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Introduction to PCM Telemetering Systems, Third Edition


Stephen Horan
October 24, 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 ...

Lecture Notes on Impedance Spectroscopy: Measurement, Modeling and Applications, Volume 2

Olfa Kanoun
June 08, 2018

Impedance Spectroscopy is a powerful measurement method used in many application fields such as electro chemistry, material science, biology and medicine, semiconductor industry and sensors. Using the complex impedance at various frequencies increases the informational basis that can be gained...

Multiband Non-Invasive Microwave Sensor: Design and Analysis

Brijesh Iyer, Nagendra Prasad Pathak
May 07, 2018

This monograph focuses on the design, implementation and characterization of a concurrent dual band RF sensor for non-invasive detection of human vital signs. The developed prototype is tested, verified and analyzed for detection of occupancy of human beings in a room as a case study....

Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification: A Guide to Passing the City and Guilds 2391 Exams

Michael Drury
April 24, 2018

An essential guide to the City & Guilds 2391-50 and 51: Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installation and Periodic Inspection and Testing, also C&G 2391-52: an amalgamation of Initial Verification and Periodic Inspection and Testing of electrical installations....

Infrastructure Asset Management with Power System Applications

Lina Bertling Tjernberg
April 02, 2018

This book is about infrastructure asset management, which can be expressed as the combination of management, financial, economic, and engineering, applied to physical assets with the objective of providing the required level of service in the most cost-effective manner. It includes management of...

Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems: Theory and Practice

Qamar Mahboob, Enrico Zio
March 29, 2018

The Handbook of RAMS in Railway Systems: Theory and Practice addresses the complexity in today's railway systems, which use computers and electromechanical components to increase efficiency while ensuring a high level of safety. RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) addresses the...

Wireless Medical Systems and Algorithms: Design and Applications

Pietro Salvo, Miguel Hernandez-Silveira
March 29, 2018

Wireless Medical Systems and Algorithms: Design and Applications provides a state-of-the-art overview of the key steps in the development of wireless medical systems, from biochips to brain–computer interfaces and beyond. The book also examines some of the most advanced algorithms and data...

Analog Electronics for Radiation Detection

Renato Turchetta
March 29, 2018

Analog Electronics for Radiation Detection showcases the latest advances in readout electronics for particle, or radiation, detectors. Featuring chapters written by international experts in their respective fields, this authoritative text: Defines the main design parameters of front-end circuitry...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 1: Spectroscopic Methods of Humidity Measurement

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
March 26, 2018

The first volume of The Handbook of Humidity Measurement focuses on the review of devices based on optical principles of measurement such as optical UV, fluorescence hygrometers, optical and fiber-optic sensors of various types. Numerous methods for monitoring the atmosphere have been developed in...

A Hands-On Course in Sensors Using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Volker Ziemann
March 02, 2018

A Hands-On Course in Sensors using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi is the first book to give a practical and wide-ranging account of how to interface sensors and actuators with micro-controllers, Raspberry Pi and other control systems. The author describes the progression of raw signals through...

Handbook of Optical Sensors

Jose Luis Santos, Faramarz Farahi
February 26, 2018

Handbook of Optical Sensors provides a comprehensive and integrated view of optical sensors, addressing the fundamentals, structures, technologies, applications, and future perspectives. Featuring chapters authored by recognized experts and major contributors to the field, this essential reference:...

Sensors for Safety and Process Control in Hydrogen Technologies

Thomas Hübert, Lois Boon-Brett, William Buttner
February 12, 2018

Understand, Select, and Design Sensors for Hydrogen-Based Applications The use of hydrogen generated from renewable energy sources is expected to become an essential component of a low-carbon, environmentally friendly energy supply, spurring the worldwide development of hydrogen technologies....

Handbook of Optical Engineering, Second Edition, Two Volume Set

Daniel Malacara Hernández
December 28, 2017

This handbook explains principles, processes, methods, and procedures of optical engineering in a concise and practical way. The second edition contains new chapters on paraxial ray tracing, aberrations and optical design, polarization and polarizing optical devices, microscopes, biomedical...