Dr. Devdas Shetty News


TV 7 ABC Eye Witness News
Clip with Dr. Aldersberg
Dr. Shetty's patent on Rehab Suspension System developed at the University of Hartford in association with Dr. Fast of Albert Einstein Hospital (Montefiore ) NY . . . see video . . . read more . . .

Recent Papers

2012 Papers & Presentations
2011 Papers & Presentations
2010 Papers & Presentations

Recent Books

The second edition of Dr. Shetty's popular book "Solution Manual for Mechatronics System Design" 2nd) Cengage Publications, Toronto, Canada. 2011 U.S edition, 2012 International edition.

Recent Patents

Dr. Shetty was recently awarded two patents for medical rehabilitation and mobility assistance.

Havard Certificate

Certificate program at Harvard University -- Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, June 2009, Resident program at HU, Boston

Speaking Invitations

Dr. Shetty was recently invited to present and/or keynote several international conferances..



Devdas Shetty Ph.D, PE

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Phone: 202.274.5220
E-mail: devdas.shetty@udc.edu

Books and Monographs

Virtual Prototyping & CAD-Integrated Production Environment
by Devdas Shetty, Ph.D

Design For Product Success
by Devdas Shetty, Ph.D

Published by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2002
Int'l Ed. with USA, UK & Asia publishing rights to McGraw Hill (2005)
298 pp, ISBN: 0-87263-5279

THE DESIGN is the manufacturing processís moment of truth.
  • How to Build a Product Team
  • Characteristics of Self-Directed Product Team
  • New Product Creation Strategy and Process
  • Creative Design Techniques
  • Principles of Design for Manufacturing
  • Design for Disassembly
  • Optimization and Ergonomics
  • A section on Value Stream Mapping and its influence on product development are included, along with information on Creating Virtual Prototypes with computer-assisted design.
Click to order from Barnes & Noble or from Amazon

Solutions Manual for Mechatronics System Design(2nd)
by Devdas Shetty & Richard Kolk

Published by Cengage Publications
Toronto, Canada
2011 U.S edition; 2012 International edition.
ISBN-10: 143906198X ISBN-13: 9781439061985
504 Pages Hardcover

MECHATRONICS: a synergistic combination of mechanical and electrical engineering, computer science, and information technology-is a rapidly emerging technology appropriate for today's engineering students and practicing engineers. Chapter topics include:

  • Modeling of Physical Systems
  • Sensors and Transducers
  • Actuators
  • Electronics for Mechatronics
  • Real Time Interfacing
  • Control System Design and Implementation
  • Advanced Concepts
  • Case Studies
Click to order from Cengage Publications


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