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Introduction to PCM Telemetering Systems, Third Edition


Stephen Horan
August 1, 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 20, 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...

Clustering and Routing Algorithms for Wireless Sensor Networks: Energy Efficiency Approaches

Pratyay Kuila, Prasanta K Jana
September 21, 2017

Wireless Sensor Networks have a wide range of applications in different areas. Their main constraint is the limited and irreplaceable power source of the sensor nodes. In many applications, energy conservation of the sensor nodes and their replacement or replenishment due to the hostile nature...

Optical Waves and Laser Beams in the Irregular Atmosphere

Nathan Blaunstein, Natan Kopeika
September 21, 2017

The book introduces optical wave propagation in the irregular turbulent atmosphere and the relations to laser beam and LIDAR applications for both optical communication and imaging. It examines atmosphere fundamentals, structure, and content. It explains specific situations occurring in the...

From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies

Hongjian Sun, Chao Wang, Bashar I. Ahmad
September 18, 2017

From Internet of Things to Smart Cities: Enabling Technologies explores the information and communication technologies (ICT) needed to enable real-time responses to current environmental, technological, societal, and economic challenges. ICT technologies can be utilized to help with reducing carbon...

Wireless Sensor Networks: An Overview and Research Perspectives

D. K. Lobiyal, Adwitiya Sinha, Buddha Singh, Anil Kumar Sagar, Sushil Kumar
September 15, 2017

This book provides a comprehensive and systematic introduction of fundamental concepts along with effective solutions to major issues related to network design. It provides an overview of the theoretical, practical and mathematical concepts pertaining to wireless sensor networks and highlights...

Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB®, Second Edition, Two Volume Set

Dikshitulu K. Kalluri
September 15, 2017

This two-volume set consists of "Principles of Electromagnetic Waves and Materials, Second Edition" and "Advanced Electromagnetic Computation, Second Edition". Volume I takes an integrative approach to the subject of electromagnetics by supplementing quintessential "old school" information and...

A Systematic Approach to Learning Robot Programming with ROS

Wyatt Newman
September 15, 2017

A Systematic Approach to Learning Robot Programming with ROS provides a comprehensive, introduction to the essential components of ROS through detailed explanations of simple code examples along with the corresponding theory of operation. The book explores the organization of ROS, how to understand...

Digital Image Processing: An Algorithmic Approach with MATLAB

Uvais Qidwai, C.H. Chen
September 14, 2017

Avoiding heavy mathematics and lengthy programming details, Digital Image Processing: An Algorithmic Approach with MATLAB® presents an easy methodology for learning the fundamentals of image processing. The book applies the algorithms using MATLAB®, without bogging down students with syntactical...

Radar Detection Theory of Sliding Window Processes

Graham Weinberg
September 14, 2017

Constant false alarm rate detection processes are important in radar signal processing. Such detection strategies are used as an alternative to optimal Neyman-Pearson based decision rules, since they can be implemented as a sliding window process running on a radar range-Doppler map. This book...

Adaptive Backstepping Control of Uncertain Systems with Actuator Failures, Subsystem Interactions, and Nonsmooth Nonlinearities

Wei Wang, Changyun Wen, Jing Zhou
September 14, 2017

In practice, actuators often undergo failures and various factors influence its effectiveness. Also due to the increasing complexity of large-scale systems, subsystems are often interconnected, whereas the interactions between any two subsystems are difficult to deal with. This book details a...

Nanotechnology: Synthesis to Applications

Sunipa Roy, Chandan Kumar Ghosh, Chandan Kumar Sarkar
September 14, 2017

Nano particles have created a high interest in recent years by virtue of their unusual mechanical, electrical, optical and magnetic properties and find wide applications in all fields of engineering. This edited volume aims to present the latest trends and updates in nanogenerators, thin film solar...

Radar for Indoor Monitoring: Detection, Classification, and Assessment

Moeness Amin
September 14, 2017

This book aims to capture recent advances and breakthroughs in in-home radar monitoring of human motions and activities. It addresses three key attributes of radar for in-door human monitoring, namely: motion classification including fall, detection of vital signs, and categorization of human gait...

Advanced Electroporation Techniques in Biology and Medicine

Andrei G. Pakhomov, Damijan Miklavcic, Marko S. Markov
September 12, 2017

A reflection of the intense study of the effects of electromagnetic fields on living tissues that has taken place during the last decades, Advanced Electroporation Techniques in Biology and Medicine summarizes most recent experimental findings and theories related to permeabilization of...