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Introduction to PCM Telemetering Systems, Third Edition


Stephen Horan
October 24, 2017

Introduction to PCM Telemetering Systems, Third Edition summarizes the techniques and terminology used in sending data and control information between users and the instruments that collect and process the data. Fully revised, it gives an overall systems introduction to the relevant topics in three ...

Approximation Techniques for Engineers: Second Edition


Louis Komzsik
April 14, 2017

This second edition includes eleven new sections based on the approximation of matrix functions, deflating the solution space and improving the accuracy of approximate solutions, iterative solution of initial value problems of systems of ordinary differential equations, and the method of trial funct...

Handbook of Optomechanical Engineering, Second Edition


Anees Ahmad
June 13, 2017

This comprehensive handbook covers all major aspects of optomechanical engineering - from conceptual design to fabrication and integration of complex optical systems. The practical information within is ideal for optical and optomechanical engineers and scientists involved in the design, development...

Femtosecond Laser Shaping: From Laboratory to Industry


Marcos Dantus
August 14, 2017

Expensive, delicate, and difficult to operate, femtosecond lasers have already won two Nobel Prizes and created multi-billion dollar industries. As these lasers break out of laboratories for use in real-world large-scale applications, the number of people using them increases. This book provides a f...

Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition


Roger A. Messenger, Amir Abtahi
March 7, 2017

The primary purpose of PV Systems Engineering is to provide a comprehensive set of PV knowledge and understanding tools for the design, installation, commissioning, inspection, and operation of PV systems. During recent years in the United States, more PV capacity was installed than any other electr...

Real-Time Digital Signal Processing from MATLAB to C with the TMS320C6x DSPs, Third Edition


Thad B. Welch, Cameron H.G. Wright, Michael G. Morrow
January 27, 2017

This updated edition gives readers hands-on experience in real-time DSP using a practical, step-by-step framework that also incorporates demonstrations, exercises, and problems, coupled with brief overviews of applicable theory and MATLAB applications. Organized in three sections that cover enduring...

An Introduction to Distributed Optical Fibre Sensors

Arthur H. Hartog
June 23, 2018

This book explains physical principles, unique benefits, broad categories, implementation aspects, and performance criteria of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS). For each kind of sensor, the book highlights industrial applications, which range from oil and gas production to power line...

Power Engineering: Advances and Challenges, Part A: Thermal, Hydro and Nuclear Power

Viorel Badescu, George Cristian Lazaroiu, Linda Barelli
June 21, 2018

Faced with the climate change phenomena, humanity has had to now contend with numerous changes, including our attitude environment protection, and also with depletion of classical energy resources. These have had consequences in the power production sector, which was already struggling with...

Electric Energy Systems, Second Edition: Analysis and Operation

Antonio Gomez-Exposito, Antonio J. Conejo, Claudio Canizares
June 21, 2018

The book provides a deep and broad insight into modern electric energy systems, shown by increasing levels of renewable penetration, smart grids, and active consumers. It includes fundamental topics, such as load flow, short circuit and stability analysis, as well as advanced topics, such as...

Capacitance Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

Jian V. Li, Giorgio Ferrari
June 21, 2018

Capacitance spectroscopy refers to techniques for characterizing the electrical properties of semiconductor materials, junctions, and interfaces, all from the dependence of device capacitance on frequency, time, temperature, and electric potential. This book includes 15 chapters written by...

Multi-View Geometry Based Visual Perception and Control of Robotic Systems

Jian Chen, Bingxi Jia, Kaixiang Zhang
June 19, 2018

This book describes visual perception and control methods for robotic systems that need to interact with the environment. Multiple view geometry is utilized to extract low-dimensional geometric information from abundant and high-dimensional image information, making it convenient to develop general...

Smart Grid Systems: Modeling and Control

N. Ramesh Babu
June 18, 2018

Electric power systems are being transformed from older grid systems to smart grids across the globe. The goals of this transition are to address today’s electric power issues, which include reducing carbon footprints, finding alternate sources of decaying fossil fuels, eradicating losses that...

Advances in Discrete-Time Sliding Mode Control: Theory and Applications

Ahmadreza Argha, Steven Su, Li Li, Hung Tan Nguyen, Branko George Celler
June 18, 2018

The focus of this book is on the design of a specific control strategy using digital computers. This control strategy referred to as Sliding Mode Control (SMC), has its roots in (continuous-time) relay control. This book aims to explain recent investigations' output in the field of discrete-time...

Mobile Communications and Public Health

Marko Markov
June 18, 2018

This book represents a comprehensive overview of the distribution of the various forms of mobile communications (with increasing variations and intensities) devices, which represent a serious hazard to the biosphere and especially mankind, due to the lack of controls of sources of mobile...

Electromagnetic and Acoustic Wave Tomography: Direct and Inverse Problems in Practical Applications

Nathan Blaunstein, Vladimir Yakubov
June 18, 2018

This book discusses the development of radio-wave tomography methods as a means of remote non-destructive testing, diagnostics of the internal structure of semi-transparent media, and reconstruction of the shapes of opaque objects based on multi-angle sounding. It describes physical-mathematical...

Mobile, Wireless and Sensor Networks: A Clustering Algorithm for Energy Efficiency and Safety

Amine Dahane, Nasr-Eddine Berrached
June 15, 2018

Wireless networking covers a variety of topics involving many challenges. The main concern of clustering approaches for mobile wireless sensor networks (WSNs) is to prolong the battery life of the individual sensors and the network lifetime. For a successful clustering approach, the need of a...

Integrated Networking, Caching, and Computing

F. Richard Yu, Tao Huang, Yunjie Liu
June 13, 2018

This book features the major research advances on integrated networking, caching, and computing. Information-centric networking-based caching is one of the promising techniques for future networks. The cloud computing paradigm has been widely adopted to enable convenient, on-demand network access...

Lithium-Ion Supercapacitors: Fundamentals and Energy Applications

Lei Zhang, David P. Wilkinson, Zhongwei Chen, Jiujun Zhang
June 12, 2018

The book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles for operating lithium-ion supercapacitors (LISCs), their challenges, technological trends and perspectives. This LISC technology has high potential to replace conventional main rechargeable batteries such as lead-acid and nickel...