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Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Third Edition

Mehrdad Ehsani, Yimin Gao, Stefano Longo, Kambiz Ebrahimi
February 23, 2018

The book deals with the fundamentals, theoretical bases, and design methodologies of conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, electric vehicles (EVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). The design methodology is described in mathematical terms,...

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems

Sawan Sen, Samarjit Sengupta, Abhijit Chakrabarti
February 19, 2018

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems presents proven methods for supplying uninterrupted, high-quality electrical power at a reasonable price to the consumer. Illustrating the evolution of the power market from a monopoly to an open access system, this essential text:...

Power System Economic and Market Operations

Jin Zhong
January 16, 2018

Power system operation is one of the important issues in the power industry. The book aims to provide readers with the methods and algorithms to save the total cost in electricity generation and transmission. It begins with traditional power systems and builds into the fundamentals of power system...

Noise Coupling in System-on-Chip

Thomas Noulis
January 09, 2018

Noise Coupling is the root-cause of the majority of Systems on Chip (SoC) product fails. The book discusses a breakthrough substrate coupling analysis flow and modelling toolset, addressing the needs of the design community. The flow provides capability to analyze noise components, propagating...

An Introduction to Quantum Transport in Semiconductors

David K. Ferry
January 04, 2018

Throughout their college career, most engineering students have done problems and studies that are basically situated in the classical world. Some may have taken quantum mechanics as their chosen field of study. This book moves beyond the basics to highlight the full quantum mechanical nature of...

Measurable and Composable Security, Privacy, and Dependability for Cyberphysical Systems: The SHIELD Methodology

Andrea Fiaschetti, Josef Noll, Paolo Azzoni, Roberto Uribeetxeberria
January 04, 2018

With a business baseline focused on the impact of embedded systems in the years ahead, the book investigates the Security, Privacy and Dependability (SPD) requirements raised from existing and future IoT, Cyber-Physical and M2M systems. It proposes a new approach to embedded systems SPD, the SHIELD...

Adaptive and Fault-Tolerant Control of Underactuated Nonlinear Systems

Jiangshuai Huang, Yong-Duan Song
December 29, 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...

Electrical Calculations and Guidelines for Generating Stations and Industrial Plants, Second Edition

Thomas E. Baker
December 26, 2017

The new edition aims to simplify the math, emphasize the theory, and consolidate the information needed by electrical engineers and technicians who support operations, maintenance, protective relay systems, and betterment projects for generating stations and industrial facilities. It begins with a...

Discrete Problems in Nature Inspired Algorithms

Anupam Prof. Shukla, Ritu Tiwari
December 26, 2017

This book includes introduction of several algorithms which are exclusively for graph based problems, namely combinatorial optimization problems, path formation problems, etc. Each chapter includes the introduction of the basic traditional nature inspired algorithm and discussion of the modified...

Autonomous Mobile Robots in Unknown Outdoor Environments

Xiaorui Zhu, Youngshik Kim, Mark A. Minor, Chunxin Qiu
December 22, 2017

Mobile robots have been increasingly applied in many different scenarios, such as space exploration and search and rescue, where the robots are required to travel over uneven terrain while outdoors. This book provides a new framework and the related algorithms for designing autonomous mobile...

Power System Fundamentals

Pedro Ponce, Arturo Molina, Omar Mata, Luis Ibarra, Brian MacCleery
December 20, 2017

Smart grids are linked with smart homes and smart meters. These smart grids are the new topology for generating, distributing, and consuming energy. If these smart devices are not connected in a smart grid, then they cannot work properly; hence, the conventional power systems are swiftly changing...

Power Electronics: Advanced Conversion Technologies, Second Edition

Fang Lin Luo, Hong Ye
December 19, 2017

Power Electronics is a large size technology, mainly covering four categories: the AC/DC rectifiers, DC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters, and AC/AC converters. This book offers approximately 100 novel topologies of all four. The applications are used in sustainable energy generation areas, such as...