Engineering Mathematics

A Modern Foundation for Electronic, Electrical, and Systems Engineering
Author: Tony Croft,Anthony Croft,Robert Davison,Martin Hargreaves
Publisher: Longman Group United Kingdom
ISBN: 9780201877441
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 844
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This edition of the text continues to present the how and why of engineering mathematics, providing a balance between techniques and conceptual understanding. The key approach of the work is to develop and illustrate mathematical concepts through examples. To try and show students the relevance of mathematics, a range of engineering concepts are used.

Engineering Mathematics


Author: Anthony Croft,Robert Davison
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292146672
Category: Mathematics
Page: 1024
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Engineering Mathematics is the unparalleled undergraduate textbook for students of electrical, electronic, communications and systems engineering. Tried and tested over many years, this widely used textbook is now in its 5th edition, having been fully updated and revised. This new edition includes an even greater emphasis on the application of mathematics within a range of engineering contexts. It features detailed explanation of why a technique is important to engineers. In addition, it provides essential guidance in how to use mathematics to solve engineering problems. This approach ensures a deep and practical understanding of the role of mathematics in modern engineering.

Engineering Mathematics with Examples and Applications


Author: Xin-She Yang
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 012809902X
Category: Mathematics
Page: 400
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Engineering Mathematics with Examples and Applications provides a compact and concise primer in the field, starting with the foundations, and then gradually developing to the advanced level of mathematics that is necessary for all engineering disciplines. Therefore, this book's aim is to help undergraduates rapidly develop the fundamental knowledge of engineering mathematics. The book can also be used by graduates to review and refresh their mathematical skills. Step-by-step worked examples will help the students gain more insights and build sufficient confidence in engineering mathematics and problem-solving. The main approach and style of this book is informal, theorem-free, and practical. By using an informal and theorem-free approach, all fundamental mathematics topics required for engineering are covered, and readers can gain such basic knowledge of all important topics without worrying about rigorous (often boring) proofs. Certain rigorous proof and derivatives are presented in an informal way by direct, straightforward mathematical operations and calculations, giving students the same level of fundamental knowledge without any tedious steps. In addition, this practical approach provides over 100 worked examples so that students can see how each step of mathematical problems can be derived without any gap or jump in steps. Thus, readers can build their understanding and mathematical confidence gradually and in a step-by-step manner. Covers fundamental engineering topics that are presented at the right level, without worry of rigorous proofs Includes step-by-step worked examples (of which 100+ feature in the work) Provides an emphasis on numerical methods, such as root-finding algorithms, numerical integration, and numerical methods of differential equations Balances theory and practice to aid in practical problem-solving in various contexts and applications

Challenges and Issues with the Further Aging of U.S. Air Force Aircraft

Policy Options for Effective Life-cycle Management of Resources
Author: J. R. Gebman
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833045180
Category: Airplanes
Page: 61
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Over the next 20 years, the further aging of already-old aircraft will introduce challenges and issues for aircraft operators. The technical challenges relate to structures, propulsion, and systems. The institutional challenges include limitations on independent verification of fleet status and future condition and on information needed for engineering analyses including risk assessment, and an overall scarcity of resources.

Control in an Information Rich World

Report of the Panel on Future Directions in Control, Dynamics, and Systems
Author: Richard M. Murray
Publisher: SIAM
ISBN: 0898715288
Category: Science
Page: 102
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This report provides a detailed list of new application areas, and specific recommendations for future research directions in control.

Optimal Control Systems


Author: D. Subbaram Naidu
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849308925
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 464
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The theory of optimal control systems has grown and flourished since the 1960's. Many texts, written on varying levels of sophistication, have been published on the subject. Yet even those purportedly designed for beginners in the field are often riddled with complex theorems, and many treatments fail to include topics that are essential to a thorough grounding in the various aspects of and approaches to optimal control. Optimal Control Systems provides a comprehensive but accessible treatment of the subject with just the right degree of mathematical rigor to be complete but practical. It provides a solid bridge between "traditional" optimization using the calculus of variations and what is called "modern" optimal control. It also treats both continuous-time and discrete-time optimal control systems, giving students a firm grasp on both methods. Among this book's most outstanding features is a summary table that accompanies each topic or problem and includes a statement of the problem with a step-by-step solution. Students will also gain valuable experience in using industry-standard MATLAB and SIMULINK software, including the Control System and Symbolic Math Toolboxes. Diverse applications across fields from power engineering to medicine make a foundation in optimal control systems an essential part of an engineer's background. This clear, streamlined presentation is ideal for a graduate level course on control systems and as a quick reference for working engineers.

Electric Powertrain

Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Drives for Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Author: John G. Hayes,G. Abas Goodarzi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119063663
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 560
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The why, what and how of the electric vehicle powertrain Empowers engineering professionals and students with the knowledge and skills required to engineer electric vehicle powertrain architectures, energy storage systems, power electronics converters and electric drives. The modern electric powertrain is relatively new for the automotive industry, and engineers are challenged with designing affordable, efficient and high-performance electric powertrains as the industry undergoes a technological evolution. Co-authored by two electric vehicle (EV) engineers with decades of experience designing and putting into production all of the powertrain technologies presented, this book provides readers with the hands-on knowledge, skills and expertise they need to rise to that challenge. This four-part practical guide provides a comprehensive review of battery, hybrid and fuel cell EV systems and the associated energy sources, power electronics, machines, and drives. The first part of the book begins with a historical overview of electromobility and the related environmental impacts motivating the development of the electric powertrain. Vehicular requirements for electromechanical propulsion are then presented. Battery electric vehicles (BEV), fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV), and conventional and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) are then described, contrasted and compared for vehicle propulsion. The second part of the book features in-depth analysis of the electric powertrain traction machines, with a particular focus on the induction machine and the surface- and interior-permanent magnet ac machines. The brushed dc machine is also considered due to its ease of operation and understanding, and its historical place, especially as the traction machine on NASA’s Mars rovers. The third part of the book features the theory and applications for the propulsion, charging, accessory, and auxiliary power electronics converters. Chapters are presented on isolated and non-isolated dc-dc converters, traction inverters, and battery charging. The fourth part presents the introductory and applied electromagnetism required as a foundation throughout the book. • Introduces and holistically integrates the key EV powertrain technologies. • Provides a comprehensive overview of existing and emerging automotive solutions. • Provides experience-based expertise for vehicular and powertrain system and sub-system level study, design, and optimization. • Presents many examples of powertrain technologies from leading manufacturers. • Discusses the dc traction machines of the Mars rovers, the ultimate EVs from NASA. • Investigates the environmental motivating factors and impacts of electromobility. • Presents a structured university teaching stream from introductory undergraduate to postgraduate. • Includes real-world problems and assignments of use to design engineers, researchers, and students alike. • Features a companion website with numerous references, problems, solutions, and practical assignments. • Includes introductory material throughout the book for the general scientific reader. • Contains essential reading for government regulators and policy makers. Electric Powertrain: Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Drives for Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles is an important professional resource for practitioners and researchers in the battery, hybrid, and fuel cell EV transportation industry. The book is a structured holistic textbook for the teaching of the fundamental theories and applications of energy sources, power electronics, and electric machines and drives to engineering undergraduate and postgraduate students. Textbook Structure and Suggested Teaching Curriculum This is primarily an engineering textbook covering the automotive powertrain, energy storage and energy conversion, power electronics, and electrical machines. A significant additional focus is placed on the engineering design, the energy for transportation, and the related environmental impacts. This textbook is an educational tool for practicing engineers and others, such as transportation policy planners and regulators. The modern automobile is used as the vehicle upon which to base the theory and applications, which makes the book a useful educational reference for our industry colleagues, from chemists to engineers. This material is also written to be of interest to the general reader, who may have little or no interest in the power electronics and machines. Introductory science, mathematics, and an inquiring mind suffice for some chapters. The general reader can read the introduction to each of the chapters and move to the next as soon as the material gets too advanced for him or her. Part I Vehicles and Energy Sources Chapter 1 Electromobility and the Environment Chapter 2 Vehicle Dynamics Chapter 3 Batteries Chapter 4 Fuel Cells Chapter 5 Conventional and Hybrid Powertrains Part II Electrical Machines Chapter 6 Introduction to Traction Machines Chapter 7 The Brushed DC Machine Chapter 8 Induction Machines Chapter 9 Surface-permanent-magnet AC Machines Chapter 10: Interior-permanent-magnet AC Machines Part III Power Electronics Chapter 11 DC-DC Converters Chapter 12 Isolated DC-DC Converters Chapter 13 Traction Drives and Three-phase Inverters Chapter 14 Battery Charging Chapter 15 Control of the Electric Drive Part IV Basics Chapter 16 Introduction to Electromagnetism, Ferromagnetism, and Electromechanical Energy Conversion The first third of the book (Chapters 1 to 6), plus parts of Chapters 14 and 16, can be taught to the general science or engineering student in the second or third year. It covers the introductory automotive material using basic concepts from mechanical, electrical, environmental, and electrochemical engineering. Chapter 14 on electrical charging and Chapter 16 on electromagnetism can also be used as a general introduction to electrical engineering. The basics of electromagnetism, ferromagnetism and electromechanical energy conversion (Chapter 16) and dc machines (Chapter 7) can be taught to second year (sophomore) engineering students who have completed introductory electrical circuits and physics. The third year (junior) students typically have covered ac circuit analysis, and so they can cover ac machines, such as the induction machine (Chapter 8) and the surface permanent-magnet ac machine (Chapter 9). As the students typically have studied control theory, they can investigate the control of the speed and torque loops of the motor drive (Chapter 15). Power electronics, featuring non-isolated buck and boost converters (Chapter 11), can also be introduced in the third year. The final-year (senior) students can then go on to cover the more advanced technologies of the interior-permanent-magnet ac machine (Chapter 10). Isolated power converters (Chapter 12), such as the full-bridge and resonant converters, inverters (Chapter 13), and power-factor-corrected battery chargers (Chapter 14), are covered in the power electronics section. This material can also be covered at the introductory postgraduate level. Various homework, simulation, and research exercises are presented throughout the textbook. The reader is encouraged to attempt these exercises as part of the learning experience.

Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition
Author: Mehrdad Ehsani,Yimin Gao,Ali Emadi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351835297
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 557
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Air pollution, global warming, and the steady decrease in petroleum resources continue to stimulate interest in the development of safe, clean, and highly efficient transportation. Building on the foundation of the bestselling first edition, Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles: Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition updates and expands its detailed coverage of the vehicle technologies that offer the most promising solutions to these issues affecting the automotive industry. Proven as a useful in-depth resource and comprehensive reference for modern automotive systems engineers, students, and researchers, this book speaks from the perspective of the overall drive train system and not just its individual components. New to the second edition: A case study appendix that breaks down the Toyota Prius hybrid system Corrections and updates of the material in the first edition Three new chapters on drive train design methodology and control principles A completely rewritten chapter on Fundamentals of Regenerative Braking Employing sufficient mathematical rigor, the authors comprehensively cover vehicle performance characteristics, EV and HEV configurations, control strategies, modeling, and simulations for modern vehicles. They also cover topics including: Drive train architecture analysis and design methodologies Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)-based drive trains Electric propulsion systems Energy storage systems Regenerative braking Fuel cell applications in vehicles Hybrid-electric drive train design The first edition of this book gave practicing engineers and students a systematic reference to fully understand the essentials of this new technology. This edition introduces newer topics and offers deeper treatments than those included in the first. Revised many times over many years, it will greatly aid engineers, students, researchers, and other professionals who are working in automotive-related industries, as well as those in government and academia.

Cyber Security Engineering

A Practical Approach for Systems and Software Assurance
Author: Nancy R. Mead,Carol Woody
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 0134189876
Category: Computers
Page: 384
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Cyber Security Engineering is the definitive modern reference and tutorial on the full range of capabilities associated with modern cyber security engineering. Pioneering software assurance experts Dr. Nancy R. Mead and Dr. Carol C. Woody bring together comprehensive best practices for building software systems that exhibit superior operational security, and for considering security throughout your full system development and acquisition lifecycles. Drawing on their pioneering work at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Carnegie Mellon University, Mead and Woody introduce seven core principles of software assurance, and show how to apply them coherently and systematically. Using these principles, they help you prioritize the wide range of possible security actions available to you, and justify the required investments. Cyber Security Engineering guides you through risk analysis, planning to manage secure software development, building organizational models, identifying required and missing competencies, and defining and structuring metrics. Mead and Woody address important topics, including the use of standards, engineering security requirements for acquiring COTS software, applying DevOps, analyzing malware to anticipate future vulnerabilities, and planning ongoing improvements. This book will be valuable to wide audiences of practitioners and managers with responsibility for systems, software, or quality engineering, reliability, security, acquisition, or operations. Whatever your role, it can help you reduce operational problems, eliminate excessive patching, and deliver software that is more resilient and secure.

Linear Circuit Analysis


Author: Chi Kong Tse
Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman
ISBN: N.A
Category: Electric circuit analysis.
Page: 307
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Linear Circuit Analysis provides concise and practical treatment of the basics of circuits suitable for undergraduates. Whilst mathematical rigour is not sacrificed, the book is written in an easily-readable style and also covers many topics from a practical, non-mathematical perspective. For those lecturers that wish to explore other teaching methods, the later chapters offer an introduction to the topological method of analysis. The text is ideal for a first course in circuits as the text starts by recapping basics such as Ohm's law before covering the nodal/mesh approach to circuit analysis. As such it equips students with effective analytical skills which will form a solid basis for the rest of their electronic engineering course.

Sicherheit von Medizingeräten

Recht - Risiko - Chancen
Author: Norbert Leitgeb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 366244657X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 295
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In diesem Buch werden die Rahmenbedingungen und Zusammenhänge der Entwicklung, Konformitätsbewertung und Überprüfung von Medizingeräten vermittelt. Es beschreibt, welche Hürden und Fallstricke ein Hersteller zu überwinden hat und welche Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten gegeben sind, um Medizingeräte auf den Europäischen Markt bringen zu können. Der Autor erläutert, welche Faktoren die Risikowahrnehmung bestimmen und welche Schutzziele einzuhalten sind, und er beschreibt, wie der Risikomanagementprozess mit Risikoanalyse, -bewertung, -beherrschung und -kontrolle umzusetzen ist, um die Sicherheit und Konformität von Medizingräten zu gewährleisten. Das Buch liegt nun in der 2. aktualisierten Auflage vor. Aspekte der medizinischen Software und des Qualitätsmanagements wurden stärker berücksichtigt und das neue Medizinprodukterecht mit Konformitätsbewertung und Marktzulassungserfordernissen behandelt.

Engineering Reprints


Author: University of Western Australia. School of Engineering
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Engineering
Page: N.A
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Integrated Models for Information Communication Systems and Networks: Design and Development

Design and Development
Author: Atayero, Aderemi Aaron Anthony
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466622091
Category: Computers
Page: 469
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With current advancements in the modeling and simulation of systems and networks, researchers and developers are better able to determine the probable state of current systems and envision the state of future systems during the design stage. The uses and accuracies of these models are essential to every aspect of communication systems. Integrated Models for Information Communication Systems and Networks: Design and Development explores essential information and current research findings on information communication systems and networks. This reference source aims to assist professionals in the desire to enhance their knowledge of modeling at systems level with the aid of modern software packages.

Cryptography and Secure Communication


Author: Richard E. Blahut
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107014271
Category: Computers
Page: 602
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This fascinating book presents the timeless mathematical theory underpinning cryptosystems both old and new, written specifically with engineers in mind. Ideal for graduate students and researchers in engineering and computer science, and practitioners involved in the design of security systems for communications networks.