The Electrical Engineering Handbook,Second Edition

Author: Richard C. Dorf

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420049763

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2752

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In 1993, the first edition of The Electrical Engineering Handbook set a new standard for breadth and depth of coverage in an engineering reference work. Now, this classic has been substantially revised and updated to include the latest information on all the important topics in electrical engineering today. Every electrical engineer should have an opportunity to expand his expertise with this definitive guide. In a single volume, this handbook provides a complete reference to answer the questions encountered by practicing engineers in industry, government, or academia. This well-organized book is divided into 12 major sections that encompass the entire field of electrical engineering, including circuits, signal processing, electronics, electromagnetics, electrical effects and devices, and energy, and the emerging trends in the fields of communications, digital devices, computer engineering, systems, and biomedical engineering. A compendium of physical, chemical, material, and mathematical data completes this comprehensive resource. Every major topic is thoroughly covered and every important concept is defined, described, and illustrated. Conceptually challenging but carefully explained articles are equally valuable to the practicing engineer, researchers, and students. A distinguished advisory board and contributors including many of the leading authors, professors, and researchers in the field today assist noted author and professor Richard Dorf in offering complete coverage of this rapidly expanding field. No other single volume available today offers this combination of broad coverage and depth of exploration of the topics. The Electrical Engineering Handbook will be an invaluable resource for electrical engineers for years to come.
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The Industrial Electronics Handbook

Author: J. David Irwin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849383434

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1728

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From traditional topics that form the core of industrial electronics, to new and emerging concepts and technologies, The Industrial Electronics Handbook, in a single volume, has the field covered. Nowhere else will you find so much information on so many major topics in the field. For facts you need every day, and for discussions on topics you have only dreamed of, The Industrial Electronics Handbook is an ideal reference.
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Instruments of Science

An Historical Encyclopedia

Author: Nmsi Trading Ltd,Smithsonian Institution

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780815315612

Category: Science

Page: 709

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This authoritative reference covers 325 scientific instruments ranging from antiquity to the present, and from the mundane to the highly sophisticated. Entries explain how they work and trace their invention, development, distribution and use. Fully illustrated and complete with bibliographies, it will be particularly useful to students and scholars of modern science and technology. Reflecting contemporary practice, it examines instruments used for testing and monitoring, as well as those used for research, and even considers a number of widely used laboratory organisms (such as drosophila and e.coli) as instruments.
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Adaptive Wireless Communications

MIMO Channels and Networks

Author: Daniel W. Bliss,Siddhartan Govindasamy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107067731

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Adopting a balanced mix of theory, algorithms and practical design issues, this comprehensive volume explores cutting-edge applications in adaptive wireless communications and the implications these techniques have for future wireless network performance. Presenting practical concerns in the context of different strands from information theory, parameter estimation theory, array processing and wireless communication, the authors present a complete picture of the field. Topics covered include advanced multiple-antenna adaptive processing, ad hoc networking, MIMO, MAC protocols, space-time coding, cellular networks and cognitive radio, with the significance and effects of both internal and external interference a recurrent theme throughout. A broad, self-contained technical introduction to all the necessary mathematics, statistics, estimation theory and information theory is included, and topics are accompanied by a range of engaging end-of-chapter problems. With solutions available online, this is the perfect self-study resource for students of advanced wireless systems and wireless industry professionals.
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A History of Control Engineering, 1930-1955

Author: Stuart Bennett

Publisher: IET

ISBN: 9780863412806

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 250

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Following his book on the origin of control engineering (1800-1930 (see separate entry), the author now traces development through the critical period 1930-1955, widely identified as the period of "classical" control theory. In the 1930s basic automatic control devices were developed and used in process industries, as were servos for the control of aircraft and ships and amplifiers for the telephone system and early computers etc. During the war many disparate ideas were brought together for the development of aircraft tracking and response systems -- leading to classical control theory which dominated the field through the 1950s. The foundations were also being laid for the introduction of what we now term "modern" control theory.
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Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Academic libraries

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Fundamentals of Industrial Electronics

Author: Bogdan M. Wilamowski,J. David Irwin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439802807

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 737

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The Industrial Electronics Handbook, Second Edition combines traditional and newer, more specialized knowledge that will help industrial electronics engineers develop practical solutions for the design and implementation of high-power applications. Embracing the broad technological scope of the field, this collection explores fundamental areas, including analog and digital circuits, electronics, electromagnetic machines, signal processing, and industrial control and communications systems. It also facilitates the use of intelligent systems—such as neural networks, fuzzy systems, and evolutionary methods—in terms of a hierarchical structure that makes factory control and supervision more efficient by addressing the needs of all production components. Enhancing its value, this fully updated collection presents research and global trends as published in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Journal, one of the largest and most respected publications in the field. Fundamentals of Industrial Electronics covers the essential areas that form the basis for the field. This volume presents the basic knowledge that can be applied to the other sections of the handbook. Topics covered include: Circuits and signals Devices Digital circuits Digital and analog signal processing Electromagnetics Other volumes in the set: Power Electronics and Motor Drives Control and Mechatronics Industrial Communication Systems Intelligent Systems
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