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  • Instrumentation, Data Acquisition, and Applications in Ground Vehicle Design

    By Peijun Xu, Xiaobo Yang

    Computer modeling and simulation allow engineers to predict and optimize the performance of components and the vehicle system at early design stage. Covering techniques on virtual and physical evaluation for vehicles and their components, this book introduces design evaluation methods and practical…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press
    Ground Vehicle Engineering

  • Infrastructure Asset Management with Power System Applications

    By Lina Bertling Tjernberg

    This book is about infrastructure asset management, which can be expressed as the combination of management, financial, economic, and engineering, applied to physical assets with the objective of providing the required level of service in the most cost-effective manner. It includes management of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Kenaf Fibers and Composites

    Edited by S. M. Sapuan, M.R. Ishak, J. Sahari, Muhammed Lamin Sanyang

    Kenaf fibre is gaining attention an alternative reinforcement for composite products due to low cost, low environmental impact, and mechanical properties.The book covers kenaf fibres and composites, from raw material preparation to final products. It discusses fibre characterization and properties,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biomass Preprocessing for Biofuels Production

    Mechanical, Chemical and Thermal Methods

    Edited by Jaya Shankar Tumuluru, J. Richard Hess

    Biomass mechanical separation and densification methods, such as size reduction, fractionation, and densification, have significant impacts on both biochemical and thermochemical conversion processes. Thermal pretreatments like torrefaction and hydrothermal carbonization make biomass suitable for…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Intelligent Video Survellance Systems

    An Algorithmic Approach

    By Mahesh Kolekar

    This book will provide an overview of techniques for visual monitoring including video surveillance and human activity understanding. It will present the basic techniques of processing video from static cameras, starting with object detection and tracking. The author will introduce further video…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Sustainable Coastal Design and Planning

    Edited by Elizabeth Mossop

    This book aims to discuss contemporary ideas about planning and design for coastal resilience, how our thinking about the coast has changed to be far more dynamic and less stable, and to include a better understanding of the implications of climate change. Specifically, the book articulates what…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare

    Toyota Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization’s True Potential

    By Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby, Heather K. Anderson

    The best healthcare organizations have developed effective approaches to develop compelling strategic visions and strategies based on long-term thinking and continue to apply Lean principles across their organizations to create a culture of continuous improvement. Establishing effective strategies…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Prostate Cancer Imaging

    An Engineering and Clinical Perspective

    Edited by Ayman El-Baz, Gyan Pareek, Jasjit S. Suri

    This will be a comprehensive overview of the latest research, technologies and innovations in minimally invasive imaging of the prostate gland and prostate cancer imaging. A major focus will be 3D image segmentation along with computer-aided-diagnosis techniques for prostate cancer. Also featured…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Spark Erosion Machining

    MEMS to Aerospace

    Edited by Neelesh K. Jain, Kapil Gupta

    This book highlights recent research, latest trends, and novel application aspects of spark erosion based machining processes ranging from production of micro electro mechanical systems to machining of aerospace materials. The principles, methodology, and mechanisms of spark erosion based machining…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Thermal Vibrational Convection in Porous Media

    An Introduction

    By Yazdan Pedram Razi

    Thermal vibrational convection refers to flows that appear when a nonuniformly heated fluid is subject to external vibration. The book describes the physical mechanism of thermal vibrational convection in porous media under gravitational field and the possibility of convection under acceleration.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Bioprocess Engineering for a Green Environment

    Edited by V. Sivasubramanian

    This book deals with bioprocess engineering, which encompasses the design and development of equipment and processes for the manufacturing of products such as food, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, polymers and paper from biological materials. It also deals with studying various biotechnological…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Ethnographic Information Design

    By Sheila Pontis

    The increasing necessity to understand people’s needs to create compelling solutions, the more frequent cross-disciplinary teamwork and complexity of today’s challenges can be overwhelming for designers, making it nearly impossible to know where to start or what tools, methods or skills to use.…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 

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