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Nonlinear Systems Tracking

Lyubomir T. Gruyitch
July 26, 2017

Tracking is the goal of control of any object, plant, process, or vehicle. From vehicles and missiles to power plants, tracking is essential to guarantee high-quality behavior. Nonlinear Systems Tracking establishes the tracking theory, trackability theory, and tracking control synthesis for...

Systems Engineering and Analysis of Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems

William Wolfgang Arrasmith
July 26, 2017

Electro-optical and infrared systems are fundamental in the military, medical, commercial, industrial, and private sectors. Systems Engineering and Analysis of Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems integrates solid fundamental systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques with the...

Automotive Engine Metrology

Salah H. R. Ali
July 06, 2017

In recent decades, metrology—an accurate and precise technology of high quality for automotive engines—has garnered a great deal of scientific interest due to its unique advanced soft engineering techniques in design and diagnostics. Used in a variety of scientific applications, these techniques...

Introduction to Design Engineering: Systematic Creativity and Management

W. Ernst Eder, Stanislav Hosnedl
June 21, 2017

Designing engineering products – technical systems and/or transformation processes – requires a range of information, know-how, experience, and engineering analysis, to find an optimal solution. Creativity and open-mindedness can be greatly assisted by systematic design engineering, which will...

Interactive Dynamic-System Simulation

Granino A. Korn
June 16, 2017

Showing you how to use personal computers for modeling and simulation, Interactive Dynamic-System Simulation, Second Edition provides a practical tutorial on interactive dynamic-system modeling and simulation. It discusses how to effectively simulate dynamical systems, such as aerospace vehicles,...

Project Execution: A Practical Approach to Industrial and Commercial Project Management

Chitram Lutchman
June 14, 2017

Written by Chitram Lutchman, a project management professional with more than 20 years of field and business experience, Project Execution: A Practical Approach to Industrial and Commercial Project Management gives you a more optimistic view of this exciting and challenging area. The book focuses...

Systems Evaluation: Methods, Models, and Applications

Sifeng Liu, Naiming Xie, Chaoqing Yuan, Zhigeng Fang
June 14, 2017

A book in the Systems Evaluation, Prediction, and Decision-Making Series, Systems Evaluation: Methods, Models, and Applications covers the evolutionary course of systems evaluation methods, clearly and concisely. Outlining a wide range of methods and models, it begins by examining the method of...

The Role of the Chemist in Automotive Design

H. K. Phlegm
June 14, 2017

From the development of polymers that make cars lighter to fuels that make them run cleaner, the chemist’s role in the automotive industry has evolved to be one that is more outside the laboratory than in it. Drawing on the author’s 20 years of experience in vehicle design and laboratory experience...

The Executive MBA for Engineers and Scientists

James J. Farley
June 14, 2017

All too often, a simple lack of understanding of fundamental business concepts is enough to prevent capable scientists and engineers from receiving otherwise deserved promotions. These days, technical merit and hard work alone no longer guarantee upward mobility. For scientists and engineers with...

Cognitive Systems Engineering: An Integrative Living Laboratory Framework

Michael D. McNeese, Peter Kent Forster
June 07, 2017

This book provides a framework for integrating complex systems that are problem-centric, human-centered, and provides an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological purview of multiple perspectives surrounding the human factors/human actors within living ecosystems. This book will provide useful...

Innovative Solutions: What Designers Need to Know for Today's Emerging Markets

Apala Lahiri Chavan, Girish V. Prabhu
June 07, 2017

Expanding into emerging markets brings with it a specific set of challenges for designing products and services. Not only do cultural differences play a role in what, how, and why customers behave the way they do, but existing technologies, distribution channels, and the wants and needs of...

Rough Multiple Objective Decision Making

Jiuping Xu, Zhimiao Tao
May 31, 2017

Under intense scrutiny for the last few decades, Multiple Objective Decision Making (MODM) has been useful for dealing with the multiple-criteria decisions and planning problems associated with many important applications in fields including management science, engineering design, and...