Switch-Mode Power Supplies: SPICE Simulations and Practical by Basso

By Basso

Switch-Mode energy offers: SPICE Simulations and functional Designs is a entire source on utilizing SPICE as an influence conversion layout spouse. This booklet uniquely bridges research and marketplace fact to coach the advance and advertising of state-of-the paintings switching converters. necessary to either the graduating pupil and the skilled layout engineer, this advisor explains tips on how to derive founding equations of the preferred converters - layout secure, trustworthy converters via a number of useful examples - and make the most of SPICE simulations to nearly breadboard a converter at the workstation sooner than utilizing the soldering iron.

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Alien Technology: Coping with Modern Mysteries by Ananda Mitra

By Ananda Mitra

This e-book explores the implications of technological alienation on contributors and groups within the smooth time. This booklet explores complicated applied sciences, provides methods of picking out the degrees of alienation and indicates treatments for overcoming the alienation and turning into greater and empowered clients of expertise. The publication deals alienation scales in questionnaires on the finish of each bankruptcy facing know-how alienation which might serve very convenient for the readers. Replete with examples and written in lucid language, its funny, tongue-in-cheek type will interact the reader.

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GUI Design for Android Apps by Ryan Cohen, Tao Wang

By Ryan Cohen, Tao Wang

GUI layout for Android Apps is the perfect—and concise—introduction for cellular app builders and architects. via easy-to-follow tutorials, code samples, and case experiences, the publication indicates the must-know rules for user-interface layout for Android apps working at the Intel platform, together with smartphones, drugs and embedded devices.

This publication is together built for person studying through Intel software program collage and China Shanghai JiaoTong college, and is excerpted from Android software improvement for the Intel® Platform.

What you’ll learn

Key points of why UI and UX layout for embedded structures is various than for desktops
Troubleshooting UI layout issues
Understanding how key recommendations reminiscent of nation transition, context category, and purpose work
How to take advantage of the interface app layout instruments supplied via Android
Planning for complicated apps (apps with a number of activities)
Optimizing app layout for contact monitor input
Who this publication is for

The booklet is basically for app builders, software program engineers and open-source programming fans, yet can be utilized by for education courses and Codeacademy-style courses.

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Potato Staple Food Processing Technology (SpringerBriefs in by Taihua Mu, Hongnan Sun, Xingli Liu

By Taihua Mu, Hongnan Sun, Xingli Liu

This booklet introduces readers to unstable compounds of staple meals, whereas additionally systematically highlighting the processing applied sciences of potato staple meals, so one can be of serious value in promoting the virtuous circle and structural upgrading of Potato consumption styles are progressively altering from clean to processed formulations, (e.g. mashed potatoes, potato chips, etc.) because of quickly meals conduct followed from constructed nations. If the potato can be utilized to make staple meals, it's going to not just supply strength, but additionally nutrition. 

 

Though the e-book is basically intended for researchers and scholars within the box of nutrients expertise, it is going to even be of curiosity to advertisement study employees in food technology. 

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Information, Innovation and Impacts (Economics of Science, by John de la Mothe, Gilles Paquet

By John de la Mothe, Gilles Paquet

Information, Innovation and Impacts - a joint venture among this system of analysis in overseas administration and economic system (PRIME) on the college of Ottawa and records Canada - brings jointly fiscal, social and statistical perspectives of the affects of the cutting edge makes use of of data. It examines the prices in addition to the advantages of swiftly increasing availability of information, of info, and of codified wisdom, and it presents feedback for destiny paintings and learn. This venture suits into an on-going learn software at facts Canada to boost signs for technological know-how and expertise (S&T) in a extra coherent demeanour, and it suits into the study software of leading to higher comprehend the dynamics of innovation in a data financial system. jointly, data Canada and major attempt to inform the tale of the actions in S&T structures, their interactions, and the results as actors cross concerning the iteration, transmission, or mediation of data, details, and of information, as a part of the powerful functioning of the method.

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The Universal Access Handbook (Human Factors and Ergonomics) by Constantine Stephanidis

By Constantine Stephanidis

In contemporary years, the sector of common entry has made major development in consolidating theoretical ways, clinical tools and applied sciences, in addition to in exploring new program domain names. more and more, execs during this speedily maturing region require a entire and multidisciplinary source that addresses present rules, equipment, and instruments. Written by way of top foreign professionals from educational, study, and business businesses and nonmarket associations, The common entry Handbook covers the unfolding medical, methodological, technological, and coverage concerns thinking about the method of attaining common entry within the details society.

In a suite of sixty one chapters, the booklet discusses find out how to systematically follow common layout ideas to details applied sciences. It explains a few of the dimensions of variety within the technological systems and contexts of use, together with tendencies in cellular interplay and ambient intelligence environments. the results of common entry at the improvement lifestyles cycle of interactive purposes and prone are spread out, addressing person interface architectures and similar parts. Novel interplay tools and methods for common entry are analyzed, and numerous purposes in diversified domain names are discussed.

The e-book displays contemporary advancements, consolidates current wisdom, and issues in the direction of new views for the longer term. a short look through the contents demonstrates not just the breadth and intensity of insurance but additionally the quality of the contributions. An indispensible resource of data for interdisciplinary and cross-thematic examine, the e-book offers a baseline for extra in-depth reviews, in addition to a massive academic device in an more and more globalized study and improvement environment.

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Nanoscale Technology for Advanced Lithium Batteries by Zempachi Ogumi (auth.), Tetsuya Osaka, Zempachi Ogumi (eds.)

By Zempachi Ogumi (auth.), Tetsuya Osaka, Zempachi Ogumi (eds.)

The unlucky and severe twist of fate on the nuclear energy vegetation in Fukushima, Japan because of the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 dealt Japan a major blow. Japan used to be approximately disadvantaged of electrical strength while based on the twist of fate all nuclear reactors in Japan have been close down. This scarcity additional speeded up the creation of renewable energies. This ebook surveys the hot fabrics and techniques had to use nanotechnology to introduce the following iteration of complicated lithium batteries, at present the main promising strength garage units to be had. It presents an outline of nanotechnology for lithium batteries from simple to utilized study in chosen excessive know-how parts. The publication particularly makes a speciality of near-term and destiny advances in those fields. All individuals to this booklet are professional researchers on lithium batteries.

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Air Engines: The History, Science, and Reality of the by Theodor Finkelstein

By Theodor Finkelstein

The unique Air Engines (also referred to as a warmth, sizzling air, caloric, or Stirling engines), predated the trendy inner combustion engine. This early engine layout regularly had nice power for prime efficiency/low emission strength new release. although, the first situation to its useful use long ago has been the shortcoming of sufficiently heat-resistant fabrics. This difficulty has now been eradicated as a result of the greater power of recent fabrics and alloys. a number of businesses within the U.S. and in another country are effectively advertising new machines in keeping with the Air Engine suggestion. Allan Organ and Theodor Finkelstein are of the main revered researchers within the box of Air Engines. Finkelstein is taken into account a pioneer of Stirling cycle simulation. The old component of the ebook relies on 4 recognized articles he released in 1959. the remainder of the chapters check the advance of the air engine and positioned it within the sleek context, in addition to examine its destiny strength and functions. The viewers for this booklet comprises mechanical engineers operating in energy comparable industries, in addition to researchers, lecturers, and complicated scholars inquisitive about contemporary advancements in strength iteration. initially co-published via specialist Engineering Publishing (UK) and ASME Press in 2001. Reprinted with minor corrections through ASME Press in 2009.

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Particle Image Velocimetry: New Developments and Recent

Particle snapshot Velocimetry (PIV) is a non-intrusive optical dimension procedure which permits shooting a number of thousand pace vectors inside huge move fields straight away. this day, the PIV method has unfold broadly and differentiated into many detailed purposes, from micro flows over combustion to supersonic flows for either business wishes and learn. over the last decade the dimension process and the tough- and software program were stronger constantly in order that PIV has turn into a competent and actual technique for "real life" investigations. however there's nonetheless an ongoing technique of advancements and extensions of the PIV procedure in the direction of 3D, time answer, better accuracy, measurements below harsh stipulations and micro- and macroscales. This e-book provides a synopsis of the most effects completed in the course of the EC-funded community PivNet 2 in addition to a survey of the cutting-edge of medical examine utilizing PIV suggestions in numerous fields of software.

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