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Offshore Mechatronics Systems Engineering

Hamid Reza Karimi
July 10, 2018

The book gives a systematical and almost self-contained description of the many facets of envisaging, designing, implementing or experimentally exploring offshore mechatronics and systems along the adequate designs of integrated modeling, safety, control and supervision infrastructure. With the...

Multi-View Geometry Based Visual Perception and Control of Robotic Systems

Jian Chen, Bingxi Jia, Kaixiang Zhang
June 19, 2018

This book describes visual perception and control methods for robotic systems that need to interact with the environment. Multiple view geometry is utilized to extract low-dimensional geometric information from abundant and high-dimensional image information, making it convenient to develop general...

Smart Grid Systems: Modeling and Control

N. Ramesh Babu
June 18, 2018

Electric power systems are being transformed from older grid systems to smart grids across the globe. The goals of this transition are to address today’s electric power issues, which include reducing carbon footprints, finding alternate sources of decaying fossil fuels, eradicating losses that...

Advances in Discrete-Time Sliding Mode Control: Theory and Applications

Ahmadreza Argha, Steven Su, Li Li, Hung Tan Nguyen, Branko George Celler
June 18, 2018

The focus of this book is on the design of a specific control strategy using digital computers. This control strategy referred to as Sliding Mode Control (SMC), has its roots in (continuous-time) relay control. This book aims to explain recent investigations' output in the field of discrete-time...

Bio-Inspired Algorithms in PID Controller Optimization

Jagatheesan Kallannan, Anand Baskaran, Nilanjan Dey, Amira S. Ashour
June 01, 2018

This book discusses in-depth role of optimization to optimize the controller parameters with reference to bio-inspired algorithms. Comparative studies to evaluate the performance of different optimization techniques in terms of the settling time, overshoot and undershoot responses of the frequency...

Analysis and Control of Finite-Value Systems

Haitao Li, Guodong Zhao, Peilian Guo, Zhenbin Liu
May 15, 2018

A comprehensive work in finite-value systems that covers the latest achievements using the semi-tensor product method, on various kinds of finite-value systems. These results occupy the highest position in the analysis and control of this field. It not only covers all aspects of research in...

Introduction to Industrial Automation

Stamatios Manesis, George Nikolakopoulos
April 11, 2018

This book provides an extended overview and fundamental knowledge in industrial automation, while building the necessary knowledge level for further specialization in advanced concepts of industrial automation. It covers a number of central concepts of industrial automation, such as basic...

Automation in Textile Machinery: Instrumentation and Control System Design Principles

L. Ashok Kumar, M Senthil kumar
April 04, 2018

Book includes comprehensive analysis of the trends and technologies in automation and control systems used in textile engineering. Each of the chapter explain important components of an integrated control system in various facets of textile manufacturing and its applications....

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems

Sawan Sen, Samarjit Sengupta, Abhijit Chakrabarti
April 04, 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:...

A First Course in Predictive Control

J.A. Rossiter
April 03, 2018

The book presents a significant expansion in depth and breadth of the previous edition. It includes substantially more numerical illustrations and copious supporting MATLAB code that the reader can use to replicate illustrations or build his or her own. The code is deliberately written to be as...

Mechatronic Systems and Process Automation: Model-Driven Approach and Practical Design Guidelines

Patrick O.J. Kaltjob
March 22, 2018

The book discusses the concept of process automation and mechatronic system design, while offering a unified approach and methodology for the modeling, analysis, automation and control, networking, monitoring, and sensing of various machines and processes from single electrical-driven machines to...

FPGA-Based Embedded System Developer's Guide

A. Arockia Bazil Raj
March 12, 2018

The book covers various aspects of VHDL programming and FPGA interfacing with examples and sample codes giving an overview of VLSI technology, digital circuits design with VHDL, programming, components, functions and procedures, and arithmetic designs followed by coverage of the core of external I/...