MEMS For Automotive And Aerospace Applications
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- The chapters offers an insight into the role of MEMS in a variety of automotive applications, that include vehicle stability including vehicle stability and control and passenger safety and comfort.
- An overview on MEMS for aerospace applications is also covered such as inertial navigation, active drag reduction and structural health monitoring systems
- Offers a number of case studies evaluating the use of MEMS for harsh environment sensors in aerospace
- Considers using MEMS in space exploration and exploitation
MEMS For Automotive And Aerospace Applications provides an overview on using Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS) in the development of solutions to overcome the distinct challenges faced in the automotive and aerospace industries.
Part one studies MEMS for a range of automotive applications. The role of MEMS in passenger safety and comfort, sensors for automotive vehicle stability control applications and automotive tire pressure monitoring systems are considered, along with pressure and flow sensors for engine management, and RF MEMS for automotive radar sensors. Part two studies MEMS for aerospace applications, including devices for active drag reduction in aerospace applications, inertial navigation and structural health monitoring systems, and thrusters for nano- and pico-satellites. A selection of case studies are used to study MEMS for harsh environment sensors in aerospace applications, before the book concludes by considering the use of MEMS in space exploration and exploitation.
With its team of eminent contributors and internation experts, MEMS for Automotive and Aerospace Applications is a major tool for MEMS manufacturers and all scientists, engineers and academics working on MEMS and intelligent systems for transportation.