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Books – Automobiles + Motors

2024 | Book

Fault Tolerant Control of Large Civil Aircraft

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of fault tolerant control (FTC) for more-electric civil aircraft. FTC is a crucial approach to enhance the reliability and safety of aircraft in the event of actuator, sensor, or structural failures.

Authors:
Xingjian Wang, Yuwei Zhang, Shaoping Wang

2024 | Book

Active Anti-Roll Bar Control Design for Heavy Vehicles

This book provides a comprehensive overview of active anti-roll bar systems on heavy vehicles as one of the most effective solutions for improving the roll stability of these vehicles. Due to the characteristics of these vehicles with heavy loads …

Authors:
Vu Van Tan, Olivier Sename, Peter Gaspar, Trong Tu Do

2024 | Book

Introduction to Celestial Navigation

This book focuses on Coastal and Ocean Navigation with an emphasis on celestial navigation techniques as a ‘back up’ in the event digital technologies fail.It deals with the main themes and principles of celestial navigation (including time). It …

Author:
Alexander Arnfinn Olsen

2024 | Book

Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Manufacturing Elastomer-Metal Based Vibration Dampers

This book offers a comprehensive breakdown of rubber industry procedures, serving as an invaluable resource for enhancing professional literacy. It covers measurable technological parameters, manufacturing processes, and metallurgy of the …

Authors:
Tibor Babos, Tamás Renner

2024 | Book

A Pathway to Safe, Smart, and Resilient Road and Mobility Networks

The Future of Roadways: Green, Equitable, and Integrated

This book provides case studies and state-of-the-art research findings for cutting-edge technologies relevant to transportation infrastructure projects, with emphasis on safe, smart, and resilient road and mobility networks. The market share of the global infrastructure projects is estimated at $3.4 trillion, the socioeconomic rate of return is around 20%, and significant progress has been made in the last decade in maintenance of existing projects and to improve future construction projects for the well-being of the society.

Editors:
Amin Akhnoukh, Kamil Kaloush, Mena I. Souliman, Carlos Chang

2024 | Book

Tunnel Fire Dynamics

This updated, second edition unveils the mystery of the tunnel fires, covering most of the issues in fire safety engineering in tunnels, clearly describes the phenomena related to tunnel fire safety, presents state-of-the-art research, and gives …

Authors:
Haukur Ingason, Ying Zhen Li, Anders Lönnermark

2024 | Book

Life Cycle Assessment in Aviation

Theory and Applications

Life Cycle Assessment in Aviation: Theory and Applications provides readers with a comprehensive analysis that examines various elements within the aviation sector, including aircraft operations, maintenance and repair activities, aircraft gas …

Editors:
T. Hikmet Karakoc, Selçuk Ekici, Alper Dalkiran

2024 | Book

Innovations in Smart Cities Applications Volume 7

The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Smart City Applications, Volume 2

Many cities in the developed world are undergoing a digital revolution, and have placed the "smart city" on their list of priorities. Smart cities use technological solutions such as Internet of Things, AI, 5G, Big Data, Cloud computing, Smart …

Editors:
Mohamed Ben Ahmed, Anouar Abdelhakim Boudhir, Rani El Meouche, İsmail Rakıp Karaș

2024 | Book

Automotive Security Analyzer for Exploitability Risks

An Automated and Attack Graph-Based Evaluation of On-Board Networks

Our lives depend on automotive cybersecurity, protecting us inside and near vehicles. If vehicles go rogue, they can operate against the driver’s will and potentially drive off a cliff or into a crowd. The “Automotive Security Analyzer for …

Author:
Martin Salfer

2024 | Book

Shaping Automated Driving to Achieve Societal Mobility Needs

A Human-Systems Integration Approach

This edited book describes novel human-systems integration approaches to improve acceptance, safety, and comfort of automated vehicles. Each chapter analyses different aspects in the development of automated driving systems such as: assessing …

Editors:
Peter Moertl, Bernhard Brandstaetter

2024 | Book

Global Value Chains and Industrial Development

Participation, Upgrading, and Connectivity

This book aims to investigate the global value chain (GVC) from a viewpoint of industrial development and examine how GVC participation, upgrading, and connectivity have affected structural transformation in developing economies. It first reviews …

Authors:
Ikuo Kuroiwa, So Umezaki

2024 | Book

Intelligent Transportation System and Advanced Technology

This book explores the recent advancements in intelligent transportation sector. In today's rapidly evolving world, transportation plays a pivotal role in shaping our societies and economies. As the demands on our transportation systems continue …

Editors:
Ram Krishna Upadhyay, Sunil Kumar Sharma, Vikram Kumar

2024 | Book

Trajectory Optimization and Guidance Methods for Mars Entry

This book systematically investigates the Mars entry problem from the perspectives of deterministic optimization, uncertainty optimization, and guidance. Began with a detailed review of the robotic missions and human-scaled exploration plans to …

Authors:
Shuang Li, Xu Liu, Xiu-qiang Jiang, Yu-ming Peng

2024 | Book

CDOs in the Public Sector

Perspectives on Chief Digital Officers and Digital Transformation Strategies

This book explores the need for innovative approaches to administrative digitization, leveraging technologies such as AI, blockchain, and smart processes to meet citizens' expectations, with a particular focus on the role of Chief Digital Officers …

Author:
Christian Schachtner

2024 | Book

Sustainable Rail Transport 5

Skills Development, Education and Leadership in the Railway Sector

This book offers a timely collection of chapters on innovative research and education-focused developments in the vast field of rail transport, including rail operations, management, economics, and sustainable infrastructure. Adding on the …

Editors:
Marin Marinov, Janene Kay Piip, Stefano Ricci

2024 | Book

Smart City: A Critical Assessment

This contributed volume reports on a multidisciplinary collective work on the topic of Smart City, merging scientific reflections and operational issues. Here, current Smart Cities concepts are subjected to criticism, while the related terminology …

Editors:
Dario Costi, Giovanni Leoni

2024 | Book

Introduction to Digital Navigation

Including Fundamentals of Navigation

This book focuses on Coastal and Ocean Navigation with an emphasis on digital navigation (using ECDIS) and would be useful to both experienced seafarers as an aide memoire, and also to cadets and trainees embarking on their maritime careers.

The …

Author:
Alexander Arnfinn Olsen

2024 | Book

Noise and Vibration Mitigation for Rail Transportation Systems

Proceedings of the 14th International Workshop on Railway Noise, 07–09 December 2022, Shanghai, China

This book collects original peer-reviewed papers describing the latest developments in railway noise and vibration from the 14th International Workshop on Railway Noise (IWRN14), held on 7–9 December 2022, in Shanghai, China. It covers a broad …

Editors:
Xiaozhen Sheng, David Thompson, Geert Degrande, Jens C. O. Nielsen, Pierre-Etienne Gautier, Kiyoshi Nagakura, Ard Kuijpers, James Tuman Nelson, David A. Towers, David Anderson, Thorsten Tielkes

2024 | Book

Proceedings of China SAE Congress 2023: Selected Papers

This book gathers outstanding papers presented at the China SAE Congress 2023, featuring contributions mainly from China, the biggest carmaker as well as most dynamic car market in the world. The book covers a wide range of automotive-related …

Editor:
China Society of Automotive Engineers

2024 | Book

Innovations in Smart Cities Applications Volume 7

The Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Smart City Applications, Volume 1

Many cities in the developed world are undergoing a digital revolution, and have placed the "smart city" on their list of priorities. Smart cities use technological solutions such as Internet of Things, AI, 5G, Big Data, Cloud computing, Smart …

Editors:
Mohamed Ben Ahmed, Anouar Abdelhakim Boudhir, Rani El Meouche, İsmail Rakıp Karaș