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  1. 1. ENLIB - New Books (Dec 2013) No. 1 2 Details Title : Control system design guide : using your computer to understand and diagnose feedback controllers Author: George Ellis -This useful reference enhances coverage of practical applications via the inclusion of new control system models, troubleshooting tips, and expanded coverage of complex systems requirements, such as increased speed, precision and remote capabilities, bridging the gap between the complex, math-heavy control theory taught in formal courses, and the efficient implementation required in real industry settings. Year : 2012 4th ed. Call No. : TJ213 E47 2012 Title : Hybrid electric vehicles : principles and applications with practical perspectives Authors: Chris Mi, Abul Masrur, David Wenzhong Gao. - Modern Hybrid Electric Vehicles provides vital guidance to help a new generation of engineers master the principles of and further advance hybrid vehicle technology. The authors address purely electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric, hybrid hydraulic, fuel cell, and off-road hybrid vehicle systems. They focus on the power and propulsion systems for these vehicles, including issues related to power and energy management. They concentrate on material that is not readily available in other hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) books such as design examples for hybrid vehicles, and cover new developments in the field including electronic CVT, plugin hybrid, and new power converters and controls. Year : 2011 Call No. : TL221.15 M618
  2. 2. Title: Linear algebra : theory and 3 applications Authors: Ward Cheney, David Kincaid. - Linear Algebra: Theory and Applications, Second Edition, a multifaceted introductory textbook, which was motivated by their desire for a single text that meets the various requirements for differing courses within linear algebra. For theoretically-oriented students, the text guides them as they devise proofs and deal with abstractions by focusing on a comprehensive blend between theory and applications. For application-oriented science and engineering students, it contains numerous exercises that help them focus on understanding and learning not only vector spaces, matrices, and linear transformations, but uses of software tools available for use in applied linear algebra. Using a flexible design, it is an ideal textbook for instructors who wish to make their own choice regarding what material to emphasize, and to accentuate those choices with homework assignments from a large variety of exercises, both in the text and online. Year : 2012 2nd ed. Call No. : QA184.2 C518 2012 Title : 3D computer vision : efficient methods 4 and applications Author : Christian Wohler.    - Examines 3D surface reconstruction of strongly non-Lambertian surfaces by the combination of photometric stereo and active range scanning, with applications to industrial metrology Discusses pose estimation and tracking of human body parts, and recognition of actions performed in a complex production environment Reviews the construction of high-resolution lunar digital elevation models based on orbital imagery in combination with laser altimetry data Year : 2013 2nd ed. Call No. : TA1634 W846 2013
  3. 3. 5 6 Title: Methods in nonlinear analysis Editor: Kung-Ching Chang. - Nonlinear analysis has developed rapidly in the last three decades. Theories, techniques and results in many different branches of mathematics have been combined in solving nonlinear problems. This book collects and reorganizes up-to-date materials scattered throughout the literature from the methodology point of view, and presents them in a systematic way. It contains the basic theories and methods with many interesting problems in partial and ordinary differential equations, differential geometry and mathematical physics as applications, and provides the necessary preparation for almost all important aspects in contemporary studies Year : 2010 Call No. : QA427 C456 2010 Title : Design for thermal stresses Authors : Randall F. Barron & Brian R. Barron. Design for Thermal Stresses provides an accessible and balanced resource geared towards real-world applications. Presenting both the analysis and synthesis needed for accurate design, the book emphasizes key principles, techniques, and approaches for solving thermal stress problems. Moving from basic to advanced topics, chapters cover: Bars, beams, and trusses from a "strength of materials" perspective, Plates, shells, and thick-walled vessels from a "theory of elasticity" perspective, Thermal buckling in columns, beams, plates, and shells Year : 2012 Call No. : TA654.8 B277
  4. 4. 7 Title : Intelligent automation and systems engineering Editors: Sio-long Ao, Mahyar Amouzegar, Burghard B. Rieger - Intelligent systems are required to facilitate the use of information provided by the internet and other computer based technologies. This book describes the state-of-the-art in Intelligent Automation and Systems Engineering. Topics covered include Intelligent decision making, Automation, Robotics, Expert systems, Fuzzy systems, Knowledge-based systems, Knowledge extraction, Large database management, Data analysis tools, Computational biology, Optimization algorithms, Experimental designs, Complex system identification, Computational modeling, Systems simulation, Decision modeling, and industrial applications 8 Year : 2011 Call No. : TJ217.5 I61 2011 Title: Basic structural dynamics Authors: James C. Anderson, Farzad Naeim - Basic Structural Dynamics serves as a fundamental introduction to the topic of structural dynamics. Covering single and multipledegree-of-freedom systems while providing an introduction to earthquake engineering, the book keeps the coverage succinct and on topic at a level that is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate students. Through dozens of worked examples based on actual structures, it also introduces readers to MATLAB, a powerful software for solving both simple and complex structural dynamics problems. Year : 2012 Call No. : TA654 A547
  5. 5. 9 Title: Maintenance and reliability best practices Authors: Ramesh Gulati ; foreword by Terrence O'Hanlon. 10 -The first edition of this award-winning book immediately became one of the most widely read texts by maintenance, reliability, operations, and safety professionals. It is also being used at many colleges and universities throughout the world. It has become a standard reference for anyone preparing for maintenance and reliability professional exams. In the time since original publication, this book has become a must-have guide and reference. It helps everyone ensure that their organization’s assets are operating as and when needed and at reasonable cost. Year: 2013 2nd ed. Call No. : TA168 G971 2013 Title: Essentials of stochastic processes Author: Rick Durrett. - Stochastic processes have become important for many fields, including mathematical finance and engineering. Written by one of the worlds leading probabilists, this book presents recent results previously available only in specialized monographs. It features the introduction and use of martingales, which allow readers to do much more with Brownian motion, e.g., applications to option pricing, and integrates queueing theory into the presentation of continuous time Markov chains and renewal theory Year : 2010 Call No. : QA274 D965 [2010]
  6. 6. 11 12 13 Title: Design for reliability Editors: Dev Raheja, Louis J. Gullo. - Design for Reliability provides engineers and managers with a range of tools and techniques for incorporating reliability into the design process for complex systems. It clearly explains how to design for zero failure of critical system functions, leading to enormous savings in product life-cycle costs and a dramatic improvement in the ability to compete in global markets. Year : 2012 Call No. : TA169 D457 Title: Importance measures in reliability, risk, and optimization : principles and applications Authors: Way Kuo & Xiaoyan Zhu. - Presenting the state-of-the-art in network analysis, multistate systems, and application in modern systems, this book offers a clear and complete introduction to the topic. Through describing the reliability importance and the fundamentals, it covers advanced topics such as signature of coherent systems, multi-linear functions, and new interpretation of the mathematical programming problems Year : 2012 Call No. : TA169 K96 Title: Using the Weibull distribution : reliability, modeling and inference Authors : John I. McCool. - Weibull distribution is widely used in science and engineering, most engineers do not have the necessary statistical training to implement the methodology effectively. Using the Weibull Distribution: Reliability, Modeling, and Inference fills a gap in the current literature on the topic, introducing a self-contained presentation of the probabilistic basis for the methodology while providing powerful techniques for extracting information from data Year : 2012 Call No. : QA273.6 M478
  7. 7. 14 15 Title: Numerical differential protection : principles and applications Author: Gerhard Ziegler. - Differential protection is a fast and selective method of protection against short-circuits. It is applied in many variants for electrical machines, transformers, busbars, and electric lines. Initially this book covers the theory and fundamentals of analog and numerical differential protection. Current transformers are treated in detail including transient behaviour, impact on protection performance, and practical dimensioning. An extended chapter is dedicated to signal transmission for line protection, in particular, modern digital communication and GPS timing. Year : 2012 2nd ed. Call No. : TK5103.15 Z66 2012 Title: Mathematical modeling in science and engineering : an axiomatic approach Authors: Ismael Herrera & George F. Pinder. - Mathematical and computational modeling makes it possible to predict the behavior of a broad range of systems across a broad range of disciplines. This text guides students and professionals through the axiomatic approach, a powerful method that will enable them to easily master the principle types of mathematical and computational models used in engineering and science. Readers will discover that this axiomatic approach not only enables them to systematically construct effective models, it also enables them to apply these models to any macroscopic physical system. Year : 2012 Call No. : QA402 H565
  8. 8. 16 Title: Optimal and robust control : advanced topics with MATLAB Editors: Luigi Fortuna, Mattia Frasca. - Optimal and Robust Control: Advanced Topics with MATLAB® offers a straightforward, self-contained handbook of advanced topics and tools in automatic control. Techniques for Controlling System Performance in the Presence of Uncertainty The book deals with advanced automatic control techniques, Year : 2012 17 Call No. : TJ217.2 O62 Title: Solving nonlinear partial differential equations with Maple and Mathematica Authors: Inna K. Shingareva, Carlos Lizarraga-Celaya. - The emphasis of this work is on constructing different types of solutions (exact, approximate analytical, numerical, graphical) of numerous nonlinear PDEs correctly, easily, and quickly. The reader can learn a wide variety of techniques and solve numerous nonlinear PDEs included and many other differential equations, simplifying and transforming the equations and solutions, arbitrary functions and parameters, presented in the book). Numerous comparisons and relationships between various types of solutions, different methods and approaches are provided, the results obtained in Maple and Mathematica, facilitates a deeper understanding of the subject Year : 2011 Call No. : QA329.42 S556
  9. 9. 18 19 Title: Image processing and analysis with graphs : theory and practice Editors: Oliver Lezoray & Leo Grady. - Image Processing and Analysis with Graphs: Theory and Practice also demonstrates how these concepts are indispensible for the design of cutting-edge solutions for realworld applications. Explores new applications in computational photography, image and video processing, computer graphics, recognition, medical and biomedical imaging With the explosive growth in image production, in everything from digital photographs to medical scans, there has been a drastic increase in the number of applications based on digital images. Year : 2012 Call No. : TA1634 I31 Title: Experimental design : procedures for the behavioral sciences Author: Roger E. Kirk. -This classic text, with a reputuation for accessibility and readability, has been revised and updated to make learning design concepts even easier. Roger E. Kirk shows how three simple experimental designs can be combined to form a variety of complex designs. He provides diagrams illustrating how subjects are assigned to treatments and treatment combinations. New terms are emphasized in boldface type, there are summaries of the advantages and disadvantages of each design, and real-life examples show how the designs are used. Year : 2013 Call No. : BF39 K59 2013