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Getting Started with Sensors

Getting Started with Sensors

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Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2014

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To build electronic projects that can sense the physical world, you need to build circuits based around sensors: electronic components that react to physical phenomena by sending an electrical signal. Even with only basic electronic components, you can build useful and educational sensor projects.But if you incorporate Arduino or Raspberry Pi into your project, you can build much more sophisticated projects that can react in interesting ways and even connect to the Internet. This book starts by teaching you the basic electronic circuits to read and react to a sensor. It then goes on to show...

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Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications

Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications

By: Theodore S. Rappaport; Robert W. Heath Jr.; Robert C. Daniels; James N. Murdock

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 03-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The Definitive, Comprehensive Guide to Cutting-Edge Millimeter Wave Wireless Design Millimeter wave (mmWave) is today’s breakthrough frontier for emerging wireless mobile cellular networks, wireless local area networks, personal area networks, and vehicular communications. In the near future, mmWave products, systems, theories, and devices will come together to deliver mobile data rates thousands of times faster than today’s existing cellular and WiFi networks. In Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications, four of the field’s pioneers...

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Power Over Ethernet Interoperability Guide

Power Over Ethernet Interoperability Guide

By: Sanjaya Maniktala

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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A Complete Guide to Transmitting Electrical Power and Data over Ethernet CablesPower over Ethernet Interoperability explains how to safely transmit DC power over an existing data network cabling structure so that separate AC electrical wiring is not needed to power up devices connected to the network. ...

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Make: Wearable Electronics

Make: Wearable Electronics

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Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 22-JUN-2014

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Our bodies are our primary interface for the world. Interactive systems designed to be worn can be intimate, upfront, and sometimes in your face (literally). Bringing wearable electronics from concept to prototype to product can be both inspiring and challenging. This book gives you what you need to start working with these new materials, tools, and techniques. It covers popular wearable products such as the Arduino Lilypad, and Adafruit Flora....

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Latency and Distortion of Electromagnetic Trackers for Augmented Reality Systems

Latency and Distortion of Electromagnetic Trackers for Augmented Reality Systems

By: Henry Himberg; Yuichi Motai

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Augmented reality (AR) systems are often used to superimpose virtual objects or information on a scene to improve situational awareness. Delays in the display system or inaccurate registration of objects destroy the sense of immersion a user experiences when using AR systems. AC electromagnetic trackers are ideal for these applications when combined with head orientation prediction to compensate for display system delays. Unfortunately, these trackers do not perform well in environments that contain conductive or ferrous materials due to magnetic field distortion without expensive calibration...

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Renewable Energy Integration

Renewable Energy Integration

By: Lawrence E. Jones

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Renewable Energy Integration is a ground-breaking new resource, the first to offer a distilled examination of the intricacies of integrating renewables into the power grid and electricity markets. It offers informed perspectives from internationally renowned experts on the challenges to be met, and solutions based on demonstrated best practices developed by operators around the world. The book's focus on practical implementation of strategies provides real-world context for theoretical underpinnings and the development of supporting policy frameworks. The book considers a myriad of...

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Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas

Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas

By: Dobrin Toporov

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas focuses on a niche technology, combustion of coal in an oxygen rich environment, which is one approach to obtaining ‘clean coal,’ by making it easier to capture carbon that is released in the combustion process. Toporov’s book breaks ground on covering the key fundamentals of oxycoal technologies, which have not yet been covered in this depth. Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas summarizes the main results from a pioneering work on experimental and numerical...

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Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives

Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives

By: Huma Lodhi; Yoshihiro Yamanishi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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Chemoinformatics is a scientific area that endeavours to study and solve complex chemical problems using computational techniques and methods. Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives: Complex Computational Methods and Collaborative Techniques provides an overview of current research in machine learning and applications to chemoinformatics tasks. As a timely compendium of research, this book offers perspectives on key elements that are crucial for complex study and investigation....

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Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis

Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis

By: Scott Krig

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 07-JUN-2014

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Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis provides a technical tour through computer vision, with a survey of nearly 100 types of local, regional, and global feature descriptors, blending history of the field with state-of-the-art analysis of contemporary methods, rather than just another how-to book with source code shortcuts and performance analysis. Observations are provided to develop intuition behind the methods and mathematics, interesting questions are raised for future research rather than providing all the answers, and a Vision Taxonomy is suggested to draw a...

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Power Generation Technologies, 2nd Edition

Power Generation Technologies, 2nd Edition

By: Paul Breeze

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 06-JUN-2014

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The new edition of Power Generation Technologies is a concise and readable guide that provides an introduction to the full spectrum of currently available power generation options, from traditional fossil fuels and the better established alternatives such as wind and solar power, to emerging renewables such as biomass and geothermal energy. Technology solutions such as combined heat and power and distributed generation are also explored. However, this book is more than just an account of the technologies – for each method the author explores the economic and environmental costs and...

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Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures

Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures

By: Ming L. Wang; Jerome P. Lynch; Hoon Sohn

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Performance assessment and health monitoring of civil infrastructures has the potential to increase public safety while decreasing maintenance costs. Typically, sensors are strategically placed in a structure to measure and record data and to draw conclusions about the state of a structure. Volume 2 takes the reader through sensor data management and analytical techniques for fault detection and localization. It will look at prognosis and life-cycle assessment. The majority of the chapters are case studies in assessing structures such as bridges, buildings, super-tall towers, dams,...

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Advancing Embedded Systems and Real-Time Communications with Emerging Technologies

Advancing Embedded Systems and Real-Time Communications with Emerging Technologies

By: Seppo Virtanen

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Embedded systems and real-time computing can be useful tools for a variety of applications. Further research developments in this field can assist in promoting the future development of these technologies for various applications. Advancing Embedded Systems and Real-Time Communications with Emerging Technologies discusses embedded systems, communication system engineering, and real-time systems in an integrated manner. This research book includes advancements in the fields of computer science, computer engineering, and telecommunication engineering in regard to how they are used in embedded...

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Computer Vision and Image Processing in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies

Computer Vision and Image Processing in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies

By: Muhammad Sarfraz

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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The fields of computer vision and image processing are constantly evolving as new research and applications in these areas emerge. Staying abreast of the most up-to-date developments in this field is necessary in order to promote further research and apply these developments in real-world settings. Computer Vision and Image Processing in Intelligent Systems and Multimedia Technologies features timely and informative research on the design and development of computer vision and image processing applications in intelligent agents as well as in multimedia technologies. Covering a diverse set of...

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Quantum Information Processing with Diamond

Quantum Information Processing with Diamond

By: Steven Prawer; Igor Aharonovich

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Diamond nitrogen vacancy (NV) colour centres have the potential to transform quantum information science into a practical technology. Part one provides an introduction to quantum information science, including characterization tools designed to test and measure the properties of diamond materials. Part two reviews research on developing diamond quantum information processing. The final part of the book looks at emerging applications in such areas as sensors, neural circuits and superconductors. Brings together the topics of diamond and quantum information processing Looks at...

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High Performance Silicon Imaging

High Performance Silicon Imaging

By: Daniel Durini

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Silicon imaging is a fast growing area of the semiconductor industry. Its use in cell phone cameras is already well established, and emerging applications include web, security, automotive and digital cinema cameras. High performance silicon imaging covers the fundamentals of silicon image sensors, with a focus on existing performance issues and potential solutions. It then considers several applications for the technology. Part one begins with a review of the fundamental principles of photosensing and the operational principles of silicon image sensors. It then focuses in on charged...

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Biological Identification

Biological Identification

By: R. Paul Schaudies

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Biological identification systems are a vital component in countering the threats to life and health posed by natural pathogens, toxins, and bioterrorism agents. It is essential that such systems are fast, accurate, reliable and easy to use. It is also important to employ the most suitable technology in dealing with any particular threat. This book provides a detailed review of the technologies available and the potential for future developments. Part one covers the essentials of DNA and RNA sequencing for the identification of pathogens, including next generation sequencing (NGS),...

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Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures

Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures

By: Ming L. Wang; Jerome P. Lynch; Hoon Sohn

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 26-APR-2014

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Sensors for civil infrastructure performance assessment and health monitoring have evolved significantly over the past decade with advances through high speed and low-cost electronic circuits, advances in fabrication and manufacturing methodologies, use of novel “smart” materials, and development of highly efficient signal validation and processing methods. Volume 1 describes sensing hardware and data collection covering a variety of sensors, including fiber optic systems, acoustic emission, piezoelectric sensors, electromagnetic sensors, ultrasonic methods, radar and millimeter wave...

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Power System Small Signal Stability Analysis and Control

Power System Small Signal Stability Analysis and Control

By: Debasish Mondal; Abhijit Chakrabarti; Aparajita Sengupta

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 28-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Power System Small Signal Stability Analysis and Control presents a detailed analysis of the problem of severe outages due to the sustained growth of small signal oscillations in modern interconnected power systems. The ever-expanding nature of power systems and the rapid upgrade to smart grid technologies call for the implementation of robust and optimal controls. Power systems that are forced to operate close to their stability limit have resulted in the use of control devices by utility companies to improve the performance of the transmission system against commonly occurring power...

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Renewable Energy System Design

Renewable Energy System Design

By: Ziyad Salameh

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 13-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 03-JUN-2014

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The limitation of fossil fuels has challenged scientists and engineers to search for alternative energy resources that can meet future energy demand. Renewable Energy System Design is a valuable reference focusing on engineering, design, and operating principles that engineers can follow in order to successfully design more robust and efficient renewable energy systems. Written by Dr. Ziyad Salameh, an expert with over thirty years of teaching, research, and design experience, Renewable Energy System Design provides readers with the "nuts and bolts" of photovoltaic, wind energy,...

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Convergence of Broadband, Broadcast, and Cellular Network Technologies

Convergence of Broadband, Broadcast, and Cellular Network Technologies

By: Ramona Trestian; Gabriel-Miro Muntean

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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In the ever-evolving telecommunication industry, technological improvements alone are not able to keep up with the significant growth of mobile broadband traffic. As such, new research on communications networks is necessary to keep up with rising demand. Convergence of Broadband, Broadcast, and Cellular Network Technologies addresses the problems of broadband, broadcast, and cellular coexistence, including the increasing number of advanced mobile users and their bandwidth demands. This book will serve as a link between academia and industry, serving students, researchers, and industry...