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