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Electrical and Computer Engineering - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range TK1-9971 (Electrical and Computer Engineering) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • Developments in antenna analysis and design / edited by Raj Mittra
    TK 7871.6 D46 2019eb

  • Energy harvesting : materials, physics, and system design with practical examples / Ravi Anant Kishore [and 4 others]
    TK 2896 K57 2019eb

  • Digitally Enhanced Mixed Signal Systems / edited by Chadi Jabbour, Patricia Desgreys and Dominique Dallet
    TK7874.55

    Digitally enhanced analog and mixed signal techniques are increasingly important to current and future circuit and system design. This book discusses how digital enhancement can be used to address key challenges relevant to analog components in terms of shrinking CMOS technology, increasing user demand for higher flexibility and data traffic in communications networks, and the drive to reduce power consumption.

    The book opens with an introduction to the main trends in current digitally enhanced systems, emphasising the impact of shrinking technology, and provides an overview of the principles of non-linear models. Later chapters cover pre-distortion and post-distortion techniques, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters, clock generation, fixed-point refinement and adaptive filtering. Key themes of the book are the implementation approaches common between digital enhancement techniques and the trade-offs between complexity and performance for digitally enhanced devices and circuits. The book will be of particular interest to academic researchers and engineers working in analog and mixed signal circuit and system design.


  • Understandable electric circuits : key concepts / Wang Meizhong
    TK454

    In this digital age, as the role of electronic circuits becomes ever broader and more complex, a thorough understanding of the key concepts of circuits is a great advantage. This book offers a thorough reference guide to the theory, elements and design of basic electric circuits, providing a solid foundation for those who plan to move into the field of electronics engineering, and essential information for anyone who uses electric circuitry in their profession or research. The book is designed to be accessible to newcomers to the field while also providing a useful review for more advanced readers. It has been extensively revised and expanded for this new edition to provide a clear source of information on this complex topic. Materials are presented visually with less text and more outlines so that readers can quickly get to the heart of each topic, making studying and reviewing more effective.


  • Industrial power systems with distributed and embedded generation / Radian Belu
    TK 3001 B45 2019eb

    Energy for today's complex electrical power systems is increasingly being generated and distributed locally using small-scale, renewable energy sources. The addition of renewables to the grid requires new tools and operation methods, both for suppliers and industrial consumers. This book describes the supporting technologies that can turn conventional passive electricity delivery networks into the active networks of the future, with a focus on electricity utilization in the industrial environment. It examines the integration of the new, dispersed sources with the legacy systems of centralised generation, as well as how the new technologies can operate effectively in isolated systems. Industrial power distribution, lighting, motor control and protection are discussed in detail.

    The presentation of the details of the enabling technologies makes this book a valuable reference for researchers, students and engineers involved in the planning, design and installation of new systems or the upgrading of existing ones.


  • Artificial intelligence and security challenges in emerging networks / Ryma Abassi, editor
    TK 5105.59 A78 2019eb
    The recent rise of emerging networking technologies such as social networks, content centric networks, Internet of Things networks, etc, have attracted significant attention from academia as well as industry professionals looking to utilize these technologies for efficiency purposes. However, the allure of such networks and resultant storage of high volumes of data leads to increased security risks, including threats to information privacy. Artificial Intelligence and Security Challenges in Emerging Networks is an essential reference source that discusses applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data mining, as well as other tools and strategies to protect networks against security threats and solve security and privacy problems. Featuring research on topics such as encryption, neural networks, and system verification, this book is ideally designed for ITC procurement managers, IT consultants, systems and network integrators, infrastructure service providers, computer and software engineers, startup companies, academicians, researchers, managers, and students.

  • Integrating the internet of things into software engineering practices / D. Jeya Mala, editor
    TK 5105.8857 I526 2019eb
    To provide the necessary security and quality assurance activities into Internet of Things (IoT)-based software development, innovative engineering practices are vital. They must be given an even higher level of importance than most other events in the field. Integrating the Internet of Things Into Software Engineering Practices provides research on the integration of IoT into the software development life cycle (SDLC) in terms of requirements management, analysis, design, coding, and testing, and provides security and quality assurance activities to IoT-based software development. The content within this publication covers agile software, language specification, and collaborative software and is designed for analysts, security experts, IoT software programmers, computer and software engineers, students, professionals, and researchers.

  • Signals and Systems
    TK5102.5

  • Encapsulation technologies for electronic applications / Haleh Ardebili, Jiawei Zhang, Michael G. Pecht
    TK7871.15.P5

    Encapsulation Technologies for Electronic Applications, Second Edition, offers an updated, comprehensive discussion of encapsulants in electronic applications, with a primary emphasis on the encapsulation of microelectronic devices and connectors and transformers. It includes sections on 2-D and 3-D packaging and encapsulation, encapsulation materials, including environmentally friendly 'green' encapsulants, and the properties and characterization of encapsulants. Furthermore, this book provides an extensive discussion on the defects and failures related to encapsulation, how to analyze such defects and failures, and how to apply quality assurance and qualification processes for encapsulated packages.

    In addition, users will find information on the trends and challenges of encapsulation and microelectronic packages, including the application of nanotechnology.

    Increasing functionality of semiconductor devices and higher end used expectations in the last 5 to 10 years has driven development in packaging and interconnected technologies. The demands for higher miniaturization, higher integration of functions, higher clock rates and data, and higher reliability influence almost all materials used for advanced electronics packaging, hence this book provides a timely release on the topic.

    Provides guidance on the selection and use of encapsulants in the electronics industry, with a particular focus on microelectronics Includes coverage of environmentally friendly 'green encapsulants' Presents coverage of faults and defects, and how to analyze and avoid them

  • Digital signal processing : fundamentals and applications / Lizhe Tan, Jean Jiang
    TK5102.9

    Digital Signal Processing: Fundamentals and Applications, Third Edition, not only introduces students to the fundamental principles of DSP, it also provides a working knowledge that they take with them into their engineering careers. Many instructive, worked examples are used to illustrate the material, and the use of mathematics is minimized for an easier grasp of concepts. As such, this title is also useful as a reference for non-engineering students and practicing engineers. The book goes beyond DSP theory, showing the implementation of algorithms in hardware and software.

    Additional topics covered include adaptive filtering with noise reduction and echo cancellations, speech compression, signal sampling, digital filter realizations, filter design, multimedia applications, over-sampling, etc. More advanced topics are also covered, such as adaptive filters, speech compression such as PCM, µ-law, ADPCM, and multi-rate DSP, over-sampling ADC subband coding, and wavelet transform.


  • Silicon carbide and related materials 2017 : selected peer reviewed papers from the 2017 International Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials (ICSCRM 2017), September 17-22, 2017, Washington, DC, USA / edited by Robert Stahlbush [and five others]
    TK7871.15.S56

  • PEM fuel cell durability handbook / edited by Haijiang Wang, Xiao-Zi Yuan, Hui Li
    TK2933.P76
    While PEM fuel cells are highly efficient, environmentally friendly sources of power, their durability hinders the commercialization of this technology. With contributions from international scientists active in PEM fuel cell research, PEM Fuel Cell Durability Handbook, Two-Volume Set provides a comprehensive source of state-of-the-art research in

  • TFT/LCD : liquid-crystal displays addressed by thin-film transistors / Toshihisa Tsukada
    TK 7872 L56T834 1996eb
    TFT/LCD is the first book of its kind characterizing thin-film-transistor-addressed-liquid-crystal displays.

  • Rational design of nanostructured polymer electrolytes and solid-liquid interphases for lithium batteries Snehashis Choudhury
    TK2945.L58

  • Ad-Hoc, mobile, and wireless networks 18th International Conference on Ad-Hoc Networks and Wireless, ADHOC-NOW 2019, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, October 1-3, 2019, Proceedings / Maria Rita Palattella, Stefano Scanzio, Sinem Coleri Ergen (eds.)
    TK6570.M6

  • Mission-oriented sensor networks and systems. art and science / Habib M. Ammari, editor
    TK7872.D48

  • Mission-oriented sensor networks and systems. art and science / Habib M. Ammari, editor
    TK7872.D48

  • Selfie biometrics : advances and challenges / Ajita Rattani, Reza Derakhshani, Arun Ross, editors
    TK7882.B56

  • Reasoning web : explainable artificial intelligence : 15th International Summer School 2019, Bolzano, Italy, September 20-24, 2019, Tutorial lectures / Markus Krötzsch, Daria Stepanova (eds.)
    TK5105.88815

  • Web information systems and applications : 16th International Conference, WISA 2019, Qingdao, China, September 20-22, 2019, Proceedings / Weiwei Ni, Xin Wang, Wei Song, Yukun Li (eds.)
    TK5105.888

  • Networked systems : 7th International Conference, NETYS 2019, Marrakech, Morocco, June 19-21, 2019, Revised selected papers / Mohamed Faouzi Atig, Alexander A. Schwarzmann (eds.)
    TK5105.5

  • Sensor networks : 6th International Conference, SENSORNETS 2017, Porto, Portugal, February 19-21, 2017, and 7th International Conference, SENSORNETS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, January 22-24, 2018, revised selected papers / César Benavente-Peces, Nancy Cam-Winget, Eric Fleury, Andreas Ahrens (eds.)
    TK7872.D48

  • Wired/wireless internet communications : 17th IFIP WG 6.2 International Conference, WWIC 2019, Bologna, Italy, June 17-18, 2019, Proceedings / Marco Di Felice, Enrico Natalizio, Raffaele Bruno, Andreas Kassler (eds.)
    TK5103.4885

  • Physical-layer security and quantum key distribution / Ivan B. Djordjevic
    TK 5105.59 D56 2019eb

  • Long-term reliability of nanometer VLSI systems : modeling, analysis and optimization / Sheldon Tan, Mehdi Tahoori, Taeyoung Kim, Shengcheng Wang, Zeyu Sun, Saman Kiamehr
    TK 7875 T36 2019eb

  • Computer information systems and industrial management : 18th International Conference, CISIM 2019, Belgrade, Serbia, September 19-21, 2019, Proceedings / Khalid Saeed, Rituparna Chaki, Valentina Janev (eds.)
    TK5105.5

  • Electrochemical energy storage next generation battery concepts / Rüdiger-A. Eichel, editor ; with contributions from Philipp Adelheim [and 15 others]
    TK2896

  • Toward inertial-navigation-on-chip the physics and performance scaling of multi-degree-of-freedom resonant MEMS gyroscopes / Haoran Wen
    TK7875

  • Video verification in the fake news era Vasileios Mezaris, Lyndon Nixon, Symeon Papadopoulos, Denis Teyssou, editors
    TK6680.5

  • OPNET IoT Simulation Min Chen, Yiming Miao, Iztok Humar
    TK5105.8857

  • Industrial networks and intelligent systems : 5th EAI International Conference, INISCOM 2019, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, August 19, 2019, proceedings / Trung Quang Duong, Nguyen-Son Vo, Loi K. Nguyen, Quoc-Tuan Vien, Van-Dinh Nguyen (eds.)
    TK5105.5

  • Human Activity Sensing Corpus and Applications / Nobuo Kawaguchi, Nobuhiko Nishio, Daniel Roggen, Sozo Onoue, Susanna Pirttikangas, Kristof Van Laerhoven, editors
    TK7872.D48

  • Electromagnetic metamaterials modern insights into macroscopic electromagnetic fields / Kazuaki Sakoda, editor
    TK7871.15.M48

  • Thin-film and semiconductor integrated circuitry [by] John M. Doyle
    TK 7874 D6

  • Machine Learning for Signal Processing Data Science, Algorithms, and Computational Statistics / Max A. Little
    TK 5102.9 L58 2019eb

  • Models of transistors and diodes
    TK 7872 T73L49

  • Collaborative computing : networking, applications and worksharing : 15th EAI International Conference, CollaborateCom 2019, London, UK, August 19-22, 2019, Proceedings / Xinheng Wang, Honghao Gao, Muddesar Iqbal, Geyong Min (eds.)
    TK5105.5

  • Applied cryptography and network security workshops : ACNS 2019 Satellite Workshops, SiMLA, Cloud S&P, AIBlock, and AIoTS, Bogota, Colombia, June 5-7, 2019, Proceedings / Jianying Zhou, Robert Deng, Zhou Li, Suryadipta Majumdar, Weizhi Meng, Lingyu Wang, Kehuan Zhang (eds.)
    TK 5102.94 A28 2019eb

  • Handbook of optical fibers / Gang-Ding Peng, editor
    TK8306

  • Migrating ASP. NET Microservices to ASP. NET Core By Example / Iris Classon
    TK5105.8885.A26

  • Cybersecurity in the electricity sector : managing critical infrastructure / Rafał Leszczyna
    TK3091

  • VLSI design and test : 23rd International Symposium, VDAT 2019, Indore, India, July 4-6, 2019, Revised selected papers / Anirban Sengupta, Sudeb Dasgupta, Virendra Singh, Rohit Sharma, Santosh Kumar Vishvakarma (eds.)
    TK7874.75

  • Cognitive Radio-Oriented Wireless Networks : 14th EAI International Conference, CrownCom 2019, Poznan, Poland, June 11-12, 2019, Proceedings / Adrian Kliks, Paweł Kryszkiewicz, Faouzi Bader, Dionysia Triantafyllopoulou, Carlos E. Caicedo, Aydin Sezgin, Nikos Dimitriou, Michał Sybis (eds.)
    TK5103.4815

  • Embedded computer systems : architectures, modeling, and simulation : 19th International Conference, SAMOS 2019, Samos, Greece, July 7-11, 2019, Proceedings / edited by Dionisios N. Pnevmatikatos, Maxime Pelcat, Matthias Jung
    TK7895.E42

  • Trustworthy cyber-physical systems : a systematic framework towards design and evaluation of trust and trustworthiness / Nazila Gol Mohammadi ; with forewords by Prof. Dr. Maritta Heisel, Prof. Dr. Karin Bernsmed and Prof. Dr. Sachar Paulus
    TK 5105.59 M65 2019eb

  • Nuclear Emergencies A Holistic Approach to Preparedness and Response / Georg Steinhauser, Akio Koizumi, Katsumi Shozugawa, editors
    TK9152

  • Web and big data : Third International Joint Conference, APWeb-WAIM 2019, Chengdu, China, August 1-3, 2019 : proceedings. Jie Shao, Man Lung Yiu, Masashi Toyoda, Dongxiang Zhang, Wei Wang, Bin Cui (eds.)
    TK 5105.888 A69 2019

  • Web and big data : Third International Joint Conference, APWeb-WAIM 2019, Chengdu, China, August 1-3, 2019 : proceedings. Jie Shao, Man Lung Yiu, Masashi Toyoda, Dongxiang Zhang, Wei Wang, Bin Cui (eds.)
    TK 5105.888 A692 2019

  • Compressed sensing and its applications : third International MATHEON Conference 2017 / Holger Boche, Giuseppe Caire, Robert Calderbank, Gitta Kutyniok, Rudolf Mathar, Philipp Petersen, editors
    TK5102.9

  • Advanced smaller modular reactors An Innovative Approach to Nuclear Power / Bahman Zohuri, Patrick McDaniel
    TK9202

  • The Internet of Things in the industrial sector security and device connectivity, smart environments, and industry 4.0 / Zaigham Mahmood, editor
    TK5105.8857

  • Code based cryptography : 7th International Workshop, CBC 2019, Darmstadt, Germany, May 18-19, 2019, revised selected papers / Marco Baldi, Edoardo Persichetti, Paolo Santini, (Eds.)
    TK 5102.94 C63 2019

  • Sonification Design : From Data to Intelligible Soundfields / David Worrall
    TK 7881.4 W65 2019

  • Communication technologies for vehicles : 14th International Workshop, Nets4Cars/Nets4Trains/Nets4Aircraft 2019, Colmar, France, May 16-17, 2019, proceedings / Benoît Hilt, Marion Berbineau, Alexey Vinel, Magnus Jonsson, Alain Pirovano (Eds.)
    TK 6570 M6N47 2019

  • Progress or Freedom : Who Gets to Govern Society's Economic and Technological Future? / Jean-Hervé Lorenzi, Mickaël Berrebi
    TK5105.875.I57

  • Open systems interconnection : upper layer standards and practices / Baha Hebrawi
    TK 5105.5.H42 1993
    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the OSI upper layer standards and practices, from problem definition to migration and implementation. It defines interconnection, identifies a recipe for uniform solutions and explains the details of how the standards are used to realize solutions. There is also coverage of the generic construction of all OSI-based applications and the use of tools and techniques such as ASN.1, ROS and object-oriented design.

  • Properties of reactor materials and the effects of radiation damage; proceedings of the international conference held at Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England, from 30th May to 2nd June, 1961
    TK 9006.L5

  • Superconductive devices
    TK 7895.C7 B7

  • Modular systems for energy and fuel recovery and conversion / Yatish T. Shah
    TK 1006 S53 2018eb

    Modular Systems for Energy and Fuel Recovery and Conversionsurveys the benefits of the modular approach in the front end of the energy industry. The book also outlines strategies for managing modular approaches for fossil, renewable, and nuclear energy resource recovery and conversion with the help of successful industrial examples. The book points out that while the modular approach is most applicable for distributed and small-scale energy systems, it is also often used for parts of large-scale centralized systems.   

    With the help of successful industrial examples of modular approaches for energy and fuel recovery and conversion, the book points out the need for more balance between large-scale centralized systems and small-scale distributed systems to serve the energy needs of rural and isolated communities. Coal, oil, natural gas, hydrogen, biomass, waste, nuclear, geothermal solar, wind, and hydro energy are examined, showing that modular operations are very successfully used in all these components of energy industry.

    Aimed at academic researchers and industry professionals, this book provides successful examples and analysis of the modular operation for the energy and fuel recovery and conversion. It is also a source of reference for those who are engaged in the development of modular systems for energy and fuel recovery and conversion.

    ergy are examined, showing that modular operations are very successfully used in all these components of energy industry.

    Aimed at academic researchers and industry professionals, this book provides successful examples and analysis of the modular operation for the energy and fuel recovery and conversion. It is also a source of reference for those who are engaged in the development of modular systems for energy and fuel recovery and conversion.


  • Nanoparticle engineering for chemical-mechanical planarization : fabrication of next-generation nanodevices / Ungyu Paik, Jea-Gun Park
    TK7874.84

    In the development of next-generation nanoscale devices, higher speed and lower power operation is the name of the game. Increasing reliance on mobile computers, mobile phone, and other electronic devices demands a greater degree of speed and power. As chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) progressively becomes perceived less as black art and more as a cutting-edge technology, it is emerging as the technology for achieving higher performance devices.





    Nanoparticle Engineering for Chemical-Mechanical Planarization explains the physicochemical properties of nanoparticles according to each step in the CMP process, including dielectric CMP, shallow trend isolation CMP, metal CMP, poly isolation CMP, and noble metal CMP. The authors provide a detailed guide to nanoparticle engineering of novel CMP slurry for next-generation nanoscale devices below the 60nm design rule. They present design techniques using polymeric additives to improve CMP performance. The final chapter focuses on novel CMP slurry for the application to memory devices beyond 50nm technology.









    Most books published on CMP focus on the polishing process, equipment, and cleaning. Even though some of these books may touch on CMP slurries, the methods they cover are confined to conventional slurries and none cover them with the detail required for the development of next-generation devices. With its coverage of fundamental concepts and novel technologies, this book delivers expert insight into CMP for all current and next-generation systems.


  • High-temperature electrochemical energy conversion and storage : fundamentals and applications / Yixiang Shi [and 3 others]
    TK 2896 S55 2018eb

  • Redox flow batteries : fundamentals and applications / Huamin Zhang, Xianfeng Li, Jiujun Zhang
    TK 2941 R444 2018eb

    Flow batteries have received attention in large-scale energy storage due to their flexible design, high safety, high energy efficiency, and environmental friendliness. In recent years, they have been rapidly developed and tested in a variety of scales that prove their feasibility and advantages of use. As energy becomes a global focus, it is important to consider flow battery systems. This book offers a detailed introduction to the function of different kinds of redox flow batteries, including vanadium flow batteries, as well as the electrochemical processes for their development, materials and components, applications, and near future prospects. Redox Flow Batteries: Fundamentals and Applications will give readers a full understanding of flow batteries from fundamentals to commercial applications.


  • Nanomaterials for Supercapacitors
    TK 7872 C65N35 2017eb

    New materials hold the key to fundamental advances in energy conversion and storage, both of which are vital in order to meet the challenge of global warming and the finite nature of fossil fuels. Nanomaterials in particular offer unique properties or combinations of properties as electrodes and electrolytes in a range of energy devices. Supercapacitors have been widely acknowledged to be promising devices for energy storage. This book describes the latest progress in the discovery and development of nanoelectrolytes and nanoelectrodes for supercapacitor applications.


  • Mesoporous materials for advanced energy storage and conversion technologies / editors, Jian Liu, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia, San Ping Jiang, Fuels and Energy Technology Institute & Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
    TK 2901 M47 2017eb

    Innovation through specific and rational design and functionalization has led to the development of a wide range of mesoporous materials with varying morphologies (hexagonal, cubic, rod-like), structures (silicates, carbons, metal oxides), and unique functionalities (doping, acid functionalization) that currently makes this field one of the most exciting in materials science and energy applications. This book focuses primarily on the rapid progress in their application in energy conversion and storage technologies, including supercapacitor, Li-ion battery, fuel cells, solar cells, and photocatalysis (water splitting) and will serve as a valuable reference for researchers in the field


  • Nanomaterials for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell
    TK2933.D57

  • Electrolytes for electrochemical supercapacitors / editors, Cheng Zhong, Yida Deng, Wenbin Hu, Daoming Sun, Xiaopeng Han, Jinli Qiao, Jiujun Zhang
    TK 7872 C65E46 2016eb
    Electrolytes for Electrochemical Supercapacitors provides a state-of-the-art overview of the research and development of novel electrolytes and electrolyte configurations and systems to increase the energy density of electrochemical supercapacitors. Comprised of chapters written by leading international scientists active in supercapacitor research

  • Solar energy conversion and storage : photochemical modes / edited by Suresh C. Ameta, Rakshit Ameta
    TK2960
    Solar Energy Conversion and Storage: Photochemical Modes showcases the latest advances in solar cell technology while offering valuable insight into the future of solar energy conversion and storage. Focusing on photochemical methods of converting and/or storing light energy in the form of electrical or chemical energy, the book:Describes various t

  • Lead-acid battery technologies : fundamentals, materials, and applications / edited by Joey Jung, Lei Zhang, Jiujun Zhang
    TK 2945 L42L43 2016eb
    Lead-Acid Battery Technologies: Fundamentals, Materials, and Applications offers a systematic and state-of-the-art overview of the materials, system design, and related issues for the development of lead-acid rechargeable battery technologies. Featuring contributions from leading scientists and engineers in industry and academia, this book:Describe

  • Micro & nano-engineering of fuel cells / editors, Dennis Y.C. Leung, Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, Jin Xuan, Institute of Mechanical, Process and Energy Engineering, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
    TK 2931 M523 2015eb
    Fuel cells are clean and efficient energy conversion devices expected to be the next generation power source. During more than 17 decades of research and development, various types of fuel cells have been developed with a view to meet the different energy demands and application requirements. Scientists have devoted a great deal of time and effort

  • Graphene : energy storage and conversion applications / Zhaoping Liu, Xufeng Zhou
    TK 2896 L58 2014
    Suitable for readers from broad backgrounds, Graphene: Energy Storage and Conversion Applications describes the fundamentals and cutting-edge applications of graphene-based materials for energy storage and conversion systems. It provides an overview of recent advancements in specific energy technologies, such as lithium ion batteries, supercapacito

  • Electrochemically enabled sustainability : devices, materials, and mechanisms for energy conversion / Kwong-Yu Chan and Chi-Ying Vanessa Li ; Anjan Banerjee [and twenty-seven others], contributors
    TK 2896 C436 2014eb
    Electrochemically Enabled Sustainability: Devices, Materials and Mechanisms for Energy Conversion covers topics related to current research in electrochemical power sources, highlighting some of the latest concepts in electrochemical conversion for sustainability. The book examines the most recent and innovative technologies employed in battery and

  • Polymer electrolyte fuel cells : physical principles of materials and operation / Michael Eikerling
    TK 2933 P76E39 2014
    The book provides a systematic and profound account of scientific challenges in fuel cell research. The introductory chapters bring readers up to date on the urgency and implications of the global energy challenge, the prospects of electrochemical energy conversion technologies, and the thermodynamic and electrochemical principles underlying the op

  • Proton exchange membrane fuel cells / Zhigang Qi, Wuhan Intepower Fuel Cells Co., Ltd, Hubei, China
    TK 2933 P76Q33 2014
    Clean energy technologies are poised to play an important role in overcoming fossil fuel exhaustion and global pollution. Among these technologies, electrochemical energy storage and conversion are considered to be the most feasible, sustainable, and environmentally friendly. Proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells are prime examples of electroch

  • Human and organizational factors in nuclear safety : the French approach to safety assessments / Grégory Rolina, École des mines de Paris, France
    TK 9152 R6513 2013
    This book discusses the specifics of safety regulations regarding nuclear risk and how experts contribute to the safety of nuclear installations. Drawing on research conducted in collaboration with the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), the ideas that are put forward rely on a review of the practices of speciali

  • Planning and installing photovoltaic systems : a guide for installers, architects, and engineers / DGS, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie
    TK 1087 P5813 2013eb

    New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system.

    With a global focus, it has been updated to include sections on new technology and concepts, new legislation and the current PV market.

    Updates cover:

    new developments in inverter and module technology market situation worldwide and outlook integration to the grid (voltage stabilization, frequency, remote control) new legal requirements for installation and planning operational costs for dismantling and recycling feed-in management new requirements for fire protection new requirements in Europe for electric waste (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, WEEE) and the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances (RoHS).

    Also providing information on current developments in system design, economic analysis, operation and maintenance of PV systems, as well as new software tools, hybrid and tracking systems.

    An essential manual for installers, engineers and architects, it details every subject necessary for successful project implementation, from the technical design to the legal and marketing issues of PV installation.


  • Solar Power Generation : Technology, New Concepts & Policy / P. Jayarama Reddy
    TK 1087 R424 2012eb

    This book offers a global perspective of the current state of affairs in the field of solar power engineering. In four parts, this well-researched volume informs about:

    Established solar PV (photovoltaic) technologies Third-generation PV technologies based on new materials with potential for low-cost large-scale production Solar cell technology based on new (third-generation) concepts, such as quantum dot solar cells and nano wire solar cells using silicon and compound semiconductors Economic implications and effects, as well as policies and incentives in various countries of the world involved with solar energy implementation

    In addition to discussing manufacturing facts and implementation issues, this book emphasizes the implications of policy measures in countries with good PV activity, such as Japan, China, India, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, the United States, and Canada. This volume is intended as a reference for a global audience of advanced students and R&D and industry professionals, as well as investors and policy-makers with fundamental knowledge of photovoltaic technology.


  • PEM fuel cell durability handbook. edited by Haijiang Wang, Hui Li, Xiao-Zi YUan
    TK 2933 P76P465 2012
    PEM Fuel Cell Failure Mode Analysis presents a systematic analysis of PEM fuel cell durability and failure modes. It provides readers with a fundamental understanding of insufficient fuel cell durability, identification of failure modes and failure mechanisms of PEM fuel cells, fuel cell component degradation testing, and mitigation strategies agai

  • PEM fuel cell durability handbook. edited by Haijiang Wang, Xiao-Zi Yuan, and Hui Li
    TK2933.P76 P46 2011
    PEM Fuel Cell Diagnostic Tools presents various tools for diagnosing PEM fuel cells and stacks, including in situ and ex situ diagnostic tools, electrochemical techniques, and physical/chemical methods. The text outlines the principles, experimental implementation, data processing, and application of each technique, along with its capabilities and

  • Proton exchange membrane fuel cells : contamination and mitigation strategies / edited by Hui Li [and others]
    TK 2931 P7846 2010eb
    Large-scale commercialization of proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) technology has been hindered by issues of reliability, durability, and cost, which are all related to the degradation of fuel cell performance. This degradation often has root causes in contamination from fuel, air streams, or system components. With contributions from inte

  • Chemical solution deposition of semiconductor films / Gary Hodes
    TK 7871.15 F5H63 2003eb
    Discussing specific depositions of a wide range of semiconductors and properties of the resulting films, Chemical Solution Deposition of Semiconductor Films examines the processes involved and explains the effect of various process parameters on final film and film deposition outcomes through the use of detailed examples. Supplying experimental results and practical examples, the book covers fundamental scientific principles underlying the chemical deposition process, various mechanisms involved in deposition, films of all the semiconductors deposited by this technique, and the use of semiconductor films in photovoltaics, photoelectrochemical properties, and size quantization effects.
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