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By Paul Sanghera
<span>Making quantum physics available to the non-physicists, Quantum Physics for Scientists and Technologists is a self-contained, cohesive, concise, but finished tale of quantum physics provided for college kids and execs in biology, chemistry, fabric technological know-how, engineering, laptop technological know-how, nanotechnology, and similar fields. the truth that most of these fields are facing the molecules and atoms underlines the expanding want of studying quantum mechanics even in non-physics majors simply because quantum physics is the technological know-how of the micro and nano international of molecules, atoms, subatomic debris, and their habit in residing and non-living structures. <span> </span>Most, if now not all, books on quantum physics written for the technological know-how scholars use summary mathematical formula of quantum mechanics and depart its implications and connections to the true international usually non-intuitive. this sort of framework should be worthy for physics scholars, yet no longer that vital yet usually is a studying hurdle for non-physics majors. <span> </span></span>
<span><span> </span>This booklet offers complete assurance of quantum idea supported through experimental effects and defined via purposes and examples is gifted with no using summary and intricate mathematical instruments and formalisms corresponding to bra-ket vectors, Hilbert house, matrix algebra, or team idea. through the booklet, options and ideas of quantum physics are defined within the language of non-physics majors via offering examples and purposes from non-physics fields together with chemistry, biology, nanotechnology, and comparable fields. The interfaces and connections among quantum physics and non-physics fields resembling biology, chemistry, computing, and nanotechnology are uncovered or brought in a simple to appreciate fashion.</span>
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The sixth FTRA overseas convention on laptop technological know-how and its functions (CSA-14) should be held in Guam, united states, Dec. 17 - 19, 2014. CSA-14 offers a complete convention concerned with a few of the facets of advances in engineering structures in machine technology, and functions, together with ubiquitous computing, U-Health care procedure, gigantic info, UI/UX for human-centric computing, Computing provider, Bioinformatics and Bio-Inspired Computing and should express fresh advances on a number of features of computing expertise, Ubiquitous Computing companies and its application.
By Sankar K. Pal
- Provides a self-contained description of this crucial point of data processing and determination help technology.
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- Covers various real-world examples together with keep watch over, info mining, and development recognition.
By John C. Wyngaard
In line with his forty+ years of analysis and educating, John Wyngaard's textbook is a superb up to date creation to turbulence within the surroundings and in engineering flows for complex scholars, and a reference paintings for researchers within the atmospheric sciences. half I introduces the strategies and equations of turbulence. It features a rigorous advent to the valuable varieties of numerical modeling of turbulent flows. half II describes turbulence within the atmospheric boundary layer. half III covers the rules of the statistical illustration of turbulence and comprises illustrative examples of stochastic difficulties that may be solved analytically. The booklet treats atmospheric and engineering turbulence in a unified manner, supplies transparent rationalization of the elemental innovations of modeling turbulence, and has an up to date therapy of turbulence within the atmospheric boundary layer. pupil routines are incorporated on the ends of chapters, and labored recommendations can be found on-line to be used by means of path teachers.
Mechanical Vibrations: idea and alertness to Structural Dynamics, 3rd Edition is a comprehensively up to date new version of the preferred textbook. It offers the speculation of vibrations within the context of structural research and covers purposes in mechanical and aerospace engineering.
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By Randal W. Beard
Autonomous unmanned air automobiles (UAVs) are severe to present and destiny army, civil, and advertisement operations. regardless of their value, no prior textbook has accessibly brought UAVs to scholars within the engineering, machine, and technology disciplines--until now. Small Unmanned Aircraft presents a concise yet finished description of the most important thoughts and applied sciences underlying the dynamics, regulate, and advice of fixed-wing unmanned plane, and permits all scholars with an introductory-level historical past in controls or robotics to go into this intriguing and significant area.
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Designed for complicated undergraduate or graduate scholars in engineering or the sciences, this publication bargains a bridge to the aerodynamics and regulate of UAV flight.
Nanomachines characterize essentially the most attention-grabbing subject matters in of nanotechnology. those tiny units offer various possibilities in the direction of a variety of vital purposes, starting from specified supply of drug payloads to environmental remediation. This e-book addresses comprehensively the newest advancements and discoveries within the box of nano- and microscale machines. It covers the evolution of nanomachines quite often from a historic standpoint, the elemental demanding situations for movement on the nanoscale, diversified different types of organic and artificial nano/microscale automobiles according to diversified propulsion mechanisms, methods for controlling the circulate directionality
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* the single nanomachine introductory textbook presently available.
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* Written in overview structure with pointed out articles to hide most recent examine and advancements.
By Wai-Fah Chen
Earthquakes are approximately specific between typical phenomena - they impact almost every thing inside a quarter, from sizeable structures and bridges, all the way down to the furniture inside of a house. profitable earthquake engineering for that reason calls for a wide historical past in topics, starting from the geologic reasons and results of earthquakes to realizing the influence of those results on foundations, structures, buildings, the infrastructure, or even their social and fiscal impression.
The Earthquake Engineering instruction manual is a finished source that covers the spectrum of issues proper to designing for and mitigating earthquakes. In it, foreign specialists current engineering practices, learn, and advancements in North the United States, Europe, and the Pacific Rim nations. The emphasis is on specialist purposes, with dialogue starting from easy dynamics and geoscience to new applied sciences meant to prevent instead of withstand the forces of earthquakes.
Covering either conventional and cutting edge practices, the Earthquake Engineering instruction manual is the 1st specialist reference that brings jointly all of earthquake engineering's many features. formulation, tables, and illustrations provide fast solutions to questions coming up in perform, and summaries of the fundamental components of every subject paint an international photo from which readers can increase knowing and the facility to imagine past the consequences awarded.