Category Archives: Engineering BOOKS

Large-Scale Integrated Energy Systems: Planning and Operation

Large-Scale Integrated Energy Systems: Planning and Operation This book discusses key issues in the planning and operation of large-scale integrated energy systems (LSIES). It establishes individual-based models for LSIES and develops multi-objective optimization algorithms and multi-attribute decision making support systems, which are applied to the planning and optimal operation of LSIES. It is a valuable… Read More »

Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering: 13th International Conference

Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering: 13th International Conference This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering, ENASE 2018, held in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, in March 2018. The 17 revised full papers and 5 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected… Read More »

BBC micro:bit Recipes: Learn Programming with Microsoft MakeCode Blocks

BBC micro:bit Recipes: Learn Programming with Microsoft MakeCode Blocks Build engaging programs for the BBC micro:bit using Microsoft’s MakeCode web editor. Using this open source platform, you’ll learn to program in an accessible way that easily translates into real-world programming. BBC micro:bit Recipes is a practical guide with a problem-solving approach. It provides exact solutions for… Read More »

Fundamentals of the Mechanics of Solids 1st ed

Fundamentals of the Mechanics of Solids 1st ed This distinctive textbook aims to introduce readers to the basic structures of the mechanics of deformable bodies, with a special emphasis on the description of the elastic behavior of simple materials and structures composed by elastic beams.  The authors take a deductive rather than inductive approach and start… Read More »

Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2019: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing

Sustainable Design and Manufacturing 2019: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing This volume consists of 52 peer-reviewed papers, presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (SDM-19) held in Budapest, Hungary in July 2019. Leading-edge research into sustainable design and manufacturing aims to enable the manufacturing industry to… Read More »

Advanced Finite Element Methods with Applications: Selected Papers from the 30th Chemnitz Finite Element Symposium

Advanced Finite Element Methods with Applications: Selected Papers from the 30th Chemnitz Finite Element Symposium Finite element methods are the most popular methods for solving partial differential equations numerically, and despite having a history of more than 50 years, there is still active research on their analysis, application and extension. This book features overview papers… Read More »

Investigation of the Compression of Magnetized Plasma and Magnetic Flux

Investigation of the Compression of Magnetized Plasma and Magnetic Flux The present research studies the fundamental physics  occurring during the magnetic flux and magnetized plasma compression by plasma implosion. This subject is relevant to numerous studies in laboratory and space plasmas. Recently, it has attracted particular interest due to the advances in producing high-energy-density plasmas… Read More »

Aerial Robotic Manipulation: Research, Development and Applications

Aerial Robotic Manipulation: Research, Development and Applications  Aerial robotic manipulation integrates concepts and technologies coming from unmanned aerial systems and robotics manipulation. It includes not only kinematic, dynamics, aerodynamics and control but also perception, planning, design aspects, mechatronics and cooperation between several aerial robotics manipulators. All these topics are considered in this book in which… Read More »

Nanoelectronic Materials: Fundamentals and Applications

Nanoelectronic Materials: Fundamentals and Applications This book presents synthesis techniques for the preparation of low-dimensional nanomaterials including 0D (quantum dots), 1D (nanowires, nanotubes) and 2D (thin films, few layers), as well as their potential applications in nanoelectronic systems. It focuses on the size effects involved in the transition from bulk materials to nanomaterials; the electronic… Read More »