Engineering

  • Biosensors
    Biosensors
    Editor Pier Andrea Serra
    ISBN 978-953-7619-99-2
    310 pages, February, 2010
    A biosensor is defined as a detecting device that combines a transducer with a biologically sensitive and selective component. When a specific target molecule interacts with the biological component, a signal is produced, at transducer level, proport ...
  • VLSI
    VLSI
    Editor Zhongfeng Wang
    ISBN 978-953-307-049-0
    464 pages, February, 2010
    The process of Integrated Circuits (IC) started its era of VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) in 1970’s when thousands of transistors were integrated into one single chip. Nowadays we are able to integrate more than a billion transistors on a sin ...
  • Smart Home Systems
    Smart Home Systems
    Editor Mahmoud A. Al-Qutayri
    ISBN 978-953-307-050-6
    194 pages, February, 2010
    Smart homes are intelligent environments that interact dynamically and respond readily in an adaptive manner to the needs of the occupants and changes in the ambient conditions.  The realization of systems that support the smart homes concept requi ...
  • Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements
    Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements
    Editor Pasquale Imperatore and Daniele Riccio
    ISBN 978-953-7619-97-8
    516 pages, February, 2010
    Our planet is nowadays continuously monitored by powerful remote sensors operating in wide portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Our capability of acquiring detailed information on the environment has been revolutionized by revealing its inner s ...
  • Recent Optical and Photonic Technologies
    Recent Optical and Photonic Technologies
    Editor Ki Young Kim
    ISBN 978-953-7619-71-8
    468 pages, January, 2010
    Research and development in modern optical and photonic technologies have witnessed quite fast growing advancements in various fundamental and application areas due to availability of novel fabrication and measurement techniques, advanced numerical ...
  • Advances in Optical and Photonic Devices
    Advances in Optical and Photonic Devices
    Editor Ki Young Kim
    ISBN 978-953-7619-76-3
    364 pages, January, 2010
    The title of this book, Advances in Optical and Photonic Devices, encompasses a broad range of theory and applications which are of interest for diverse classes of optical and photonic devices. Unquestionably, recent successful achievements in m ...
  • Radar Technology
    Radar Technology
    Editor Guy Kouemou
    ISBN 978-953-307-029-2
    430 pages, January, 2010
    In this book “Radar Technology”, the chapters are divided into four main topic areas: Topic area 1: “Radar Systems” consists of chapters which treat whole radar systems, environment and target functional chain. Topic area 2: “Radar ...
  • Programmable Logic Controller
    Programmable Logic Controller
    Editor Luiz Affonso Guedes
    ISBN 978-953-7619-63-3
    170 pages, January, 2010
    Despite the great technological advancement experienced in recent years, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) are still used in many applications from the real world and still play a central role in infrastructure of industrial automation.  PLC ope ...