Wireless Mobility: The Why of Wireless

Comprehensive Answers to the "Why" of Wireless Mobility In this unique guide, Cisco wireless expert Neil Reid incorporates best practices from some of the most complex and challenging wireless deployments in the industry and provides an insider's view of the "why" of wireless mobility. The book discusses the critical need for today's wireless networks and how these systems are integral to education, healthcare, manufacturing, and oth...

Mechatronics and Robotics

Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2014 International Conference on Robotics (ICAMaT & ROBOTICS 2014), joined with ICAMaT 2014 and POLCOM 2014, October 23-24, 2014, Bucharest, Romania. The 46 papers are grouped as follows: - Chapter 1: Mechatronic Systems Engineering; - Chapter 2: Parallel Robots - Theory and Simulation; - Chapter 3: Mobile Robots; - Chapter 4: Designing and Applications of Industrial Robots

Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing, Second Edition

A Comprehensive Guide to Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing Thoroughly updated with cutting-edge technologies, this detailed resource offers proven methods for effectively evaluating, selecting, and implementing sensors and controls to ensure error-free manufacturing environments. Sensors and Control Systems in Manufacturing, Second Edition offers step-by-step guidance on applying sensors to measure product parameters, cont...

Industrial Wastewater Management, Treatment, and Disposal, 3e MOP FD-3

The Latest Tactics and Strategies for Treating Every Kind of Industrial Wastewater Industrial Wastewater Management offers proven methods to help you treat toxic, concentrated, and polluted water. Complete with illustrations and tables throughout, this authoritative guide contains information on the newest chemicals, significant treatment studies, efficient control processes, and the latest instrumentation. Industrial Wastewater Mana...

Handbook of Hydrogen Energy

Can hydrogen and electricity supply all of the world’s energy needs? Handbook of Hydrogen Energy thoroughly explores the notion of a hydrogen economy and addresses this question. The handbook considers hydrogen and electricity as a permanent energy system and provides factual information based on science. The text focuses on a large cross section of applications such as fuel cells and catalytic combustion of hydrogen. The book also i...

Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation

Common wisdom holds that the earth's dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to inter-state conflict, and possibly even set off "resource wars." Many scholars and policymakers have considered the environmental roots of violent conflict and instability, but little attention has been paid to the idea that scarcity and degradation may actually play a role in fostering inter-state coopera...

Water Wells and Boreholes, 2nd Edition

Water Wells and Boreholes focuses on wells that are used for drinking, industry, agriculture or other supply purposes. Other types of wells and boreholes are also covered, including boreholes for monitoring groundwater level and groundwater quality. This fully revised second edition updates and expands the content of the original book whilst maintaining its practical emphasis. The book follows a life-cycle approach to water wells, fr...

Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications

Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Fourth Edition is the most useful and comprehensive guide to fracture mechanics available. It has been adopted by more than 150 universities worldwide and used by thousands of engineers and researchers. This new edition reflects the latest research, industry practices, applications, and computational analysis and modeling. It encompasses theory and applications, linear and nonlinear ...

Fuel Cells: Data, Facts, and Figures

This ready reference is unique in collating in one scientifically precise and comprehensive handbook the widespread data on what is feasible and realistic in modern fuel cell technology. Edited by one of the leading scientists in this exciting area, the short, uniformly written chapters provide economic data for cost considerations and a full overview of demonstration data, covering such topics as fuel cells for transportation, fuel ...

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 6 edition

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 6th Edition, a time-honored best seller, has been updated and revised to provide superior hands-on information needed to successfully maintain and troubleshoot today's complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems. The new sixth edition contains units updated to include advances or changes in technology, procedures, and or equipment. Over 250 new images have been added to ...