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Electricity and Magnetism, Second Edition

Electricity and Magnetism, Second Edition

By: Edward Purcell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 22-SEP-2011

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For 40 years, Edward M. Purcell's classic textbook has introduced students to the wonders of electricity and magnetism. With profound physical insight, Purcell covers all the standard introductory topics, such as electrostatics, magnetism, circuits, electromagnetic waves, and electric and magnetic fields in matter. Taking a non-traditional approach, the textbook focuses on fundamental questions from different frames of reference. Mathematical concepts are introduced in parallel with the physics topics at hand, making the motivations clear. Macroscopic phenomena are derived rigorously from...

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Classical Dynamics

Classical Dynamics

By: Jorge V. José; Eugene J. Saletan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 13-AUG-1998

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Recent advances in the study of dynamical systems have revolutionized the way that classical mechanics is taught and understood. Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary Approach is a new and comprehensive textbook that provides a complete description of this fundamental branch of physics. The authors cover all the material that one would expect to find in a standard graduate course: Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics, canonical transformations, the Hamilton-Jacobi equation, perturbation methods, and rigid bodies. They also deal with more advanced topics such as the relativistic Kepler problem,...

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Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences

Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences

By: Dan Gusfield

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-MAY-1997

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String algorithms are a traditional area of study in computer science. In recent years their importance has grown dramatically with the huge increase of electronically stored text and of molecular sequence data (DNA or protein sequences) produced by various genome projects. This 1997 book is a general text on computer algorithms for string processing. In addition to pure computer science, the book contains extensive discussions on biological problems that are cast as string problems, and on methods developed to solve them. It emphasises the fundamental ideas and techniques central to...

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Filtering and System Identification

Filtering and System Identification

By: Michel Verhaegen; Vincent Verdult

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 26-APR-2007

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Filtering and system identification are powerful techniques for building models of complex systems. This 2007 book discusses the design of reliable numerical methods to retrieve missing information in models derived using these techniques. Emphasis is on the least squares approach as applied to the linear state-space model, and problems of increasing complexity are analyzed and solved within this framework, starting with the Kalman filter and concluding with the estimation of a full model, noise statistics and state estimator directly from the data. Key background topics, including linear...

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Fundamentals of Wireless Communication

Fundamentals of Wireless Communication

By: David Tse; Pramod Viswanath

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 26-MAY-2005

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The past decade has seen many advances in physical layer wireless communication theory and their implementation in wireless systems. This textbook takes a unified view of the fundamentals of wireless communication and explains the web of concepts underpinning these advances at a level accessible to an audience with a basic background in probability and digital communication. Topics covered include MIMO (multi-input, multi-output) communication, space-time coding, opportunistic communication, OFDM and CDMA. The concepts are illustrated using many examples from real wireless systems such as...

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Computational Gasdynamics

Computational Gasdynamics

By: Culbert B. Laney

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 28-JUN-1998

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Numerical methods are indispensable tools in the analysis of complex fluid flows. This book focuses on computational techniques for high-speed gas flows, especially gas flows containing shocks and other steep gradients. The book decomposes complicated numerical methods into simple modular parts, showing how each part fits and how each method relates to or differs from others. The text begins with a review of gasdynamics and computational techniques. Next come basic principles of computational gasdynamics. The last two parts cover basic techniques and advanced techniques. Senior and...

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Molecular Communication

Molecular Communication

By: Tadashi Nakano; Andrew W. Eckford; Tokuko Haraguchi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2013

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This comprehensive guide, by pioneers in the field, brings together, for the first time, everything a new researcher, graduate student or industry practitioner needs to get started in molecular communication. Written with accessibility in mind, it requires little background knowledge, and provides a detailed introduction to the relevant aspects of biology and information theory, as well as coverage of practical systems. The authors start by describing biological nanomachines, the basics of biological molecular communication and the microorganisms that use it. They then proceed to...

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Gas Turbine Emissions

Gas Turbine Emissions

By: Tim C. Lieuwen; Vigor Yang

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2013

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The development of clean, sustainable energy systems is one of the pre-eminent issues of our time. Most projections indicate that combustion-based energy conversion systems will continue to be the predominant approach for the majority of our energy usage, and gas turbines will continue to be important combustion-based energy conversion devices for many decades to come, used for aircraft propulsion, ground-based power generation, and mechanical-drive applications. This book compiles the key scientific and technological knowledge associated with gas turbine emissions into a single...

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Physics of Organic Semiconductors, 2nd, Completely New Revised Edition

Physics of Organic Semiconductors, 2nd, Completely New Revised Edition

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Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2012

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The field of organic electronics has seen a steady growth over the last 15 years. At the same time, our scientific understanding of how to achieve optimum device performance has grown, and this book gives an overview of our present-day knowledge of the physics behind organic semiconductor devices. Based on the very successful first edition, the editors have invited top scientists from the US, Japan, and Europe to include the developments from recent years, covering such fundamental issues as: growth and characterization of thin films of organic semiconductors, charge transport and...

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Computer Modeling for Injection Molding: Simulation, Optimization, and Control

Computer Modeling for Injection Molding: Simulation, Optimization, and Control

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2013

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This book covers a wide range of applications and uses of simulation and modeling techniques in polymer injection molding, filling a noticeable gap in the literature of design, manufacturing, and the use of plastics injection molding. The authors help readers solve problems in the advanced control, simulation, monitoring, and optimization of injection molding processes. The book provides a tool for researchers and engineers to calculate the mold filling, optimization of processing control, and quality estimation before prototype molding. ...

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This reference book provides a fully integrated novel approach to the development of high-power, single-transverse mode, edge-emitting diode lasers by addressing the complementary topics of device engineering, reliability engineering and device diagnostics in the same book, and thus closes the gap in the current book literature. Diode laser fundamentals are discussed, followed by an elaborate discussion of problem-oriented design guidelines and techniques, and by a systematic treatment of the origins of laser degradation and a thorough exploration of the engineering means to enhance the...

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Reliability Technology: Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems

Reliability Technology: Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems

By: Norman Pascoe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 25-APR-2011

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A unique book that describes the practical processes necessary to achieve failure free equipment performance, for quality and reliability engineers, design, manufacturing process and environmental test engineers. This book studies the essential requirements for successful product life cycle management. It identifies key contributors to failure in product life cycle management and particular emphasis is placed upon the importance of thorough Manufacturing Process Capability reviews for both in-house and outsourced manufacturing strategies. The readers attention is also drawn to the many...

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JMP 11 Design of Experiments Guide

JMP 11 Design of Experiments Guide

By: SAS Institute

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2013

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The JMP 11 Design of Experiments Guide covers classic DOE designs (for example, full factorial, response surface, and mixture designs). Read about more flexible custom designs, which you generate to fit your particular experimental situation. And discover JMP's definitive screening designs, an efficient way to identify important factor interactions using fewer runs than required by traditional designs. The book also provides guidance on determining an appropriate sample size for your study. ...

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Low Voltage Electron Microscopy: Principles and Applications

Low Voltage Electron Microscopy: Principles and Applications

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

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Part of the Wiley-Royal Microscopical Society Series, this book discusses the rapidly developing cutting-edge field of low-voltage microscopy, a field that has only recently emerged due to the rapid developments in the electron optics design and image processing. It serves as a guide for current and new microscopists and materials scientists who are active in the field of nanotechnology, and presents applications in nanotechnology and research of surface-related phenomena, allowing researches to observe materials as never before. ...

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Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD, Second Edition

Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers with Microfluidics and CFD, Second Edition

By: James O. Wilkes

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 29-SEP-2005

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The Chemical Engineer's Practical Guide to Contemporary Fluid Mechanics Since most chemical processing applications are conducted either partially or totally in the fluid phase, chemical engineers need a strong understanding of fluid mechanics. Such knowledge is especially valuable for solving problems in the biochemical, chemical, energy, fermentation, materials, mining, petroleum, pharmaceuticals, polymer, and waste-processing industries. Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition, with Microfluidics and CFD, systematically introduces fluid mechanics from the perspective of...

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Research Developments in Biometrics and Video Processing Techniques

Research Developments in Biometrics and Video Processing Techniques

By: Rajeev Srivastava; S.K. Singh; K.K. Shukla

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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The advancement of security technologies has allowed information systems to store more crucial and sensitive data. With these advancements, organizations turn to physiological and behavioral methods of identification in order to guard against unwanted intrusion. Research Developments in Biometrics and Video Processing Techniques investigates advanced techniques in user identification and security, including retinal, facial, and finger print scans as well as signature and voice authentication models. Through its in-depth examination of computer vision applications and other biometric security...

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Connected Computing Environment

Connected Computing Environment

By: Ali Hurson

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 02-DEC-2012

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Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of sugnificant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field. In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology Well-known authors and researchers in the field Extensive...

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Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

By: Atif Memon

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2013

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Since its first volume in 1960, Advances in Computers has presented detailed coverage of innovations in computer hardware, software, theory, design, and applications. It has also provided contributors with a medium in which they can explore their subjects in greater depth and breadth than journal articles usually allow. As a result, many articles have become standard references that continue to be of sugnificant, lasting value in this rapidly expanding field. In-depth surveys and tutorials on new computer technology Well-known authors and researchers in the field Extensive...

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Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 3

Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 3

By: Sergios Theodoridis; Rama Chellappa

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 31-AUG-2013

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This third volume of a four volume set, edited and authored by world leading experts, gives a review of the principles, methods and techniques of important and emerging research topics and technologies in array and statistical signal processing. With this reference source you will: Quickly grasp a new area of research  Understand the underlying principles of a topic and its application Ascertain how a topic relates to other areas and learn of the research issues yet to be resolved Quick tutorial reviews of important and emerging topics of research in array and...

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Interfacing PIC Microcontrollers, 2nd Edition

Interfacing PIC Microcontrollers, 2nd Edition

By: Martin P. Bates

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2013

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Interfacing PIC Microcontrollers, 2nd Edition is a great introductory text for those starting out in this field and as a source reference for more experienced engineers. Martin Bates has drawn upon 20 years of experience of teaching microprocessor systems to produce a book containing an excellent balance of theory and practice with numerous working examples throughout. It provides comprehensive coverage of basic microcontroller system interfacing using the latest interactive software, Proteus VSM, which allows real-time simulation of microcontroller based designs and supports the...