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Networks-on-Chips: Theory and Practice

Fayez Gebali, Haytham Elmiligi, Mohamed Watheq El-Kharashi
October 23, 2017

The implementation of networks-on-chip (NoC) technology in VLSI integration presents a variety of unique challenges. To deal with specific design solutions and research hurdles related to intra-chip data exchange, engineers are challenged to invoke a wide range of disciplines and specializations...

Short-Circuits in AC and DC Systems: ANSI, IEEE, and IEC Standards

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book provides an understanding of the nature of short-circuit currents, current interruption theories, circuit breaker types, calculations according to ANSI/IEEE and IEC standards, theoretical and practical basis of short-circuit current sources, and the rating structure of switching devices.&...

Load Flow Optimization and Optimal Power Flow

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book discusses the major aspects of load flow, optimization, optimal load flow, and culminates in modern heuristic optimization techniques and evolutionary programming. In the deregulated environment, the economic provision of electrical power to consumers requires knowledge of maintaining a...

Harmonic Generation Effects Propagation and Control

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book provides coverage of generation, effects, and control of harmonics, including interharmonics and measurements, measurements and estimation of harmonics, harmonic resonance and limitations, according to standards. It serves as a practical guide to undergraduate and graduate students, as...

Power System Protective Relaying

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book focuses on protective relaying, which is an indispensable part of electrical power systems. The recent advancements in protective relaying are being dictated by MMPRs (microprocessor-based multifunction relays). The text covers smart grids, integration of wind and solar generation,...

Evolutionary Multi-Objective System Design: Theory and Applications

Nadia Nedjah, Luiza De Macedo Mourelle, Heitor Silverio Lopes
October 19, 2017

Real-world engineering problems often require concurrent optimization of several design objectives, which are conflicting in cases. This type of optimization is generally called multi-objective or multi-criterion optimization. The area of research that applies evolutionary methodologies to...

Handbook of GaN Semiconductor Materials and Devices

Wengang (Wayne) Bi, Haochung (Henry) Kuo, Peicheng Ku, Bo Shen
October 18, 2017

This book addresses material growth, device fabrication, device application, and commercialization of energy-efficient white light-emitting diodes (LEDs), laser diodes, and power electronics devices. It begins with an overview on basics of semiconductor materials, physics, growth and...

Compact Plasma and Focused Ion Beams

Sudeep Bhattacharjee
October 18, 2017

Recent research has brought the application of microwaves from the classical fields of heating, communication, and generation of plasma discharges into the generation of compact plasmas that can be used for applications such as FIB and small plasma thrusters. However, these new applications bring...

Machine-to-Machine Communications: Architectures, Technology, Standards, and Applications

Vojislav B. Misic, Jelena Misic
October 18, 2017

With the number of machine-to-machine (M2M)–enabled devices projected to reach 20 to 50 billion by 2020, there is a critical need to understand the demands imposed by such systems. Machine-to-Machine Communications: Architectures, Technology, Standards, and Applications offers rigorous treatment of...

Magnetic Sensors and Devices: Technologies and Applications

Laurent A. Francis, Kirill Poletkin
October 16, 2017

This book presents in-depth coverage of magnetic sensors in industrial applications. It is divided into three sections: devices and technology for magnetic sensing, industrial applications (automotive, navigation), and emerging applications. Topics include transmission speed sensor ICs, dynamic...

Modeling of Dynamic Systems with Engineering Applications

Clarence W. de Silva
October 16, 2017

MODELING OF DYNAMIC SYSTEMS takes a unique, up-to-date approach to systems dynamics and related controls coverage for undergraduate students and practicing engineers. It focuses on the model development of engineering problems rather than response analysis and simulation once a model is available,...

Power Systems Handbook - Four Volume Set

J. C. Das
October 15, 2017

This handbook on power systems consists of a set of 4 volumes. These books are carefully planned and designed to provide the state of art material on major aspects of electrical power systems, short-circuit currents, load flow, harmonics and protective relaying. Many aspects of power systems...