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4 Mechatronics and Applications

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  Schueller, John K. 2006. Section 4.1 Automation and Control, pp. 185-195 of Chapter 4 Mechatronics and Applications, in CIGR Handbook of Agricultural Engineering Volume VI Information Technology. Edited by CIGR--The International Commission of Agricultural Engineering; Volume Editor, Axel Munack. St. Joseph, Michigan, USA: ASABE.  .(doi:10.13031/2013.21673)
Authors:   J. K. Schueller
Keywords:   Automation, Control, Sensors, Actuators

Sensors, actuators, and controllers can form automation or control systems to control machines or systems in their desired tasks. Classical or modern control theory can aid design and analysis of many systems. The components and techniques are discussed and some examples presented.

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