Mechatronics Resources

mechatronics.colostate.edu/resources.html


  • Actuators
  • Books and References
  • Conferences and Proceedings
  • Digital Signal Processors (DSPs)
  • Electronics (IC's, discrete components, switches, sensors, controllers, etc.)
  • Industrial Mechanical and Electrical Components (motors, gear boxes, accessories, hardware, electrical equipment, etc.)
  • Instrumentation, Data Acquisition, and Interfacing
  • Journals and Research
  • Microcontrollers (see also: Minicontrollers)
  • Motors and Motion Controllers
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Robotics (hobby and small projects)
  • Semiconductor (IC) Manufacturers
  • Sensors
  • Single Board Computers and Minicontrollers
  • Small Parts (bearings, couplings, gears, springs, shafts, belts, pulleys, seals, etc.)
  • See Also:
    100 Top Resources for Electrical Engineers, 99 Superb Sites on Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering,
    EEWeb Electronics Forum, Electric Appliance Hobbies, Resources, and Projects, Electronics Lab Links,
    Electroniq.net Projects and Circuits, EXPO21XX.com, ICMaster.com, Industrial Equipment Resource,
    Other Product Information, Other Useful Mechatronics Sites


    Actuators


    Books and References

    Mechatronics Textbooks:
    Basic Electronics:

    Conferences and Proceedings


    Digital Signal Processors (DSPs)


    Electronics (IC's, discrete components, switches, sensors, controllers, etc.)

    *: popular

    See the following for specialty components and services, including printed circuit boards:

    See the following for distributors, part search engines, and difficult-to-find parts:

    Here is an excellent resource reviewing all electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications:

    All About Circuits

    To find inexpensive parts and supplies for DIY kits, see the vendors here:

    Other useful info:


    Industrial Mechanical and Electrical Components (motors, gear boxes, accessories, hardware, electrical equipment, etc.)


    Instrumentation, Data Acquisition, and Interfacing:


    Journals and Research:


    Microcontrollers:


    Motors and Motion Controllers


    Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)


    Robotics (hobby and small projects)

    *: popular

    For more info and DIY projects, see:


    Semiconductor (IC) Manufacturers:


    Sensors


    Single Board Computers and Minicontrollers


    Small Parts (bearings, couplings, gears, springs, shafts, belts, pulleys, seals, etc.)

  • American Science & Surplus
  • Berg
  • Edmund Scientifics
  • McMaster-Carr
  • Reid Tool
  • Small Parts, Inc
  • SDP/SI

  • Other Product Information


    Other Useful Mechatronics Sites


    for additions, corrections, or recommendations, contact:
    David.Alciatore@colostate.edu