Introduction to Wireless and Mobile Systems


Author: Dharma P. Agrawal,Qing-An Zeng
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537912
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 640
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Focusing on qualitative descriptions and realistic explanations of relationships between wireless systems and performance parameters, INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS AND MOBILE SYSTEMS, 4e explains the general principles of how wireless systems work, how mobility is supported, what the underlying infrastructure is and what interactions are needed among different functional components. Rather than offering a thorough history of the development of wireless technologies or an exhaustive list of work being carried out, the authors help computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering students learn this exciting technology through relevant examples, such as understanding how a cell phone starts working as soon as they get out of an airplane. This edition offers the most extensive coverage of Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks available for the course and includes up-to-date coverage of the latest wireless technologies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles of Heat Transfer


Author: Frank Kreith,Raj M. Manglik
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337516929
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 784
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Readers learn the principles of heat transfer using the classic that sets the standard of coverage and organization for all other heat transfer books. Following the recommendations of the ASME Committee on Heat Transfer Education, Kreith/Manglik’s PRINCIPLES OF HEAT TRANSFER, 8E provides a comprehensive engineering approach that is ideal for your study of heat transfer. This relevant book recognizes that in today’s world, computational analysis is more critical than rote mathematical solutions to heat transfer problems. However, the authors also incorporate an effective analytic approach that offers a clear understanding of the physics involved and equips readers with the tools for analyzing more complex problems. The book emphasizes applications to current engineering challenges in renewable energy, bioengineering, microelectronics, materials processing, and space exploration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Wireless Local Loop

Broadband and Narrowband Systems
Author: William Webb
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
ISBN: 9781580530712
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 403
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Featuring the hottest new technologies (including LMDS, MVDS, WLAN), updated market forecasts, and the latest regulatory initiatives, this updated edition of the best-selling Introduction to Wireless Local Loop keeps you on the forefront of current and emerging products, services, and issues affecting this field. The second edition includes new chapters on WLL deployment, the current WLL market, and a substantial review of broadband technologies, as well as new sections on prediction of user requirements and the emerging UMTS standard. It is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to the underlying technologies, key selection criteria, and design and deployment processes driving wireless local loop (WLL) systems. It helps technical professionals develop a sound understanding of WLL system design procedures, and provides practical guidance on choosing the best WLL and access technologies. And it remains unique in its clear presentation of both the technical and business issues associated with wireless in the local loop.

Problem-Based Learning in Communication Systems Using MATLAB and Simulink


Author: Kwonhue Choi,Huaping Liu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119060346
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 400
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Designed to help teach and understand communication systems using a classroom-tested, active learning approach. This book covers the basic concepts of signals, and analog and digital communications, to more complex simulations in communication systems. Problem-Based Learning in Communication Systems Using MATLAB and Simulink begins by introducing MATLAB and Simulink to prepare readers who are unfamiliar with these environments in order to tackle projects and exercises included in this book. Discussions on simulation of signals, filter design, sampling and reconstruction, and analog communications are covered next. The book concludes by covering advanced topics such as Viterbi decoding, OFDM and MIMO. In addition, this book contains examples of how to convert waveforms, constructed in simulation, into electric signals. It also includes problems illustrating how to complete actual wireless communications in the band near ultrasonic frequencies. A content-mapping table is included in this book to help instructors easily find lab projects for communications, wireless communications, and signal and systems classes. Special features of this book: Discusses communication concepts and algorithms, which are explained using simulation projects, accompanied by MATLAB and Simulink Provides step-by-step code exercises and instructions to implement execution sequences Includes a companion website that has MATLAB and Simulink model samples and templates (link provided below) This book is intended for students and instructors, enrolled in or teaching communications systems, analog and digital communications, and wireless communication courses. Kwonhue Choi is a Professor in the Department of Information and Communication Engineering and the Principal Director of Broadband Wireless Communication (BWC) Laboratory at Yeungnam University, Korea. His research areas include efficient multiple access, diversity schemes, and cooperative communications for Fifth-Generation (5G) and beyond systems. He is the inventor of FADAC-OFDM and PSW (Properly scrambled Walsh) codes. Huaping Liu is a Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University, USA. He was formerly a cellular network radio frequency systems engineer specializing on modeling, simulating, optimizing, and testing various digital communication systems. Dr. Liu received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.

Digital Signal Processing Using MATLAB: A Problem Solving Companion


Author: Vinay K. Ingle,John G. Proakis
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337026123
Category: Computers
Page: 672
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Learn to use MATLAB as a useful computing tool for exploring traditional Digital Signal Processing (DSP) topics and solving problems to gain insight. DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING USING MATLAB: A PROBLEM SOLVING COMPANION, 4E greatly expands the range and complexity of problems that learners can effectively study. Since DSP applications are primarily algorithms implemented on a DSP processor or software, they typically require a significant amount of programming. Using interactive software, such as MATLAB, enables readers to focus on mastering new and challenging concepts rather than concentrating on programming algorithms. This edition discusses interesting, practical examples and explores useful problems to provide the groundwork for further study. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

MATLAB Programming for Engineers


Author: Stephen J. Chapman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305445368
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 672
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Emphasizing problem-solving skills throughout, this fifth edition of Chapman's highly successful book teaches MATLAB as a technical programming language, showing students how to write clean, efficient, and well-documented programs, while introducing them to many of the practical functions of MATLAB. The first eight chapters are designed to serve as the text for an Introduction to Programming / Problem Solving course for first-year engineering students. The remaining chapters, which cover advanced topics such as I/O, object-oriented programming, and Graphical User Interfaces, may be covered in a longer course or used as a reference by engineering students or practicing engineers who use MATLAB. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

LTE and the Evolution to 4G Wireless

Design and Measurement Challenges
Author: Agilent Technologies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119962579
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 626
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A practical guide to LTE design, test and measurement, this new edition has been updated to include the latest developments This book presents the latest details on LTE from a practical and technical perspective. Written by Agilent’s measurement experts, it offers a valuable insight into LTE technology and its design and test challenges. Chapters cover the upper layer signaling and system architecture evolution (SAE). Basic concepts such as MIMO and SC-FDMA, the new uplink modulation scheme, are introduced and explained, and the authors look into the challenges of verifying the designs of the receivers, transmitters and protocols of LTE systems. The latest information on RF and signaling conformance testing is delivered by authors participating in the LTE 3GPP standards committees. This second edition has been considerably revised to reflect the most recent developments of the technologies and standards. Particularly important updates include an increased focus on LTE-Advanced as well as the latest testing specifications. Fully updated to include the latest information on LTE 3GPP standards Chapters on conformance testing have been majorly revised and there is an increased focus on LTE-Advanced Includes new sections on testing challenges as well as over the air MIMO testing, protocol testing and the most up-to-date test capabilities of instruments Written from both a technical and practical point of view by leading experts in the field

Cellular Internet of Things

Technologies, Standards, and Performance
Author: Olof Liberg,Marten Sundberg,Eric Wang,Johan Bergman,Joachim Sachs
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128124598
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 398
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Cellular Internet of Things: Technologies, Standards and Performance gives insight into the recent work performed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) to develop systems for the Cellular Internet of Things. It presents both the design of the new Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology and how GSM and LTE have evolved to provide Cellular Internet of Things services. The criteria used for the design and objectives of the standardization work are explained, and the technical details and performance of each technology is presented. This book discusses the overall competitive landscape for providing wireless connectivity, also introducing the most promising technologies in the market. Users will learn how cellular systems work and how they can be designed to cater to challenging new requirements that are emerging in the telecom industry, what the physical layers and procedures in idle and connected mode look like in EC-GSM-IoT, LTE-M, and NB-IoT, and what the expected performance of these new systems is in terms of expected coverage, battery lifetime, data throughput, access delay time and device cost. Provides a detailed introduction to the EC-GSM-IoT, LTE-M and NB-IoT technologies Presents network performance of the 3GPP cellular technologies, along with an analysis of the performance of non-cellular alternatives operating in unlicensed spectrum Includes prediction of true performance levels using state-of-the-art simulation models developed in the 3GPP standardization process

Telecom Systems

Pstn, Pbx, Datacom, Ip Telephony, Iptv, Wireless and Billing
Author: Lawrence Harte,Avi Ofrane
Publisher: Althos Incorporated
ISBN: 9780972805391
Category: Computers
Page: 480
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This book explains how telecommunications systems and services work and the markets associated with them. Telecommunications technology and services are continually changing. Descriptions and easy to understand diagrams of typical systems and their interconnections are provided for local exchange company (LEC), inter-exchange company (IXC), private telephone exchanges (PBX), computer networks (LANs), data networks (e.g. Internet), billing and customer care systems (BCC). The book starts with a basic introduction to telecom communication. It covers the different types of telecom industries, who controls and regulates them, and provides a basic definition of each of the major telecom technologies. A broad overview of the telecom voice, data, and multimedia applications is provided. You will discover the fundamentals of telecom transmission and switching technologies and their terminology. The basics of public telephone systems are provided along with the structure and operation of local exchange carrier (LEC) systems. Described are the different types of analog loop, digital loop, switches, multi-channel communication lines and signaling control systems. The different types of private telephone systems and their evolution are covered. Included is the basic operation, attributes and services for key telephone systems (KTS), central exchange (CENTREX) systems, private branch exchange (PBX) and computer telephony integration (CTI). You will learn how these systems are converting from fixed proprietary systems to flexible industry standard systems. This book covers how digital subscriber lines (DSL) are important to telephone operators, what services it can offer, and the installationoptions. You will discover the different types of DSL including HDSL, ADSL, SDSL, VDSL, and the new ADSL2+ systems. The different types of wireless systems are explained including cellular and personal communication services (PCS), broadcast radio and television, paging, wireless data, land mobile radio (LMR), aircraft telephones, satellite, wireless PBX, residential cordless, wireless local area networks (WLAN), short range data (piconets, ) wireless cable, wireless broadband (WiMax), wireless local loops (WLL), and 1st, 2nd, 2.5, and third generation wireless (3G). IP Telephony services and systems are described and explained. You will learn about IP private branch exchange (IP PBX) and IP Centrex managed IP telephone services and will discover how Internet telephone service providers (ITSPs) can provide high-quality telephone services over unmanaged broadband communication systems. You will discover how the high data transmission bandwidth available from broadband connections (such as DSL service) is being used to provide digital television service to customers (IPTV). Find out how the use of an IP television set top box (IP STB) will allow customers to select from thousands of television channels available through their telephone line and watch them on their standard television. Telecom billing provides the fundamentals for telecom billing and customer care (BCC) systems. The topics that are explained include: types of services, standard billing processes, real time billing, multilingual support, multiple currencies, inter-carrier settlements, event sources and tracking, mediation devices, call detail records (CDRs), call processing, cycle billing, clearinghouse, invoicing, management reporting, processing payments. Some of the most important topics featured are: . Telecom Applications and Services . Basic Communication Technology . Public Telephone Networks (PSTN) . KTS, PBX, and CTI Private Telephone Systems . Data Communication Networks . IP Telephony Overview . IPTV Systems and Services . Wireless Systems . Telecom Billing

Introduction to Earthquake Engineering


Author: Hector Estrada,Luke S. Lee
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498758260
Category: Earthquake engineering
Page: 265
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This book is intended primarily as a textbook for students studying structural engineering. It covers three main areas in the analysis and design of structural systems subjected to seismic loading: basic seismology, basic structural dynamics, and code-based calculations used to determine seismic loads from an equivalent static method and a dynamics-based method. It provides students with the skills to determine seismic effects on structural systems, and is unique in that it combines the fundamentals of structural dynamics with the latest code specifications. Each chapter contains electronic resources: image galleries, PowerPoint presentations, a solutions manual, etc.

Physical Principles of Wireless Communications, Second Edition


Author: Victor L. Granatstein
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439878978
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 311
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Updated and expanded, Physical Principles of Wireless Communications, Second Edition illustrates the relationship between scientific discoveries and their application to the invention and engineering of wireless communication systems. The second edition of this popular textbook starts with a review of the relevant physical laws, including Planck’s Law of Blackbody Radiation, Maxwell’s equations, and the laws of Special and General Relativity. It describes sources of electromagnetic noise, operation of antennas and antenna arrays, propagation losses, and satellite operation in sufficient detail to allow students to perform their own system designs and engineering calculations. Illustrating the operation of the physical layer of wireless communication systems—including cell phones, communication satellites, and wireless local area networks—the text covers the basic equations of electromagnetism, the principles of probability theory, and the operation of antennas. It explores the propagation of electromagnetic waves and describes the losses and interference effects that waves encounter as they propagate through cities, inside buildings, and to and from satellites orbiting the earth. Important natural phenomena are also described, including Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation, ionospheric reflection, and tropospheric refraction. New in the Second Edition: Descriptions of 3G and 4G cell phone systems Discussions on the relation between the basic laws of quantum and relativistic physics and the engineering of modern wireless communication systems A new section on Planck’s Law of Blackbody Radiation Expanded discussions on general relativity and special relativity and their relevance to GPS system design An expanded chapter on antennas that includes wire loop antennas Expanded discussion of shadowing correlations and their effect on cell phone system design The text covers the physics of Geostationary Earth Orbiting satellites, Medium Earth Orbiting satellites, and Low Earth Orbiting satellites enabling students to evaluate and make first order designs of SATCOM systems. It also reviews the principles of probability theory to help them accurately determine the margins that must be allowed to account for statistical variation in path loss. The included problem sets and sample solutions provide students with the understanding of contemporary wireless systems needed to participate in the development of future systems.

Science and Engineering of Materials, SI Edition


Author: Donald R. Askeland,Wendelin J. Wright
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130544633X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 960
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Succeed in your materials science course with THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OF MATERIALS, 7e. Filled with built-in study tools to help you master key concepts, this proven book will help you develop an understanding of the relationship between structure, processing, and properties of materials and will serve as a useful reference for future courses in manufacturing, materials, design, or materials selection. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

System Dynamics for Engineering Students

Concepts and Applications
Author: Nicolae Lobontiu
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080928420
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 532
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System Dynamics for Engineering Students: Concepts and Applications discusses the basic concepts of engineering system dynamics. Engineering system dynamics focus on deriving mathematical models based on simplified physical representations of actual systems, such as mechanical, electrical, fluid, or thermal, and on solving the mathematical models. The resulting solution is utilized in design or analysis before producing and testing the actual system. The book discusses the main aspects of a system dynamics course for engineering students; mechanical, electrical, and fluid and thermal system modeling; the Laplace transform technique; and the transfer function approach. It also covers the state space modeling and solution approach; modeling system dynamics in the frequency domain using the sinusoidal (harmonic) transfer function; and coupled-field dynamic systems. The book is designed to be a one-semester system-dynamics text for upper-level undergraduate students with an emphasis on mechanical, aerospace, or electrical engineering. It is also useful for understanding the design and development of micro- and macro-scale structures, electric and fluidic systems with an introduction to transduction, and numerous simulations using MATLAB and SIMULINK. The first textbook to include a chapter on the important area of coupled-field systems Provides a more balanced treatment of mechanical and electrical systems, making it appealing to both engineering specialties

Introduction to RF Power Amplifier Design and Simulation


Author: Abdullah Eroglu
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482231654
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 449
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Introduction to RF Power Amplifier Design and Simulation fills a gap in the existing literature by providing step-by-step guidance for the design of radio frequency (RF) power amplifiers, from analytical formulation to simulation, implementation, and measurement. Featuring numerous illustrations and examples of real-world engineering applications, this book: Gives an overview of intermodulation and elaborates on the difference between linear and nonlinear amplifiers Describes the high-frequency model and transient characteristics of metal–oxide–semiconductor field-effect transistors Details active device modeling techniques for transistors and parasitic extraction methods for active devices Explores network and scattering parameters, resonators, matching networks, and tools such as the Smith chart Covers power-sensing devices including four-port directional couplers and new types of reflectometers Presents RF filter designs for power amplifiers as well as application examples of special filter types Demonstrates the use of computer-aided design (CAD) tools, implementing systematic design techniques Blending theory with practice, Introduction to RF Power Amplifier Design and Simulation supplies engineers, researchers, and RF/microwave engineering students with a valuable resource for the creation of efficient, better-performing, low-profile, high-power RF amplifiers.

Wireless Communications


Author: Andreas F. Molisch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118355687
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 884
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"Professor Andreas F. Molisch, renowned researcher and educator, has put together the comprehensive book, Wireless Communications. The second edition, which includes a wealth of new material on important topics, ensures the role of the text as the key resource for every student, researcher, and practitioner in the field." —Professor Moe Win, MIT, USA Wireless communications has grown rapidly over the past decade from a niche market into one of the most important, fast moving industries. Fully updated to incorporate the latest research and developments, Wireless Communications, Second Edition provides an authoritative overview of the principles and applications of mobile communication technology. The author provides an in-depth analysis of current treatment of the area, addressing both the traditional elements, such as Rayleigh fading, BER in flat fading channels, and equalisation, and more recently emerging topics such as multi-user detection in CDMA systems, MIMO systems, and cognitive radio. The dominant wireless standards; including cellular, cordless and wireless LANs; are discussed. Topics featured include: wireless propagation channels, transceivers and signal processing, multiple access and advanced transceiver schemes, and standardised wireless systems. Combines mathematical descriptions with intuitive explanations of the physical facts, enabling readers to acquire a deep understanding of the subject. Includes new chapters on cognitive radio, cooperative communications and relaying, video coding, 3GPP Long Term Evolution, and WiMax; plus significant new sections on multi-user MIMO, 802.11n, and information theory. Companion website featuring: supplementary material on 'DECT', solutions manual and presentation slides for instructors, appendices, list of abbreviations and other useful resources.

Fire Protection Systems


Author: A. Maurice Jones Jr.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284035387
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 512
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In addition to architects, engineers, and design professionals, fire fighters also need to understand fire protection systems in order to manage the fire scene and minimize risks to life and property. Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of fire protection systems, their operational abilities and characteristics, and their applications within various types of structures. The new Second Edition meets the latest course objectives from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education s (FESHE) Fire Protection Systems model curriculum and covers: Water supply basics, including sources, distribution networks, piping, and hydrants. Active fire protection systems and components, their operational characteristics, and installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements. Passive fire protection systems such as firewalls, fire separation assemblies, and fire dampers Smoke control and management systems, gas-based suppression, access and egress control systems, and the code requirements for installation of these systems. Ensure that you are completely up-to-date on the latest fire protection systems and their operational characteristics and abilities with Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition."

Design of Digital Computers

An Introduction
Author: Hans W. Gschwind,E.J. McCluskey
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642861903
Category: Computers
Page: 548
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I have been using the first edition of this book as a text for a number of years. This was in a Stanford University first-year graduate course that is taken by students from Electrical Engineering or Computer Science who are interested in computer organization. Because computer tech nology has been changing so rapidly, it became necessary to supplement the text with additional readings. My colleagues and I examined many newly-published books for possible use as texts. We found no book with the same excellent choice of topics and thorough coverage as Dr. Gschwind's first edition. Springer-Verlag's request that I prepare a second edition of this book came at a time when I had many other projects underway. Before I de cided whether to take on the project of preparing a revision, I asked many of my students for their opinions of Dr. Gschwind's first edition. Even I was surprised by the enthusiasm that this rather skeptical and critical group of students displayed for the book. It was this enthusiasm that convinced me of the value and importance of preparing the revision.

Digital Infrastructure for the Learning Health System:

The Foundation for Continuous Improvement in Health and Health Care: Workshop Series Summary
Author: Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care,The Learning Health System Series,Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309154162
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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Like many other industries, health care is increasingly turning to digital information and the use of electronic resources. The Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care hosted three workshops to explore current efforts and opportunities to accelerate progress in improving health and health care with information technology systems.

From Machine-to-Machine to the Internet of Things: Introduction to a New Age of Intelligence


Author: Jan Holler,Vlasios Tsiatsis,Catherine Mulligan,Stefan Avesand,Stamatis Karnouskos,David Boyle
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080994016
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 352
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This book outlines the background and overall vision for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and services, including major standards. Key technologies are described, and include everything from physical instrumentation of devices to the cloud infrastructures used to collect data. Also included is how to derive information and knowledge, and how to integrate it into enterprise processes, as well as system architectures and regulatory requirements. Real-world service use case studies provide the hands-on knowledge needed to successfully develop and implement M2M and IoT technologies sustainably and profitably. Finally, the future vision for M2M technologies is described, including prospective changes in relevant standards. This book is written by experts in the technology and business aspects of Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things, and who have experience in implementing solutions. Standards included: ETSI M2M, IEEE 802.15.4, 3GPP (GPRS, 3G, 4G), Bluetooth Low Energy/Smart, IETF 6LoWPAN, IETF CoAP, IETF RPL, Power Line Communication, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Sensor Web Enablement (SWE), ZigBee, 802.11, Broadband Forum TR-069, Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Device Management (DM), ISA100.11a, WirelessHART, M-BUS, Wireless M-BUS, KNX, RFID, Object Management Group (OMG) Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) Key technologies for M2M and IoT covered: Embedded systems hardware and software, devices and gateways, capillary and M2M area networks, local and wide area networking, M2M Service Enablement, IoT data management and data warehousing, data analytics and big data, complex event processing and stream analytics, knowledge discovery and management, business process and enterprise integration, Software as a Service and cloud computing Combines both technical explanations together with design features of M2M/IoT and use cases. Together, these descriptions will assist you to develop solutions that will work in the real world Detailed description of the network architectures and technologies that form the basis of M2M and IoT Clear guidelines and examples of M2M and IoT use cases from real-world implementations such as Smart Grid, Smart Buildings, Smart Cities, Participatory Sensing, and Industrial Automation A description of the vision for M2M and its evolution towards IoT