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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

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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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

Insert Date: 08-OCT-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

Insert Date: 04-OCT-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

Insert Date: 04-OCT-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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Advances in Computers

Advances in Computers

By: Atif Memon

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 17-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-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

Insert Date: 03-OCT-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...

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The Finite Element Method, 2nd Edition

The Finite Element Method, 2nd Edition

By: G.R. Liu; S. S. Quek

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 07-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 03-OCT-2013

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Written for practicing engineers and students alike, this book emphasizes the role of finite element modeling and simulation in the engineering design process. It provides the necessary theories and techniques of the FEM in a concise and easy-to-understand format and applies the techniques to civil, mechanical, and aerospace problems. Updated throughout for current developments in FEM and FEM software, the book also includes case studies, diagrams, illustrations, and tables to help demonstrate the material. Plentiful diagrams, illustrations and tables demonstrate the material ...

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Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius, 2E : 35 New Do-It-Yourself Projects

Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius, 2E : 35 New Do-It-Yourself Projects

By: Robert Iannini

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 14-AUG-2013

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BUILD ALL-NEW FIENDISHLY FUN ELECTRONICS PROJECTS!Spark your creativity with this wickedly inventive guide. Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius, Second Edition, is filled with completely new, amped-up projects that will shock and amaze, such as super-big Tesla coils, lasers, plasma devices, and electrokinetics contraptions. ...

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Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 2

Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 2

By: Sergios Theodoridis; Rama Chellappa

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2013

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This second 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 communications and radar engineering. 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 communications and...

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Optical Signal Processing

Optical Signal Processing

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Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2005

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An indispensable treatment of optical signal processing--now in a convenient paperback edition This introduction to optical signal processing offers an unparalleled look at its underlying theory and selected processing applications. Designed as both a senior-level undergraduate or first-year graduate-level textbook and a reference for professionals working in the field, Optical Signal Processing begins with a clear, methodical look at the fundamentals of optical signal processing, forming a firm foundation for a discussion of the field's ever-evolving technological breadth. Beginning...

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Optimization Techniques for Solving Complex Problems

Optimization Techniques for Solving Complex Problems

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2009

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Real-world problems and modern optimization techniques to solve them Here, a team of international experts brings together core ideas for solving complex problems in optimization across a wide variety of real-world settings, including computer science, engineering, transportation, telecommunications, and bioinformatics. Part One—covers methodologies for complex problem solving including genetic programming, neural networks, genetic algorithms, hybrid evolutionary algorithms, and more. Part Two—delves into applications including DNA sequencing and reconstruction, location of antennae...

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System Requirements Analysis, 2nd Edition

System Requirements Analysis, 2nd Edition

By: Jeffrey O. Grady

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 02-OCT-2013

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System Requirements Analysis gives the professional systems engineer the tools to set up a proper and effective analysis of the resources, schedules and parts needed to successfully undertake and complete any large, complex project. This fully revised text offers readers the methods for rationally breaking down a large project into a series of stepwise questions, enabling you to determine a schedule, establish what needs to be procured, how it should be obtained, and what the likely costs in dollars, manpower, and equipment will be to complete the project at hand. System...

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Designing SCADA Application Software

Designing SCADA Application Software

By: Stuart G McCrady

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 30-JUL-2013

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Automation systems, often referred to as SCADA systems, involve programming at several levels; these systems include computer type field controllers that monitor and control plant equipment such as conveyor systems, pumps, and user workstations that allow the user to monitor and control the equipment through color graphic displays. All of the components of these systems are integrated through a network, such as Ethernet for fast communications. This book provides a practical guide to developing the application software for all aspects of the automation system, from the field...

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Next Generation Knowledge Machines

Next Generation Knowledge Machines

By: Syed V. Ahamed

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 13-SEP-2013

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This book delivers the scientific and mathematical basis to treat and process knowledge as a quantifiable and dimensioned entity. It provides the units and measures for the value of information contained in a "body of knowledge" that can be measured, processed, enhanced, communicated and preserved. It provides a basis to evaluate the quantity of knowledge acquired by students at various levels and in different universities. The effect of time on the dynamics and flow of knowledge is tied to Internet knowledge banks and provides the basis for designing and building the next generation of...

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Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 4

Academic Press Library in Signal Processing: Volume 4

By: Sergios Theodoridis

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 14-SEP-2013

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This fourth 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 Image, Video Processing and Analysis, Hardware,  Audio, Acoustic and Speech 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...

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Robotics

Robotics

By: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 27-SEP-2013

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As mechanical and cybernetic technologies gain prominence and usability, robots have become ever more present in our everyday lives, with applications in education, transportation, and the workforce. Robotics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores some of the most recent developments in robotic motion, artificial intelligence, and human-machine interaction. The chapters in this extensive multi-volume reference source provide insight into a wide variety of applications and functional areas: from robots used in educational and medical settings to autonomous military and...

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SiGe, GaAs, and InP Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors

SiGe, GaAs, and InP Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors

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Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

Publication Date: 12-APR-1999

Insert Date: 25-SEP-2013

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An up-to-date, comprehensive guide to heterojunction bipolar transistor technology. Owing to their superior performance in microwave and millimeter-wave applications, heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs) have become a major force in mobile and wireless communications. This book offers an integrated treatment of SiGe, GaAs, and InP HBTs, presenting a much-needed overview of HBTs based on different materials systems-their fabrication, analysis, and testing procedures. Highly respected expert Jiann S. Yuan discusses in depth the dc and RF performance and modeling of HBT devices,...