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Handbook of Laser Welding Technologies

Handbook of Laser Welding Technologies

By: S Katayama

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2013

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Laser welding is a rapidly developing and versatile technology which has found increasing applications in industry and manufacturing. It allows the precision welding of small and hard-to-reach areas, and is particularly suitable for operation under computer or robotic control. The Handbook of laser welding technologies reviews the latest developments in the field and how they can be used across a variety of applications. Part one provides an introduction to the fundamentals of laser welding before moving on to explore developments in established technologies including CO2 laser welding,...

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Semiconductor Gas Sensors

Semiconductor Gas Sensors

By: R Jaaniso; O Tan

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2013

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Semiconductor gas sensors have a wide range of applications in safety, process control, environmental monitoring, indoor or cabin air quality and medical diagnosis. This important book summarises recent research on basic principles, new materials and emerging technologies in this essential field. The first part of the book reviews the underlying principles and sensing mechanisms for n- and p-type oxide semiconductors, introduces the theory for nanosize materials and describes the role of electrode-semiconductor interfaces. The second part of the book describes recent developments in...

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Handbook of Terahertz Technology for Imaging, Sensing and Communications

Handbook of Terahertz Technology for Imaging, Sensing and Communications

By: D Saeedkia

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 16-JAN-2013

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The recent development of easy-to-use sources and detectors of terahertz radiation has enabled growth in applications of terahertz (Thz) imaging and sensing. This vastly adaptable technology offers great potential across a wide range of areas, and the Handbook of terahertz technology for imaging, sensing and communications explores the fundamental principles, important developments and key applications emerging in this exciting field. Part one provides an authoritative introduction to the fundamentals of terahertz technology for imaging, sensing and communications. The generation,...

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DC Power Supplies: Power Management and Surge Protection for Power Electronic Systems

DC Power Supplies: Power Management and Surge Protection for Power Electronic Systems

By: Nihal Kularatna

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2011

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Modern electronic systems, particularly portable consumer electronic systems and processor based systems, are power hungry, compact, and feature packed. This book presents the most essential summaries of the theory behind DC-DC converter topologies of both linear and switching types. The text discusses power supply characteristics and design specifications based on new developments in power management techniques and modern semiconductors entering into the portable electronics market. The author also addresses off-the-line power supplies, digital control of power supply, power supply...

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Fundamentals of Attosecond Optics

Fundamentals of Attosecond Optics

By: Zenghu Chang

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 16-FEB-2011

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This book’s coverage builds from basic underlying theory to more complex ideas related to attosecond optics. It shows how the generation of attosecond optical pulses requires knowledge of femtosecond laser technologies but is also quite distinct from femtosecond laser technologies. The author elaborates on this point using semi-classical models and quantum mechanics theories. He explains generation of attosecond pulse train and gating methods for extracting single isolated pulses and presents illustrative examples of attosecond applications. ...

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RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics: A Practical Guide for Military UID Applications

RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics: A Practical Guide for Military UID Applications

By: Erick Jones; Christopher Chung

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 04-MAY-2011

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Now that RFID technology has come of age and there are numerous choices, the challenge has become how to select the right one for the job. A practical reference on the workings of RFID and Auto-ID technologies such as satellite tags and barcodes and their integration into logistics initiatives, this book covers background, history, and current applications. It delineates a decision model for choosing RFID and other Auto-ID technologies. It covers integrating and developing RFID and Auto-ID applications, traditional planning and logistics, military UID requirements, and future research. ...

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Tutorials in Metamaterials

Tutorials in Metamaterials

By: Mikhail Noginov; Viktor Podolskiy

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 25-OCT-2011

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Metamaterials—composite media with unusual optical properties—have revolutionized the landscape of optical science and engineering over the past decades. A comprehensive introduction to electromagnetism in metamaterials structures, this book begins with general reviews and then progresses to more specialized topics. Chapters offer self-contained tutorials on linear and nonlinear; optical; microwave; dialectric; anisotropic and hyperbolic; bianisotropic and chiral; and electromagnetic metamaterials, as well as optical gain and radiative decay engineering. Each tutorial provides a thorough...

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Semiconductor Device-Based Sensors for Gas, Chemical, and Biomedical Applications

Semiconductor Device-Based Sensors for Gas, Chemical, and Biomedical Applications

By: Fan Ren; Stephen Pearton

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 12-MAY-2011

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This book provides a basic understanding of new developments on semiconductor-based sensors. Written for senior undergraduate and graduate students majoring in solid-state physics, electrical engineering, and materials science and engineering, this material is also relevant to researchers in the field of sensors for gas, chemical, bio, and medical applications. It presents original theory and experimental research, featuring numerous experts in the field who review progress in semiconductor and nano-material-based sensors and discuss the latest research regarding their applications. Fields...

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Thin-Film Organic Photonics: Molecular Layer Deposition and Applications

Thin-Film Organic Photonics: Molecular Layer Deposition and Applications

By: Tetsuzo Yoshimura

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 02-MAR-2011

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This book is an invaluable resource for material scientists working to develop artificial materials that can be structurally tailored at the atomic/molecular-level. This capability will enable electron-wave function control, which would improve material performance and generate new photonic/electronic phenomena. Exploring the prospect of structural modification in artificial materials, field pioneer Yoshimura describes how we can enhance the photonic/electronic properties of thin films using such precise manipulation of atomic and molecular arrangement. He also addresses related topics and...

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Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology

Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications: Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology

By: Mark Mentzer

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 09-MAY-2011

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Providing an interdisciplinary look at optics technology, this book investigates the connection between nanotechnology, MOEMS, and biotechnology. It covers fundamental relationships and system applications and includes design examples and numerous useful references. The author discusses emerging technologies augmented with MEMS, MOEMS, nanotechnology, biotechnology, fiber optic sensing, integrated optics, optical computing and signal processing, integrated optics, and electro-optics. He uses case studies to illustrate how emerging optics technologies are applied in the marketplace. ...

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Molded Optics: Design and Manufacture

Molded Optics: Design and Manufacture

By: Michael Schaub; Jim Schwiegerling; Eric Fest; R. Shepard; Alan Symmons

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 21-APR-2011

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While several available texts discuss molded plastic optics, none provide information on all classes of molded optics. Filling this gap, Molded Optics presents detailed descriptions of molded plastic, glass, and infrared optics. Since an understanding of the manufacturing process is necessary to develop cost-effective, producible designs, the book extensively covers various manufacturing methods, design guidelines, trade-offs, best practices, and testing of critical parameters. It also discusses topics that often arise when designing systems with molded optics, such as mitigating stray...

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Handbook of Magnetic Measurements

Handbook of Magnetic Measurements

By: Slawomir Tumanski

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2011

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Collecting state-of-the-art knowledge from information scattered throughout the literature, this handbook describes magnetic materials and sensors, the testing of magnetic materials, and applications of magnetic measurements. It presents an up-to-date, accessible account of modern magnetic measurement techniques. The book discusses the fundamentals of magnetism and covers contemporary magnetic materials and sensors. It also explores applications of magnetic diagnostics in medicine, magnetoarcheology, and magnetic imaging. An extensive list of references is included at the end of each...

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Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, Third Edition

Distribution System Modeling and Analysis, Third Edition

By: William Kersting

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 24-JAN-2012

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Thought to be the only dedicated textbook focused on computational modeling for electric power distribution systems, this third edition clearly explains the principles and mathematics behind these models and provides approximation methods that help students recognize when a result is not what it should be. Using the same authoritative yet accessible approach found in previous editions, this book has been updated to reflect the latest changes and advances in the field. Finding strength in detail, this text brings engineers worldwide up to speed on the modeling and analysis of a distribution...

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Oscillator Circuits

Oscillator Circuits

By: Rudolf F. Graf

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 15-DEC-1996

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This series of circuits provides designers with a quick source for oscillator circuits. Why waste time paging through huge encyclopedias when you can choose the topic you need and select any of the specialized circuits sorted by application? This book in the series has 250-300 practical, ready-to-use circuit designs, with schematics and brief explanations of circuit operation. The original source for each circuit is listed in an appendix, making it easy to obtain additional information. Ready-to-use circuits. Grouped by application for easy look-up. Circuit source listings. ...

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Optoelectronics Circuits Manual, 2nd Edition

Optoelectronics Circuits Manual, 2nd Edition

By: R MARSTON

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 21-MAY-1999

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This manual is a useful single-volume guide specifically aimed at the practical design engineer, technician, and experimenter, as well as the electronics student and amateur. It deals with the subject in an easy to read, down to earth, and non-mathematical yet comprehensive manner, explaining the basic principles and characteristics of the best known devices, and presenting the reader with many practical applications and over 200 circuits. Most of the ICs and other devices used are inexpensive and readily available types, with universally recognised type numbers. The second edition has...

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Pattern Recognition & Machine Learning

Pattern Recognition & Machine Learning

By: Y. Anzai

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 09-SEP-1992

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This is the first text to provide a unified and self-contained introduction to visual pattern recognition and machine learning. It is useful as a general introduction to artifical intelligence and knowledge engineering, and no previous knowledge of pattern recognition or machine learning is necessary. Basic for various pattern recognition and machine learning methods. Translated from Japanese, the book also features chapter exercises, keywords, and summaries....

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PIC Microcontroller Projects in C, 2nd Edition

PIC Microcontroller Projects in C, 2nd Edition

By: Dogan Ibrahim

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 08-APR-2014

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Extensively revised and updated to encompass the latest developments in the PIC 18FXXX series, this book demonstrates how to develop a range of microcontroller applications through a project-based approach. After giving an introduction to programming in C using the popular mikroC Pro for PIC and MPLAB XC8 languages, this book describes the project development cycle in full. The book walks you through fully tried and tested hands-on projects, including many new, advanced topics such as Ethernet programming, digital signal processing, and RFid technology. This book is ideal for engineers,...

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Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materials

Advances in Wind Turbine Blade Design and Materials

By: P Brøndsted; R Nijssen

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 14-OCT-2013

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Wind energy is gaining critical ground in the area of renewable energy, with wind energy being predicted to provide up to 8% of the world’s consumption of electricity by 2021. Advances in wind turbine blade design and materials reviews the design and functionality of wind turbine rotor blades as well as the requirements and challenges for composite materials used in both current and future designs of wind turbine blades. Part one outlines the challenges and developments in wind turbine blade design, including aerodynamic and aeroelastic design features, fatigue loads on wind turbine...

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Waste to Energy Conversion Technology

Waste to Energy Conversion Technology

By: N Klinghoffer; M Castaldi

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2013

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Increasing global consumerism and population has led to an increase in the levels of waste produced. Waste to energy (WTE) conversion technologies can be employed to convert residual wastes into clean energy, rather than sending these wastes directly to landfill. Waste to energy conversion technology explores the systems, technology and impacts of waste to energy conversion. Part one provides an introduction to WTE conversion and reviews the waste hierarchy and WTE systems options along with the corresponding environmental, regulatory and techno-economic issues facing this technology....

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Biomass Combustion Science, Technology and Engineering

Biomass Combustion Science, Technology and Engineering

By: L Rosendahl

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 04-APR-2013

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The utilisation of biomass is increasingly important for low- or zero-carbon power generation. Developments in conventional power plant fuel flexibility allow for both direct biomass combustion and co-firing with fossil fuels, while the integration of advanced technologies facilitates conversion of a wide range of biomass feedstocks into more readily combustible fuel. Biomass combustion science, technology and engineering reviews the science and technology of biomass combustion, conversion and utilisation. Part one provides an introduction to biomass supply chains and feedstocks, and...