mechatronics

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mechatronics

[‚mek·ə′trän·iks]
(engineering)
A branch of engineering that incorporates the ideas of mechanical and electronic engineering into a whole, and, in particular, covers those areas of engineering concerned with the increasing integration of mechanical, electronic, and software engineering into a production process.

mechatronics

(MECHAnics elecTRONICS) The combination of mechanical and electronic systems. Embracing robotics, industrial control systems and human interfaces in numerous disciplines, mechatronics is a major step beyond "electromechanical," in which only electricity is required. Mechatronic systems employ microprocessors and software as well as special-purpose electronics. The subhead of CMP's Mechatropolis website when it was in existence said "where mechanical and electronic engineering connect." See electromechanical.
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On March 5, 2014, one of the consignments was suspended by the US customs authorities, who intercepts an e-mail exchange between the owners of AB Tronix and the managers of the Sofia office of the company.
Founded in 1989, JC Tronix moved from electronics to computer service at the behest of customers looking for reliable PC repair.
Merseyside historian Frank Carlyle helped launch a campaign to return the Grade II gates from Avery Weigh Tronix scale manufacturing plant in Sandwell,near Birmingham.
A PRESS release arrived yesterday extolling the virtues of a Salter-Weigh- Tronix dog weighing machine `Accurate to a tenth of a kilo, Harmonizer (?), etc'.
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The Tronix Pro National Sea League Final at Eastbourne saw the 30 top teams from all over the UK battle it out for the title over two days.
The Tettenhall-based artist, also known as Mr Tronix, aims to give people a different view of the city centre and the mural will also support the city's bid to retain its Heart of England in Bloom Gold Award when judges visit Wolverhampton in the summer.
Smethwick-based weighing machine manufacturer Avery Weigh Tronix has helped to pay off some of the debt to its owner, private equity firm European Capital, after agreeing a pounds 36 million refinancing deal.
Last night the trio confirmed they have received a letter from Avery Weigh Tronix scale manufacturing plant in Sandwell,near Birmingham,confirming the company has no objection to the gates being removed.
HTC managed to increase the market share of its brands it's in Egypt, said Tarek Abdel Mohsen, the Marketing Director ofJoVi Tronix, HTC and Lenovo's exclusive agent in Egypt.
THE programme for next year's WFSA East Region Shore League has been announced and each of the six rounds will incorporate qualifiers for Penn points and the National Tronix Shore League.
A leading supplier of kebab meat to major retailers, Ace 4 Kebabs, has updated its scales to Avery Weigh Tronix's new ZQ375 checkweigher, to further improve on its hygiene standards.