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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: 12-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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Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Third Edition

Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Third Edition

By: Ronald E. Terry; J. Brandon Rogers

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 08-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The Definitive Guide to Petroleum Reservoir Engineering–Now Fully Updated to Reflect New Technologies and Easier Calculation Methods Craft and Hawkins’ classic introduction to petroleum reservoir engineering is now fully updated for new technologies and methods, preparing students and practitioners to succeed in the modern industry. In Applied Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Third Edition, renowned expert Ronald E. Terry and project engineer J. Brandon Rogers review the history of reservoir engineering, define key terms, carefully...

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Do-It-Yourself High Performance Car Mods: Rule the Streets

Do-It-Yourself High Performance Car Mods: Rule the Streets

By: Matt Cramer

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Dream Hot Rod Inside and Out!Get revved up! Everything you need to know about building your dream hot rod is inside this book. You now have at your disposal the basic automotive techniquesand tools necessary to install any modification to your car. ...

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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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Human Factors in Process Plant Operation

Human Factors in Process Plant Operation

By: David A. Strobhar

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Call it the Human element in how a refining and chemical process operation is run….the other side of the machine and control system operation equation. Its value is in lives protected and money saved. This plain English guide to the principles of human factors will enable operations and control personnel—both the experienced and uninitiated— to understand how to successfully incorporate the concepts within their own plants. Through real-world examples, the author explains how human factors engineering concepts do, and must, dovetail with process plant design and operation. Offering practical...

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Micro- and Nanoengineering of the Cell Surface

Micro- and Nanoengineering of the Cell Surface

By: Jeffrey Karp; Weian Zhao

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Micro- and Nanoengineering of the Cell Surface  explores the direct engineering of cell surfaces, enabling materials scientists and chemists to manipulate or augment cell functions and phenotypes. The book is accessible for readers across industry, academia, and in clinical settings in multiple disciplines, including materials science, engineering, chemistry, biology, and medicine. Written by leaders in the field, it covers numerous cell surface engineering methods along with their current and potential applications in cell therapy, tissue engineering, biosensing, and diagnosis. The...

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Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon: Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon: Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

By: Michio Inagaki; Feiyu Kang

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 06-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon: Fundamentals provides a comprehensive introduction to carbon, the fourth most abundant element in the universe. The contents are organized into two main parts. Following a brief introduction on the history of carbon materials, Part 1 focuses on the fundamental science on the preparation and characterization of various carbon materials, and Part 2 concentrates on their engineering and applications, including hot areas like energy storage and environmental remediation. The book also includes up-to-date advanced information on such newer...

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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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Real-Time Control of the Industrial Enterprise

Real-Time Control of the Industrial Enterprise

By: Peter Martin; Walter Boyes

Publisher: Momentum Press

Publication Date: 12-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 06-JUN-2014

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In today’s world of manufacturing, it’s possible to be efficient but not profitable. How is this possible? While today’s manufacturing process control is real time, enterprise management remains transactional, and accounting systems remain structured for early 1800s piecework. Why are almost all of the productivity gains in manufacturing arising from better automation and control of processes (continuous, batch, hybrid, or discrete) and not from better chemistry, design, management, or financial controls? This book shows you exactly why this has happened and just how to fix it. The author...

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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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The Effect of Temperature and other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers, 3rd Edition

The Effect of Temperature and other Factors on Plastics and Elastomers, 3rd Edition

By: Laurence W. McKeen

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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This reference guide brings together a wide range of critical data on the effect of temperature on plastics and elastomers, enabling engineers to make optimal material choices and design decisions. The effects of humidity level and strain rate on mechanical and electrical properties are also covered. The data are supported by explanations of how to make use of the data in real world engineering contexts. High (and low) temperatures can have a significant impact on plastics processing and applications, particularly in industries such as automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, packaging, and...

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Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles, 3rd Edition

Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles, 3rd Edition

By: Dennis P. Nolan

Publisher: William Andrew

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Written by an engineer for engineers, this book is both training manual and on-going reference, bringing together all the different facets of the complex processes that must be in place to minimize the risk to people, plant and the environment from fires, explosions, vapour releases and oil spills. Fully compliant with international regulatory requirements, relatively compact but comprehensive in its coverage, engineers, safety professionals and concerned company management will buy this book to capitalize on the author’s life-long expertise. This is the only book focusing specifically...

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Transport Properties of Concrete

Transport Properties of Concrete

By: Peter A. Claisse

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 09-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 05-JUN-2014

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Transport Properties of Concrete covers how to measure the ability of ions and fluids to move through concrete material, and how to use the results to model performance. These transport properties largely determine the durability of concrete and of steel embedded within it, as well as the effectiveness of structures such as landfill containment barriers. The book begins by explaining in detail what transport properties are and how to write computer models for transport processes. Early chapters present and explain computer models written in basic code. Coverage then proceeds to a...

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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

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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...