Special Issue "Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Mechatronics Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2018
Prof. Dr. Nicola Bosso
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
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Interests: railway vehicles (design and simulation); wheel/rail contact; railway dynamics; vehicle monitoring and diagnostics; heavy vehicles; multibody codes; machine design; experimental mechanics
The mechatronic approach is, nowadays, applied to many industrial sectors, and allows the integration in multi-disciplinary, environment, different technologies with the purpose of enhancing the performance of a system. A mechatronic system typically includes sensors, data acquisition, actuators (that operate in synergy) driven by specific control algorithms to perform a desired function on a controlled device.
One of the most recent and promising application of mechatronics concerns its application to improve the safety of complex systems. With this aim, it can be applied to different sectors: Transportation systems, vehicles, wind turbines, industrial processes, manufacturing, food industry, automation, and many others.
This Special Issue aims to collect papers concerning recent advances and challenges in application of “Mechatronics on Fault Detection and Diagnosis”, articulated over a wide range of sectors.
Papers submitted to this Special Issue are expected to provide an original contribution, proposing new solutions, improvements to existing solutions, and new applications in emerging sectors. The paper can address the solution of specific problems in the sector of interest using algorithms, experimental tests, and numerical analysis.
Prof. Dr. Nicola Bosso
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- Fault diagnosis
- Fault detection
- Fault tolerant control
- Diagnostic algorithms
- Intelligent fault diagnosis
- System active monitoring
- Real-time monitoring
- Monitoring systems
- Mechatronic systems