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  1. Engineering Optimization

    A Modern Approach

    By Ranjan Ganguli

    This book provides a thorough understanding of the concepts of optimization methods from a modern perspective at the conceptual stage of complex technical systems. It focuses on nonlinear optimization with an emphasis on methods such as response surface and genetic algorithms. The text moves the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Universities Press

  2. Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2012

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2012, Blackpool, UK, 16-19 April 2012

    Edited by Martin Anderson

    The broad and developing scope of ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 25 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the proceedings of the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture, Second Edition

    By Stephen P. Radzevich

    A unique, single source reference for all aspects of gears, Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture, Second Edition provides comprehensive and consistent information on the design and manufacture of gears for the expert and novice alike. The second edition of this industry...

    Published April 1st 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common...

    Published January 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Biologically Inspired Robotics

    Edited by Yunhui Liu, Dong Sun

    Robotic engineering inspired by biology—biomimetics—has many potential applications: robot snakes can be used for rescue operations in disasters, snake-like endoscopes can be used in medical diagnosis, and artificial muscles can replace damaged muscles to recover the motor functions of human limbs....

    Published December 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Sliding Mode Control for Synchronous Electric Drives

    By Sergey E. Ryvkin, Eduardo Palomar Lever

    This volume presents the theory of control systems with sliding mode applied to electrical motors and power converters. It demonstrates the methodology of control design and the original algorithms of control and observation. Practically all semiconductor devices are used in power converters, that...

    Published November 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Electrical Machines with MATLAB®, Second Edition

    By Turan Gonen

    Electrical Machines with MATLAB® encapsulates the invaluable insight and experience that eminent instructor Turan Gönen has acquired in almost 40 years of teaching. With simple, versatile content that separates it from other texts on electrical machines, this book is an ideal self-study tool for...

    Published November 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Greener Products

    The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands

    By Al Iannuzzi

    As the global demand for natural and organic products continues to grow, making and marketing greener products is becoming an imperative. The old stereotype of green products’ sub-par performance has been shattered as large multinational corporations prove that you can develop and win in the...

    Published November 7th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Parasitic Phenomena in the Dynamics of Industrial Devices

    By Alberto Borboni, Rodolfo Faglia

    In the real world the dynamic behavior of a real machine presents either unforeseen or limiting phenomena: both are undesired, and can be therefore be classified as parasitic phenomena — unwanted, unforeseen, or limiting behaviors. Parasitic Phenomena in the Dynamics of Industrial Devices describes...

    Published October 5th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture

    By Mark P. Sarkisian

    The first of its kind, Designing Tall Buildings is an accessible reference that guides you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises. Each chapter focuses on one theme central to tall-building design, giving you a comprehensive overview of the related architecture and...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge