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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...

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...

Silicon Based Unified Memory Devices and Technology

Arup Bhattacharyya
August 08, 2017

The primary focus of this book is on basic device concepts, memory cell design, and process technology integration. The first part provides in-depth coverage of conventional nonvolatile memory devices, stack structures from device physics, historical perspectives, and identifies limitations of...

Distributed Control Applications: Guidelines, Design Patterns, and Application Examples with the IEC 61499

Alois Zoitl, Thomas Strasser
July 26, 2017

Distributed Control Applications: Guidelines, Design Patterns, and Application Examples with the IEC 61499 discusses the IEC 61499 reference architecture for distributed and reconfigurable control and its adoption by industry. The book provides design patterns, application guidelines, and rules for...

Extreme Environment Electronics

John D. Cressler, H. Alan Mantooth
April 06, 2017

Unfriendly to conventional electronic devices, circuits, and systems, extreme environments represent a serious challenge to designers and mission architects. The first truly comprehensive guide to this specialized field, Extreme Environment Electronics explains the essential aspects of designing...

Electrical Contacts: Principles and Applications, Second Edition

Paul G. Slade
April 06, 2017

Covering the theory, application, and testing of contact materials, Electrical Contacts: Principles and Applications, Second Edition introduces a thorough discussion on making electric contact and contact interface conduction; presents a general outline of, and measurement techniques for, important...

Real-Time Embedded Systems: Open-Source Operating Systems Perspective

Ivan Cibrario Bertolotti, Gabriele Manduchi
March 30, 2017

From the Foreword: "…the presentation of real-time scheduling is probably the best in terms of clarity I have ever read in the professional literature. Easy to understand, which is important for busy professionals keen to acquire (or refresh) new knowledge without being bogged down in a convoluted...

Aging Power Delivery Infrastructures, Second Edition

H. Lee Willis, Randall R. Schrieber
March 29, 2017

Good aging infrastructure management consists of optimizing the choice of equipment and its refurbishment while also making compatible changes in all those operating and ownership policies, the whole combination aimed at optimizing the business results the power system owner desires. Both a...

Introduction to Electrical Power and Power Electronics

Mukund R. Patel
March 29, 2017

Most traditional power systems textbooks focus on high-voltage transmission. However, the majority of power engineers work in urban factories, buildings, or industries where power comes from utility companies or is self-generated. Introduction to Electrical Power and Power Electronics is the first...

VLSI: Circuits for Emerging Applications

Tomasz Wojcicki
March 29, 2017

Recently the world celebrated the 60th anniversary of the invention of the first transistor. The first integrated circuit (IC) was built a decade later, with the first microprocessor designed in the early 1970s. Today, ICs are a part of nearly every aspect of our daily lives. They help us live...

Switching Power Converters: Medium and High Power, Second Edition

Dorin O. Neacsu
March 29, 2017

An examination of all of the multidisciplinary aspects of medium- and high-power converter systems, including basic power electronics, digital control and hardware, sensors, analog preprocessing of signals, protection devices and fault management, and pulse-width-modulation (PWM) algorithms,...