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Ashish Tewari Advanced Control of Aircraft, Spacecraft and Rockets Ashish Tewari Advanced Control of Aircraft, Spacecraft and Rockets Новинка

Ashish Tewari Advanced Control of Aircraft, Spacecraft and Rockets

8046.36 руб.
Advanced Control of Aircraft, Spacecraft and Rockets introduces the reader to the concepts of modern control theory applied to the design and analysis of general flight control systems in a concise and mathematically rigorous style. It presents a comprehensive treatment of both atmospheric and space flight control systems including aircraft, rockets (missiles and launch vehicles), entry vehicles and spacecraft (both orbital and attitude control). The broad coverage of topics emphasizes the synergies among the various flight control systems and attempts to show their evolution from the same set of physical principles as well as their design and analysis by similar mathematical tools. In addition, this book presents state-of-art control system design methods – including multivariable, optimal, robust, digital and nonlinear strategies – as applied to modern flight control systems. Advanced Control of Aircraft, Spacecraft and Rockets features worked examples and problems at the end of each chapter as well as a number of MATLAB / Simulink examples housed on an accompanying website at http://home.iitk.ac.in/~ashtew that are realistic and representative of the state-of-the-art in flight control.
Arun Chotai True Digital Control. Statistical Modelling and Non-Minimal State Space Design Arun Chotai True Digital Control. Statistical Modelling and Non-Minimal State Space Design Новинка

Arun Chotai True Digital Control. Statistical Modelling and Non-Minimal State Space Design

9972.41 руб.
True Digital Control: Statistical Modelling and Non–Minimal State Space Designdevelops a true digital control design philosophy that encompasses data–based model identification, through to control algorithm design, robustness evaluation and implementation. With a heritage from both classical and modern control system synthesis, this book is supported by detailed practical examples based on the authors’ research into environmental, mechatronic and robotic systems. Treatment of both statistical modelling and control design under one cover is unusual and highlights the important connections between these disciplines. Starting from the ubiquitous proportional–integral controller, and with essential concepts such as pole assignment introduced using straightforward algebra and block diagrams, this book addresses the needs of those students, researchers and engineers, who would like to advance their knowledge of control theory and practice into the state space domain; and academics who are interested to learn more about non–minimal state variable feedback control systems. Such non–minimal state feedback is utilised as a unifying framework for generalised digital control system design. This approach provides a gentle learning curve, from which potentially difficult topics, such as optimal, stochastic and multivariable control, can be introduced and assimilated in an interesting and straightforward manner. Key features: Covers both system identification and control system design in a unified manner Includes practical design case studies and simulation examples Considers recent research into time–variable and state–dependent parameter modelling and control, essential elements of adaptive and nonlinear control system design, and the delta–operator (the discrete–time equivalent of the differential operator) systems Accompanied by a website hosting MATLAB examples True Digital Control: Statistical Modelling and Non–Minimal State Space Design is a comprehensive and practical guide for students and professionals who wish to further their knowledge in the areas of modern control and system identification.
Jean-Paul Louis Control of Synchronous Motors Jean-Paul Louis Control of Synchronous Motors Новинка

Jean-Paul Louis Control of Synchronous Motors

16782.41 руб.
Synchronous motors are indubitably the most effective device to drive industrial production systems and robots with precision and rapidity. Their control law is thus critical for combining at the same time high productivity to reduced energy consummation. As far as possible, the control algorithms must exploit the properties of these actuators. Therefore, this work draws on well adapted models resulting from the Park’s transformation, for both the most traditional machines with sinusoidal field distribution and for machines with non-sinusoidal field distribution which are more and more used in industry. Both, conventional control strategies like vector control (either in the synchronous reference frame or in the rotor frame) and advanced control theories like direct control and predictive control are thoroughly presented. In this context, a significant place is reserved to sensorless control which is an important and critical issue in tomorrow’s motors.
David Loeper B. Stop the Retirement Rip-off. How to Avoid Hidden Fees and Keep More of Your Money David Loeper B. Stop the Retirement Rip-off. How to Avoid Hidden Fees and Keep More of Your Money Новинка

David Loeper B. Stop the Retirement Rip-off. How to Avoid Hidden Fees and Keep More of Your Money

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Saving for retirement is a difficult task, especially during these challenging economic times. Individuals who participate in their retirement plans are being charged billions in fees annually—and no one is looking out for their best interests—even though the laws say both plan sponsors and employers should be held responsible for acting in their employees’ best interests. The fact is that unless individuals are willing to stand-up and secure their financial future, they’re likely to face less money in their retirement plan accounts and have to work longer to accumulate the funds they need for retirement. In Stop the Retirement Rip-off, author David Loeper provides the necessary tools for readers to take action and make the most of their retirement plans. It offers a road map for employees to understand the fees and costs associated with their plans; as well as improve their standing within their company by proactively helping their employer to take needed action. The book features a non confrontational positive approach to bringing your retirement plan problems to the attention of your employer. Written in a straightforward and accessible style, Stop the Retirement Rip-off provides readers with sensible strategies for making the most of their retirement funds, and will put them back in control of their financial future.
Wuwei Chen Integrated Vehicle Dynamics and Control Wuwei Chen Integrated Vehicle Dynamics and Control Новинка

Wuwei Chen Integrated Vehicle Dynamics and Control

10872.33 руб.
A comprehensive overview of integrated vehicle system dynamics exploring the fundamentals and new and emerging developments This book provides a comprehensive coverage of vehicle system dynamics and control, particularly in the area of integrated vehicle dynamics control. The book consists of two parts, (1) development of individual vehicle system dynamic model and control methodology; and (2) development of integrated vehicle dynamic model and control methodology. The first part focuses on investigating vehicle system dynamics and control according to the three directions of vehicle motions, including longitudinal, vertical, and lateral. Corresponding individual control systems, e.g. Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Active Suspension, Electric Power Steering System (EPS), are introduced and developed respectively. Particular attention is paid in the second part of the book to develop integrated vehicle dynamic control system. Integrated vehicle dynamics control system is an advanced system that coordinates all the chassis control systems and components to improve the overall vehicle performance including safety, comfort, and economy. Integrated vehicle dynamics control has been an important research topic in the area of vehicle dynamics and control over the past two decades. The research topic on integrated vehicle dynamics control is investigated comprehensively and intensively in the book through both theoretical analysis and experimental study. In this part, two types of control architectures, i.e. centralized and multi-layer, have been developed and compared to demonstrate their advantages and disadvantages. Integrated vehicle dynamics control is a hot topic in automotive research; this is one of the few books to address both theory and practice of integrated systems Comprehensively explores the research area of integrated vehicle dynamics and control through both theoretical analysis and experimental study Addresses a full range of vehicle system topics including tyre dynamics, chassis systems, control architecture, 4 wheel steering system and design of control systems using Linear Matrix Inequality (LMI) Method
Haitham Abu-Rub High Performance Control of AC Drives with Matlab / Simulink Models Haitham Abu-Rub High Performance Control of AC Drives with Matlab / Simulink Models Новинка

Haitham Abu-Rub High Performance Control of AC Drives with Matlab / Simulink Models

8848.39 руб.
A comprehensive guide to understanding AC machines with exhaustive simulation models to practice design and control Nearly seventy percent of the electricity generated worldwide is used by electrical motors. Worldwide, huge research efforts are being made to develop commercially viable three- and multi-phase motor drive systems that are economically and technically feasible. Focusing on the most popular AC machines used in industry – induction machine and permanent magnet synchronous machine – this book illustrates advanced control techniques and topologies in practice and recently deployed. Examples are drawn from important techniques including Vector Control, Direct Torque Control, Nonlinear Control, Predictive Control, multi-phase drives and multilevel inverters. Key features include: systematic coverage of the advanced concepts of AC motor drives with and without output filter; discussion on the modelling, analysis and control of three- and multi-phase AC machine drives, including the recently developed multi-phase-phase drive system and double fed induction machine; description of model predictive control applied to power converters and AC drives, illustrated together with their simulation models; end-of-chapter questions, with answers and PowerPoint slides available on the companion website www.wiley.com/go/aburub_control This book integrates a diverse range of topics into one useful volume, including most the latest developments. It provides an effective guideline for students and professionals on many vital electric drives aspects. It is an advanced textbook for final year undergraduate and graduate students, and researchers in power electronics, electric drives and motor control. It is also a handy tool for specialists and practicing engineers wanting to develop and verify their own algorithms and techniques.
Tiwari Ashutosh Responsive Materials and Methods. State-of-the-Art Stimuli-Responsive Materials and Their Applications Tiwari Ashutosh Responsive Materials and Methods. State-of-the-Art Stimuli-Responsive Materials and Their Applications Новинка

Tiwari Ashutosh Responsive Materials and Methods. State-of-the-Art Stimuli-Responsive Materials and Their Applications

18315.05 руб.
The development of finely-tuned materials that adjust in a predictable manner by specific environment change is the recent arena of materials research. It is a newly emerging supra-disciplinary field with huge commercial potential. Stimuli-responsive materials answer by a considerable change in their properties to small changes in their environment. Responsive materials are becoming increasingly more prevalent as scientists learn about the chemistry and triggers that induce conformational changes in materials structures and devise ways to take advantage of and control them. Responsive Materials and Method offers state-of-the-art of the stimuli-responsive materials and their potential applications. This collection brings together novel methodologies and strategies adopted in the research and development of responsive materials and technology.
Daniel Alazard Reverse Engineering in Control Design Daniel Alazard Reverse Engineering in Control Design Новинка

Daniel Alazard Reverse Engineering in Control Design

7965.9 руб.
Reverse Engineering in Control Design proposes practical approaches to building a standard H-infinity problem taking into account an initial controller. Such approaches allow us to mix various control objectives and to initialize procedures for a fixed-structure controller design. They are based on the Observer-Based Realization (OBR) of controllers. The interest of OBR from the controller implementation point of view is detailed and highlighted in this book through academic examples. An open-source toolbox is available to implement these approaches in Matlab®. Throughout the book academic applications are proposed to illustrate the various basic principles. These applications have been chosen by the author for their pedagogic contents and demo files and embedded Matlab® functions can be downloaded so readers can run these illustrations on their personal computers. Contents 1. Observer-based Realization of a Given Controller. 2. Cross Standard Form and Reverse Engineering. 3. Reverse Engineering for Mechanical Systems. Appendix 1. A Preliminary Methodological Example. Appendix 2. Discrete-time Case. Appendix 3. Nominal State-feedback for Mechanical Systems. Appendix 4. Help of Matlab® Functions. About the Authors Daniel Alazard is Professor in System Dynamics and Control at Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l’Espace (ISAE), Toulouse, France – SUPAERO Graduate Program. His main research interests concern robust control, flexible structure control and their applications to various aerospace systems.
Tex Crampin Human Factors in Control Room Design. A Practical Guide for Project Managers and Senior Engineers Tex Crampin Human Factors in Control Room Design. A Practical Guide for Project Managers and Senior Engineers Новинка

Tex Crampin Human Factors in Control Room Design. A Practical Guide for Project Managers and Senior Engineers

9498.54 руб.
A succinct guide to a Human Factors programme of work This book provides a reference for project managers to assist in identifying the key rudiments of good Human Factors design. It is intended to be used in conjunction with an appointed Human Factors manager as part of a detailed design programme, read by all engineers and designers in order to establish a wide understanding across the whole team of the importance of Human Factors. Human Factors in Military and Industrial Control Room Design offers succinct advice, tailored for rapid injection into complex Human Factors programmes, together with applicability to any control room design, military or industrial. Applications include warship control rooms, command centres, fire and accident response centres, chemical plants, nuclear installations, oil rigs, refineries and other similar industries. Key features: A template for a thorough Human Factors programme of work. Applicability to any control room design. Aims to address operator workload and optimise system performance, comfort and safety. Can save significant costs by optimised system integration and enhanced system operation. It is advised that project managers use Human Factors in Military and Industrial Control Room Design as a template to develop a control room «Operating Philosophy» and «Human Computer Interface (HCI) Style Guide» for their own purposes within the constraints of their specific industry.
Cortes Patricio Predictive Control of Power Converters and Electrical Drives Cortes Patricio Predictive Control of Power Converters and Electrical Drives Новинка

Cortes Patricio Predictive Control of Power Converters and Electrical Drives

10651.85 руб.
Describes the general principles and current research into Model Predictive Control (MPC); the most up-to-date control method for power converters and drives The book starts with an introduction to the subject before the first chapter on classical control methods for power converters and drives. This covers classical converter control methods and classical electrical drives control methods. The next chapter on Model predictive control first looks at predictive control methods for power converters and drives and presents the basic principles of MPC. It then looks at MPC for power electronics and drives. The third chapter is on predictive control applied to power converters. It discusses: control of a three-phase inverter; control of a neutral point clamped inverter; control of an active front end rectifier, and; control of a matrix converter. In the middle of the book there is Chapter four – Predictive control applied to motor drives. This section analyses predictive torque control of industrial machines and predictive control of permanent magnet synchronous motors. Design and implementation issues of model predictive control is the subject of the final chapter. The following topics are described in detail: cost function selection; weighting factors design; delay compensation; effect of model errors, and prediction of future references. While there are hundreds of books teaching control of electrical energy using pulse width modulation, this will be the very first book published in this new topic. Unique in presenting a completely new theoretic solution to control electric power in a simple way Discusses the application of predictive control in motor drives, with several examples and case studies Matlab is included on a complementary website so the reader can run their own simulations
Eric Wajnberg Chemical Ecology of Insect Parasitoids Eric Wajnberg Chemical Ecology of Insect Parasitoids Новинка

Eric Wajnberg Chemical Ecology of Insect Parasitoids

10343.76 руб.
Insect parasitoids are a fascinating group of animals in many respects. Perhaps the most fascinating point is that these insects, in the course of the evolutionary time, have developed an impressive way to use chemical compounds to dialogue with the different protagonists of their environment (i.e., conspecifics, their hosts and the plants on which their hosts are living). Unravelling the evolutionary meaning of such chemical communication networks can give new insights into the ecology of these insects and especially on how to improve their use for the control of noxious pests in biological control programmes. Chemical Ecology of Insect Parasitoids is a timely publication, with organised chapters to present the most important knowledge and discoveries that have taken place over the last decade, and their potential use in pest control strategy. Specific relevant case studies are presented to enhance the reader's experience. Suited to graduate students and professional researchers and practitioners in pest management, entomology, evolutionary biology, behavioural ecology, and chemical ecology, this book is essential for anyone needing information on this important group of insects.
David Baddiel The Person Controller David Baddiel The Person Controller Новинка

David Baddiel The Person Controller

505.09 руб.
From the author of THE PARENT AGENCY comes a thrilling, funny and touching new adventure.Fred and Ellie are twins. But not identical (because that's impossible for a boy and a girl). They do like all the same things, though. Especially video games. Which they are very good at. They aren't that good, however, at much else – like, for example, football, or dealing with the school bullies.Then, they meet the Mystery Man, who sends them a video game controller, which doesn't look like any other controller they've ever seen. And it doesn't control any of their usual games. When the twins find out what it does control, though, it seems like the answer to all their problems. And the key to all their wildest dreams. At least it seems like that…
Jeremy Hawker Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook Jeremy Hawker Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook Новинка

Jeremy Hawker Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook

7269.8 руб.
Health protection professionals need rapid access to authoritative and easy-to-use information to ensure their actions are based on international best practice. This is precisely what the Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook does. This concise and practical handbook is an essential guide for all those who have responsibility for the identification and control of infectious disease. In the past five years, there have been many major changes in health protection practice, and significant scientific progress in the field, all of which are reflected in this new edition of the popular Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook. All chapters have been updated in line with recent changes in epidemiology, new guidelines for control and administrative changes. Basic principles of communicable disease control and health protection, major syndromes, control of individual infections, main services and activities, organizational arrangements for all EU countries and sources of further information are covered. A new chapter on pandemic planning has been included, and the influenza chapter has been expanded to cover seasonal, avian and pandemic flu. Communicable Disease Control and Health Protection Handbook is an indispensible companion for all those who are engaged in health protection, including public health physicians, epidemiologists, infection control nurses, microbiologists and trainees in the field.
Wayne Durham Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control Wayne Durham Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control Новинка

Wayne Durham Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control

9598.21 руб.
Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control addresses airplane flight dynamics and control in a largely classical manner, but with references to modern treatment throughout. Classical feedback control methods are illustrated with relevant examples, and current trends in control are presented by introductions to dynamic inversion and control allocation. This book covers the physical and mathematical fundamentals of aircraft flight dynamics as well as more advanced theory enabling a better insight into nonlinear dynamics. This leads to a useful introduction to automatic flight control and stability augmentation systems with discussion of the theory behind their design, and the limitations of the systems. The author provides a rigorous development of theory and derivations and illustrates the equations of motion in both scalar and matrix notation. Key features: Classical development and modern treatment of flight dynamics and control Detailed and rigorous exposition and examples, with illustrations Presentation of important trends in modern flight control systems Accessible introduction to control allocation based on the author's seminal work in the field Development of sensitivity analysis to determine the influential states in an airplane's response modes End of chapter problems with solutions available on an accompanying website Written by an author with experience as an engineering test pilot as well as a university professor, Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control provides the reader with a systematic development of the insights and tools necessary for further work in related fields of flight dynamics and control. It is an ideal course textbook and is also a valuable reference for many of the necessary basic formulations of the math and science underlying flight dynamics and control.
Ashutosh Tiwari Advanced Electrical and Electronics Materials. Processes and Applications Ashutosh Tiwari Advanced Electrical and Electronics Materials. Processes and Applications Новинка

Ashutosh Tiwari Advanced Electrical and Electronics Materials. Processes and Applications

13121.77 руб.
This comprehensive and unique book is intended to cover the vast and fast-growing field of electrical and electronic materials and their engineering in accordance with modern developments. Basic and pre-requisite information has been included for easy transition to more complex topics. Latest developments in various fields of materials and their sciences/engineering, processing and applications have been included. Latest topics like PLZT, vacuum as insulator, fiber-optics, high temperature superconductors, smart materials, ferromagnetic semiconductors etc. are covered. Illustrations and examples encompass different engineering disciplines such as robotics, electrical, mechanical, electronics, instrumentation and control, computer, and their inter-disciplinary branches. A variety of materials ranging from iridium to garnets, microelectronics, micro alloys to memory devices, left-handed materials, advanced and futuristic materials are described in detail.
Austen Jane Pride and Prejudice Austen Jane Pride and Prejudice Новинка

Austen Jane Pride and Prejudice

1865 руб.
A tour de force of wit and sparkling dialogue, Pride and Prejudice shows how the headstrong Elizabeth Bennett and the aristocratic Mr Darcy must have their pride humbled and their prejudices dissolved before they can acknowledge their love for each other.
Darlene Graham Dreamless Darlene Graham Dreamless Новинка

Darlene Graham Dreamless

116.67 руб.
Their dislike of each other turned into attraction…which turned into loveCassie McClean, a builder of luxury homes, and Jake Coffey, a breeder of fine Andalusian horses, have neighboring businesses. While they've had several differences of opinion about how their businesses are affecting each other, their mutual attraction forces them to work out their problems–and discover their love for each other.All Cassie and Jake want to do is concentrate on their busy lives–and their new relationship. But when a dangerous arsonist starts destroying property on both sides of their fence, Cassie and Jake find they have new problems–problems that are costing them time and money, but are also endangering lives, particularly Cassie's. She and Jake set out to find the connection between the threats being made to Cassie now and the heartbreaking childhood illness she almost didn't survive. Will they discover it in time?
Linda Miller Lael Used-To-Be Lovers Linda Miller Lael Used-To-Be Lovers Новинка

Linda Miller Lael Used-To-Be Lovers

116.67 руб.
Sharon Harrison and Tony Morelli were never able to control the powerful chemistry between them. It led first to heart-stopping passion, then to marriage and children. They thought they had it all, but under pressure their happy home became an explosive battleground.Even divorce, however, can't completely separate them. Spending alternate days in their home with their children, they have an unorthodox arrangement that keeps them in close contact. And keeps the desire alive….
Baochun Fan Principles of Turbulence Control Baochun Fan Principles of Turbulence Control Новинка

Baochun Fan Principles of Turbulence Control

11247.23 руб.
This book introduces the mathematical techniques for turbulence control in a form suitable for inclusion in an engineering degree program at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels whilst also making it useful to researchers and industrial users of the concepts. It uses a mix of theory, computation and experimental results to present and illustrate the methodologies. It is based on the three part structure, wall turbulence, open loop control and feedback control with emphasis on optimal control methodologies. The book also includes an introduction of basic principles and fundamentals followed by a chapter on the structure of wall turbulence with emphasis on coherent structures. Elsewhere there is focus on control methods of wall turbulence by manipulating the boundaries though their motion and by applying control forces throughout the flow volume. The last two chapters will describe the linear and non-linear optimal controls. This integrated approach will help not only researchers interested in the topic but also graduate or advanced undergraduate students in their course work.
Michael Mulholland Applied Process Control. Efficient Problem Solving Michael Mulholland Applied Process Control. Efficient Problem Solving Новинка

Michael Mulholland Applied Process Control. Efficient Problem Solving

8997.79 руб.
Bridging theory and practice, this book contains over 200 practical exercises and their solutions, to develop the problem-solving abilities of process engineers. The problems were developed by the author during his many years of teaching at university and are kept brief, taken from the fields of instrumentation, modelling, plant control, control strategy design and stability of control. The algorithm flows and codes, which are mostly based on MATLAB?, are given in many cases and allow for easy translation into applications. Since the text is structured according to «Applied Process Control: Essential Methods», all of the necessary background information on the underlying methods can be easily and quickly found in this accompanying book.
Shiping Liu Dynamics and Control of Robotic Manipulators with Contact and Friction Shiping Liu Dynamics and Control of Robotic Manipulators with Contact and Friction Новинка

Shiping Liu Dynamics and Control of Robotic Manipulators with Contact and Friction

12414.38 руб.
A comprehensive guide to the friction, contact and impact on robot control and force feedback mechanism Dynamics and Control of Robotic Manipulators with Contact and Friction offers an authoritative guide to the basic principles of robot dynamics and control with a focus on contact and friction. The authors discuss problems in interaction between human and real or virtual robot where dynamics with friction and contact are relevant. The book fills a void in the literature with a need for a text that considers the contact and friction generated in robot joints during their movements. Designed as a practical resource, the text provides the information needed for task planning in view of contact, impact and friction for the designer of a robot control system for high accuracy and long durability. The authors include a review of the most up-to-date advancements in robot dynamics and control. It contains a comprehensive resource to the effective design and fabrication of robot systems and components for engineering and scientific purposes. This important guide: Offers a comprehensive reference with systematic treatment and a unified framework Includes simulation and experiments used in dynamics and control of robot considering contact, impact and friction Discusses the most current tribology methodology used to treat the multiple–scale effects Contains valuable descriptions of experiments and software used Presents illustrative accounts on the methods employed to handle friction in the closed loop, including the principles, implementation, application scope, merits and demerits Offers a cohesive treatment that covers tribology and multi-scales, multi-physics and nonlinear stochastic dynamics control Written for graduate students of robotics, mechatronics, mechanical engineering, tracking control and practicing professionals and industrial researchers, Dynamics and Control of Robotic Manipulators with Contact and Friction offers a review to effective design and fabrication of stable and durable robot system and components.
Smain Femmam Signals and Control Systems. Application for Home Health Monitoring Smain Femmam Signals and Control Systems. Application for Home Health Monitoring Новинка

Smain Femmam Signals and Control Systems. Application for Home Health Monitoring

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The aim of this book is the study of signals and deterministic systems, linear, time-invariant, finite dimensions and causal. A set of useful tools is selected for the automatic and signal processing and methods of representation of dynamic linear systems are exposed, and analysis of their behavior. Finally we discuss the estimation, identification and synthesis of control laws for the purpose of stabilization and regulation.
Rustam Ksenofontov How to tame your demons. And become the master of your thoughts Rustam Ksenofontov How to tame your demons. And become the master of your thoughts Новинка

Rustam Ksenofontov How to tame your demons. And become the master of your thoughts

228 руб.
This book is dedicated to the heroes looking for their place in the world. Its goal is to teach the reader to control their inner attention and shift it as necessary: e.g. from the negative focus to the positive one or from the slackness to efficiency. By controlling attention one can learn to shift their thoughts from the category of kings to the category of loyal servants and then (only then!) one will be able to act according their true desires without reference to their fears and quirks.
Agrawal Dipti A Concise Manual of Pathogenic Microbiology Agrawal Dipti A Concise Manual of Pathogenic Microbiology Новинка

Agrawal Dipti A Concise Manual of Pathogenic Microbiology

5053.88 руб.
A quick, concise reference to pathogenic microorganisms and the diseases they cause, this book is divided into specific groups of pathogenic microorganisms including bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses, and prions. It lists important pathogenic taxa in each group, covering their natural habitats, the diseases they cause, microbiological highlights, laboratory diagnosis, and measures of prevention and control, including availability of vaccines and effective therapeutic agents. All healthcare professionals and public health workers will benefit from having this reliable source of information at their fingertips.
Sedat Tardu Wall Turbulence Control Sedat Tardu Wall Turbulence Control Новинка

Sedat Tardu Wall Turbulence Control

8997.79 руб.
Wall turbulence control is a major subject, the investigation of which involves significant industrial, environmental and fundamental consequences. Wall Turbulence Control addresses recent advances achieved in active and passive wall turbulence control over the past two decades. This valuable reference for scientists, researchers and engineers provides an updated view of the research into this topic, including passive control, optimal and suboptimal control methodology, linear control and control using adaptive methods (neural networks), polymer and bubble injection, electromagnetic control and recent advances in control by plasma.
Chen YangQuan Remote Sensing and Actuation Using Unmanned Vehicles Chen YangQuan Remote Sensing and Actuation Using Unmanned Vehicles Новинка

Chen YangQuan Remote Sensing and Actuation Using Unmanned Vehicles

8502.32 руб.
Unmanned systems and robotics technologies have become very popular recently owing to their ability to replace human beings in dangerous, tedious, or repetitious jobs. This book fill the gap in the field between research and real-world applications, providing scientists and engineers with essential information on how to design and employ networked unmanned vehicles for remote sensing and distributed control purposes. Target scenarios include environmental or agricultural applications such as river/reservoir surveillance, wind profiling measurement, and monitoring/control of chemical leaks.
Roz Fox Denny Married in Haste Roz Fox Denny Married in Haste Новинка

Roz Fox Denny Married in Haste

116.67 руб.
Ben Galloway and Abby Drummond both work with children–he's a pediatrician and she's a teacher–and they've both ended up with custody of their respective nieces and nephews. They decide that combining their households is the best solution to their individual problems.Which it is–except that their solution leads to a whole new set of problems.Kids before marriage. Not the easiest route to married bliss. And not the route Ben and Abby would've chosen. But love for their unexpected family brings them together in all the ways that count.
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Vanity Fair

250 руб.
`Oh, those women! They nurse and cuddle their presentiments, and make darlings of their ugliest thoughts...' Self-serving social climber and anti-heroine Becky Sharp...
JLS JLS: Our Story so Far JLS JLS: Our Story so Far Новинка

JLS JLS: Our Story so Far

230.56 руб.
Hot new boy band JLS welcome you to their world‘Brilliant’ Simon Cowell‘The best band we’ve had on The X Factor by far’ Cheryl ColeFollow the hottest new pop act on their rollercoaster ride to fame…Since their huge success on The X Factor and The X Factor finalists tour, JLS are well on their way to becoming one of the biggest boy bands the UK has ever seen – The X Factor final last Christmas drew a record 15 million viewers. During the final stages of the show legions of teenage fans, dressed in the trademark JLS colours, flocked to see them perform in South London, resulting in the need for crowd control and massive national press attention. The JLS colours, Aston – blue, Oritsé – red, Marvin – green and JB – yellow, have been enthusiastically adopted by fans and a sea of JLS tops greeted the band when they travelled the country on the X Factor finalists tour.In their very first book, Aston, Oritsé, Marvin and JB each tell the story of their amazing journey from X Factor hopefuls to pop smashes. Beautifully designed, the book contains 125 exclusive never-before-seen photographs of the band including sexy portraits and captured private moments which can't fail to excite the thousands of loyal JLS fans.With their first single a massive number 1 seller and their first album due in October, 2009 looks set to be the year of JLS!
Jie Zhang Multi-Agent-Based Production Planning and Control Jie Zhang Multi-Agent-Based Production Planning and Control Новинка

Jie Zhang Multi-Agent-Based Production Planning and Control

16165.85 руб.
At the crossroads of artificial intelligence, manufacturing engineering, operational research and industrial engineering and management, multi-agent based production planning and control is an intelligent and industrially crucial technology with increasing importance. This book provides a complete overview of multi-agent based methods for today’s competitive manufacturing environment, including the Job Shop Manufacturing and Re-entrant Manufacturing processes. In addition to the basic control and scheduling systems, the author also highlights advance research in numerical optimization methods and wireless sensor networks and their impact on intelligent production planning and control system operation. Enables students, researchers and engineers to understand the fundamentals and theories of multi-agent based production planning and control Written by an author with more than 20 years’ experience in studying and formulating a complete theoretical system in production planning technologies Fully illustrated throughout, the methods for production planning, scheduling and controlling are presented using experiments, numerical simulations and theoretical analysis Comprehensive and concise, Multi-Agent Based Production Planning and Control is aimed at the practicing engineer and graduate student in industrial engineering, operational research, and mechanical engineering. It is also a handy guide for advanced students in artificial intelligence and computer engineering.
Debbie Weston Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance Debbie Weston Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance Новинка

Debbie Weston Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance

3486.57 руб.
Infection Prevention and Control at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students, as well as qualified nurses and medical students. Infection prevention and control is one of the key five ‘essential skills clusters’ that is incorporated into all pre-registration nursing programmes. This highly visual and dynamic book is a thorough resource for nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of this important part of nursing. Written by experienced infection prevention and control specialist nurses, it provides a concise and simple approach to a vast and complex subject, and equips the reader with key information in relation to various aspects of infection prevention and control practice. Provides a snap-shot of the application of infection prevention and control in practice and the key infections affecting patients in both acute and primary care A uniquely visual and accessible overview of a topic of relevance to all nursing staff Includes key points for clinical practice, patient management, and signposting of key national guidance documents and websites Available in a wide-range of digital formats – perfect for 'on the go' study and revision
Вадим Аркадьевич Жмудь Numerical Optimization of Automatic Control System: New Structures and Methods for VisSim Software Вадим Аркадьевич Жмудь Numerical Optimization of Automatic Control System: New Structures and Methods for VisSim Software Новинка

Вадим Аркадьевич Жмудь Numerical Optimization of Automatic Control System: New Structures and Methods for VisSim Software

550 руб.
The book is intended for students enrolled in the educational field 27.04.04 «Control in Technical Systems» in the course «Computer-aided design tools and control systems» (for Bachelors in their 4th year). It includes training materials and guidelines for self-assessment (questions for selftesting). The basic knowledge of previously studied mathematical disciplines is required for successful study of this course.
Hornik Tomas Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Integration Hornik Tomas Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Integration Новинка

Hornik Tomas Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Integration

10192.06 руб.
Integrating renewable energy and other distributed energy sources into smart grids, often via power inverters, is arguably the largest “new frontier” for smart grid advancements. Inverters should be controlled properly so that their integration does not jeopardize the stability and performance of power systems and a solid technical backbone is formed to facilitate other functions and services of smart grids. This unique reference offers systematic treatment of important control problems in power inverters, and different general converter theories. Starting at a basic level, it presents conventional power conversion methodologies and then ‘non-conventional’ methods, with a highly accessible summary of the latest developments in power inverters as well as insight into the grid connection of renewable power. Consisting of four parts – Power Quality Control, Neutral Line Provision, Power Flow Control, and Synchronisation – this book fully demonstrates the integration of control and power electronics. Key features include: the fundamentals of power processing and hardware design innovative control strategies to systematically treat the control of power inverters extensive experimental results for most of the control strategies presented the pioneering work on “synchronverters” which has gained IET Highly Commended Innovation Award Engineers working on inverter design and those at power system utilities can learn how advanced control strategies could improve system performance and work in practice. The book is a useful reference for researchers who are interested in the area of control engineering, power electronics, renewable energy and distributed generation, smart grids, flexible AC transmission systems, and power systems for more-electric aircraft and all-electric ships. This is also a handy text for graduate students and university professors in the areas of electrical power engineering, advanced control engineering, power electronics, renewable energy and smart grid integration.
Bo Zhu Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems Bo Zhu Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems Новинка

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9579 руб.
This text explores formation control of vehicle systems and introduces three representative systems: space systems, aerial systems and robotic systems Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems offers a review of the core concepts of dynamics and control and examines the dynamics and control aspects of formation control in order to study a wide spectrum of dynamic vehicle systems such as spacecraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and robots. The text puts the focus on formation control that enables and stabilizes formation configuration, as well as formation reconfiguration of these vehicle systems. The authors develop a uniform paradigm of describing vehicle systems’ dynamic behaviour that addresses both individual vehicle’s motion and overall group’s movement, as well as interactions between vehicles. The authors explain how the design of proper control techniques regulate the formation motion of these vehicles and the development of a system level decision-making strategy that increases the level of autonomy for the entire group of vehicles to carry out their missions. The text is filled with illustrative case studies in the domains of space, aerial and robotics. • Contains uniform coverage of «formation» dynamic systems development • Presents representative case studies in selected applications in the space, aerial and robotic systems domains • Introduces an experimental platform of using laboratory three-degree-of-freedom helicopters with step-by-step instructions as an example • Provides open source example models and simulation codes • Includes notes and further readings that offer details on relevant research topics, recent progress and further developments in the field Written for researchers and academics in robotics and unmanned systems looking at motion synchronization and formation problems, Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems is a vital resource that explores the motion synchronization and formation control of vehicle systems as represented by three representative systems: space systems, aerial systems and robotic systems.
Rappaport Helen Four Sisters. The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses Rappaport Helen Four Sisters. The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses Новинка

Rappaport Helen Four Sisters. The Lost Lives of the Romanov Grand Duchesses

1918 руб.
On 17 July 1918, four young women walked down twenty-three steps into the cellar of a house in Ekaterinburg. The eldest was twenty-two, the youngest only seventeen. Together with their parents and their thirteen-year-old brother, they were all brutally murdered. Their crime: to be the daughters of the last Tsar and Tsaritsa of All the Russias. In Four Sisters acclaimed biographer Helen Rappaport offers readers the most authoritative account yet of the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia. Drawing on their own letters and diaries, she paints a vivid picture of their lives in the dying days of the Romanov dynasty. We see, almost for the first time, their journey from a childhood of enormous privilege, throughout which they led a very sheltered and largely simple life, to young womanhood - their first romantic crushes, their hopes and dreams, the difficulty of coping with a mother who was a chronic invalid and a haeomophiliac brother, and, latterly, the trauma of the revolution and its terrible consequences. Compellingly readable, meticulously researched and deeply moving, Four Sisters gives these young women a voice, and allows their story to resonate for readers almost a century after their death.
Siegfried Heier Grid Integration of Wind Energy. Onshore and Offshore Conversion Systems Siegfried Heier Grid Integration of Wind Energy. Onshore and Offshore Conversion Systems Новинка

Siegfried Heier Grid Integration of Wind Energy. Onshore and Offshore Conversion Systems

9672.91 руб.
This popular reference describes the integration of wind-generated power into electrical power systems and, with the use of advanced control systems, illustrates how wind farms can be made to operate like conventional power plants. Fully revised, the third edition provides up-to-date coverage on new generator developments for wind turbines, recent technical developments in electrical power conversion systems, control design and essential operating conditions. With expanded coverage of offshore technologies, this edition looks at the characteristics and static and dynamic behaviour of offshore wind farms and their connection to the mainland grid. Brand new material includes: comprehensive treatment of onshore and offshore grid integration updated legislative guidelines for the design, construction and installation of wind power plants the fundamental characteristics and theoretical tools of electrical and mechanical components and their interactions new and future types of generators, converters, power electronics and controller designs improved use of grid capacities and grid support for fixed- and variable-speed controlled wind power plants options for grid control and power reserve provision in wind power plants and wind farms This resource is an excellent guide for researchers and practitioners involved in the planning, installation and grid integration of wind turbines and power plants. It is also highly beneficial to university students studying wind power technology, renewable energy and power systems, and to practitioners in wind engineering, turbine design and manufacture and electrical power engineering.
Christopher Elliott Scammed. How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals Christopher Elliott Scammed. How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals Новинка

Christopher Elliott Scammed. How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals

1591.8 руб.
A leading consumer advocate reveals how to protect your money, time, and integrity from corrupt businesses Once upon a time store prices were simple and fair, businesses stood behind their products with guarantees free of fine print and loopholes, and companies genuinely seemed to care about their valued customers—but those days are long gone. In this groundbreaking exposé, consumer advocate Christopher Elliot reveals the broken relationship between American consumers and businesses and explains how companies came to believe that fooling their customers was a viable, and profitable, business plan. Scammed explores how companies control information to mislead, distort the truth, and even outright lie to their consumers. Exposes the various ways companies have led their war against information—from seductive ads, disingenuous fine print, and unconventional promotions that involve seeding discussion forums and blogs with company-friendly comments Offers consumers insider knowledge of the system, reasonable expectations, and a clear understanding of the games businesses play Christopher Elliott is one of the nation's foremost consumer advocates Protect yourself, your time, and your money from the predators of the consumer world. Armed with knowledge, readers will become far more discerning and every business's worst nightmare.
Jean-Pierre Quignard Fishes in Lagoons and Estuaries in the Mediterranean. Diversity, Bioecology and Exploitation Jean-Pierre Quignard Fishes in Lagoons and Estuaries in the Mediterranean. Diversity, Bioecology and Exploitation Новинка

Jean-Pierre Quignard Fishes in Lagoons and Estuaries in the Mediterranean. Diversity, Bioecology and Exploitation

13333.97 руб.
Lagoons and estuaries are transition spaces between earth and sea. Beyond their expanse, geographic repartition, geomorphological, hydroclimatic and ecobiological diversity and biodiversity, they play an important role in regional economies and are some of the ecosystems most vulnerable to global change. Reinforced by numerous references, this book studies Mediterranean lagoonal and estuarine fishes whose diversity largely depends on the composition of neighboring marine and continental ichtyofauna. The authors describe their morphological, biological, ecological and behavioral characteristics by evoking their distinctive features and differences with their marine or freshwater homologues. Their adaptation strategies, elucidated thanks to recent advances in morphology, genetics and molecular biology, are recognized as a major advantage in the context of climate change. This book is for natural environment managers, engineers, teachers, students and researchers.
Archer Mandy Wipe-Clean Writing Archer Mandy Wipe-Clean Writing Новинка

Archer Mandy Wipe-Clean Writing

512 руб.
Practise your handwriting skills with Peppa. Trace the letters and learn new words in this wipe-clean activity book. Perfect for young readers who are starting school and developing their writing skills and pencil control. Children can wipe the page clean and practise again and again. Includes a free pen. Look out for Practise with Peppa: Wipe-Clean Numbers too!
Morris Catrin Topsy and Tim Go to the Farm. Activity Book. Level 1 Morris Catrin Topsy and Tim Go to the Farm. Activity Book. Level 1 Новинка

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280 руб.
Beloved twins Topsy and Tim find fun and adventure in the real world. Their engaging stories are reassuring for young children having first experiences of their own. In Topsy and Tim: Have Their Eyes Tested, the twins have an eye check at school, Topsy visits the optician's for extra tests and little Stevie Dunton needs glasses. Showing the latest eye test procedures and equipment, and approved by a Boots Opticians specialist, this book is perfect for sharing with any children who need their eyes tested.
Ari Kiev Mastering Trading Stress. Strategies for Maximizing Performance Ari Kiev Mastering Trading Stress. Strategies for Maximizing Performance Новинка

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3189.81 руб.
In Mastering Trading Stress, author Ari Kiev—a psychiatrist who specializes in stress management and works extensively with traders—offers examples, transcripts of conversations, and personality profiles of real-life traders to illustrate how stress affects their ability to perform at their best. Drawing on his vast experience, Kiev describes a variety of practical techniques that can be used to handle destructive emotions and out-of-control feelings, including his “Most Basic” stress busters, and tells what to do if a breakdown should occur.
Lori Wilde Zero Control Lori Wilde Zero Control Новинка

Lori Wilde Zero Control

354.99 руб.
Live it up—literary style! Guests are whisked away to Great Britain for two weeks of luxury adventure, history and plenty of naughty possibilities! Whether it's an illicit tower tryst, a romantic boat ride or even some hot dungeon action, your pleasure is our concern. . . . But both executive assistant Roxie Stanley and undercover security agent Dougal Lockhart have their own motives for this vacation.Except that sex—mind-meltingly great sex—is the only thing either can think about. It's forbidden. It's tantalizingly irresistible. And they're losing control. . . over and over and over!
Kwan Godfrey K. Linear Systems Kwan Godfrey K. Linear Systems Новинка

Kwan Godfrey K. Linear Systems

13947.02 руб.
Linear systems have all the necessary elements (modeling, identification, analysis and control), from an educational point of view, to help us understand the discipline of automation and apply it efficiently. This book is progressive and organized in such a way that different levels of readership are possible. It is addressed both to beginners and those with a good understanding of automation wishing to enhance their knowledge on the subject. The theory is rigorously developed and illustrated by numerous examples which can be reproduced with the help of appropriate computation software. 60 exercises and their solutions are included to enable the readers to test and enhance their knowledge.
A Long Island Story (м) Gekoski A Long Island Story (м) Gekoski Новинка

A Long Island Story (м) Gekoski

887 руб.
It is 1953, a heat wave is sweeping across America and the Grossmans - Ben, Addie and their two children - are moving their lives from the political heart of Washington DC to suburban Long Island. With their future uncertain, life in Long Island starts to cause problems for Ben and Addie. Both begin to wonder if they were meant for more, whether their lives might look different than they planned, and whether their marriage - their family - is worth fighting for. A Long Island Story is a portrait of a couple in crisis, of a unique and fascinating period in US history and of a seemingly perfect family fighting their demons behind closed doors.
Charles Cobb G. Making Sense of Agile Project Management. Balancing Control and Agility Charles Cobb G. Making Sense of Agile Project Management. Balancing Control and Agility Новинка

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4981.08 руб.
The book is intended to provide a much deeper understanding of agile principles, methodologies, and practices to enable project managers to develop a more agile approach and understand how to blend and tailor agile and traditional principles, methodologies, and practices to create an appropriate balance of control and agility to fit a business environment as well as the risks and complexities of any individual project. The book will also provide business managers and leaders an understanding of how to fit agile methodologies into an overall business strategy that provides the right balance of control and agility for their business.
Andrew Teasdale Genotoxic Impurities. Strategies for Identification and Control Andrew Teasdale Genotoxic Impurities. Strategies for Identification and Control Новинка

Andrew Teasdale Genotoxic Impurities. Strategies for Identification and Control

11724.7 руб.
This book examines genotoxic impurities and their impact on the pharmaceutical industry. Specific sections examine this from both a toxicological and analytical perspective. Within these sections, the book defines appropriate strategies to both assess and ultimately control genotoxic impurities, thus aiding the reader to develop effective control measures. An opening section covers the development of guidelines and the threshold of toxicological concern (TTC) and is followed by a section on safety aspects, including safety tests in vivo and vitro, and data interpretation. The second section addresses the risk posed by genotoxic impurities from outside sources and from mutagens within DNA. In the final section, the book deals with the quality perspective of genotoxic impurities focused on two critical aspects, the first being the analysis and the second how to practically evaluate the impurities.
Smith Joyce Vital Signs for Nurses. An Introduction to Clinical Observations Smith Joyce Vital Signs for Nurses. An Introduction to Clinical Observations Новинка

Smith Joyce Vital Signs for Nurses. An Introduction to Clinical Observations

3294.54 руб.
Accurate clinical observations are the key to good patient care and fundamental to nursing practice. Vital Signs for Nurses will support anyone in care delivery to enhance their skills, reflect upon their own practice and assist in their continuing professional development. This practical introductory text explores how to make assessments of heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, pain and nutrition. It also looks at issues of infection control, record-keeping and legal and ethical considerations. With case studies and examples throughout, this text will be invaluable to all healthcare assistants, student nurses, Trainee Assistant Practitioners and students on foundation degrees.
Shapiro Moshe Quantum Control of Molecular Processes Shapiro Moshe Quantum Control of Molecular Processes Новинка

Shapiro Moshe Quantum Control of Molecular Processes

15096.5 руб.
Written by two of the world's leading researchers in the field, this is a systematic introduction to the fundamental principles of coherent control, and to the underlying physics and chemistry. This fully updated second edition is enhanced by 80% and covers the latest techniques and applications, including nanostructures, attosecond processes, optical control of chirality, and weak and strong field quantum control. Developments and challenges in decoherence-sensitive condensed phase control as well as in bimolecular control are clearly described. Indispensable for atomic, molecular and chemical physicists, physical chemists, materials scientists and nanotechnologists.
Stephen L. Nelson Quicken 2005 For Dummies Stephen L. Nelson Quicken 2005 For Dummies Новинка

Stephen L. Nelson Quicken 2005 For Dummies

1683.67 руб.
The fun and easy way to get started with Quicken, the #1 personal financial software, with more than fifteen million users A bestseller year after year-now updated throughout for the latest release of Quicken Helps readers take control of their money by showing how to track their day-to-day finances, better manage their investments, and evaluate the tax implications of their financial decisions-all without hiring expensive professional financial consultants Expert advice shows how to manage bills, maximize investment performance, save money for college or retirement, bank online, maintain detailed financial records, and more Written by veteran For Dummies author Stephen L. Nelson, MBA, CPA and author of more than 100 books
Damir Jelaska T. Gears and Gear Drives Damir Jelaska T. Gears and Gear Drives Новинка

Damir Jelaska T. Gears and Gear Drives

12257.29 руб.
Understanding how gears are formed and how they interact or ‘mesh’ with each other is essential when designing equipment that uses gears or gear trains. The way in which gear teeth are formed and how they mesh is determined by their geometry and kinematics, which is the topic of this book. Gears and Gear Drives provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of gears and gear drives. Spur, helical, bevel, worm and planetary gears are all covered, with consideration given to their classification, geometry, kinematics, accuracy control, load capacity and manufacturing. Cylindrical gear geometry is the basis for dealing with any gear drives, so this is covered in detail. Key features: Contains hundreds of 2D and 3D figures to illustrate all types of gears and gear drives, including planetary and worm gears Includes fundamental derivations and explanations of formulae Enables the reader to know how to carry out accuracy control and load capacity checks for any gear drive Includes directions for the practical design of gears and gear drives Covers DIN and ISO standards in the area Gears and Gear Drives is a comprehensive reference for gears and gear drive professionals and graduate students in mechanical engineering departments and covers everything important to know how to design, control and manufacture gear drives.
Puechmorel Stéphane Modeling and Optimization of Air Traffic Puechmorel Stéphane Modeling and Optimization of Air Traffic Новинка

Puechmorel Stéphane Modeling and Optimization of Air Traffic

11111.64 руб.
This book combines the research activities of the authors, both of whom are researchers at Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (French National School of Civil Aviation), and presents their findings from the last 15 years. Their work uses air transport as its focal point, within the realm of mathematical optimization, looking at real life problems and theoretical models in tandem, and the challenges that accompany studying both approaches. The authors’ research is linked with the attempt to reduce air space congestion in Western Europe, USA and, increasingly, Asia. They do this through studying stochastic optimization (particularly artificial evolution), the sectorization of airspace, route distribution and takeoff slots, and by modeling airspace congestion. Finally, the authors discuss their short, medium and long term research goals. They hope that their work, although related to air transport, will be applied to other fields, such is the transferable nature of mathematical optimization. At the same time, they intend to use other areas of research, such as approximation and statistics to complement their continued inquiry in their own field. Contents 1. Introduction. Part 1. Optimization and Artificial Evolution 2. Optimization: State of the Art. 3. Genetic Algorithms and Improvements. 4. A new concept for Genetic Algorithms based on Order Statistics. Part 2. Applications to Air Traffic Control 5. Air Traffic Control. 6. Contributions to Airspace Sectorization. 7. Contribution to Traffic Assignment. 8. Airspace Congestion Metrics. 9. Conclusion and Future Perspectives. About the Authors Daniel Delahaye works for Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (French National School of Civil Aviation) in France. Stéphane Puechmorel works for Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile (French National School of Civil Aviation) in France.
Roger Kinsky Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket Roger Kinsky Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket Новинка

Roger Kinsky Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket

2105.39 руб.
How to trade and invest online, from bestselling investing author Roger Kinsky With the wide availability of market data and the low cost of online trading, millions of people are taking control of their own future and investing their savings online. The Internet allows small investors to manage their portfolios, set up their own superannuation funds, and research and trade shares all from the comfort of a home office. But there are always risks to investing and without the knowledge of a traditional stockbroker or investment manager to help them steer clear of bad deals, investors need guidance to successfully navigate the abundance of information available to them. This new Fourth Edition of Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket is a complete and comprehensive guide to researching stocks and trading shares, demystifying the complexities and explaining confusing investment jargon along the way. You'll discover how to find the best online broker, setup your account, place orders, analyse the market, and monitor and improve your portfolio's performance. The ideal guide for beginner and intermediate level investors who want to learn to invest wisely and profitably Written by an active trader and bestselling author of Teach Yourself About Shares, Shares Made Simple, and Charting Made Simple Covers all the basics of online investing, including how to set up an account, research shares, and make profitable trades Updated to include all the latest information setting up a self-managed superannuation fund, forex trading, and mobile technologies For Australians who want to take control of their investment portfolios, Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket is the perfect beginner's guide.
Gerald Cook Mobile Robots. Navigation, Control and Remote Sensing Gerald Cook Mobile Robots. Navigation, Control and Remote Sensing Новинка

Gerald Cook Mobile Robots. Navigation, Control and Remote Sensing

8885.48 руб.
An important feature of this book is the particular combination of topics included. These are (1) control, (2) navigation and (3) remote sensing, all with application to mobile robots. Much of the material is readily extended to any type ground vehicle. In the controls area, robot steering is the issue. Both linear and nonlinear models are treated. Various control schemes are utilized, and through these applications the reader is introduced to methods such as: (1) Linearization and use of linear control design methods for control about a reference trajectory, (2) Use of Lyapunov stability theory for nonlinear control design, (3) Derivation of optimal control strategies via Pontryagin’s maximum principle, (4) Derivation of a local coordinate system which is fundamental for the steering of vehicles along a path never before traversed. This local coordinate system has application regardless of the control design methods utilized. In the navigation area, various coordinate systems are introduced, and the transformations among them are derived. (1) The Global Positioning System (GPS) is introduced and described in significant detail. (2) Also introduced and discussed are inertial navigation systems (INS). These two methods are treated in terms of their ability to provide vehicle position as well as attitude. A preceding chapter is devoted to coordinate rotations and transformations since they play an important role in the understanding of this body of theory.
Gerald Cook Mobile Robots. Navigation, Control and Remote Sensing Gerald Cook Mobile Robots. Navigation, Control and Remote Sensing Новинка

Gerald Cook Mobile Robots. Navigation, Control and Remote Sensing

8694.02 руб.
An important feature of this book is the particular combination of topics included. These are (1) control, (2) navigation and (3) remote sensing, all with application to mobile robots. Much of the material is readily extended to any type ground vehicle. In the controls area, robot steering is the issue. Both linear and nonlinear models are treated. Various control schemes are utilized, and through these applications the reader is introduced to methods such as: (1) Linearization and use of linear control design methods for control about a reference trajectory, (2) Use of Lyapunov stability theory for nonlinear control design, (3) Derivation of optimal control strategies via Pontryagin’s maximum principle, (4) Derivation of a local coordinate system which is fundamental for the steering of vehicles along a path never before traversed. This local coordinate system has application regardless of the control design methods utilized. In the navigation area, various coordinate systems are introduced, and the transformations among them are derived. (1) The Global Positioning System (GPS) is introduced and described in significant detail. (2) Also introduced and discussed are inertial navigation systems (INS). These two methods are treated in terms of their ability to provide vehicle position as well as attitude. A preceding chapter is devoted to coordinate rotations and transformations since they play an important role in the understanding of this body of theory.
K. Sandeep P. Thermal Processing of Foods. Control and Automation K. Sandeep P. Thermal Processing of Foods. Control and Automation Новинка

K. Sandeep P. Thermal Processing of Foods. Control and Automation

16855.21 руб.
The food industry has utilized automated control systems for over a quarter of a century. However, the past decade has seen an increase in the use of more sophisticated software-driven, on-line control systems, especially in thermal processing unit operations. As these software-driven control systems have become more complex, the need to validate their operation has become more important. In addition to validating new control systems, some food companies have undertaken the more difficult task of validating legacy control systems that have been operating for a number of years on retorts or aseptic systems. Thermal Processing: Control and Automation presents an overview of various facets of thermal processing and packaging from industry, academic, and government representatives. The book contains information that will be valuable not only to a person interested in understanding the fundamental aspects of thermal processing (eg graduate students), but also to those involved in designing the processes (eg process specialists based in food manufacturing) and those who are involved in process filing with USDA or FDA. The book focuses on technical aspects, both from a thermal processing standpoint and from an automation and process control standpoint. Coverage includes established technologies such as retorting as well as emerging technologies such as continuous flow microwave processing. The book addresses both the theoretical and applied aspects of thermal processing, concluding with speculations on future trends and directions.
Charlotte Maclay Between Honor And Duty Charlotte Maclay Between Honor And Duty Новинка

Charlotte Maclay Between Honor And Duty

295.94 руб.
FIREMAN REPORTName: Logan StrongStatus: Torn between loyalty to a fallen firefighter and smoldering passion for the man's widowIn one heart-stopping moment, a savage fire stole Janice Gainer's husband. Memories of his fellow firefighter led Logan Strong to offer comfort to the beautiful widow. But Logan's kindness was like kindling, and sparked a raging attraction between them. Even a kiss felt like the ultimate betrayal! Both desperate to deny their desires, Logan and Janice struggled to honor the man they had lost. But their hearts were through mourning…and in bloom–and their souls ravenous for a man-woman connection. For the miracle of healing had shown them that somewhere between honor and duty…lies love.Men of Station Six: The courage to face danger was in their blood…love for their women ignited their souls.
Jian Pang Noise and Vibration Control in Automotive Bodies Jian Pang Noise and Vibration Control in Automotive Bodies Новинка

Jian Pang Noise and Vibration Control in Automotive Bodies

12874.18 руб.
A comprehensive and versatile treatment of an important and complex topic in vehicle design Written by an expert in the field with over 30 years of NVH experience, Noise and Vibration Control of Automotive Body offers nine informative chapters on all of the core knowledge required for noise, vibration, and harshness engineers to do their job properly. It starts with an introduction to noise and vibration problems; transfer of structural-borne noise and airborne noise to interior body; key techniques for body noise and vibration control; and noise and vibration control during vehicle development. The book then goes on to cover all the noise and vibration issues relating to the automotive body, including: overall body structure; local body structure; sound package; excitations exerted on the body and transfer functions; wind noise; body sound quality; body squeak and rattle; and the vehicle development process for an automotive body. Vehicle noise and vibration is one of the most important attributes for modern vehicles, and it is extremely important to understand and solve NVH problems. Noise and Vibration Control of Automotive Body offers comprehensive coverage of automotive body noise and vibration analysis and control, making it an excellent guide for body design engineers and testing engineers. Covers all the noise and vibration issues relating to the automotive body Features a thorough set of tables, illustrations, photographs, and examples Introduces automotive body structure and noise and vibration problems Pulls together the diverse topics of body structure, sound package, sound quality, squeak and rattle, and target setting Noise and Vibration Control of Automotive Body is a valuable reference for engineers, designers, researchers, and graduate students in the fields of automotive body design and NVH.
Wipe-Clean First Words Wipe-Clean First Words Новинка

Wipe-Clean First Words

782 руб.
Children will enjoy practising writing their first letters and words with this fun, wipe-clean book allowing them to trace over the dotted lines again and again. Each page features a different scene full of cheeky colourful monsters ready to be labelled, including 'Monster town', 'Dressing up' and 'Monster sports day'. A fun way to encourage pen-control skills as well as basic reading and literacy skills.

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A comprehensive overview of integrated vehicle system dynamics exploring the fundamentals and new and emerging developments This book provides a comprehensive coverage of vehicle system dynamics and control, particularly in the area of integrated vehicle dynamics control. The book consists of two parts, (1) development of individual vehicle system dynamic model and control methodology; and (2) development of integrated vehicle dynamic model and control methodology. The first part focuses on investigating vehicle system dynamics and control according to the three directions of vehicle motions, including longitudinal, vertical, and lateral. Corresponding individual control systems, e.g. Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Active Suspension, Electric Power Steering System (EPS), are introduced and developed respectively. Particular attention is paid in the second part of the book to develop integrated vehicle dynamic control system. Integrated vehicle dynamics control system is an advanced system that coordinates all the chassis control systems and components to improve the overall vehicle performance including safety, comfort, and economy. Integrated vehicle dynamics control has been an important research topic in the area of vehicle dynamics and control over the past two decades. The research topic on integrated vehicle dynamics control is investigated comprehensively and intensively in the book through both theoretical analysis and experimental study. In this part, two types of control architectures, i.e. centralized and multi-layer, have been developed and compared to demonstrate their advantages and disadvantages. Integrated vehicle dynamics control is a hot topic in automotive research; this is one of the few books to address both theory and practice of integrated systems Comprehensively explores the research area of integrated vehicle dynamics and control through both theoretical analysis and experimental study Addresses a full range of vehicle system topics including tyre dynamics, chassis systems, control architecture, 4 wheel steering system and design of control systems using Linear Matrix Inequality (LMI) Method
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