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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...

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...

Applications of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Scientific Research

Hartmut F.-W. Sadrozinski, Jinyuan Wu
September 12, 2017

Focusing on resource awareness in field-programmable gate array (FPGA) design, Applications of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays in Scientific Research covers the principle of FPGAs and their functionality. It explores a host of applications, ranging from small one-chip laboratory systems to...

Gaseous Electronics: Tables, Atoms, and Molecules

Gorur Govinda Raju
September 11, 2017

With the constant emergence of new research and application possibilities, gaseous electronics is more important than ever in disciplines including engineering (electrical, power, mechanical, electronics, and environmental), physics, and electronics. The first resource of its kind, Gaseous...

Linear and Switch-Mode RF Power Amplifiers: Design and Implementation Methods

Abdullah Eroglu
September 05, 2017

RF power amplifiers are implemented in communication, semiconductor wafer processing, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and radar systems to produce RF signal with the desired characteristics to perform several critical tasks in the entire system. They can be designed to operate in linear or...

Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, Fourth Edition

William H. Kersting
September 01, 2017

The latest edition includes new sections on grounded wye–delta short circuit feedback current and simulation of loop flow. The text illustrates methods that ensure the most accurate results in computational modeling for electric power distribution systems. It clearly explains the principles and...

Nanoscale Silicon Devices

Shunri Oda, David K. Ferry
September 01, 2017

Is Bigger Always Better? Explore the Behavior of Very Small Devices as Described by Quantum Mechanics Smaller is better when it comes to the semiconductor transistor. Nanoscale Silicon Devices examines the growth of semiconductor device miniaturization and related advances in material, device,...

Transformer Design Principles, Third Edition

Robert M. Del Vecchio, Bertrand Poulin, Pierre T. Feghali, Dilipkumar M. Shah, Rajendra Ahuja
August 18, 2017

In the newest edition, the reader will learn the basics of transformer design, starting from fundamental principles and ending with advanced model simulations. The electrical, mechanical, and thermal considerations that go into the design of a transformer are discussed with useful design formulas,...

Electronic Instrumentation for Distributed Generation and Power Processes

Felix Alberto Farret, Marcelo Godoy Simões, Danilo Iglesias Brandão
August 16, 2017

The goal of the book is to provide basic and advanced knowledge of design, analysis, and circuit implementation for electronic instrumentation and clarify how to get the best out of the analog, digital, and computer circuitry design steps. The reader will learn the physical fundamentals guiding the...

X-Machines for Agent-Based Modeling: FLAME Perspectives

Mariam Kiran
August 15, 2017

From the Foreword: "This book exemplifies one of the most successful approaches to modeling and simulating [the] new generation of complex systems. FLAME was designed to make the building of large scale complex systems models straightforward and the simulation code that it generates is highly...

Nanoscale Device Technology

K. K. Saini
August 15, 2017

Nanoscale Device Technology presents an overview of how the electronic components that drive all modern technology have changed since their invention in the nineteenth century. It takes readers through the historical development of electronics, from the discovery of a vacuum tube as an electron...