The Art of Control Engineering

Author: Ken Dutton,Steve Thompson,Bill Barraclough

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780201175455

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 813

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The Art of Control Engineering provides a refreshingly new and practical treatment of the study of control systems. The opening chapters assume no prior knowledge of the subject and are suitable for use in introductory courses. The material then progresses smoothly to more advanced topics such as nonlinear systems, Kalman filtering, robust control, multivariable systems and discrete event controllers. Taking a practical perspective, the text demonstrates how the various techniques fit into the overall picture of control and stresses the ingenuity required in choosing the best tool for each job and deciding how to apply it. The most important topics are revisited at appropriate levels throughout the book, building up progressively deeper layers of knowledge. The Art of Control Engineering is an essential core text for undergraduate degree courses in control, electrical and electronic, systems and mechanical engineering. Its broad, practical coverage will also be very useful to postgraduate students and practising engineers.
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Advanced Control Engineering

Author: Roland Burns

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080498782

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

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Advanced Control Engineering provides a complete course in control engineering for undergraduates of all technical disciplines. Starting with a basic overview of elementary control theory this text quickly moves on to a rigorous examination of more advanced and cutting edge date aspects such as robust and intelligent control, including neural networks and genetic algorithms. With examples from aeronautical, marine and many other types of engineering, Roland Burns draws on his extensive teaching and practical experience presents the subject in an easily understood and applied manner. Control Engineering is a core subject in most technical areas. Problems in each chapter, numerous illustrations and free Matlab files on the accompanying website are brought together to provide a valuable resource for the engineering student and lecturer alike. Complete Course in Control Engineering Real life case studies Numerous problems
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MATLAB und Tools

Author: Josef Hoffmann,Urban Brunner

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827318954

Category: Matlab systeme

Page: 551

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Control Strategies for Dynamic Systems

Design and Implementation

Author: John H. Lumkes, Jr.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824706616

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 612

View: 1909

Presenting a unified modeling approach to demonstrate the common components inherent in all physical systems, Control Strategies for Dynamic Systems comprehensively covers the theory, design, and implementation of analog, digital, and advanced control systems for electronic, aeronautical, automotive, and industrial applications. Detailing advanced tools and strategies used to analyze controller performance, the book summarizes hardware and software utilization; frequency response and root locus methods; the evaluation of PID, phase-lag, and phase-lead controllers; and the effect of disturbances and command inputs on steady-state errors. It also includes numerous case studies and MATLAB® examples.
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The Art of the Engineer

Author: Ken Baynes,Francis Pugh

Publisher: James Clarke & Co.

ISBN: 0718825063

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

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Combining detailed research with extensive illustration, this monumental work of pioneering importance portrays the relationship that developed between design and engineering, from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution to the present day.
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A History of Control Engineering, 1930-1955

Author: Stuart Bennett

Publisher: IET

ISBN: 9780863412998

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 250

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In the twenty-five years between 1930 and 1955 crucial changes in our understanding of feedback control systems occurred. The history of these developments is traced in this book
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Measurement, Monitoring, Modelling and Control of Bioprocesses

Author: Carl-Fredrik Mandenius,Nigel J Titchener-Hooker

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642368387

Category: Science

Page: 285

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Automated Measurement and Monitoring of Bioprocesses: Key Elements of the M3C Strategy, by Bernhard Sonnleitner Automatic Control of Bioprocesses, by Marc Stanke, Bernd Hitzmann An Advanced Monitoring Platform for Rational Design of Recombinant Processes, by G. Striedner, K. Bayer Modelling Approaches for Bio-Manufacturing Operations, by Sunil Chhatre Extreme Scale-Down Approaches for Rapid Chromatography Column Design and Scale-Up During Bioprocess Development, by Sunil Chhatre Applying Mechanistic Models in Bioprocess Development, by Rita Lencastre Fernandes, Vijaya Krishna Bodla, Magnus Carlquist, Anna-Lena Heins, Anna Eliasson Lantz, Gürkan Sin and Krist V. Gernaey Multivariate Data Analysis for Advancing the Interpretation of Bioprocess Measurement and Monitoring Data, by Jarka Glassey Design of Pathway-Level Bioprocess Monitoring and Control Strategies Supported by Metabolic Networks, by Inês A. Isidro, Ana R. Ferreira, João J. Clemente, António E. Cunha, João M. L. Dias, Rui Oliveira Knowledge Management and Process Monitoring of Pharmaceutical Processes in the Quality by Design Paradigm, by Anurag S Rathore, Anshuman Bansal, Jaspinder Hans The Choice of Suitable Online Analytical Techniques and Data Processing for Monitoring of Bioprocesses, by Ian Marison, Siobhán Hennessy, Róisín Foley, Moira Schuler, Senthilkumar Sivaprakasam, Brian Freeland
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The Art of Modeling in Science and Engineering with Mathematica

Author: Diran Basmadjian

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439858172

Category: Mathematics

Page: 688

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Modeling is practiced in engineering and all physical sciences. Many specialized texts exist - written at a high level - that cover this subject. However, students and even professionals often experience difficulties in setting up and solving even the simplest of models. This can be attributed to three difficulties: the proper choice of model, the absence of precise solutions, and the necessity to make suitable simplifying assumptions and approximations. Overcoming these difficulties is the focus of The Art of Modeling in Science and Engineering. The text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students and practicing professionals in the sciences and engineering with an interest in Modeling based on Mass, Energy and Momentum or Force Balances. The book covers a wide range of physical processes and phenomena drawn from chemical, mechanical, civil, environmental sciences and bio- sciences. A separate section is devoted to "real World" industrial problems. The author explains how to choose the simplest model, obtain an appropriate solution to the problem and make simplifying assumptions/approximations.
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The Art of Software Innovation

Eight Practice Areas to Inspire your Business

Author: Minna Pikkarainen,Wim Codenie,Nick Boucart,José Antonio Heredia Alvaro

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642210495

Category: Computers

Page: 200

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Imagine that you are the CEO of a software company. You know you compete in an environment that does not permit you to treat innovation as a secondary issue. But how should you manage your software innovation to get the most out of it? This book will provide you with the answer. Software innovation is multifaceted and the approaches used by companies can be very different. The team of authors that wrote this book took the assumption that there is no such thing as a universal software engineering process or innovation process. Some things work well for a certain company, others do not. The book is organized around what the authors call eight fundamental practice areas for innovation with software. Each practice area contains a number of activities that can help companies to master that practice area. It also contains industrial experience reports that illustrate the applicability of these practice areas in software companies and is structured in such a way that you can select and read only those practice areas that are relevant to your company. The book is written with an industrial target audience in mind. Its most important goal is to challenge companies by offering them a framework to become more innovation-driven, rather than engineering-driven. Intrigued? Here you will find details of what you and your company can do to understand, implement, and sustain continuous innovation.
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Real Time Control Engineering

Systems And Automation

Author: Tian Seng Ng

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811015090

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 181

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This book covers the two broad areas of the electronics and electrical aspects of control applications, highlighting the many different types of control systems of relevance to real-life control system design. The control techniques presented are state-of-the-art. In the electronics section, readers will find essential information on microprocessor, microcontroller, mechatronics and electronics control. The low-level assembly programming language performs basic input/output control techniques as well as controlling the stepper motor and PWM dc motor. In the electrical section, the book addresses the complete elevator PLC system design, neural network plant control, load flow analysis, and process control, as well as machine vision topics. Illustrative diagrams, circuits and programming examples and algorithms help to explain the details of the system function design. Readers will find a wealth of computer control and industrial automation practices and applications for modern industries, as well as the educational sector.
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Intelligent Control and Computer Engineering

Author: Sio-Iong Ao,Oscar Castillo,He Huang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400702868

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 318

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A large international conference on Advances in Intelligent Control and Computer Engineering was held in Hong Kong, March 17-19, 2010, under the auspices of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS 2010). The IMECS is organized by the International Association of Engineers (IAENG). Intelligent Control and Computer Engineering contains 25 revised and extended research articles written by prominent researchers participating in the conference. Topics covered include artificial intelligence, control engineering, decision supporting systems, automated planning, automation systems, systems identification, modelling and simulation, communication systems, signal processing, and industrial applications. Intelligent Control and Computer Engineering offers the state of the art of tremendous advances in intelligent control and computer engineering and also serves as an excellent reference text for researchers and graduate students, working on intelligent control and computer engineering.
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International Conference on Mechanism Science and Control Engineering (MSCE 2014)

Author: N.A

Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc

ISBN: 1605951838

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 725

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The aim of MSCE 2014 is to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, and academicians, as well as industrial professionals, to present their research results and development activities in mechanism science and control engineering. It provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration. MSCE2014 is conducted to all the researchers, engineers, industrial professionals and academicians, who are broadly welcomed to present their latest research results, academic developments or theory practice. Topics of interest include but are not limited to Mechanism theory and Application, Mechanical control and Automation Engineering, Mechanical Dynamics, Materials Processing and Control, Instruments and Vibration Control. It is of great pleasure to see the delegates exchanging ideas and establishing sound relationships on the conference.
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Modeling and Control of Hydrosystems

Author: Xavier Litrico,Vincent Fromion

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1848826249

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 409

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Open-channel hydraulics are described by hyperbolic equations, derived from laws of conservation of mass and momentum, called Saint-Venant equations. In conjunction with hydraulic structure equations these are used to represent the dynamic behavior of water flowing in rivers, irrigation canals, and sewers. Building on a detailed analysis of open-channel flow modeling, this monograph constructs control design methodologies based on a frequency domain approach. In practice, many open-channel systems are controlled with classical input–output controllers that are usually poorly tuned. The approach of this book, fashioning pragmatic engineering solutions for the control of open channels is given rigorous mathematical justification. Once the control objectives are clarified, a generic control design method is proposed, first for a canal pool, and then for a whole canal. The methods developed in the book have been validated on several canals of various dimensions up to a large scale irrigation canal.
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Art of Doing Science and Engineering

Learning to Learn

Author: Richard R. Hamming

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 020345071X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 376

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Highly effective thinking is an art that engineers and scientists can be taught to develop. By presenting actual experiences and analyzing them as they are described, the author conveys the developmental thought processes employed and shows a style of thinking that leads to successful results is something that can be learned. Along with spectacular successes, the author also conveys how failures contributed to shaping the thought processes. Provides the reader with a style of thinking that will enhance a person's ability to function as a problem-solver of complex technical issues. Consists of a collection of stories about the author's participation in significant discoveries, relating how those discoveries came about and, most importantly, provides analysis about the thought processes and reasoning that took place as the author and his associates progressed through engineering problems.
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Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook

Author: Karl B. Schnelle, Jr.,Charles A. Brown

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420036432

Category: Nature

Page: 408

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In the debate over pollution control, the price of pollution is a key issue. But which is more costly: clean up or prevention? From regulations to technology selection to equipment design, Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook serves as a single source of information on commonly used air pollution control technology. It covers environmental regulations and their history, process design, the cost of air pollution control equipment, and methods of designing equipment for control of gaseous pollutants and particulate matter. This book covers how to: Review alternative design methods Select methods for control Evaluate the costs of control equipment Examine equipment proposals from vendors With its comprehensive coverage of air pollution control processes, the Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook is a detailed reference for the practicing engineer who prepares the basic process engineering and cost estimation required for the design of an air pollution control system. It discusses the topics in depth so that you can apply the methods and equations presented and proceed with equipment design.
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Modeling, Simulation and Control of Nonlinear Engineering Dynamical Systems

State-of-the-Art, Perspectives and Applications

Author: Jan Awrejcewicz

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402087780

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

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This volume contains the invited papers presented at the 9th International Conference "Dynamical Systems — Theory and Applications" held in Lódz, Poland, December 17-20, 2007, dealing with nonlinear dynamical systems. The conference brought together a large group of outstanding scientists and engineers, who deal with various problems of dynamics encountered both in engineering and in daily life. Topics covered include, among others, bifurcations and chaos in mechanical systems; control in dynamical systems; asymptotic methods in nonlinear dynamics; stability of dynamical systems; lumped and continuous systems vibrations; original numerical methods of vibration analysis; and man-machine interactions. Thus, the reader is given an overview of the most recent developments of dynamical systems and can follow the newest trends in this field of science. This book will be of interest to to pure and applied scientists working in the field of nonlinear dynamics.
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The Art of Scalability

Scalable Web Architecture, Processes, and Organizations for the Modern Enterprise

Author: Martin L. Abbott,Michael T. Fisher

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0137031394

Category: Computers

Page: 592

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A Comprehensive, Proven Approach to IT Scalability from Two Veteran Software, Technology, and Business Executives In The Art of Scalability, AKF Partners cofounders Martin L. Abbott and Michael T. Fisher cover everything IT and business leaders must know to build technology infrastructures that can scale smoothly to meet any business requirement. Drawing on their unparalleled experience managing some of the world’s highest-transaction-volume Web sites, the authors provide detailed models and best-practice approaches available in no other book. Unlike previous books on scalability, The Art of Scalability doesn’t limit its coverage to technology. Writing for both technical and nontechnical decision-makers, this book covers everything that impacts scalability, including architecture, processes, people, and organizations. Throughout, the authors address a broad spectrum of real-world challenges, from performance testing to IT governance. Using their tools and guidance, organizations can systematically overcome obstacles to scalability and achieve unprecedented levels of technical and business performance. Coverage includes Staffing the scalable organization: essential organizational, management, and leadership skills for technical leaders Building processes for scale: process lessons from hyper-growth companies, from technical issue resolution to crisis management Making better “build versus buy” decisions Architecting scalable solutions: powerful proprietary models for identifying scalability needs and choosing the best approaches to meet them Optimizing performance through caching, application and database splitting, and asynchronous design Scalability techniques for emerging technologies, including clouds and grids Planning for rapid data growth and new data centers Evolving monitoring strategies to tightly align with customer requirements
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The Art of Information War

Author: Andrew H. Nelson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1481722417

Category: Computers

Page: 112

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The first edition of this book was published in 1995. At that time, a very limited number were printed, with a very closed and exclusive distribution of those prints, in order to communicate and share first principles as we developed our capabilities. There are eternal principles of war that endure through time, technology, concepts of operation, and organizational change. This is a book of first principles. It is for the reader to judge if these principles of war still ring true. For those of us with the first copy of the book, I salute you for your quiet dedication to the service of your country. We are well prepared now, thanks to you, for the wars we are fighting now in this domain. For our enemies, read this and learn. It will help you improve, definitely, but it should give you pause. We were light years ahead of where you are now, in 1995, and we’ve had all this time to improve. Be warned.
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