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Adaptive and Fault-Tolerant Control of Underactuated Nonlinear Systems

Jiangshuai Huang, Yong-Duan Song
November 24, 2017

The purpose of the book is to provide an exposition of recently developed adaptive and fault-tolerant control of underactuated nonlinear systems. Underactuated systems are abundant in real life, ranging from landing vehicles to surface ships and underwater vehicles to spacecrafts. For the tracking...

Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Networks: Optimization and Control

Emanuele Crisostomi, Robert Shorten, Sonja Stüdli, Fabian Wirth
November 17, 2017

This book explores the behavior of networks of electric and hybrid vehicles. The topics that are covered include: energy management issues for aggregates of plug-in vehicles; the design of sharing systems to support electro-mobility; context awareness in the operation of electric and hybrid...

Circuits and Electronics: Hands-on Learning with Analog Discovery

John Okyere Attia
November 10, 2017

The book provides instructions on building circuits on breadboards, connecting the Analog Discovery wires to the circuit under test, and making electrical measurements. Various measurement techniques are described and used in this book, including: impedance measurements, complex power measurements,...

Vacuum and Ultravacuum: Physics and Technology

Igor Bello
November 09, 2017

Vacuum technology has enormous impact on human life in many aspects and fields, such as metallurgy, material development and production, food and electronic industry, microelectronics, device fabrication, physics, materials science, space science, engineering, chemistry, technology of low...

Compact Models for Integrated Circuit Design: Conventional Transistors and Beyond

Samar K. Saha
November 01, 2017

Compact Models for Integrated Circuit Design: Conventional Transistors and Beyond provides a modern treatise on compact models for circuit computer-aided design (CAD). Written by an author with more than 25 years of industry experience in semiconductor processes, devices, and circuit CAD, and more...

Reconfigurable and Adaptive Computing: Theory and Applications

Nadia Nedjah, Chao Wang
November 01, 2017

Reconfigurable computing techniques and adaptive systems are some of the most promising architectures for microprocessors. Reconfigurable and Adaptive Computing: Theory and Applications explores the latest research activities on hardware architecture for reconfigurable and adaptive computing...

Finite Element Analyses of Eddy Current Effects in Turbogenerators

SC Bhargava
October 31, 2017

Eddy currents, so‐called owing to their general shape like "eddies", manifest as induced currents in all metallic – magnetic or non‐magnetic – regions exposed to time varying or generally alternating magnetic fields whether of power or higher frequencies. It is imperative to apply appropriate...

Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications

K.R. Padiyar
October 27, 2017

A guide for software development of the dynamic security assessment and control of power systems, Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications takes an approach that is more general than previous works on Transient Energy Functions defined using Reduced Network...

Nanoplasmonics: Advanced Device Applications

James W. M. Chon, Krzysztof Iniewski
October 27, 2017

Focusing on control and manipulation of plasmons at nanometer dimensions, nanoplasmonics combines the strength of electronics and photonics, and is predicted to replace existing integrated circuits and photonic devices. It is one of the fastest growing fields of science, with applications in...

Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Pattern Analysis and Understanding

Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Anirban Mukherjee, Indrajit Pan, Paramartha Dutta, Arup Kumar Bhaumik
October 26, 2017

Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Pattern Analysis and Understanding outlines the latest research on the development and application of synergistic approaches to pattern analysis in real-world scenarios. An invaluable resource for lecturers, researchers, and graduates students in computer science...

Semiconductor Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications

Salim Reza
October 26, 2017

The aim of this book is to educate the reader on radiation detectors, from sensor to read-out electronics to application. Relatively new detector materials, such as CdZTe and Cr compensated GaAs, are introduced, along with emerging applications of radiation detectors. This X-ray technology has...

Computation for Humanity: Information Technology to Advance Society

Justyna Zander, Pieter J. Mosterman
October 23, 2017

The exponential progress and accessibility of computing has vastly increased data flows and revolutionized the practice of science, engineering, and communication. Computing plays a critical role in advancing research across almost every scientific discipline. Computation for Humanity: Information...