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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:...

Security and Data Reliability in Cooperative Wireless Networks

Emad Hassan
April 04, 2018

Following a detailed overview of cooperative communications and the physical layer security, this book proposes relay and jammer selection schemes for security in one-way cooperative networks and to improve physical layer security in two-way cooperative networks. It also proposes a Cooperative...

Forensic Digital Image Processing: Optimization of Impression Evidence

Brian Dalrymple, Jill Smith
April 03, 2018

The digital revolution over the past several decades has advanced every facet of evidence detection, photography, optimization, and interpretation. Forensic scientists and practitioners have benefited tremendously from the move from film to digital. With proper procedures in place, digital images...

Light Driven Micromachines

George K. Knopf, Kenji Uchino
April 03, 2018

Light Driven Micromachines addresses the fundamental characteristics of light activated and optically powered microstructures, simple mechanisms, and complex machines that perform mechanical work at the micro- and nano-scale. It provides a background for how light can initiate physical movement by...

A First Course in Predictive Control, Second Edition

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...

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...

Modern Telecommunications: Basic Principles and Practices

Martin J N Sibley
April 02, 2018

This is an introductory text that will equip readers with the necessary tools to study telecommunications further. It explains the fundamentals and background behind digital TV, radio, cell phones, and satellites as well as the legacy analogue transmissions. It covers digital modulation and...

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...

Circuits and Systems for Security and Privacy

Farhana Sheikh, Leonel Sousa
March 29, 2018

Circuits and Systems for Security and Privacy begins by introducing the basic theoretical concepts and arithmetic used in algorithms for security and cryptography, and by reviewing the fundamental building blocks of cryptographic systems. It then analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of...

Power Management Integrated Circuits

Mona M. Hella, Patrick Mercier
March 29, 2018

Power Management Integrated Circuits and Technologies delivers a modern treatise on mixed-signal integrated circuit design for power management. Comprised of chapters authored by leading researchers from industry and academia, this definitive text: Describes circuit- and architectural-level...