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Digital Processing of Random Signals - Theory and Methods (Paperback): Boaz Porat Digital Processing of Random Signals - Theory and Methods (Paperback)
Boaz Porat
R561 R441 Discovery Miles 4 410 Save R120 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This excellent advanced text rigorously covers several topics related to random signal processing. Geared toward students of electrical engineering, its material is sufficiently general to be applicable to other engineering fields. It features numerous problems of varying difficulty, some with hints and solutions. 1994 edition.

Ugly's Electric Motors  &  Controls, 2017 Edition (Spiral bound, 3rd Revised edition): Jones & Bartlett Learning Ugly's Electric Motors & Controls, 2017 Edition (Spiral bound, 3rd Revised edition)
Jones & Bartlett Learning
R471 R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Save R105 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Work safely and efficiently on motors and controls with Ugly's Electric Motors and Controls, 2017 Edition. Updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC), this pocket guide is a quick, on-the-job reference specifically designed to provide the most commonly required information on the design, installation, application, and maintenance of motors and controls in an easy-to-read, easy-to-access format. An ideal tool for electricians, contractors, designers, engineers, instructors and students, this essential pocket guide uses new full-color diagrams, calculations, and quick explanations to ensure jobs are completed safely and correctly and in accordance to industry standards.

Solar Power in Building Design (GreenSource) - The Engineer's Complete Project Resource (Hardcover, Ed): Peter Gevorkian Solar Power in Building Design (GreenSource) - The Engineer's Complete Project Resource (Hardcover, Ed)
Peter Gevorkian
R2,271 Discovery Miles 22 710 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Design, Implement, and Audit the Most Energy-Efficient, Cost-Effective Solar Power Systems for Any Type of Building

"Solar Power in Building Design" is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. From basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing methods, this vital resource offers you everything needed for solar power design success.

Filled with case studies and illustrations, this state-of-the-art design tool covers new solar technologies...design implementation techniques...energy conservation...the economics of solar power systems...passive solar heating power...and more. "Solar Power in Building Design" features: Step-by-step instructions for designing, implementing, and auditing solar power systems Expert guidance on using solar power in any type of building-from basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing Complete details on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), plus rebate procedures and forms

Inside This Cutting-Edge Solar Power Toolkit - Solar power physics and technology - Practical guide to solar power design - Solar power design implementation - Energy conservation - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) - Sustainable energy rebate - Economics of solar power systems - Passive solar heating power

VLIW Microprocessor Hardware Design - On ASIC and FPGA (Hardcover, Ed): Lee Weng Fook VLIW Microprocessor Hardware Design - On ASIC and FPGA (Hardcover, Ed)
Lee Weng Fook
R1,775 Discovery Miles 17 750 Special order

Acquire the Design Information, Methods, and Skills. Needed to Master the New VLIW Architecture!. .

"VLIW Microprocessor Hardware Design" offers you a complete guide to VLIW hardware designproviding state-of-the-art coverage of microarchitectures, RTL coding, ASIC flow, and FPGA flow of design. The book also contains a wide range of skills-building examples, all worked using Verilog, that equip you with a practical, hands-on tutorial for understanding each step in the VLIW microprocessor design process.. .

Written by Weng Fook Lee, an internationally renowned expert in the field of microprocessor design, this cutting-edge hardware design tool presents unsurpassed coverage of the latests in VLIW microprocessing. Authoritative and comprehensive, "VLIW Microprocessor Hardware Design" features: . . Step-by-step information on the VLIW hardware design process. A wealth of Verilog-based designs. ASIC and FPGA implementations. Expert guidance on the best-known methods for RTL coding. Over 75 detailed illustrations that clarify each aspect of VLIW design. .

Inside this Complete VLIW Microprocessor Toolkit. Introduction Design Methodology RTL Coding, Testbenching, and Simulation FPGA Implementation Testbenches and Simulation Results Synthesis Results and Gate Level Netlist.

Understanding Motor Controls, 4th (Hardcover, 4th edition): Understanding Motor Controls, 4th (Hardcover, 4th edition)
R969 R824 Discovery Miles 8 240 Save R145 (15%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

Designed for students with no previous experience in motor controls, Herman's UNDERSTANDING MOTOR CONTROLS, 4E introduces basic principles and guides readers from learning about common motor control components to understanding how to use components in motor control circuits. Numerous up-to-date illustrations depict troubleshooting circuits while thorough explanations detail basic types of meters and test equipment to troubleshoot control circuits. An updated chapter on installing motors corresponds with the National Electrical Code and clearly illustrates how to select overload heater sizes. Using actual motor control components, hands-on laboratory experiments enable students to practice the concepts they've learned. These student-friendly experiments start with simple circuits before advancing to more complicated circuits involving timing relays and auto-transformer starters.

Chalcogenide Photovoltaics - Physics, Technologies, and Thin Film Devices (Hardcover): Roland Scheer, Hans-Werner Schock Chalcogenide Photovoltaics - Physics, Technologies, and Thin Film Devices (Hardcover)
Roland Scheer, Hans-Werner Schock
R2,983 R2,096 Discovery Miles 20 960 Save R887 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

This first comprehensive description of the most important material properties and device aspects closes the gap between general books on solar cells and journal articles on chalcogenide-based photovoltaics.
Written by two very renowned authors with years of practical experience in the field, the book covers II-VI and I-III-VI2 materials as well as energy conversion at heterojunctions. It also discusses the latest semiconductor heterojunction models and presents modern analysis concepts. Thin film technology is explained with an emphasis on current and future techniques for mass production, and the book closes with a compendium of failure analysis in photovoltaic thin film modules.
With its overview of the semiconductor physics and technology needed, this practical book is ideal for students, researchers, and manufacturers, as well as for the growing number of engineers and researchers working in companies and institutes on chalcogenide photovoltaics.

Solar Energy Projects For The Evil Genius - 50 Build-It-Yourself Projects (Paperback, Ed): Gavin D. J. Harper Solar Energy Projects For The Evil Genius - 50 Build-It-Yourself Projects (Paperback, Ed)
Gavin D. J. Harper
R518 R408 Discovery Miles 4 080 Save R110 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

FOLLOW THE SUN TO MORE EVIL FUN!. .

Let the sun shine on your evil side - and have a wicked amount of fun on your way to becoming a solar energy master! In this guide, the popular Evil Genius format ramps up your understanding of powerful, important, and environmentally friendly solar energy - and shows you how to build real, practical solar energy projects you can use in your home, yard - even on the road!. .

In "Solar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius," high-tech guru Gavin Harper gives you everything you need to build more than 50 thrilling solar energy projects. You'll find complete, easy-to-follow plans, with clear diagrams and schematics, so you know exactly what's involved before you begin. . . Illustrated instructions and plans for 30 amazing pretested solar energy projects that assume no prior experience with energy science. Explanations of the science and math behind each project. Projects that progress in difficulty - from simple ones that may inspire science fair entries - all the way to converting a real home to solar energy. Frustration-factor removal-needed parts are listed, along with sources-plus all the tools you'll need. .

"Solar Energy Projects for the Evil Genius" provides you with complete plans, instructions, parts lists, and sources for: . . Crushed berries solar cell. Solar "death ray." Solar powered hot dog cooker. Solar furnace. Sun-powered refrigerator. Camping shower, oven, and more. Hot recipes for solar cooking. Water purifier. Flashlight. Garden lights. Solar vehicle. Environmentally friendly robot. Much more!.

Advanced CMOS Cell Design (Hardcover, Ed): Etienne Sicard, Sonia Delmas Bendhia Advanced CMOS Cell Design (Hardcover, Ed)
Etienne Sicard, Sonia Delmas Bendhia
R2,145 Discovery Miles 21 450 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Take Advantage of Today's Most Sophisticated Techniques for Designing and Simulating Complex CMOS Integrated Circuits

An essential working tool for electronic circuit designers and students alike, "Advanced CMOS Cell Design" is a practice-based guide to today's most sophisticated design and simulation techniques for CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) integrated circuits.

Written by two internationally renowned circuit designers, this outstanding book presents the state-of-the-art techniques required to design and simulate every type of CMOS integrated circuit. The reference contains unsurpassed coverage of deep-submicron to nanoscale technologies...SRAM, DRAM, EEPROM, and Flash...design of a simple microprocessor...configurable logic circuits...data converters... input/output...design rules... and much more. Packed with 100 detailed illustrations, "Advanced CMOS Cell Design" enables you to: Explore the latest embedded memory architectures Master the programming of logic circuits Get expert guidance on radio frequency (RF) circuit design Learn more about silicon on insulator (SOI) technologies Acquire a full range of circuit simulation tools

This Advanced CMOS Circuit Design Toolkit Covers- - Deep-Submicron to Nanoscale Technologies - SRAM, DRAM, EEPROM, and Flash - Design of a Simple Microprocessor - Configurable Logic Circuits - Radio Frequency (RF) Circuit Design - Data Converters - Input/Output - Silicon on Insulator (SOI) Technologies - Impact of Nanotechnologies - Design Rules - Quick-Reference Sheets

Edison - A Life of Invention (Paperback, New edition): Paul Israel Edison - A Life of Invention (Paperback, New edition)
Paul Israel
R551 R356 Discovery Miles 3 560 Save R195 (35%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The definitive biography of the century's godfather of invention-from the preeminent Edison scholar

"Israel's meticulous research and refusal to shy away from the dodgier aspects of Edison's personality offers a fresh glimpse into the life of the inventor."-New Scientist

"Remarkable."-Nature

"An authoritative look into Edison's working methods, here leavened by enough personal detail to give the achievements shape."-Publishers Weekly

"Highly recommended."

"Israel's book should go a long way toward taking Edison out of the shadows and placing him in the proper light."-Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Exhaustively researched, with strong emphasis on Edison's methods and achievements."-Kirkus Reviews

The conventional story of Thomas Edison reads more like myth than history: With only three months of formal education, a hardworking young man overcomes the odds and becomes one of the greatest inventors in history. But the portrait that emerges from Edison: A Life of Invention reveals a man of genius and astonishing foresight whose career was actually a product of his fast-changing era. In this peerless biography, Paul Israel exposes for the first time the man behind the inventions, expertly situating his subject within a thoroughly realized portrait of a burgeoning country on the brink of massive change. Informed by Israel's unprecedented access to workshop diaries, notebooks, letters, and more than five million pages of archives, this definitive biography brings fresh insights to a singularly influential and triumphant career in science.

ASIC Design in the Silicon Sandbox: A Complete Guide to Building Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits (Hardcover, Ed): Keith Barr ASIC Design in the Silicon Sandbox: A Complete Guide to Building Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits (Hardcover, Ed)
Keith Barr
R2,244 Discovery Miles 22 440 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Discover How to Design, Build, and Optimize Customized Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits for a Wide Variety of Uses Both inspirational and practical, ASIC Design in the Silicon Sandbox offers electronics engineers a hands-on guide to mixed-signal circuits and layouts. The book provides a detailed roadmap for designing and building custom circuits that are optimized for target devices, providing enhanced functionality and lowered cost in finished products. Written by circuit design expert Keith Elliott Barr, this complete resource covers everything from design and optimization methods to standard cell layouts to packaging and testing. Readers will find easy-to-apply information on peripheral circuits; specialty logic structures and memory; logic, binary mathematics, and processing; converters and switched-capacitor techniques; and much more. Filled with hundreds of helpful illustrations, ASIC Design in the Silicon Sandbox features: A wealth of full-color standard cell layouts Multiple approaches to amplifier, oscillator, bandgap, and other analog functions Down-to-earth information on integrated circuit fabrication costs Real-world advice on designing and optimizing custom integrated circuits Practical examples of how to think through new design concepts Step-by-step guidance on entering the fabless semiconductor industry Inside This Cutting-Edge IC Design Reference * The Sandbox * Fabs and Processes * Economics * Design Tools * Standard Cell Design * Peripheral Circuits * Specialty Logic Structures and Memory * Logic, Binary Mathematics, and Processing * Analog Circuits: Amplifiers * The Bandgap Reference * Oscillators, Phase Locked Loops, and RF * Converts and Switched-Capacitor Techniques * Packaging and Testing * Odds and Ends

Energy-Efficient Building Systems - Green Strategies for Operation and Maintenance (Hardcover, Ed): Lal Jayamaha Energy-Efficient Building Systems - Green Strategies for Operation and Maintenance (Hardcover, Ed)
Lal Jayamaha
R1,851 Discovery Miles 18 510 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Proven Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Energy Consumption

Property and facility managers can turn to "Energy-Efficient Building Systems" as a one-stop guide to operating and maintaining commercial building systems at peak efficiency. Designed to help reduce energy costs and meet environmental standards, this state-of-the-art productivity tool contains fully illustrated, real-world examples of successful green building projects that have achieved significant, energy-saving results.

From energy management and auditing, HVAC systems, cooling towers, and pumping systems...to lighting, electrical systems, automation, and building envelope, this expert resource takes readers step by step through procedures for getting optimal performance from every building system. For each system, the book presents the latest methods for improving efficiency...identifying promising new solutions...evaluating their feasibility...and estimating actual savings. Comprehensive and authoritative, "Energy-Efficient Building Systems" enables building professionals to: Get an in-depth understanding of the principles of each building system Select the most efficient systems for any nonresidential building Maximize energy efficiency with practical strategies and solutions Utilize hands-on methods for evaluating feasibility and estimating savings Review real-world examples of successful green building projects

Inside This Cost-Saving Energy Guide - Energy Management and Energy Auditing - Air-Conditioning and Central Chiller Systems - Boilers and Heating Systems - Pumping Systems - Cooling Towers - Air Handling and Distribution Systems - Lighting Systems - Building Electrical Systems - Building Automation Systems - Building Envelope

Power System Monitoring and Control (Hardcover): Hassan Bevrani, Masayuki Watanabe, Yasunori Mitani Power System Monitoring and Control (Hardcover)
Hassan Bevrani, Masayuki Watanabe, Yasunori Mitani
R2,232 R1,573 Discovery Miles 15 730 Save R659 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Power System Monitoring and Control (PSMC) is becoming increasingly significant in the design, planning, and operation of modern electric power systems. In response to the existing challenge of integrating advanced metering, computation, communication, and control into appropriate levels of PSMC, Power System Monitoring and Control presents a comprehensive overview of the basic principles and key technologies for the monitoring, protection, and control of contemporary wide-area power systems. A variety of topical issues are addressed, including renewable energy sources, smart grids, wide-area stabilizing, coordinated voltage regulation, and angle oscillation damping as well as the advantages of phasor measurement units (PMUs) and global positioning systems (GPS) time signal. End-of-chapter problems and solutions, along with case studies, add depth and clarity to all topics. Timely and important, Power System Monitoring and Control is an invaluable resource for addressing the myriad of critical technical engineering considerations in modern electric power system design and operation. Provides an updated and comprehensive reference for researcher and engineers working on wide-area power system monitoring and control (PSMC) Links fundamental concepts of PSMC, advanced metering and control theory/techniques, and practical engineering considerations Covers PSMC problem understanding, design, practical aspects, and timely topics such as smart/microgrid control and coordinated voltage regulation and angle oscillation damping Incorporates authors experiences teaching and researching in various international locales including Japan, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Iran, and Australia

Signals and Systems Demystified - A Self-Teaching Guide (Paperback, Ed): David McMahon Signals and Systems Demystified - A Self-Teaching Guide (Paperback, Ed)
David McMahon
R503 R398 Discovery Miles 3 980 Save R105 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The fast and easy way to learn signals and systems

Get a working knowledge of signal processing and systems--even if you don't have formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. Signals and Systems Demystified offers an effective, illuminating, and entertaining way to learn this essential electrical engineering subject.

First, you'll learn methods used to calculate energy and power in signals. Next, you'll study signals in the frequency domain using Fourier analysis. Other topics covered include amplitude, frequency, and phase modulation, spectral analysis, convolution, the Laplace transform, and the z-transform. Packed with hundreds of sample equations and explained solutions, and featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will teach you the fundamentals of signals and systems in no time at all.

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Signals and Systems Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this complex subject.

This hands-on, self-teaching text offers: An easy way to understand signal processing and systemsHundreds of worked examples with solutionsA quiz at the end of each chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknessesA final exam at the end of the bookNo unnecessary technical jargonA time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work!.

Advanced Electrical Installation Work 2365 Edition - City and Guilds Edition (Paperback, 8th New edition): Trevor Linsley Advanced Electrical Installation Work 2365 Edition - City and Guilds Edition (Paperback, 8th New edition)
Trevor Linsley 1
R841 Discovery Miles 8 410 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Updated in line with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Amendments, this new edition covers the City and Guilds 2365-03 course. Written in an accessible style with a chapter dedicated to each unit of the syllabus, this book helps you to master each topic before moving on to the next. End of chapter revision questions help you to check your understanding and consolidate the key concepts learned in each chapter. With a brand new website containing videos, animations, worksheets and lesson plans this resource will be invaluable to both students and lecturers alike. The eighth edition contains: Full colour diagrams and photographs to explain difficult concepts Clear definitions of technical terms to make the book a quick and easy reference Extensive online material to help both students and lecturers The companion website material is available at www.routledge.com/cw/linsley

50 Model Rocket Projects for the Evil Genius (Paperback, Ed): Gavin D. J. Harper 50 Model Rocket Projects for the Evil Genius (Paperback, Ed)
Gavin D. J. Harper
R604 R469 Discovery Miles 4 690 Save R135 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

"The fun, hands-on way to learn about rocket science"

Yes, as a matter of fact, is IS rocket science And because this book is written for the popular Evil Genius format, it means you can learn about this fascinating and growing hobby while having run creating 50 great projects. You will find a detailed list of materials, sources for parts, schematics, and lots of clear, well-illustrated instructions. Projects include a camera rocket, video camera rocket, hydrogen-fueled rocket, UFO, and more Projects start out basic and gradually become more sophisticated Perfect for science fairs and school projects

U.S. Energy Production & Consumption - Major Factors, Influences & Trends (Hardcover): Kendra Fletcher U.S. Energy Production & Consumption - Major Factors, Influences & Trends (Hardcover)
Kendra Fletcher
R2,532 R1,918 Discovery Miles 19 180 Save R614 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Federal energy policy since the 1970s has focused primarily on ensuring a secure supply of energy while protecting the environment. The federal government supports and intervenes in U.S. energy production and consumption in various ways, such as providing tax incentives, grants, and other support to promote domestic production of energy, as well as setting standards and requirements. This book provides information on U.S. production and consumption of fossil, nuclear, and renewable energy from 2000 through 2013 and major factors, including federal activities, that influenced energy production and consumption levels. It also provides information on other federal activities that may have influenced aspects of U.S. energy production and consumption from 2000 through 2013 but were not targeted at a specific energy source, as well as information on federal research and development.

Hybrid Systems Based on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells - Modelling and Design (Hardcover): Mario L Ferrari, U. M. Damo, Ali Turan,... Hybrid Systems Based on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells - Modelling and Design (Hardcover)
Mario L Ferrari, U. M. Damo, Ali Turan, David Sanchez
R2,075 R1,464 Discovery Miles 14 640 Save R611 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

A comprehensive guide to the modelling and design of solid oxide fuel cell hybrid power plants This book explores all technical aspects of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) hybrid systems and proposes solutions to a range of technical problems that can arise from component integration. Following a general introduction to the state-of-the-art in SOFC hybrid systems, the authors focus on fuel cell technology, including the components required to operate with standard fuels. Micro-gas turbine (mGT) technology for hybrid systems is discussed, with special attention given to issues related to the coupling of SOFCs with mGTs. Throughout the book emphasis is placed on dynamic issues, including control systems used to avoid risk conditions. With an eye to mitigating the high costs and risks incurred with the building and use of prototype hybrid systems, the authors demonstrate a proven, economically feasible approach to obtaining important experimental results using simplified plants that simulate both generic and detailed system-level behaviour using emulators. Computational models and experimental plants are developed to support the analysis of SOFC hybrid systems, including models appropriate for design, development and performance analysis at both component and system levels. * Presents models for a range of size units, technology variations, unit coupling dynamics and start-up and shutdown behaviours * Focuses on SOFCs integration with mGTs in light of key constraints and risk avoidance issues under steady-state conditions and during transient operations * Identifies interaction and coupling problems within the GT/SOFC environment, including exergy analysis and optimization * Demonstrates an economical approach to obtaining important experimental results while avoiding high-cost components and risk conditions * Presents analytical/computational and experimental tools for the efficient design and development of hardware and software systems Hybrid Systems Based on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Modelling and Design is a valuable resource for researchers and practicing engineers involved in fuel cell fundamentals, design and development. It is also an excellent reference for academic researchers and advanced-level students exploring fuel cell technology.

Power Reference Manual for the PE Exam (Hardcover, 3rd ed.): John A Camara Power Reference Manual for the PE Exam (Hardcover, 3rd ed.)
John A Camara
R7,239 R5,278 Discovery Miles 52 780 Save R1,961 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Electric Cables Handbook (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): BICC Cables Ltd Electric Cables Handbook (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
BICC Cables Ltd
R4,396 R3,910 Discovery Miles 39 100 Save R486 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Electric Cables Handbook provides a comprehensive and substantial coverage of all types of energy cables----from wiring and flexible cables for general use, to distribution, transmission and submarine cables. It includes information on materials, design principles, installation, operating experience and standards, and several appendices contain extensive data tables on commonly used cable types and their properties. Electric Cables Handbook is an extensive source of up--to--date and essential information for electrical engineers, contractors, supply authorities and cable manufacturers.

Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Javier Garcia-Martinez Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Javier Garcia-Martinez; Foreword by Zhong Lin Wang
R3,544 R2,813 Discovery Miles 28 130 Save R731 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

With the daunting energy challenges faced by Mankind in the 21st century, revolutionary new technologies will be the key to a clean, secure and sustainable energy future. Nanostructures often have surprising and very useful capabilities and are thus paving the way for new methodologies in almost every kind of industry.This exceptional monograph provides an overview of the subject, and presents the current state of the art with regard to different aspects of sustainable production, efficient storage and low-impact use of energy.Comprised of eighteen chapters, the book is divided in three thematic parts: Part I Sustainable Energy Production covers the main developments of nanotechnology in clean energy production and conversion, including photovoltaics, hydrogen production, thermal-electrical energy conversion and fuel cells.Part II Efficient Energy Storage is concerned with the potential use of nanomaterials in more efficient energy storage systems such as advanced batteries, supercapacitors and hydrogen storage.Part III Energy Sustainability shows how nanotechnology helps to use energy more efficiently, and the mitigation of impacts to the environment, with special emphasis on energy savings through green nanofabrication, advanced catalysis, nanostructured light-emitting and eletrochromic devices and CO2 capture by nanoporous materials .An essential addition to any bookshelf, it will be invaluable to a variety of research fields including materials science, chemical engineering, solid state, surface, industrial, and physical chemistry, as this is a subject that is very interdisciplinary.

Stable Adaptive Systems (Paperback): Kumpati S Narendra, Anuradha M Annaswamy Stable Adaptive Systems (Paperback)
Kumpati S Narendra, Anuradha M Annaswamy
R585 R460 Discovery Miles 4 600 Save R125 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This graduate-level text focuses on the stability of adaptive systems, and offers a thorough understanding of the global stability properties essential to designing adaptive systems. Its self-contained, unified presentation includes results in stability theory that emphasize incidents directly relevant to the study of adaptive systems; the stability properties of adaptive observers and controllers; the important concept of persistent excitation; the use of error models in systems analysis; areas of intense research activity; and five detailed case studies of systems in which adaptive control has proved successful. Problems ranging in complexity from relatively easy to quite difficult appear throughout the text. 1989 ed. Appendixes. Index. 140 figures.

Electric Power Distribution (Hardcover, Ed): A.S. Pabla Electric Power Distribution (Hardcover, Ed)
A.S. Pabla
R3,072 Discovery Miles 30 720 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This hands-on engineering resource expertly addresses the challenges confronting today's electric utilities. Written by the former chief engineer of a large electricity system, this comprehensive text provides crucial information on avoiding power reductions and failures, and meeting tests posed by new technologies and greater loads, maintenances issues, and privatization. A one-stop source on power distribution across the grid -- from first principles through the latest in computer automation and cutting-edge design -- A.S. Pabla's "Electric Power Distribution" provides answers that will improve service reliability and reduce costs.

Demand-side managementImproved strategies for design and maintenanceFundamentals of system planning and designPractical solutions on underground cables, grounding, overhead lines, and moreUp-to-date methods in finance and billingDetailed examples and worked problems

Engineering Innovative Products - A Practical Experience (Paperback): Roger Woods, Karen Rafferty, Julian Murphy, Paul Hermon Engineering Innovative Products - A Practical Experience (Paperback)
Roger Woods, Karen Rafferty, Julian Murphy, Paul Hermon
R1,005 R726 Discovery Miles 7 260 Save R279 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

"The book provides vital insights into commercial development for engineering students in a highly practical and applied manner. Over the past 3 years, application of the book s material has allowed the students to develop their commercial literacy and ambition in the University." Steve Orr, Director, Northern Ireland Science Park CONNECT program which looks to accelerate the growth of knowledge-based companies in Northern Ireland Engineering Innovative Products: A Practical Experience is a pioneering book that will be of key use to senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students who are being encouraged to explore innovation and commercialization as part of their courses. The book will teach the essential skills of entrepreneurship and address the fundamental requirements needed to establish a successful technology company. As well as providing the crucial background and insights enabling students to identify a key market, it also offers a highly practical guide to undertaking genuine product validation and producing a feasibility study, as well as providing vital insights into the challenges and demands in forming a technology based company. Key features: * Outlines how to develop and grow an engineering solution which has market potential and covers key business aspects of giving the perfect pitch, sales and marketing, protection of ideas and finance, to offer a complete and practical guide to commercializing ideas. * Provides vital insight into the design and innovation processes within engineering and the challenges and pitfalls in translating good ideas into great products. * Features contributions from leading experts in marketing, finance, company formation, sales and intellectual protection which provides details of the challenges faced by innovators when commercializing ideas. * Includes Ccase studies from engineering students who give insights into how they have successfully developed their own ideas into companies.

Electrochemistry - The Basics, With Examples (Hardcover, 2012 ed.): Christine Lefrou, Pierre Fabry, Jean-Claude Poignet Electrochemistry - The Basics, With Examples (Hardcover, 2012 ed.)
Christine Lefrou, Pierre Fabry, Jean-Claude Poignet
R1,578 R1,421 Discovery Miles 14 210 Save R157 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This textbook offers original and new approaches to the teaching of electrochemical concepts, principles and applications. Throughout the text the authors provide a balanced coverage of the thermodynamic and kinetic processes at the heart of electrochemical systems. The first half of the book outlines fundamental concepts appropriate to undergraduate students and the second half gives an in-depth account of electrochemical systems suitable for experienced scientists and course lecturers. Concepts are clearly explained and mathematical treatments are kept to a minimum or reported in appendices. This book features: - Questions and answers for self-assessment - Basic and advanced level numerical descriptions - Illustrated electrochemistry applications This book is accessible to both novice and experienced electrochemists and supports a deep understanding of the fundamental principles and laws of electrochemistry.

Multiple Access Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks and Beyond (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Mojtaba Vaezi, Zhiguo Ding, H.... Multiple Access Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks and Beyond (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Mojtaba Vaezi, Zhiguo Ding, H. Vincent Poor
R3,787 R2,985 Discovery Miles 29 850 Save R802 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book presents comprehensive coverage of current and emerging multiple access, random access, and waveform design techniques for 5G wireless networks and beyond. A definitive reference for researchers in these fields, the book describes recent research from academia, industry, and standardization bodies. The book is an all-encompassing treatment of these areas addressing orthogonal multiple access and waveform design, non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) via power, code, and other domains, and orthogonal, non-orthogonal, and grant-free random access. The book builds its foundations on state of the art research papers, measurements, and experimental results from a variety of sources.

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