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Cutting-edge coverage of mechatronics in medical systems
Mechatronics in Medicine: A Biomedical Engineering Approach describes novel solutions for utilizing mechatronics to design innovative, accurate, and intelligent medical devices and optimize conventional medical instruments. After an introduction to mechatronics, the book addresses sensing technologies, actuators and feedback sensors, mechanisms and mechanical devices, and processing and control systems. Artificial intelligence, expert systems, and medical imaging are also covered. This pioneering guide concludes by discussing applications of mechatronics in medicine and biomedical engineering and presenting seven real-world medical case studies.
In-depth details on: Sensing technology Electromechanical, fluid, pneumatic power, and other types of actuators Feedback sensors Mechanisms, mechanical devices, and their functions Principles and methods of processing and controlling mechatronics systems Artificial intelligence, expert systems, artificial neural networks, fuzzy systems, and neuro fuzzy systems Medical imaging, including ultrasound, MRI, CT scan, and nuclear imaging Medical case studies in mechatronics
Comprehensive coverage of mechatronics in medical systems
Mechatronics in Medicine: A Biomedical Engineering Approach addresses this emerging field focused on areas of medicine such as robotic surgery and smart surgical instruments, design of artificial organs, new medical imaging systems, and novel diagnostic and therapeutic systems. This pioneering work addresses the development of computer-controlled mechanical devices for use in a wide variety of areas in biomedicine.
Mechatronics in Medicine: A Biomedical Engineering ApproachOffers a basic background in mechatronicsCovers multidisciplinary medical systemsDiscusses design and operation of biomechatronics systemsIncludes details on state-of-the-art technologies
Introduction to Mechatronics; Sensing Technology; Actuators and Feedback Sensors; Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices; Processing and Control Systems; Expert Systems; Medical Imaging; Applications of Mechatronics in Medicine; Medical Case Studies in Mechatronics