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Books – Mechanical Engineering + Materials

Books – Mechanical Engineering + Materials

2022 | Book

Design Commons

Practices, Processes and Crossovers

This book directly links the notion of the commons with different design praxes, and explores their social, cultural, and ecological ramifications. It draws out material conditions in four areas of design interest: social design, commons and …

Editors:
Dr. Gerhard Bruyns, Dr. Stavros Kousoulas

2022 | Book

Intelligent Road Transport Systems

An Introduction to Key Technologies

In recent years, the application of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) has steadily expanded, and has become a hot spot of common interest to universities, scientific research institutes, enterprises and institutions in the transportation …

Editors:
Prof. Yunpeng WANG, Prof. Xinping YAN, Prof. Guangquan LU, Prof. Chaozhong WU

2022 | Book

Methods and Applications of Algorithmic Complexity

Beyond Statistical Lossless Compression

This book explores a different pragmatic approach to algorithmic complexity rooted or motivated by the theoretical foundations of algorithmic probability and explores the relaxation of necessary and sufficient conditions in the pursuit of …

Authors:
Dr. Hector Zenil, Dr. Fernando Soler Toscano, Dr. Nicolas Gauvrit

2022 | Book

Oxide-Ion Conduction in the Dion–Jacobson-Type Layered Perovskites

This book reports a study of a class of Dion–Jacobson-type layered perovskite oxides in which high oxide-ion conductivities in phases were discovered for the first time in the world. The oxide-ion conductors are important in various energy …

Author:
Dr. Wenrui Zhang

2022 | Book

Electron Beam Wire Deposition Technology and Its Application

This book provides a systematic and comprehensive introduction to the technical principles, materials, processes, and equipment of the electron beam wire deposition technology (EBWD), while focusing on the research results of the author’s …

Authors:
Prof. Shuili Gong, Prof. Jianrong Liu, Assoc. Prof. Guang Yang, Prof. Haiying Xu

2022 | Book

Mechanism-Based Assessment of Structural and Functional Behavior of Sustainable Cottonid

Ronja Victoria Scholz assesses the performance of cellulose-based Cottonid for implementation as sustainable construction material. Quasi-static and fatigue tests are performed in varying hygrothermal test conditions using mechanical testing …

Author:
Ronja Victoria Scholz

2022 | Book

Additive, Subtractive, and Hybrid Technologies

Recent Innovations in Manufacturing

This book provides readers with the comprehensive insights of the recent research breakthroughs in additive, subtractive, and hybrid technologies. Further, the book examines incomparable design and manufacturing independences, as well as …

Editors:
Dr. Chander Prakash, Dr. Sunpreet Singh, Dr. Seeram Ramakrishna

2022 | Book

Productivity with Health, Safety, and Environment

Select Proceedings of HWWE 2019

This volume comprises select proceedings of the International Conference on Humanizing Work and Work Environment organized by the Indian Society of Ergonomics (HWWE2019). The book presents research findings on different areas of ergonomics for …

Editors:
Dr. Lakhwinder Pal Singh, Dr. Arvind Bhardwaj, Dr. Rauf Iqbal, Prof. Dr. Vivek Khanzode

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Book

Regularized System Identification

Learning Dynamic Models from Data

This open access book provides a comprehensive treatment of recent developments in kernel-based identification that are of interest to anyone engaged in learning dynamic systems from data. The reader is led step by step into understanding of a …

Authors:
Prof. Gianluigi Pillonetto, Assoc. Prof. Tianshi Chen, Prof. Alessandro Chiuso, Prof. Giuseppe De Nicolao, Prof. Lennart Ljung

2022 | Book

Fractional Inequalities In Banach Algebras

This book presents generalized Caputo fractional Ostrowski and Grüss-type inequalities involving several Banach algebra valued functions. Furthermore, the author gives generalized Canavati fractional Ostrowski, Opial, Grüss, and …

Author:
George A. Anastassiou

2022 | Book

Advanced Oxidation Processes in Dye-Containing Wastewater

Volume 1

Among various industries releasing wastewater into the environment, printing, dyeing and textile industries are of great importance as they frequently contain high amounts of colorful compounds having high chemical and biological oxygen demands.

Editors:
Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu, Dr. Ali Khadir

2022 | Book

Sustainable Approaches in Textiles and Fashion

Fibres, Raw Materials and Product Development

This third volume in the set of books is dedicated to various sustainable approaches in textiles and fashion sector with a focus on fibres and raw materials employed. Sustainability is one of the important aspects in today’s industrial context …

Editor:
Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

2022 | Book

Business Analytics for Professionals

This book explains concepts and techniques for business analytics and demonstrate them on real life applications for managers and practitioners. It illustrates how machine learning and optimization techniques can be used to implement intelligent …

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Alp Ustundag, Emre Cevikcan, Omer Faruk Beyca

2022 | Book

Fatigue and Fracture of Materials and Structures

Contributions from ICMFM XX and KKMP2021

This book presents selected contributions from ICMFM XX and the Polish National Conference—KKMP.

The XX International Colloquium on Mechanical Fatigue of Metals (ICMFM XX) was organized on 15–17 September 2021, in the Faculty of Mechanical …

Editors:
Prof. Grzegorz Lesiuk, Szymon Duda, José A. F. O. Correia, Abílio M. P. De Jesus

2022 | Book

Modeling and Simulation of Lithium-ion Power Battery Thermal Management

This book focuses on the thermal management technology of lithium-ion batteries for vehicles. It introduces the charging and discharging temperature characteristics of lithium-ion batteries for vehicles, the method for modeling heat generation of …

Author:
Assoc. Prof. Junqiu Li

2022 | Book

Supply Chain

Fundamentals and Best Practices to Compete by Leveraging the Network

The book examines the supply chain from different perspectives: the physical structure which it is composed of (actors, roles, infrastructures and processes), the organizational structure of the people involved (business functions and related …

Author:
Prof. Antonio Rizzi

2022 | Book

Complexity and Emergence

Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, Italy, July 22–27, 2018

This book includes contributions about mathematics, physics, philosophy of science, economics and finance and resulted from the Summer School “Complexity and Emergence: Ideas, Methods, with a Special Attention to Economics and Finance” held in …

Editors:
Prof. Sergio Albeverio, Prof. Elisa Mastrogiacomo, Prof. Emanuela Rosazza Gianin, Prof. Stefania Ugolini

2022 | Book

Electrochemical Cell Calculations with OpenFOAM

This unique book is at the nexus of modern software programming practices and electrochemical process engineering. It is the authoritative text on developing open source software for many applications, including:

• fuel cells;

• electrolyzers; and …

Editors:
Prof. Steven Beale, Prof. Dr. Werner Lehnert

2022 | Book

Handbook Digital Farming

Digital Transformation for Sustainable Agriculture

The Handbook Digital Farming sheds light on the technological, economic, social, and legal perspectives of the digital transformation. The authors of the individual chapters explain the state of the art and the development of business models …

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Jörg Dörr, Dr. Matthias Nachtmann

2022 | Book

Intelligent Unmanned Air Vehicles Communications for Public Safety Networks

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the potential use cases and intelligent technologies, UAV layered architectures, research findings, experimental results, and standardization for intelligent UAV communications for public safety …

Editors:
Assist. Prof. Zeeshan Kaleem, Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad, Prof. Trung Quang Duong