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Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition: Two-Volume Set

Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition: Two-Volume Set

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John G. Webster, Halit Eren

January 29, 2014

This new edition of the bestselling Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook brings together all aspects of the design and implementation of measurement, instrumentation, and sensors. Reflecting the current state of the art, it describes the use of instruments and techniques for performing...

Signals and Systems: A MATLAB® Integrated Approach

Signals and Systems: A MATLAB® Integrated Approach

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Oktay Alkin

March 18, 2014

Drawing on the author’s 25+ years of teaching experience, Signals and Systems: A MATLAB® Integrated Approach presents a novel and comprehensive approach to understanding signals and systems theory. Many texts use MATLAB® as a computational tool, but Alkin’s text employs MATLAB both computation...

Electric Power Distribution Handbook, Second Edition

Electric Power Distribution Handbook, Second Edition

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Thomas Allen Short

May 19, 2014

Of the "big three" components of electrical infrastructure, distribution typically gets the least attention. In fact, a thorough, up-to-date treatment of the subject hasn’t been published in years, yet deregulation and technical changes have increased the need for better information. Filling this ...

Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design, Third Edition

Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design, Third Edition

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Turan Gonen

May 14, 2014

Electrical Power Transmission System Engineering: Analysis and Design is devoted to the exploration and explanation of modern power transmission engineering theory and practice. Designed for senior-level undergraduate and beginning-level graduate students, the book serves as a text for a two-semeste...

Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards

Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards

Debdeep Mukhopadhyay, Rajat Subhra Chakraborty

October 29, 2014

Beginning with an introduction to cryptography, Hardware Security: Design, Threats, and Safeguards explains the underlying mathematical principles needed to design complex cryptographic algorithms. It then presents efficient cryptographic algorithm implementation methods, along with...

Cooperative Control of Multi-Agent Systems: A Consensus Region Approach

Cooperative Control of Multi-Agent Systems: A Consensus Region Approach

Zhongkui Li, Zhisheng Duan

October 29, 2014

Distributed controller design is generally a challenging task, especially for multi-agent systems with complex dynamics, due to the interconnected effect of the agent dynamics, the interaction graph among agents, and the cooperative control laws. Cooperative Control of Multi-Agent Systems: A...

Singular and Chiral Nanoplasmonics

Singular and Chiral Nanoplasmonics

Svetlana Boriskina, Nikolay I. Zheludev

October 27, 2014

Plasmonics has already revolutionized molecular imaging, cancer research, optical communications, sensing, spectroscopy, and metamaterials development. This book is a collective effort by several research groups to push the frontiers of plasmonics research into the emerging area of harnessing and...

Handbook of Optical Microcavities

Handbook of Optical Microcavities

Anthony H. W. Choi

October 06, 2014

An optical cavity confines light within its structure and constitutes an integral part of a laser device. Unlike traditional gas lasers, semiconductor lasers are invariably much smaller in dimensions, making optical confinement more critical than ever. In this book, modern methods that control and...

Numerical Methods in Photonics

Numerical Methods in Photonics

Andrei V. Lavrinenko, Jesper Lægsgaard, Niels Gregersen, Frank Schmidt, Thomas Søndergaard

September 17, 2014

Simulation and modeling using numerical methods is one of the key instruments in any scientific work. In the field of photonics, a wide range of numerical methods are used for studying both fundamental optics and applications such as design, development, and optimization of photonic components....

Complex Networks: An Algorithmic Perspective

Complex Networks: An Algorithmic Perspective

Kayhan Erciyes

September 06, 2014

Network science is a rapidly emerging field of study that encompasses mathematics, computer science, physics, and engineering. A key issue in the study of complex networks is to understand the collective behavior of the various elements of these networks.Although the results from graph theory have...

Mobile Social Networking and Computing: A Multidisciplinary Integrated Perspective

Mobile Social Networking and Computing: A Multidisciplinary Integrated Perspective

Yufeng Wang, Jianhua Ma

September 05, 2014

Recent advancements in mobile device technologies are revolutionizing how we socialize, interact, and connect. By connecting the virtual community with the local environment, mobile social networks (MSNs) create the opportunity for a multitude of new personalized services for mobile users. Along...

Power Efficiency in Broadband Wireless Communications

Power Efficiency in Broadband Wireless Communications

Pooria Varahram, Somayeh Mohammady, Borhanuddin Mohd Ali, Nasri Sulaiman

August 29, 2014

Power Efficiency in Broadband Wireless Communications focuses on the improvement of power efficiency in wireless communication systems, especially of mobile devices. Reviewing cutting-edge techniques for conserving power and boosting power efficiency, the book examines various technologies and...

Industrial Communication Technology Handbook, Second Edition

Industrial Communication Technology Handbook, Second Edition

Richard Zurawski

August 26, 2014

Featuring contributions from major technology vendors, industry consortia, and government and private research establishments, the Industrial Communication Technology Handbook, Second Edition provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of wire- and wireless-based specialized communication...

Photopolymers: Photoresist Materials, Processes, and Applications

Photopolymers: Photoresist Materials, Processes, and Applications

Kenichiro Nakamura

August 12, 2014

Advancements in photopolymers have led to groundbreaking achievements in the electronics, print, optical engineering, and medical fields. At present, photopolymers have myriad applications in semiconductor device manufacturing, printed circuit boards (PCBs), ultraviolet (UV) curing, printing plates...

Essential Principles of Image Sensors

Essential Principles of Image Sensors

Takao Kuroda

August 12, 2014

Providing a succinct introduction to the systemization, noise sources, and signal processes of image sensor technology, Essential Principles of Image Sensors discusses image information and its four factors: space, light intensity, wavelength, and time. Featuring clarifying and insightful...

Opportunistic Mobile Social Networks

Opportunistic Mobile Social Networks

Jie Wu, Yunsheng Wang

August 05, 2014

The widespread availability of mobile devices along with recent advancements in networking capabilities make opportunistic mobile social networks (MSNs) one of the most promising technologies for next-generation mobile applications. Opportunistic Mobile Social Networks supplies a new perspective of...