Engineering

  • Electric Machines and Drives
    Electric Machines and Drives
    Editor Miroslav Chomat
    ISBN 978-953-307-548-8
    274 pages, February, 2011
    The subject of this book is an important and diverse field of electric machines and drives. The twelve chapters of the book written by renowned authors, both academics and practitioners, cover a large part of the field of electric machines and drives ...
  • Wind Power
    Wind Power
    Editor S M Muyeen
    ISBN 978-953-7619-81-7
    578 pages, June, 2010
    This book is the result of inspirations and contributions from many researchers of different fields. A wide verity of research results are merged together to make this book useful for students and researchers who will take contribution for further de ...
  • Clean Energy Systems and Experiences
    Clean Energy Systems and Experiences
    Editor Kei Eguchi
    ISBN 978-953-307-147-3
    186 pages, October, 2010
    This book reports the latest developments and trends in "clean energy systems and experiences". The contributors to each chapter are energy scientists and engineers with strong expertise in their respective fields. This book offers a forum for exchan ...
  • Adaptive Control
    Adaptive Control
    Editor Kwanho You
    ISBN 978-953-7619-47-3
    380 pages, January, 2009
    Adaptive control has been a remarkable field for industrial and academic research since 1950s. Since more and more adaptive algorithms are applied in various control applications, it is becoming very important for practical implementation. As it can ...
  • Electromagnetic Waves
    Electromagnetic Waves
    Editor Vitaliy Zhurbenko
    ISBN 978-953-307-304-0
    522 pages, June, 2011
    This book is dedicated to various aspects of electromagnetic wave theory and its applications in science and technology. The covered topics include the fundamental physics of electromagnetic waves, theory of electromagnetic wave propagation and scatt ...
  • PID Control, Implementation and Tuning
    PID Control, Implementation and Tuning
    Editor Tamer Mansour
    ISBN 978-953-307-166-4
    238 pages, April, 2011
    The PID controller is considered the most widely used controller. It has numerous applications varying from industrial to home appliances. This book is an outcome of contributions and inspirations from many researchers in the field of PID control. Th ...
  • Solar Energy
    Solar Energy
    Editor Radu D Rugescu
    ISBN 978-953-307-052-0
    440 pages, February, 2010
    The present “Solar Energy” science book hopefully opens a series of other first-hand texts in new technologies with practical impact and subsequent interest. They might include the ecological combustion of fossil fuels, space technology in the b ...
  • Process Management
    Process Management
    Editor Maria Pomffyova
    ISBN 978-953-307-085-8
    338 pages, April, 2010
    The content of the book has been structured into four technical research sections with total of 18 chapters written by well recognized researchers worldwide. These sections are: 1. process and performance management and their measurement methods, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fourier Transform - Signal Processing
    Fourier Transform - Signal Processing
    Editor Salih Mohammed Salih
    ISBN 978-953-51-0453-7
    366 pages, April, 2012
    The field of signal processing has seen explosive growth during the past decades; almost all textbooks on signal processing have a section devoted to the Fourier transform theory. For this reason, this book focuses on the Fourier transform applicatio ...
  • Electrical Generation and Distribution Systems and Power Quality Disturbances
    Electrical Generation and Distribution Systems and Power Quality Disturbances
    Editor Gregorio Romero Rey and Luisa Martinez Muneta
    ISBN 978-953-307-329-3
    318 pages, November, 2011
    The utilization of renewable energy sources such as wind energy, or solar energy, among others, is currently of greater interest. Nevertheless, since their availability is arbitrary and unstable this can lead to frequency variation, to grid instabili ...
  • Environmental Technologies
    Environmental Technologies
    Editor E. Burcu Ozkaraova Gungor
    ISBN 978-3-902613-10-3
    268 pages, January, 2008
    This book on Environmental Technology takes a look at issues such as air, soil and noise pollution problems, environmental quality assessment, monitoring, modelling and risk as- sessment, environmental health impact assessment, environmental mana ...
  • Renewable Energy
    Renewable Energy
    Editor T J Hammons
    ISBN 978-953-7619-52-7
    588 pages, December, 2009
    Renewable Energy is energy generated from natural resources - such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides and geothermal heat - which are naturally replenished. In 2008, about 18% of global final energy consumption came from renewables, with 13% com ...
  • Lithium-ion Batteries
    Lithium-ion Batteries
    Editor Chong Rae Park
    ISBN 978-953-307-058-2
    132 pages, April, 2010
    There have been numerous excellent books on LIBs based on various different viewpoints. But, there is little book available on the state of the art and future of next generation LIBs, particularly eventually for EVs and HEVs. This book is therefor ...
  • Passive Microwave Components and Antennas
    Passive Microwave Components and Antennas
    Editor Vitaliy Zhurbenko
    ISBN 978-953-307-083-4
    564 pages, April, 2010
    Modelling and computations in electromagnetics is a quite fast-growing research area. The recent interest in this field is caused by the increased demand for designing complex microwave components, modeling electromagnetic materials, and rapid inc ...
  • Micro Electronic and Mechanical Systems
    Micro Electronic and Mechanical Systems
    Editor Kenichi Takahata
    ISBN 978-953-307-027-8
    386 pages, December, 2009
    This book discusses key aspects of MEMS technology areas, organized in twenty-seven chapters that present the latest research developments in micro electronic and mechanical systems. The book addresses a wide range of fundamental and practical issue ...
  • Semiconductor Technologies
    Semiconductor Technologies
    Editor Jan Grym
    ISBN 978-953-307-080-3
    498 pages, April, 2010
    Semiconductor technologies continue to evolve and amaze us. New materials, new structures, new manufacturing tools, and new advancements in modelling and simulation form a breeding ground for novel high performance electronic and photonic devices. T ...
  • Mass Transfer in Chemical Engineering Processes
    Mass Transfer in Chemical Engineering Processes
    Editor Jozef Markoš
    ISBN 978-953-307-619-5
    318 pages, November, 2011
    This book offers several solutions or approaches in solving mass transfer problems for different practical chemical engineering applications: measurements of the diffusion coefficients, estimation of the mass transfer coefficients, mass transfer limi ...
  • Thermodynamics
    Thermodynamics
    Editor Mizutani Tadashi
    ISBN 978-953-307-544-0
    450 pages, January, 2011
    Progress of thermodynamics has been stimulated by the findings of a variety of fields of science and technology. The principles of thermodynamics are so general that the application is widespread to such fields as solid state physics, chemistry, biol ...
  • Power Quality
    Power Quality
    Editor Andreas Eberhard
    ISBN 978-953-307-180-0
    374 pages, April, 2011
    Almost all experts are in agreement - although we will see an improvement in metering and control of the power flow, Power Quality will suffer. This book will give an overview of how power quality might impact our lives today and tomorrow, introduce ...