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International Conference on Mechatronics, Automation and Smart Materials, will be organized around the theme “Contemporary Advances in Mechatronics, Automation and Smart Materials”
Mechatronics 2017 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Mechatronics 2017
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Mechatronics is an essential element of modern engineering systems and it requires multidisciplinary expertise across a range of disciplines, such as mechanical engineering, electronics, information technology, and control systems science. Mechatronics is the application of electronics and computer technology to control the motions of mechanical systems. It concurrently include all the disciplines of mechanical, electrical, control and computer engineering to develop products, processes and systems with high flexibility, easy to redesign and ability of reprogramming. Actuators and sensors, vibration and noise control, robotics and machine vision, smart structures, motion control micro electro mechanical systems, automotive systems, system identification, control of mechatronics systems play the major role into mechatronics. The replacement or the enhancement of traditional mechanical systems with electronics can lead the automobiles more efficient and less pollutant. In current technology microelectronics and sensor technology, mechatronics systems are providing high levels of precision and reliability.
- Track 1-1Robotics and Automation
- Track 1-2Modelling and Automatic Control
- Track 1-3Design, Modelling & Simulation
- Track 1-4RF Controlled Robotic Vehicle
- Track 1-5Vibration Analysis
- Track 1-6PLC system
- Track 1-7Control electronics
- Track 1-8Mechatronics in energy systems
- Track 1-9Sensors and actuators
- Track 1-10Logic controller
- Track 1-11Control systems
- Track 1-12Bio-mechatronics
- Track 1-13Micro-electro mechanical systems and devices
- Track 1-14Mechanical vibrations
- Track 1-15Vehicle automation
- Track 1-16Sensor design
Smart materials have properties that react to changes in their environment. This means that one of their properties can be changed by an external condition, such as temperature, light, pressure or electricity. This change is reversible and can be repeated many times.
- Track 2-1Piezoelectric materials
- Track 2-2Modeling, simulation and control of smart materials
- Track 2-3Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
- Track 2-4Mechanics and Behavior of Smart Materials
- Track 2-5Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage Devices
- Track 2-6Mechanics & Behavior of Smart Materials
- Track 2-7Smart Materials applications in Automobile Engineering
- Track 2-8Smart Materials applications in Electrical Engineering
- Track 2-9Smart Materials applications in Aerospace Engineering
- Track 2-10Defence applied Smart Materials
- Track 2-11Polymer composites and smart Materials
- Track 2-12Optical and Electronic Materials
- Track 2-13Composite Materials
- Track 2-14Integrated system design and implementation
The automation industry is one of the current fastest growing areas of international high-technology economy. The field of automation involves the application of technology to monitor or control the production and delivery of products and services by the international automation federation. Automation engineers program, design, reproduce and test automated machinery and processes in order to complete exact task. They are employed in manufacturing companies such as car manufacturing or food processing plants, where robots are used to perform specific functions. Automation engineers are responsible for design parameters and other detailed documentation of their creations.
- Track 3-1Modelling and design
- Track 3-2Machine tool design and research
- Track 3-3Test and robustness
- Track 3-4Application design
- Track 3-5Design methods and tools
- Track 3-6Design and test for analogy and mixed-signal circuits and systems
- Track 3-7Designing wearable electronics and smart medical devices
- Track 3-8Mechanical CAD/CAM
- Track 3-9Microelectronics design
- Track 3-10Industrial systems and machinery designers
- Track 3-11Control, robotics and mechatronics
- Track 3-12Modelling and mitigation of defects, faults, variability and reliability
Mobile robots have the capability to move around in their environment and are not fixed to one physical location. Mobile robots can be "autonomous" (AMR - autonomous mobile robot) which means they are capable of navigating an uncontrolled environment without the need for physical or electro-mechanical guidance devices.
In medicine, bionics means the replacement or enhancement of organs or other body parts by mechanical versions. Bionic implants differ from mere prostheses by mimicking the original function very closely, or even surpassing it
- Track 4-1Drive, Navigation and Sensor Network for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
- Track 4-2GPS-Guided Wheeled Robotic Systems for Outdoor Applications
- Track 4-3Climbing Robots for Industrial Inspections
- Track 4-4Walking Machines
- Track 4-5Development of Low-Cost UAV Systems for Environmental Monitoring & Management
This topic deals with robotics and robotic applications, especially in the field of mobility, manipulation and autonomy. Actuators, automotive systems, bio-engineering, data storage systems, human machine Interfaces, information technology, industry applications, intelligent systems, manufacturing, micro electro mechanical systems, micro technology, modelling and design, motion vibration and noise control, neural and fuzzy control, opt electronic systems, prototyping, real time and hardware in the loop simulation, robotics, sensors, system Integration, transportation systems, smart materials and structures, energy harvesting and other frontier fields of mechatronics.
- Track 5-1Actuators
- Track 5-2Energy systems
- Track 5-3Micro/Nano technology
- Track 5-4System identification
- Track 5-5 Data storage systems
Manufacturing provides a modern overview of the real what's, why's, and how's of managing manufacturing technology. It stands for all stages of manufacturing including Computer aided design /computer-aided manufacturing infrastructure hardware and software, costing and forecasting systems, EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) links to suppliers and customers, and managerial aspects, including human resource effects. It deals with overview and classification system for evaluating technology opportunities in manufacturing.
- Track 6-1Smart manufacturing
- Track 6-2Reconfigurable manufacturing
- Track 6-3Factory modeling and simulation
- Track 6-4Automation tools and technologies
It is the technology and methods used to provide imaging-based automatic inspection and analysis for such applications as automatic inspection, process control, and robot guidance in industry. The main uses for machine vision are automatic inspection and industrial robot guidance. This includes user interfaces, interfaces for the integration of multi-component systems and automated data interchange. Two important specifications in any vision system are the sensitivity and the resolution. Sensitivity is the ability of a machine to see in weak light, or to discern very light impulses at invisible wavelengths. Resolution is the extent to which a machine can differentiate between objects and the quality of being determined.
- Track 7-1Motion control
- Track 7-2Control of mechatronics systems
- Track 7-3Mechatronics education
- Track 7-4Robotics and machine vision
Industrial automation includes the functionalities of control systems, such as robots or computers and information technologies for handling different processes and machineries in an industry to replace manpower. Industrial automation is the second step beyond mechanization in the scope of industrialization. These technologies help many manufacturing companies to rescue large quantity of automation system resources and also make the works are completed in very short moment while comparing to normal manual works. The automation technologies help to increase the productivity of handling systems while reducing the engineering effort up to 85%. While comparing to 2008, as of now 2016 the Automation devices market has been increased from $ 5000 to $ 30000 which means hardly around 30% has been increased while comparing to 2008.
- Track 8-1Automotive systems
- Track 8-2Man-machine interaction
- Track 8-3Simulation in production
- Track 8-4Robotic vision, localization and navigation
- Track 8-5Automated Guided Vehicle systems
- Track 8-6Applications of Mobile Robots in production
- Track 8-7Efficiency of Industrial and Mobile Robots
- Track 8-8Factory modelling and simulation
- Track 8-9Human-machine interfaces
- Track 8-10Process control
- Track 8-11Robot design
Human-Machine Interaction is a study of interactions between humans and machines. Human Machine Interaction is a multidisciplinary field with the contributions from Human-Computer interaction(HCI), Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), humanoid robots and exoskeleton control.
- Track 9-1Human tasks with automation and control
- Track 9-2Human error prevention and recovery
- Track 9-3 User-oriented and application-oriented functionalities
- Track 9-4Multimedia and multimodal displays
- Track 9-5Auditory displays
- Track 9-6Functional displays and information preprocessing
- Track 9-7Visual displays
- Track 9-8Control devices
- Track 9-9Human-machine interfaces
- Track 9-10Design and evaluation
It is the art and science of measurement and control of process variables within a production, laboratory, or manufacturing area.An instrument is a device that measures a physical quantity such as flow, temperature, level, distance, angle, or pressure. Instruments may be as simple as direct reading thermometers or may be complex multi-variable process analyzers. Instruments are often part of a control system in refineries, factories, and vehicles.
Automation or automatic control, is the use of various control systems for operating equipment such as machinery, processes in factories, boilers and heat treating ovens, switching on telephone networks, steering and stabilization of ships, aircraft and other applications and vehicles with minimal or reduced human intervention. Some processes have been completely automated.
Automation has been achieved by various means including mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic devices and computers, usually in combination
- Track 10-1Instrumentation system elements
- Track 10-2 Correction elements
- Track 10-3 Process controllers
- Track 10-4 Control system
- Track 10-5Automatic process control
- Track 10-6Robotics and Controls
- Track 10-7Biomechatronics Biosensors
- Track 10-8Autonomous and Vehicle Systems
- Track 10-9Automation and Controls
- Track 10-10Advanced Manufacturing
- Track 10-11Energy Harvesting for Wireless Instrumentation
- Track 10-12Process Automation
- Track 10-13Stirling Engine Electric Power Generation Programme
- Track 10-14Underwater echo and source location
- Track 10-15Wireless Sensor Network for Real-Time Device Control
- Track 10-16PLC system
Materials Science involves a study of the relationships between a synthesis, processing, structure, properties, and performance of materials that enable an engineering function. These properties of interest can be mechanical, electrical, magnetic or optical. Engineering function can impact industries involved in electronics, communications, medicine, transportation, manufacturing, recreation, energy, and the environment. While a field has evolved from materials, metals, ceramics, polymers and their various composites. In the recent years there has been increasing focus on creating novel metastable nanostructured materials. In a new fields of nanotechnology and bio materials are providing a materials scientist with an entirely new palette of molecular, organic, biological and inorganic building blocks to design and to assemble nano-engineered materials with unique functionalities.
- Track 11-1Semiconductor materials
- Track 11-2Theory of alloys
- Track 11-3Deformation of materials
- Track 11-4Diffusion in solids
- Track 11-5x-ray
- Track 11-6Crystal imperfection
- Track 11-7Bonds in solids
- Track 11-8 Crystal geometry and structure
- Track 11-9 Electronic structure and electronic configuration
- Track 11-10Phase transformation
- Track 11-11Heat treatment
- Track 11-12Organic materials
- Track 11-13Electrical and magnetic properties of materials
- Track 11-14Photoelectric effect
- Track 11-15Electron theory of metals
- Track 11-16Corrosion
The purpose of a control is to achieve desired system behaviour.
A control system design task includes two main tasks.
1). Understanding of a plant behaviour : system modelling
2). Design a suitable control law : control system analysis and design with a consideration of complexity and cost.
- Track 12-1Modeling electromechanical system
- Track 12-2Fluid power system
- Track 12-3Modeling and simulation for mems
- Track 12-4Engineering thermodynamics
A smart structure is a system containing multifunctional parts that can perform sensing, control, and actuation. It is a primitive analogue of a biological body. Smart materials are used to construct these smart structures, which can perform both sensing and actuation functions.
- Track 13-1Ceramics
- Track 13-2Structural Engineering
- Track 13-3Composite materials
- Track 13-4Fibers
- Track 13-5Rubber technologies
- Track 13-6Metals and alloys
- Track 13-7Polymer-based smart materials
- Track 13-8Smart Design and Construction
Traditional materials that provide high stiffness and strength can be modified at the Nano level to take on other properties such as energy absorption, self-healing and even shape morphing. The design of new smart materials and systems has major implications for the defence, aerospace, energy and semiconductor industries. The Multifunctional Materials program will provide graduates with a strong foundation in the fabrication, characterization, modelling and prototyping of multifunctional materials and other smart systems that improve safety, efficiency and versatility.
- Track 14-1Manufacturing technologies
- Track 14-2Material design and characterization
- Track 14-3Bioinspired smart materials and systems
- Track 14-4Materials for energy conversion and storage devices/systems