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Bazu Marius Failure Analysis. A Practical Guide for Manufacturers of Electronic Components and Systems Bazu Marius Failure Analysis. A Practical Guide for Manufacturers of Electronic Components and Systems Новинка

Bazu Marius Failure Analysis. A Practical Guide for Manufacturers of Electronic Components and Systems

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Failure analysis is the preferred method to investigate product or process reliability and to ensure optimum performance of electrical components and systems. The physics-of-failure approach is the only internationally accepted solution for continuously improving the reliability of materials, devices and processes. The models have been developed from the physical and chemical phenomena that are responsible for degradation or failure of electronic components and materials and now replace popular distribution models for failure mechanisms such as Weibull or lognormal. Reliability engineers need practical orientation around the complex procedures involved in failure analysis. This guide acts as a tool for all advanced techniques, their benefits and vital aspects of their use in a reliability programme. Using twelve complex case studies, the authors explain why failure analysis should be used with electronic components, when implementation is appropriate and methods for its successful use. Inside you will find detailed coverage on: a synergistic approach to failure modes and mechanisms, along with reliability physics and the failure analysis of materials, emphasizing the vital importance of cooperation between a product development team involved the reasons why failure analysis is an important tool for improving yield and reliability by corrective actions the design stage, highlighting the ‘concurrent engineering' approach and DfR (Design for Reliability) failure analysis during fabrication, covering reliability monitoring, process monitors and package reliability reliability resting after fabrication, including reliability assessment at this stage and corrective actions a large variety of methods, such as electrical methods, thermal methods, optical methods, electron microscopy, mechanical methods, X-Ray methods, spectroscopic, acoustical, and laser methods new challenges in reliability testing, such as its use in microsystems and nanostructures This practical yet comprehensive reference is useful for manufacturers and engineers involved in the design, fabrication and testing of electronic components, devices, ICs and electronic systems, as well as for users of components in complex systems wanting to discover the roots of the reliability flaws for their products.
Jingshan Li Advances in Battery Manufacturing, Service, and Management Systems Jingshan Li Advances in Battery Manufacturing, Service, and Management Systems Новинка

Jingshan Li Advances in Battery Manufacturing, Service, and Management Systems

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Addresses the methodology and theoretical foundation of battery manufacturing, service and management systems (BM2S2), and discusses the issues and challenges in these areas This book brings together experts in the field to highlight the cutting edge research advances in BM2S2 and to promote an innovative integrated research framework responding to the challenges. There are three major parts included in this book: manufacturing, service, and management. The first part focuses on battery manufacturing systems, including modeling, analysis, design and control, as well as economic and risk analyses. The second part focuses on information technology’s impact on service systems, such as data-driven reliability modeling, failure prognosis, and service decision making methodologies for battery services. The third part addresses battery management systems (BMS) for control and optimization of battery cells, operations, and hybrid storage systems to ensure overall performance and safety, as well as EV management. The contributors consist of experts from universities, industry research centers, and government agency. In addition, this book: Provides comprehensive overviews of lithium-ion battery and battery electrical vehicle manufacturing, as well as economic returns and government support Introduces integrated models for quality propagation and productivity improvement, as well as indicators for bottleneck identification and mitigation in battery manufacturing Covers models and diagnosis algorithms for battery SOC and SOH estimation, data-driven prognosis algorithms for predicting the remaining useful life (RUL) of battery SOC and SOH Presents mathematical models and novel structure of battery equalizers in battery management systems (BMS) Reviews the state of the art of battery, supercapacitor, and battery-supercapacitor hybrid energy storage systems (HESSs) for advanced electric vehicle applications Advances in Battery Manufacturing, Services, and Management Systems is written for researchers and engineers working on battery manufacturing, service, operations, logistics, and management. It can also serve as a reference for senior undergraduate and graduate students interested in BM2S2.
Al Morwaee Mohammed Tubular Daylight Guidance Systems Al Morwaee Mohammed Tubular Daylight Guidance Systems Новинка

Al Morwaee Mohammed Tubular Daylight Guidance Systems

Tubular daylight guidance systems (TDGS) are a recent innovation used to channel daylight into the interior of buildings in situations where conventional glazing would be inappropriate or unsuitable. They can provide bright and intense lighting and can be installed in harmony with conventional electric luminaries. This book presents an investigation into various aspects of these daylighting systems, in particular the cost, and value of these systems, and their applicability to current and future building codes.
Alec Feinberg Thermodynamic Degradation Science. Physics of Failure, Accelerated Testing, Fatigue, and Reliability Applications Alec Feinberg Thermodynamic Degradation Science. Physics of Failure, Accelerated Testing, Fatigue, and Reliability Applications Новинка

Alec Feinberg Thermodynamic Degradation Science. Physics of Failure, Accelerated Testing, Fatigue, and Reliability Applications

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Thermodynamic degradation science is a new and exciting discipline. This book merges the science of physics of failure with thermodynamics and shows how degradation modeling is improved and enhanced when using thermodynamic principles. The author also goes beyond the traditional physics of failure methods and highlights the importance of having new tools such as “Mesoscopic” noise degradation measurements for prognostics of complex systems, and a conjugate work approach to solving physics of failure problems with accelerated testing applications. Key features: • Demonstrates how the thermodynamics energy approach uncovers key degradation models and their application to accelerated testing. • Demonstrates how thermodynamic degradation models accounts for cumulative stress environments, effect statistical reliability distributions, and are key for reliability test planning. • Provides coverage of the four types of Physics of Failure processes describing aging: Thermal Activation Processes, Forced Aging, Diffusion, and complex combinations of these. • Coverage of numerous key topics including: aging laws; Cumulative Accelerated Stress Test (CAST) Plans; cumulative entropy fatigue damage; reliability statistics and environmental degradation and pollution. Thermodynamic Degradation Science: Physics of Failure, Accelerated Testing, Fatigue and Reliability Applications is essential reading for reliability, cumulative fatigue, and physics of failure engineers as well as students on courses which include thermodynamic engineering and/or physics of failure coverage.
Jirapong Kasivitamnuay Metal Failures. Mechanisms, Analysis, Prevention Jirapong Kasivitamnuay Metal Failures. Mechanisms, Analysis, Prevention Новинка

Jirapong Kasivitamnuay Metal Failures. Mechanisms, Analysis, Prevention

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One of the only texts available to cover not only how failure occurs but also examine methods developed to expose the reasons for failure, Metal Failures has long been considered the most definitive and authoritative resources in metallurgical failure analysis. Now in a completely revised edition, this Second Edition features updates of all chapters plus new coverage of elastic behavior and plastic deformation, localized necking, the phenomenological aspects of fatigue, fatigue crack propagation, alloys and coatings, tensors and tensor notations, and much more.
Amir Saad Testing various dowel systems under load to failure and cyclic loading Amir Saad Testing various dowel systems under load to failure and cyclic loading Новинка

Amir Saad Testing various dowel systems under load to failure and cyclic loading

New post and core systems such as glass fiber posts with composite resin cores, are continuously developed and praised for their esthetics and similar elastic modulus to dentin. In this study, three groups of post and core systems (cast post and core, glass fiber and prefabricated metal posts) are tested for resistance to fracture under a continuous load and cyclic loading under similar oral conditions. Zinc phosphate and Panavia 21 were used as cements of choice because of their long history of reliability and dependability. Marginal gap measurements were acquired using a high powered microscope before and after testing in the cyclic loading groups. For the load to failure groups, a constant but slow speed load was applied to the teeth till failure. The two hypotheses for this study were: the glass fiber group would have less marginal gap opening on the lingual after cyclic loading than the other groups. The second hypothesis was the cast post and core would have a higher load to failure than the other groups in this study.
CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Asset Integrity Management CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Asset Integrity Management Новинка

CCPS (Center for Chemical Process Safety) Guidelines for Asset Integrity Management

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This book is an update and expansion of topics covered in Guidelines for Mechanical Integrity Systems (2006). The new book is consistent with Risk-Based Process Safety and Life Cycle approaches and includes details on failure modes and mechanisms. Also, example testing an inspection programs is included for various types of equipment and systems. Guidance and examples are provided for selecting and maintaining critical safety systems.
Sir Rosenberg Donna ABC of Child Protection Sir Rosenberg Donna ABC of Child Protection Новинка

Sir Rosenberg Donna ABC of Child Protection

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The fourth edition of this important and highly praised guide has been substantially revised and updated, providing concise, practical information on a difficult and distressing area of paediatric medicine. This new edition of the ABC of Child Protection now includes additional chapters on abdominal injury, neglect and failure to thrive. It presents the latest information on the diagnosis and investigation of abuse, and explains the current roles of social services and the law in safeguarding children. Written by leading paediatricians, psychiatrists, social workers and lawyers, this comprehensive book is an invaluable reference for professionals concerned with children’s welfare, including general practitioners, emergency staff, paediatricians, police surgeons, psychiatrists, health visitors, social workers, and lawyers.
Sabu Thomas Handbook of Multiphase Polymer Systems Sabu Thomas Handbook of Multiphase Polymer Systems Новинка

Sabu Thomas Handbook of Multiphase Polymer Systems

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Multiphase polymeric systems include a wide range of materials such as composites, blends, alloys, gels, and interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs). A one-stop reference on multiphase polymer systems, this book fully covers the preparation, properties, and applications of advanced multiphase systems from macro to nano scales. Edited by well-respected academics in the field of multiphase polymer systems, the book includes contributions from leading international experts. An essential resource for plastic and rubber technologists, filler specialists and researchers in fields studying thermal and electrical properties.
Denise Barnard Management of Heart Failure Denise Barnard Management of Heart Failure Новинка

Denise Barnard Management of Heart Failure

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This volume presents a fresh international perspective on current approaches to treating heart failure. An accessible reference for hospital-based specialists, the book provides an update on recent advances in therapeutics and pharmacology, as well as ongoing trials. Four major sections concentrate on a review of screening, assessment and diagnosis; an update on drug treatments; an update on device therapy; and a description of best practice recommendations for managing clinically challenging cases
Liudong Xing Binary Decision Diagrams and Extensions for System Reliability Analysis Liudong Xing Binary Decision Diagrams and Extensions for System Reliability Analysis Новинка

Liudong Xing Binary Decision Diagrams and Extensions for System Reliability Analysis

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Recent advances in science and technology have made modern computing and engineering systems more powerful and sophisticated than ever. The increasing complexity and scale imply that system reliability problems not only continue to be a challenge but also require more efficient models and solutions. This is the first book systematically covering the state-of-the-art binary decision diagrams and their extended models, which can provide efficient and exact solutions to reliability analysis of large and complex systems. The book provides both basic concepts and detailed algorithms for modelling and evaluating reliability of a wide range of complex systems, such as multi-state systems, phased-mission systems, fault-tolerant systems with imperfect fault coverage, systems with common-cause failures, systems with disjoint failures, and systems with functional dependent failures. These types of systems abound in safety-critical or mission-critical applications such as aerospace, circuits, power systems, medical systems, telecommunication systems, transmission systems, traffic light systems, data storage systems, and etc. The book provides both small-scale illustrative examples and large-scale benchmark examples to demonstrate broad applications and advantages of different decision diagrams based methods for complex system reliability analysis. Other measures including component importance and failure frequency are also covered. A rich set of references is cited in the book, providing helpful resources for readers to pursue further research and study of the topics. The target audience of the book is reliability and safety engineers or researchers. The book can serve as a textbook on system reliability analysis. It can also serve as a tutorial and reference book on decision diagrams, multi-state systems, phased-mission systems, and imperfect fault coverage models.
Mohamed Osama, Ali Yahia, Saeed Intisar Studies on Peste des Petits Ruminants Mohamed Osama, Ali Yahia, Saeed Intisar Studies on Peste des Petits Ruminants Новинка

Mohamed Osama, Ali Yahia, Saeed Intisar Studies on Peste des Petits Ruminants

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is very important viral disease of sheep and goats it cause huge loss among susceptible animals in animals in countries which it is prevalent. Laboratory diagnosis of PPR is laborious and the use of kits are very expensive, this has restricted its diagnosis in many laboratories.this book provides investigation the prevalence of the PPR,implementation of passive haemaglutination test,reverse passive haemaglutination test (RpHA) for detection of PPR antigen and antibodies and isolation of PPR virus. RpHA was very sensitive and specific for detection PPRV antigen in tissues and nasal discharge samples, compared with IcELISA the agreement was very strong agreement. This book should be useful for the veterinarian and technician in the field and clinics to diagnosis PPR within 3 house.
Renjin J Bright Demonstration of Failure Theories of FRP Composite Materials Renjin J Bright Demonstration of Failure Theories of FRP Composite Materials Новинка

Renjin J Bright Demonstration of Failure Theories of FRP Composite Materials

Project Report from the year 2018 in the subject Engineering - General, Basics, grade: 8.82, , language: English, abstract: One of the challenges to overcome for achieving higher efficiencies with composite materials is the development of more accurate failure criteria. Development of new failure criteria requires deep insight into the existing failure theories. This work provides a brief outlook on the existing failure criteria such as Tsai-Hill, Tsai-Wu, Hashin-Rotem, Hashin, Rotem, Edge, Sun and Puck. The failure predictability of these failure criteria have been assessed by comparing with the commonly used failure criteria such as Maximum Stress and Maximum strain criteria and experimental data.For this purpose failure envelopes have been generated, considering the case of a wind turbine blade. For constructing failure envelopes C++ programs have been written. In connection with the above analysis software with two modules using Visual Basic as front end and Microsoft Access as back end has been developed. First module of this software is meant for generating lamina failure envelopes using the above mentioned failure criteria. It also has the facility of comparing these failure criteria with commonly used failure criteria such as Maximum Stress and Maximum Strain failure criteria and experimental data. Second module of this software deals with the failure analysis of composite laminate by evaluating the resulting stresses and failure indices using the above mentioned fail...
Fabrizio Bogliatto A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease. Diagnosis and Management Fabrizio Bogliatto A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease. Diagnosis and Management Новинка

Fabrizio Bogliatto A Practical Guide to Vulval Disease. Diagnosis and Management

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This book is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of vulval disorders. It offers guidance for all those who are treating patients with vulval disease at trainee and specialist level, helping to improve management for the patient and prevent delays in diagnosis, including referrals to specialists. It contains key information about diagnosis, investigation and basic management, with a section on signs and symptoms guides the reader to the correct chapter for the treatment of that disease. The experienced authors include updated classification and terminology of vulval disease with an explanation of how this should be useful in clinical practice and guidance as to when the patient should be referred on to a specialist. As vulval diseases are different to those of the rest of the skin patients with vulval disease present a large unmet need, often with delays in diagnosis due to a lack of training from physicians. This practical guide provides the specialist knowledge required for diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.
Pradip Patel R. Lecture Notes: Radiology Pradip Patel R. Lecture Notes: Radiology Новинка

Pradip Patel R. Lecture Notes: Radiology

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Radiology plays an invaluable role in the initial diagnosis and subsequent management of patients and this fully revised and updated new edition of Lecture Notes: Radiology presents the essential core knowledge needed by medical students, junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, specialist nurses and staff in the radiology department. Organized by body systems, it provides a fundamental understanding of radiology as it focuses on imaging techniques, basic film interpretation, and specialized radiological investigation. It emphasizes the pattern of disease as seen on commonly used X-rays and contrast examinations, with explanatory notes on further investigations by imaging techniques such as ultrasound, CT and MRI. Lecture Notes: Radiology contains new and updated images and illustrations, an expansion of the skeletal trauma section, 'Key points' boxes, and increased use of bulleted text, making it ideal for study and revision.
Eriksson Lars Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines Eriksson Lars Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines Новинка

Eriksson Lars Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines

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Control systems have come to play an important role in the performance of modern vehicles with regards to meeting goals on low emissions and low fuel consumption. To achieve these goals, modeling, simulation, and analysis have become standard tools for the development of control systems in the automotive industry. Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines provides an up-to-date treatment of the topic from a clear perspective of systems engineering and control systems, which are at the core of vehicle design. This book has three main goals. The first is to provide a thorough understanding of component models as building blocks. It has therefore been important to provide measurements from real processes, to explain the underlying physics, to describe the modeling considerations, and to validate the resulting models experimentally. Second, the authors show how the models are used in the current design of control and diagnosis systems. These system designs are never used in isolation, so the third goal is to provide a complete setting for system integration and evaluation, including complete vehicle models together with actual requirements and driving cycle analysis. Key features: Covers signals, systems, and control in modern vehicles Covers the basic dynamics of internal combustion engines and drivelines Provides a set of standard models and includes examples and case studies Covers turbo- and super-charging, and automotive dependability and diagnosis Accompanied by a web site hosting example models and problems and solutions Modeling and Control of Engines and Drivelines is a comprehensive reference for graduate students and the authors’ close collaboration with the automotive industry ensures that the knowledge and skills that practicing engineers need when analysing and developing new powertrain systems are also covered.
Jihong Yan Machinery Prognostics and Prognosis Oriented Maintenance Management Jihong Yan Machinery Prognostics and Prognosis Oriented Maintenance Management Новинка

Jihong Yan Machinery Prognostics and Prognosis Oriented Maintenance Management

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This book gives a complete presentatin of the basic essentials of machinery prognostics and prognosis oriented maintenance management, and takes a look at the cutting-edge discipline of intelligent failure prognosis technologies for condition-based maintenance. • Presents an introduction to advanced maintenance systems, and discusses the key technologies for advanced maintenance by providing readers with up-to-date technologies • Offers practical case studies on performance evaluation and fault diagnosis technology, fault prognosis and remaining useful life prediction and maintenance scheduling, enhancing the understanding of these technologies • Pulls togeter recent developments and varying methods into one volume, complemented by practical examples to provide a complete reference
Donald Rennels C. Pipe Flow. A Practical and Comprehensive Guide Donald Rennels C. Pipe Flow. A Practical and Comprehensive Guide Новинка

Donald Rennels C. Pipe Flow. A Practical and Comprehensive Guide

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Pipe Flow provides the information required to design and analyze the piping systems needed to support a broad range of industrial operations, distribution systems, and power plants. Throughout the book, the authors demonstrate how to accurately predict and manage pressure loss while working with a variety of piping systems and piping components. The book draws together and reviews the growing body of experimental and theoretical research, including important loss coefficient data for a wide selection of piping components. Experimental test data and published formulas are examined, integrated and organized into broadly applicable equations. The results are also presented in straightforward tables and diagrams. Sample problems and their solution are provided throughout the book, demonstrating how core concepts are applied in practice. In addition, references and further reading sections enable the readers to explore all the topics in greater depth. With its clear explanations, Pipe Flow is recommended as a textbook for engineering students and as a reference for professional engineers who need to design, operate, and troubleshoot piping systems. The book employs the English gravitational system as well as the International System (or SI).
Werner Kempf Atlas of Dermatopathology. Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern Werner Kempf Atlas of Dermatopathology. Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern Новинка

Werner Kempf Atlas of Dermatopathology. Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern

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Improve your dermatological diagnostic accuracy. The most efficient method in the diagnosis of skin diseases is the combined validation of clinical and histopathological features. The results of biopsy investigation in isolation don’t always yield answers. But when considered together, the clinical pattern and the histopathology, then diagnosis can become clearer. In this process the diagnostic impact of histopathology may be decisive or just confirmative to the clinical differential diagnosis. The structure of the book follows a basic approach to morphology, which is overall orientation at scanning magnification first, then identifying a prototypic pattern, and finally finding the essential diagnostic clue(s) under high power magnification. Dermatopathology: Practical Differential Diagnosis by Clinicopathologic Pattern provides top quality images to correlate clinical presentations with histopathologic features. Annotated images highlight subtle indications that can clinch the diagnosis. Concise, bullet-pointed text provides further context. Written by internationally renowned authors, the book is ideal for anyone involved in the diagnosis of skin disease.
Marcos Orchard On-Line Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis Using Particle Filters Marcos Orchard On-Line Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis Using Particle Filters Новинка

Marcos Orchard On-Line Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis Using Particle Filters

This work introduces an on-lineparticle-filtering-based framework for faultdiagnosis and failure prognosis in nonlinear,non-Gaussian systems. This framework considers hybridstate-space models of the system under analysis (withunknown time-varying parameters) andparticle-filtering (PF) algorithms to estimate thecurrent probability density function (pdf) of thestate, enabling on-line computation of theconditional fault probability (fault diagnosismodule) and the pdf of the remaining useful life(RUL) in the case of a declared fault condition(failure prognosis module). The proposed methodallows to use the state pdf estimate of the diagnosismodule as initial condition for the prognosis module,improving the accuracy of RUL estimates at the earlystages of the fault condition. This frameworkprovides information about precision and accuracy oflong-term predictions, RUL expectations, and 95%confidence intervals for the condition under study.Ground truth data from a seeded fault test are usedto validate the proposed approach.
Jack Novick, Kerry Kelly Novick Freedom to Chose. Two Systems of Self Regulation Jack Novick, Kerry Kelly Novick Freedom to Chose. Two Systems of Self Regulation Новинка

Jack Novick, Kerry Kelly Novick Freedom to Chose. Two Systems of Self Regulation

For over fifty years we have studied destructive and self-destructive sadomasochistic behavior in individuals, from failure-to-thrive infants to uncontrolled violence in children, to murder and suicide in adolescents and adults. In ordinary clinical work, all the patients we see present with some degree of sadomasochistic functioning, no matter what the diagnosis. Repetitive, resistant, self-defeating functioning, stalling or impasse in the clinical relationship – these form the arena for most analytic endeavors. In our writings on these topics, we have particularly highlighted traumatic origins, helplessness, overwhelming rage, the impact of preoedipal, oedipal, and post-oedipal pathology, terror of affects and excitement, tyrannical superego, and the constant danger of self-destruction.In this book we hope to present in summary form the basic ideas that have emerged from this work. Rather than detail the arguments, rationales, and underpinnings here, we will direct the reader to those in various other, more extensive discussions. Here we will bring into one place statements and descriptions of how our model of two systems of self-regulation has worked for us to generate a fruitful perspective on development and clinical technique. Part I of the book will take us through developmental phases from pregnancy to old age. In Part II we will turn to descriptions of how our two-systems model can inform and enhance clinical technique in therapies of various kinds.
Max Heindel, Augusta Foss Heindel Astro-Diagnosis A Guide to Healing. A Treatise on Medical Astrology and Diagnosis From the Horoscope and Hand Max Heindel, Augusta Foss Heindel Astro-Diagnosis A Guide to Healing. A Treatise on Medical Astrology and Diagnosis From the Horoscope and Hand Новинка

Max Heindel, Augusta Foss Heindel Astro-Diagnosis A Guide to Healing. A Treatise on Medical Astrology and Diagnosis From the Horoscope and Hand

2010 Reprint of 1928 Edition. Astro-Diagnosis is the science and art of obtaining scientific knowledge regarding disease and its causes as shown by the planets, as well as means of overcoming it. This science of diagnosis and healing does not set aside the old school of medicine and diagnosis, but builds on the work of the old school. This is one of the classic statements of this approach to healing. Profusely illustrated.
Mahmoud Magdi S. Analysis and Synthesis of Fault-Tolerant Control Systems Mahmoud Magdi S. Analysis and Synthesis of Fault-Tolerant Control Systems Новинка

Mahmoud Magdi S. Analysis and Synthesis of Fault-Tolerant Control Systems

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In recent years, control systems have become more sophisticated in order to meet increased performance and safety requirements for modern technological systems. Engineers are becoming more aware that conventional feedback control design for a complex system may result in unsatisfactory performance, or even instability, in the event of malfunctions in actuators, sensors or other system components. In order to circumvent such weaknesses, new approaches to control system design have emerged which can tolerate component malfunctions while maintaining acceptable stability and performance. These types of control systems are often known as fault-tolerant control systems (FTCS). More precisely, FTCS are control systems which possess the ability to accommodate component failure automatically. Analysis and Synthesis of Fault-Tolerant Control Systems comprehensively covers the analysis and synthesis methods of fault tolerant control systems. It unifies the methods for developing controllers and filters for a wide class of dynamical systems and reports on the recent technical advances in design methodologies. MATLAB® is used throughout the book, to demonstrate methods of analysis and design. Key features: • Provides advanced theoretical methods and typical practical applications • Provides access to a spectrum of control design methods applied to industrial systems • Includes case studies and illustrative examples • Contains end-of-chapter problems Analysis and Synthesis of Fault-Tolerant Control Systems is a comprehensive reference for researchers and practitioners working in this area, and is also a valuable source of information for graduates and senior undergraduates in control, mechanical, aerospace, electrical and mechatronics engineering departments.
Stanley Weiss I. Product and Systems Development. A Value Approach Stanley Weiss I. Product and Systems Development. A Value Approach Новинка

Stanley Weiss I. Product and Systems Development. A Value Approach

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A thorough treatment of product and systems development in terms of value to all stakeholders Product and Systems Development compiles more than twenty years of research and practice from a value perspective, from vision and marketing to design, manufacturing, delivery, operations, and maintenance. It defines stakeholder value and identifies specific stakeholders in the product and system development process; covers best practices in development; and examines systems engineering, current industry views, and the life cycle of a value stream. Featuring appendices written by professionals in the field on topics such as Design Structure Matrices, Lean Enablers for systems engineering, and MDAO and simulations, this indispensable guide: Explains why stakeholders' values can hold the key to fulfillment or defeat of the developer's vision Emphasizes the succession of value-contributing practices and tools that form a framework for development success Integrates the technical, productivity, and customer/end-user elements in product and system development Uses more than 100 tables and figures to illustrate the above processes, as well as corollary elements of risk, failure analysis, and fault-tolerant design Includes numerous case studies and links to online material Product and Systems Development is an excellent coursebook for senior and graduate students in aerospace, mechanical, civil, electrical, and material engineering, as well as management science and engineering. It is also a useful reference for practicing engineers in a variety of technology-based industries.
Svetlana P. Sokolova, Ruslan S. Ivlev Mathematical modeling and investigation of dynamic properties of biological systems at the population level Svetlana P. Sokolova, Ruslan S. Ivlev Mathematical modeling and investigation of dynamic properties of biological systems at the population level Новинка

Svetlana P. Sokolova, Ruslan S. Ivlev Mathematical modeling and investigation of dynamic properties of biological systems at the population level

В книге рассмотрены все стадии математического моделирования динамических процессов в биологических системах на популяционном уровне и исследования их свойств в условиях параметрической неопределености интервального типаИздательство: Классика
John Danner The Other F Word. How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure to Work John Danner The Other F Word. How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure to Work Новинка

John Danner The Other F Word. How Smart Leaders, Teams, and Entrepreneurs Put Failure to Work

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Leverage the power of failure in your organization Nobody wants to fail, but failure is a fact of life. Most of us treat it as a regrettable, even shameful, event best overlooked. In truth, failure can be a game-changing strategic resource that can help you and your organization achieve the greater success you crave. The Other "F" Word shows how successful leaders and teams are putting failure to work every day – to re-engage employees, spark innovation and accelerate growth. Authors Danner and Coopersmith – with their rare blend of senior-level executive experience, global advising, teaching acumen and cross-discipline perspective – share these valuable new practices, and show how they can improve results across your organization. Based on exclusive interviews with prominent leaders and insightful examples from their own in-depth work, the book features a practical seven-stage framework to liberate failure as a force to advance your leadership agenda. After all, everyone creates and confronts failure on a daily basis. Why not use it to your advantage? The Other "F" Word shows you how to: Start an open, productive conversation about failure across your organization Reduce the fear of failure that stifles initiative, creativity and engagement Anticipate, prepare for and respond to failure, so you can leverage it when it happens Harness failure as a catalyst to drive innovation, improve performance and strengthen culture Failure's like gravity – pervasive and powerful. Whether you're a leader or team member of a startup, a growing business, or an established enterprise, failure is today's lesson for tomorrow. Let The Other "F" Word show you how to apply this lesson and take your company where it needs to go.
Yacov Haimes Y. Modeling and Managing Interdependent Complex Systems of Systems Yacov Haimes Y. Modeling and Managing Interdependent Complex Systems of Systems Новинка

Yacov Haimes Y. Modeling and Managing Interdependent Complex Systems of Systems

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A comprehensive guide to the theory, methodology, and development for modeling systems of systems Modeling and Managing Interdependent Complex Systems of Systems examines the complexity of, and the risk to, emergent interconnected and interdependent complex systems of systems in the natural and the constructed environment, and in its critical infrastructures. For systems modelers, this book focuses on what constitutes complexity and how to understand, model and manage it.Previous modeling methods for complex systems of systems were aimed at developing theory and methodologies for uncoupling the interdependencies and interconnections that characterize them. In this book, the author extends the above by utilizing public- and private- sector case studies; identifies, explores, and exploits the core of interdependencies; and seeks to understand their essence via the states of the system, and their dominant contributions to the complexity of systems of systems. The book proposes a reevaluation of fundamental and practical systems engineering and risk analysis concepts on complex systems of systems developed over the past 40 years. This important resource: Updates and streamlines systems engineering theory, methodology, and practice as applied to complex systems of systems Introduces modeling methodology inspired by philosophical and conceptual thinking from the arts and sciences Models the complexity of emergent interdependent and interconnected complex systems of systems by analyzing their shared states, decisions, resources, and decisionmakers Written for systems engineers, industrial engineers, managers, planners, academics and other professionals in engineering systems and the environment,this text is the resource for understanding the fundamental principles of modeling and managing complex systems of systems, and the risk thereto.
McCormick Norman J. Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems McCormick Norman J. Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems Новинка

McCormick Norman J. Risk and Safety Analysis of Nuclear Systems

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The book has been developed in conjunction with NERS 462, a course offered every year to seniors and graduate students in the University of Michigan NERS program. The first half of the book covers the principles of risk analysis, the techniques used to develop and update a reliability data base, the reliability of multi-component systems, Markov methods used to analyze the unavailability of systems with repairs, fault trees and event trees used in probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs), and failure modes of systems. All of this material is general enough that it could be used in non-nuclear applications, although there is an emphasis placed on the analysis of nuclear systems. The second half of the book covers the safety analysis of nuclear energy systems, an analysis of major accidents and incidents that occurred in commercial nuclear plants, applications of PRA techniques to the safety analysis of nuclear power plants (focusing on a major PRA study for five nuclear power plants), practical PRA examples, and emerging techniques in the structure of dynamic event trees and fault trees that can provide a more realistic representation of complex sequences of events. The book concludes with a discussion on passive safety features of advanced nuclear energy systems under development and approaches taken for risk-informed regulations for nuclear plants.
Consensus on Pre-Commissioning Stages for Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Power Plants Consensus on Pre-Commissioning Stages for Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Power Plants Новинка

Consensus on Pre-Commissioning Stages for Cogeneration and Combined Cycle Power Plants

This publication is an important adjunct to several previously publisheddocuments prepared to inform, educate and assist the reader in adequatelyconsidering and planning for the many major activities involved in the design,construction and start-up of cogeneration and combined cycle power plants.Experience has shown that failure to consider the complex interrelationshipsbetween the various component systems can result in costly delays in projectcompletion and turn over dates. Additionally, incorrect procedures and planningcan result in damage or failure of key pieces of equipment or systems duringsubsequent operation.This consensus was prepared by a task group of this subcommittee under theleadership of Edward Beardwood. The task group consisted of representatives ofmanufacturers, operators and consultants involved with the planning, design,manufacture, operation and monitoring of industrial and utility boilers, steamgenerators and associated equipment and systems.The ASME Research and Technology Committee on Water and Steam inThermal Systems will review, revise and reissue this document from time to timeas necessary to comply with advances in technology in the design of these plantsand the water treatment options.
Raheja Dev G. Design for Reliability Raheja Dev G. Design for Reliability Новинка

Raheja Dev G. Design for Reliability

A unique, design-based approach to reliability engineering 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. Readers will find a wealth of design practices not covered in typical engineering books, allowing them to think outside the box when developing reliability requirements. They will learn to address high failure rates associated with systems that are not properly designed for reliability, avoiding expensive and time-consuming engineering changes, such as excessive testing, repairs, maintenance, inspection, and logistics. Special features of this book include: A unified approach that integrates ideas from computer science and reliability engineering Techniques applicable to reliability as well as safety, maintainability, system integration, and logistic engineering Chapters on design for extreme environments, developing reliable software, design for trustworthiness, and HALT influence on design Design for Reliability is a must-have guide for engineers and managers in R&D, product development, reliability engineering, product safety, and quality assurance, as well as anyone who needs to deliver high product performance at a lower cost while minimizing system failure.
Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems Новинка

Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems

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A unique book that describes the practical processes necessary to achieve failure free equipment performance, for quality and reliability engineers, design, manufacturing process and environmental test engineers. This book studies the essential requirements for successful product life cycle management. It identifies key contributors to failure in product life cycle management and particular emphasis is placed upon the importance of thorough Manufacturing Process Capability reviews for both in-house and outsourced manufacturing strategies. The readers? attention is also drawn to the many hazards to which a new product is exposed from the commencement of manufacture through to end of life disposal. Revolutionary in focus, as it describes how to achieve failure free performance rather than how to predict an acceptable performance failure rate (reliability technology rather than reliability engineering) Author has over 40 years experience in the field, and the text is based on classroom tested notes from the reliability technology course he taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA Contains graphical interpretations of mathematical models together with diagrams, tables of physical constants, case studies and unique worked examples
Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems Новинка

Norman Pascoe Reliability Technology. Principles and Practice of Failure Prevention in Electronic Systems

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A unique book that describes the practical processes necessary to achieve failure free equipment performance, for quality and reliability engineers, design, manufacturing process and environmental test engineers. This book studies the essential requirements for successful product life cycle management. It identifies key contributors to failure in product life cycle management and particular emphasis is placed upon the importance of thorough Manufacturing Process Capability reviews for both in-house and outsourced manufacturing strategies. The readers? attention is also drawn to the many hazards to which a new product is exposed from the commencement of manufacture through to end of life disposal. Revolutionary in focus, as it describes how to achieve failure free performance rather than how to predict an acceptable performance failure rate (reliability technology rather than reliability engineering) Author has over 40 years experience in the field, and the text is based on classroom tested notes from the reliability technology course he taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA Contains graphical interpretations of mathematical models together with diagrams, tables of physical constants, case studies and unique worked examples
Kateryna Troyanska Derivatives as an instrument of financial management in international companies Kateryna Troyanska Derivatives as an instrument of financial management in international companies Новинка

Kateryna Troyanska Derivatives as an instrument of financial management in international companies

Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: The object of investigation: stock market derivatives: Depository Receipts and stock indexes. The goal of investigation: to develop the strategy of implementation of Depository Receipt Programs for Ukrainian corporations, and to create the Ukrainian stock index to develop the Ukrainian market of derivatives. The methodology: investigation of the foreign and Ukrainian securities and derivative markets in order to create the systems of Depository Receipt and Stock Index development, responding to the peculiarities of the Ukrainian stock markets. The results: the proposal for development of the American Depository Receipts for the Ukrainian corporations; the creation of the Ukrainian Liquidity Index (ULI), which reflects the dynamics of the Ukrainian stock market and is ready be the basis for development of futures and options on this index. The area of implementation: Ukrainian corporations, Ukrainian exchanges and trading systems, domestic and foreign financial analysts. The conclusions: There are many problems in the Ukrainian stock market: illiquidity, undervaluation of stock, low level of attractiveness for foreign and domestic investor and speculators. Besides, the Ukrainian corporations do not use the potential of the stock market, as it is done abroad. Therefore, such measures are possible to improve the situation: development of Depository Receipts, money privatization, improvement of disclosure of information, development of mutual and investmen...
Roshan Chulyada Reliability Analysis of Wireless Automotive Applications with Transceiver Redundancy Roshan Chulyada Reliability Analysis of Wireless Automotive Applications with Transceiver Redundancy Новинка

Roshan Chulyada Reliability Analysis of Wireless Automotive Applications with Transceiver Redundancy

Master's Thesis from the year 2014 in the subject Engineering - Automotive Engineering, grade: 1.7, University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim (University of Applied Science), course: Electrotech, language: English, abstract: In this thesis, the Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) methodology is implemented for failure analysis in wireless automotive systems. Reliability analysis is done by using Reliability Block Diagrams (RBD). These analyses are performed to develop redundant systems. The main focus of this thesis is to make the system behavior fail-operation using wireless technology. The implementation of algorithms and protocol design has been done with an MSPEXP430 board and a CC2520 transceiver to detect single point failures. The implementations were then tested to detect different failure levels successfully.In this modern age, a car has different functionalities and facilities. The implementation is done by using different actuators, sensors and Electronics Control Units (ECUs). Due to the high complexity of wiring and addition of weight to a car, controlling and maintaining these devices is difficult.As a solution for these complexities and the problem of weight growth, wireless technology has been used with the TDMA method. The approach for replacing wire by wireless technology may, however, not be secure and reliable.
Thamer Mahmood Noor, T. Sadiq Ahmed Medical Diagnosis System Thamer Mahmood Noor, T. Sadiq Ahmed Medical Diagnosis System Новинка

Thamer Mahmood Noor, T. Sadiq Ahmed Medical Diagnosis System

In this book, a Medical Diagnosis System (MDS) is aimed to solve various clinical problems by identifying the correct diagnosis will obtain the exact diagnosis of patient's diseases as quickly and possible less cost. Which, this human intelligence is not enough that determines the diagnosis simply lost to the primary diagnosis. So it needs to artificial intelligence supports the diagnosis of human intelligence to reduce the likelihood of error because the error may cause danger to the life of the patient and the system helps us. This is through the collection of data for each patient (medical history, symptoms, tests, etc.) The system can gain education and experience and through help physician consultants. This system is taught through a large number of files of patients.
Hashim Çollaku Implementation of covert and technical measures of surveillance and investigation in Kosova Hashim Çollaku Implementation of covert and technical measures of surveillance and investigation in Kosova Новинка

Hashim Çollaku Implementation of covert and technical measures of surveillance and investigation in Kosova

Scientific Study from the year 2012 in the subject Law - Comparative Legal Systems, Comparative Law, , language: English, abstract: The topic I have prepared for presentation is: Implementation of covert and technical measures of surveillance and investigation. Taking into consideration that the covert and technical measures of surveillance for the first time have been foreseen by UNMIK Regulation no. 2002/6 of March 18th 2002, it is righteously considered that they are new institution of the criminal procedure. By issuance of UNMIK regulation no 26/2003 of 06.07.2003 of Provisional Criminal Procedure Code of Kosova, that entered into force on April 20th 2004, along with Provisional Criminal Code of Kosova, to which on April 20th 2004 UNMIK Regulation 8/2004, criminal Code for Minors have been added, finally disrupting continuity of applicable laws according to UNMIK Regulation no. 24/99 of December 12th 1999. Within PCCK there are numerous novelties foreseen, compared to CPC; amongst others, covert and technical measures of surveillance and investigation were foreseen. According to PCCK, in scope of his authorizations, Public prosecutor takes care and leads investigation of a criminal issue as of the moment of being informed by the police for collection of evidences required, to the decision for commencement of investigation. A special care should be taken, when the covert and technical measures of surveillance are being applied, considering that these measures jeopardize th...
Behnam Malakooti Operations and Production Systems with Multiple Objectives Behnam Malakooti Operations and Production Systems with Multiple Objectives Новинка

Behnam Malakooti Operations and Production Systems with Multiple Objectives

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The first comprehensive book to uniquely combine the three fields of systems engineering, operations/production systems, and multiple criteria decision making/optimization Systems engineering is the art and science of designing, engineering, and building complex systems—combining art, science, management, and engineering disciplines. Operations and Production Systems with Multiple Objectives covers all classical topics of operations and production systems as well as new topics not seen in any similiar textbooks before: small-scale design of cellular systems, large-scale design of complex systems, clustering, productivity and efficiency measurements, and energy systems. Filled with completely new perspectives, paradigms, and robust methods of solving classic and modern problems, the book includes numerous examples and sample spreadsheets for solving each problem, a solutions manual, and a book companion site complete with worked examples and supplemental articles. Operations and Production Systems with Multiple Objectives will teach readers: How operations and production systems are designed and planned How operations and production systems are engineered and optimized How to formulate and solve manufacturing systems problems How to model and solve interdisciplinary and systems engineering problems How to solve decision problems with multiple and conflicting objectives This book is ideal for senior undergraduate, MS, and PhD graduate students in all fields of engineering, business, and management as well as practitioners and researchers in systems engineering, operations, production, and manufacturing.
Neville Robinson Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care Neville Robinson Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care Новинка

Neville Robinson Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care

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Concise practical guidance to managing an Obstetric High Dependency unit The team and clinical environment is the starting point for the Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care. The book discusses the structure and requirements of a unit, both clinically and in terms of equipment, protocols and management aims. The main sections cover the investigation, diagnosis and management of clinical disease resulting from pregnancy and incidental to it.
Khumalo Musa User-centred design in business intelligence re-engineering Khumalo Musa User-centred design in business intelligence re-engineering Новинка

Khumalo Musa User-centred design in business intelligence re-engineering

A combination of non-novel concepts for a non-common solution. A collaborative model of development bringing users and developers of enterprise business intelligence systems together, with the objective of identifying and eliminating the misalignment between the two groups. The misalignment has led to the premature demise of many systems due to a failure to meet the objectives for which they were created.
Fletcher Alan ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis Fletcher Alan ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis Новинка

Fletcher Alan ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis

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A practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of acute symptoms and conditions, the ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis provides a step-by-step guide to emergency differential diagnosis for non-specialists in a hospital or primary care setting. This new title in the ABC series covers the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of the most common symptoms with 'walk through' diagnosis, clear learning outcomes, and easy to find treatment options. Using the familiar problem-based teaching approach for rapid assimilation of information, case studies in each chapter allow the reader to be sure that they have synthesised the information given and can apply it to clinical cases.
Wen Hung LU PREDICTION METHOD OF AIR PRESSURE ON 2-PIPE STACK BUILDING DRAINAGE Wen Hung LU PREDICTION METHOD OF AIR PRESSURE ON 2-PIPE STACK BUILDING DRAINAGE Новинка

Wen Hung LU PREDICTION METHOD OF AIR PRESSURE ON 2-PIPE STACK BUILDING DRAINAGE

This research first examines the current condition of the building drainage system design in Taiwan, including an investigation 51 apartment buildings. The second part is to experiment on the air pressure in the vertical stack drainage system . An experimental device that simulates a medium-height apartment was set up to provide empirical parameters and model verification at NTUST. A considerable progress has been made in predicting the air pressure distribution within vertical drainage stacks.The third part focuses on a 2-pipe vertical drainage stack for conducting the empirical parameter and evaluation method of air pressure of building drainage systems. Next, the air pressure prediction in 2-pipe vertical drainage stacks from the predicted results of a single drainage stack has been illustrated.The study also conducts the comparison between the measured data and calculated values. It reveals that these prediction and evaluation methods can reproduce the mean air pressure distribution value in a vertical drainage stack. Meanwhile, the prediction method of air pressure in the 2-pipe stack drainage system has been successfully established in the study.
Chris Binns Aircraft Systems. Instruments, Communications, Navigation, and Control Chris Binns Aircraft Systems. Instruments, Communications, Navigation, and Control Новинка

Chris Binns Aircraft Systems. Instruments, Communications, Navigation, and Control

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An authoritative guide to the various systems related to navigation, control, and other instrumentation used in a typical aircraft Aircraft Systems offers an examination of the most recent developments in aviation as it relates to instruments, radio navigation, and communication. Written by a noted authority in the field, the text includes in-depth descriptions of traditional systems, reviews the latest developments, as well as gives information on the technologies that are likely to emerge in the future. The author presents material on essential topics including instruments, radio propagation, communication, radio navigation, inertial navigation, and puts special emphasis on systems based on MEMS. This vital resource also provides chapters on solid state gyroscopes, magnetic compass, propagation modes of radio waves, and format of GPS signals. Aircraft Systems is an accessible text that includes an investigation of primary and secondary radar, the structure of global navigation satellite systems, and more. This important text: Contains a description of the historical development of the latest technological developments in aircraft instruments, communications and navigation Gives several “interesting diversion” topics throughout the chapters that link the topics discussed to other developments in aerospace Provides examples of instruments and navigation systems in actual use in cockpit photographs obtained during the authors work as a flight instructor Includes numerous worked examples of relevant calculations throughout the text and a set of problems at the end of each chapter Written for upper undergraduates in aerospace engineering and pilots in training, Aircraft Systems offers an essential guide to both the traditional and most current developments in aviation as it relates to instruments, radio navigation, and communication.
K. Elayaperumal Corrosion Failures. Theory, Case Studies, and Solutions K. Elayaperumal Corrosion Failures. Theory, Case Studies, and Solutions Новинка

K. Elayaperumal Corrosion Failures. Theory, Case Studies, and Solutions

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Provides corrosion basics in a lucid manner to students and working professionals and over 80 corrosion-failure analysis case studies Correlates Failure Analysis with Corrosion Science Exclusively provides corrosion-related failure analysis case histories in one place in a convenient format One-stop shop for both science and real time occurrence of the phenomenon of corrosion Full coverage of all MOC, Materials of Construction, used for process equipments Simple but Lucid presentation of Failure Analysis procedure
Aubrey Milunsky Genetic Disorders and the Fetus. Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment Aubrey Milunsky Genetic Disorders and the Fetus. Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment Новинка

Aubrey Milunsky Genetic Disorders and the Fetus. Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment

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Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, Seventh Edition is the eagerly awaited new edition of the discipline-leading text that has been at the forefront of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of fetal genetic disorders for over 36 years. The seventh edition continues the long-established tradition of excellence that has become synonymous with this text. The book builds on the foundations of preconception and prenatal genetic counseling and the original pillars of prenatal diagnosis while also providing authoritative coverage of exciting developments in non-invasive genetic testing and rapidly developing molecular techniques, including microarray analysis and next generation sequencing, that are revolutionizing the field. Chapters are once again authored by internationally recognized authorities in the field of prenatal diagnosis. The editors have added three entirely new chapters to this edition to complement the complete revision of existing content. The three new chapters focus on non-invasive prenatal screening, placental genetics, and the psychology of prenatal and perinatal grief. The broad-ranging coverage and international scope will ensure that the new edition maintains its role as the major repository for information on all aspects of prenatal diagnosis. The editors have brought together an invaluable collection of evidence-based facts bolstered by knowledge and decades of experience in the field. Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, 7th Edition is a timely update to this world-leading text.
Igor Ushakov A. Probabilistic Reliability Models Igor Ushakov A. Probabilistic Reliability Models Новинка

Igor Ushakov A. Probabilistic Reliability Models

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Practical Approaches to Reliability Theory in Cutting-Edge Applications Probabilistic Reliability Models helps readers understand and properly use statistical methods and optimal resource allocation to solve engineering problems. The author supplies engineers with a deeper understanding of mathematical models while also equipping mathematically oriented readers with a fundamental knowledge of the engineeringrelated applications at the center of model building. The book showcases the use of probability theory and mathematical statistics to solve common, real-world reliability problems. Following an introduction to the topic, subsequent chapters explore key systems and models including: • Unrecoverable objects and recoverable systems • Methods of direct enumeration • Markov models and heuristic models • Performance effectiveness • Time redundancy • System survivability • Aging units and their related systems • Multistate systems Detailed case studies illustrate the relevance of the discussed methods to real-world technical projects including software failure avalanches, gas pipelines with underground storage, and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) control systems. Numerical examples and detailed explanations accompany each topic, and exercises throughout allow readers to test their comprehension of the presented material. Probabilistic Reliability Models is an excellent book for statistics, engineering, and operations research courses on applied probability at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. The book is also a valuable reference for professionals and researchers working in industry who would like a mathematical review of reliability models and the relevant applications.
William Russell Physical Diagnosis; a Guide to Methods of Clinical Investigation William Russell Physical Diagnosis; a Guide to Methods of Clinical Investigation Новинка

William Russell Physical Diagnosis; a Guide to Methods of Clinical Investigation

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания, созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.
Richard Moreau Cirrhosis. A Practical Guide to Management Richard Moreau Cirrhosis. A Practical Guide to Management Новинка

Richard Moreau Cirrhosis. A Practical Guide to Management

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Cirrhosis: a practical guide to management provides gastroenterologists and hepatologists with an up-to-date clinical guide presenting the very best evidence-based practice in the diagnosis, treatment and management of liver cirrhosis and its many complications. Designed to offer practical guidance at all times, it provides doctors with an extremely useful tool in the clinical setting, with each chapter featuring diagnostic/management algorithms, key points and other pedagogic features. Divided into 2 parts, a diagnosis and pathophysiology section and a management of complications section, key topics include: – Diagnostic laboratory tests – Diagnostic imaging modalities – Acute-on chronic liver failure – Agents and drugs to avoid – End stage liver failure: liver transplant evaluation – Hepatocellular carcinoma Aimed at the specialist, as well as the practicing trainee at the top-end of specialty training, the emphasis throughout is on providing optimum clinical management guidance most relevant to practicing hepatologists and gastroenterologists, and is an invaluable guide to this increasingly common condition.
Ivashkin V. T., Okhlobystin A. V. Internal Diseases Propedeutics Ivashkin V. T., Okhlobystin A. V. Internal Diseases Propedeutics Новинка

Ivashkin V. T., Okhlobystin A. V. Internal Diseases Propedeutics

As a foundation to a successful career in clinical medicine every physician needs to be able to establish a good rapport with the patient, accurately record all presenting symptoms and signs, and finally make an accurate diagnosis. "Internal diseases propedeutics" offers a thorough grounding in the principles of the physical examination and provides a detailed account of the symptoms and signs of diseases affecting the body systems. This textbook includes chapters on diagnosis of pulmonary, cardiovascular, digestive, genitourinary, nutritional, endocrine disorders and diseases of blood. The book covers both basic clinical skills, and high technology investigations and interventions that are utilised today by the physician. The "Internal diseases propedeutics" ensures that it will remain an invaluable source of information for all medical students and junior doctors of all specialities in their early years of clinical practice.
William Rouse B. Modeling and Visualization of Complex Systems and Enterprises. Explorations of Physical, Human, Economic, and Social Phenomena William Rouse B. Modeling and Visualization of Complex Systems and Enterprises. Explorations of Physical, Human, Economic, and Social Phenomena Новинка

William Rouse B. Modeling and Visualization of Complex Systems and Enterprises. Explorations of Physical, Human, Economic, and Social Phenomena

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Explains multi-level models of enterprise systems and covers modeling methodology This book addresses the essential phenomena underlying the overall behaviors of complex systems and enterprises. Understanding these phenomena can enable improving these systems. These phenomena range from physical, behavioral, and organizational, to economic and social, all of which involve significant human components. Specific phenomena of interest and how they are represented depend on the questions of interest and the relevant domains or contexts. Modeling and Visualization of Complex Systems and Enterprises examines visualization of phenomena and how understanding the relationships among phenomena can provide the basis for understanding where deeper exploration is warranted. The author also reviews mathematical and computational models, defined very broadly across disciplines, which can enable deeper understanding. Presents a 10 step methodology for addressing questions associated with the design or operation of complex systems and enterprises Examines six archetypal enterprise problems including two from healthcare, two from urban systems, and one each from financial systems and defense systems Provides an introduction to the nature of complex systems, historical perspectives on complexity and complex adaptive systems, and the evolution of systems practice Modeling and Visualization of Complex Systems and Enterprises is written for graduate students studying systems science and engineering and professionals involved in systems science and engineering, those involved in complex systems such as healthcare delivery, urban systems, sustainable energy, financial systems, and national security.
Ивашкин Владимир Трофимович, Охлобыстин Алексей Викторович International diseases propedeutics. Textbook Ивашкин Владимир Трофимович, Охлобыстин Алексей Викторович International diseases propedeutics. Textbook Новинка

Ивашкин Владимир Трофимович, Охлобыстин Алексей Викторович International diseases propedeutics. Textbook

As a foundation to a successful career in clinical medicine every physician needs to be able to establish a good rapport with the patient, accurately record all presenting symptoms and signs, and finally make an accurate diagnosis. «Internal diseases propedeutics offers a thorough grounding in the principles of the physical examination and provides a detailed account of the symptoms and signs of diseases affecting the body systems. This textbook includes chapters on diagnosis of pulmonary, cardiovascular, digestive, genitourinary, nutritional, endocrine disorders and diseases of blood. The book covers both basic clinical skills, and high technology investigations and interventions that are utilised today by the physician. The «Internal diseases propedeutics ensures that it will remain an invaluable source of infor­mation for all medical students and junior doctors of all specialities in their early years of clini­cal practice.
Bo Zhu Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems Bo Zhu Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems Новинка

Bo Zhu Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems

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This text explores formation control of vehicle systems and introduces three representative systems: space systems, aerial systems and robotic systems Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems offers a review of the core concepts of dynamics and control and examines the dynamics and control aspects of formation control in order to study a wide spectrum of dynamic vehicle systems such as spacecraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and robots. The text puts the focus on formation control that enables and stabilizes formation configuration, as well as formation reconfiguration of these vehicle systems. The authors develop a uniform paradigm of describing vehicle systems’ dynamic behaviour that addresses both individual vehicle’s motion and overall group’s movement, as well as interactions between vehicles. The authors explain how the design of proper control techniques regulate the formation motion of these vehicles and the development of a system level decision-making strategy that increases the level of autonomy for the entire group of vehicles to carry out their missions. The text is filled with illustrative case studies in the domains of space, aerial and robotics. • Contains uniform coverage of «formation» dynamic systems development • Presents representative case studies in selected applications in the space, aerial and robotic systems domains • Introduces an experimental platform of using laboratory three-degree-of-freedom helicopters with step-by-step instructions as an example • Provides open source example models and simulation codes • Includes notes and further readings that offer details on relevant research topics, recent progress and further developments in the field Written for researchers and academics in robotics and unmanned systems looking at motion synchronization and formation problems, Formation Control of Multiple Autonomous Vehicle Systems is a vital resource that explores the motion synchronization and formation control of vehicle systems as represented by three representative systems: space systems, aerial systems and robotic systems.
Zachary Taylor Designing High Availability Systems. DFSS and Classical Reliability Techniques with Practical Real Life Examples Zachary Taylor Designing High Availability Systems. DFSS and Classical Reliability Techniques with Practical Real Life Examples Новинка

Zachary Taylor Designing High Availability Systems. DFSS and Classical Reliability Techniques with Practical Real Life Examples

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A practical, step-by-step guide to designing world-class, high availability systems using both classical and DFSS reliability techniques Whether designing telecom, aerospace, automotive, medical, financial, or public safety systems, every engineer aims for the utmost reliability and availability in the systems he, or she, designs. But between the dream of world-class performance and reality falls the shadow of complexities that can bedevil even the most rigorous design process. While there are an array of robust predictive engineering tools, there has been no single-source guide to understanding and using them . . . until now. Offering a case-based approach to designing, predicting, and deploying world-class high-availability systems from the ground up, this book brings together the best classical and DFSS reliability techniques. Although it focuses on technical aspects, this guide considers the business and market constraints that require that systems be designed right the first time. Written in plain English and following a step-by-step «cookbook» format, Designing High Availability Systems: Shows how to integrate an array of design/analysis tools, including Six Sigma, Failure Analysis, and Reliability Analysis Features many real-life examples and case studies describing predictive design methods, tradeoffs, risk priorities, «what-if» scenarios, and more Delivers numerous high-impact takeaways that you can apply to your current projects immediately Provides access to MATLAB programs for simulating problem sets presented, along with PowerPoint slides to assist in outlining the problem-solving process Designing High Availability Systems is an indispensable working resource for system engineers, software/hardware architects, and project teams working in all industries.
Vinay Divakar Mechanical Aspects in Electronics Systems Design Vinay Divakar Mechanical Aspects in Electronics Systems Design Новинка

Vinay Divakar Mechanical Aspects in Electronics Systems Design

Scientific Study from the year 2013 in the subject Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, grade: B+, , course: Electronics Systems Design, language: English, abstract: In chapter 1, the present research carried on the mature laser technology i.e. GaAs, in order to improve its efficiency. The packaging principle used for receivers can be applied for the packaging of the laser driver circuit and the laser source in a single module. The concept of FRACAS (Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System) has been described and failure analysis technique for Electrical overstress (EOS) is described. An industrial approach to calculating the reliability of a system with some known data is described. Some challenges with respect to packaging has been discussed in detail and some methods to overcome challenges such as lattice mismatch has been described.Every electronic components or electronic systems have certain specifications based on which it is developed and all components have datasheets of their own. The datasheets consists complete details related to the product such as product design specifications, packaging type, power ratings, dimensions etc. Any components can be selected for a particular application by referring their datasheets. In chapter 2, a datasheet for a DC power supply has been developed covering most of the important details that may be needed for designing and modeling using software tools. The schematic of the power supply is developed and practical ...
Biao Huang Process Control System Fault Diagnosis. A Bayesian Approach Biao Huang Process Control System Fault Diagnosis. A Bayesian Approach Новинка

Biao Huang Process Control System Fault Diagnosis. A Bayesian Approach

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Process Control System Fault Diagnosis: A Bayesian Approach Ruben T. Gonzalez, University of Alberta, Canada Fei Qi, Suncor Energy Inc., Canada Biao Huang, University of Alberta, Canada Data-driven Inferential Solutions for Control System Fault Diagnosis A typical modern process system consists of hundreds or even thousands of control loops, which are overwhelming for plant personnel to monitor. The main objectives of this book are to establish a new framework for control system fault diagnosis, to synthesize observations of different monitors with a prior knowledge, and to pinpoint possible abnormal sources on the basis of Bayesian theory. Process Control System Fault Diagnosis: A Bayesian Approach consolidates results developed by the authors, along with the fundamentals, and presents them in a systematic way. The book provides a comprehensive coverage of various Bayesian methods for control system fault diagnosis, along with a detailed tutorial. The book is useful for graduate students and researchers as a monograph and as a reference for state-of-the-art techniques in control system performance monitoring and fault diagnosis. Since several self-contained practical examples are included in the book, it also provides a place for practicing engineers to look for solutions to their daily monitoring and diagnosis problems. Key features: • A comprehensive coverage of Bayesian Inference for control system fault diagnosis. • Theory and applications are self-contained. • Provides detailed algorithms and sample Matlab codes. • Theory is illustrated through benchmark simulation examples, pilot-scale experiments and industrial application. Process Control System Fault Diagnosis: A Bayesian Approach is a comprehensive guide for graduate students, practicing engineers, and researchers who are interests in applying theory to practice.
Barry Moltz J. Bounce!. Failure, Resiliency, and Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success Barry Moltz J. Bounce!. Failure, Resiliency, and Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success Новинка

Barry Moltz J. Bounce!. Failure, Resiliency, and Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success

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Conventional business wisdom tells you that there’s always something to learn from failure. Not true, says Barry Moltz. Sometimes, failure just stinks. Bounce! explains how success and failure are simply normal outcomes in the regular lifecycle of a business and that process over the long term matters far more than individual outcomes. This book shows you how to build a business that can “bounce” through these cycles for long-term success. If you run a business, better make it Bounce!
Camilo Olaya Social Systems Engineering. The Design of Complexity Camilo Olaya Social Systems Engineering. The Design of Complexity Новинка

Camilo Olaya Social Systems Engineering. The Design of Complexity

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Uniquely reflects an engineering view to social systems in a wide variety of contexts of application Social Systems Engineering: The Design of Complexity brings together a wide variety of application approaches to social systems from an engineering viewpoint. The book defines a social system as any complex system formed by human beings. Focus is given to the importance of systems intervention design for specific and singular settings, the possibilities of engineering thinking and methods, the use of computational models in particular contexts, and the development of portfolios of solutions. Furthermore, this book considers both technical, human and social perspectives, which are crucial to solving complex problems. Social Systems Engineering: The Design of Complexity provides modelling examples to explore the design aspect of social systems. Various applications are explored in a variety of areas, such as urban systems, health care systems, socio-economic systems, and environmental systems. It covers important topics such as organizational design, modelling and intervention in socio-economic systems, participatory and/or community-based modelling, application of systems engineering tools to social problems, applications of computational behavioral modeling, computational modelling and management of complexity, and more. Highlights an engineering view to social systems (as opposed to a “scientific” view) that stresses the importance of systems intervention design for specific and singular settings Divulges works where the design, re-design, and transformation of social systems constitute the main aim, and where joint considerations of both technical and social perspectives are deemed important in solving social problems Features an array of applied cases that illustrate the application of social systems engineering in different domains Social Systems Engineering: The Design of Complexity is an excellent text for academics and graduate students in engineering and social science—specifically, economists, political scientists, anthropologists, and management scientists with an interest in finding systematic ways to intervene and improve social systems.
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Michael Smith C. How to Do Systems Analysis. Primer and Casebook

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Presents the foundational systemic thinking needed to conceive systems that address complex socio-technical problems This book emphasizes the underlying systems analysis components and associated thought processes. The authors describe an approach that is appropriate for complex systems in diverse disciplines complemented by a case-based pedagogy for teaching systems analysis that includes numerous cases that can be used to teach both the art and methods of systems analysis. Covers the six major phases of systems analysis, as well as goal development, the index of performance, evaluating candidate solutions, managing systems teams, project management, and more Presents the core concepts of a general systems analysis methodology Introduces, motivates, and illustrates the case pedagogy as a means of teaching and practicing systems analysis concepts Provides numerous cases that challenge readers to practice systems thinking and the systems methodology How to Do Systems Analysis: Primer and Casebook is a reference for professionals in all fields that need systems analysis, such as telecommunications, transportation, business consulting, financial services, and healthcare. This book also serves as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students in systems analysis courses in business schools, engineering schools, policy programs, and any course that promotes systems thinking.
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Stephen Pedneault Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation. From Detection to Prosecution

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A one-of-a-kind resource walking you through one complete fraud investigation, from the original tip to conviction in court Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation is an engrossing read and a valuable resource for fraud investigators, auditors, or anyone who suspects fraud may be occuring in their organizations and is unsure as to how to act. It details all phases of a fraud investigation from the first suspicion of fraud to the final judgment in court, through the eyes of a forensic accountant. In each phase, the author provides insights based on his twenty-two years as a forensic accountant from where to sit at the table when you bring the suspected fraudster in for questioning, to how you protect the key sources of information that the suspect will try to destroy once he or she realizes they are under investigation. In-depth analysis of a fraud investigation Based on an actual investigation conducted by the author Each chapter contains valuable tips and key considerations, providing subtext for why decisions were made and bringing to light potential risks A fascinating, insider look at a fraud investigation, Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation helps you better understand fraud detection, investigation, and prevention-from the inside out.
Alan Palazzolo Vibration Theory and Applications with Finite Elements and Active Vibration Control Alan Palazzolo Vibration Theory and Applications with Finite Elements and Active Vibration Control Новинка

Alan Palazzolo Vibration Theory and Applications with Finite Elements and Active Vibration Control

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Based on many years of research and teaching, this book brings together all the important topics in linear vibration theory, including failure models, kinematics and modeling, unstable vibrating systems, rotordynamics, model reduction methods, and finite element methods utilizing truss, beam, membrane and solid elements. It also explores in detail active vibration control, instability and modal analysis. The book provides the modeling skills and knowledge required for modern engineering practice, plus the tools needed to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems effectively.
Arthur Pyster The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers. Uncommon Minds, Skills, and Careers Arthur Pyster The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers. Uncommon Minds, Skills, and Careers Новинка

Arthur Pyster The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers. Uncommon Minds, Skills, and Careers

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A guide that explores what enables systems engineers to be effective in their profession and reveals how organizations can help them attain success The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers offers an in-depth look at the proficiencies and personal qualities effective systems engineers require and the positions they should seek for successful careers. The book also gives employers practical strategies and tools to evaluate their systems engineers and advance them to higher performance. The authors explore why systems engineers are uncommon and how they can assess, improve, and cleverly leverage their uncommon strengths. These insights for being an ever more effective systems engineer apply equally well to classic engineers and project managers who secondarily do some systems engineering. The authors have written a guide to help systems engineers embrace the values that are most important to themselves and their organizations. Solidly based on interviews with over 350 systems engineers, classic engineers, and managers as well as detailed written career descriptions from 2500 systems engineers – The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers identifies behavioral patterns that effective systems engineers use to achieve success. This important resource: Offers aspiring systems engineers practical methods for success that are built on extensive empirical evidence and underlying theory Shows systems engineers how to visually document their relative strengths and weaknesses, map out their careers, and compare themselves to the best in their organizations – a rich set of tools for individuals, mentors, and organizations Offers practical guidance to managers and executives who lead systems engineering workforce improvement initiatives Written for systems engineers, their managers, business executives, those who do some systems engineering but primarily identify with other professions, as well as HR professionals, The Paradoxical Mindset of Systems Engineers offers the most comprehensive career guidance in the field available today.

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Failure analysis is the preferred method to investigate product or process reliability and to ensure optimum performance of electrical components and systems. The physics-of-failure approach is the only internationally accepted solution for continuously improving the reliability of materials, devices and processes. The models have been developed from the physical and chemical phenomena that are responsible for degradation or failure of electronic components and materials and now replace popular distribution models for failure mechanisms such as Weibull or lognormal. Reliability engineers need practical orientation around the complex procedures involved in failure analysis. This guide acts as a tool for all advanced techniques, their benefits and vital aspects of their use in a reliability programme. Using twelve complex case studies, the authors explain why failure analysis should be used with electronic components, when implementation is appropriate and methods for its successful use. Inside you will find detailed coverage on: a synergistic approach to failure modes and mechanisms, along with reliability physics and the failure analysis of materials, emphasizing the vital importance of cooperation between a product development team involved the reasons why failure analysis is an important tool for improving yield and reliability by corrective actions the design stage, highlighting the ‘concurrent engineering' approach and DfR (Design for Reliability) failure analysis during fabrication, covering reliability monitoring, process monitors and package reliability reliability resting after fabrication, including reliability assessment at this stage and corrective actions a large variety of methods, such as electrical methods, thermal methods, optical methods, electron microscopy, mechanical methods, X-Ray methods, spectroscopic, acoustical, and laser methods new challenges in reliability testing, such as its use in microsystems and nanostructures This practical yet comprehensive reference is useful for manufacturers and engineers involved in the design, fabrication and testing of electronic components, devices, ICs and electronic systems, as well as for users of components in complex systems wanting to discover the roots of the reliability flaws for their products.
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