Books by Publisher: Academic Press Inc.(London) Ltd

    Modelling and Mechanics of Carbon-based Nanostructured Mater

    By Duangkamon Baowan

    Paperback £60.85

    Modelling and Mechanics of Carbon-based Nanostructured Materials sets out the principles of applied mathematical modeling in the topical area of nanotechnology. It is purposely designed to be self-contained, giving readers all the necessary modeling principles required for working with nanostructures. The unique physical properties observed at the nanoscale are often...

    Human Recognition in Unconstrained Environments

    Hardback Save £15.14 = £72.86

    This book provides a unique picture of the complete `in-the-wild' biometric recognition processing chain; from data acquisition through to detection, segmentation, encoding, and matching reactions against security incidents. Coverage includes: Data hardware architecture fundamentalsBackground subtraction of humans in outdoor scenes Camera synchronizationBiometric traits: Real-time detection and data segmentationBiometric traits: Feature...

    Generalized Framework of Linear Multivariable Control

    By Liansheng Tan

    Paperback £60.86

    A Generalized Framework of Linear Multivariable Control proposes a number of generalized models by using the generalized inverse of matrix, while the usual linear multivariable control theory relies on some regular models. The book supports that in H-infinity control, the linear fractional transformation formulation is relying on the inverse of...

    Wheeled Mobile Robotics

    By Gregor Klancar

    Paperback Save £13.34 = £65.65

    Wheeled Mobile Robotics: From Fundamentals Towards Autonomous Systemscovers the main topics from the wide area of mobile robotics, explaining all applied theory and application. The book gives the reader a good foundation, enabling them to continue to more advanced topics. Several examples are included for better understanding, many of them...

    Nanoscience and its Applications

    By Osvaldo De Oliveira

    Hardback £70.46

    Nanoscience and Its Applications explores how nanoscience is used in modern industry to increase product performance, including an understanding of how these materials and systems, at the molecular level, provide novel properties and physical, chemical, and biological phenomena that have been successfully used in innovative ways in a wide range...

    Microfluidics: Modeling, Mechanics and Mathematics

    By Bastian E. Rapp

    Hardback Save £18.14 = £84.86

    Certifiable Software Applications 2

    By Jean-Louis Boulanger

    Hardback Save £13.34 = £65.66

    Certifiable Software Applications 2: Support Processes explains the process to achieve a certifiable application. This concerns several major topics, skill management, data preparation, requirement management, software verification, and software validation. In addition, analysis of the impact of the use of COTS and pre-existing software on certifiable software is presented. Finally,...

    Pollution Control and Resource Recovery

    By Zhao Youcai

    Paperback £75.26

    Pollution Control and Resource Recovery: Municipal Solid Wastes Incineration: Bottom Ash and Fly Ash explains the tools and technologies needed to characterize, stabilize, treat, recycle, or properly dispose bottom and fly ash. The public concern for the environmental impact of MSW incineration has increased significantly over the last 20 years,...

    Investigating Seafloors and Oceans

    By Antony Joseph

    Paperback Save £18.34 = £85.66

    Investigating Seafloors and Oceans: From Mud Volcanoes to Giant Squid offers a bottom-to-top tour of the world's oceans, exposing the secrets hidden therein from a variety of scientific perspectives. Opening with a discussion of the earth's formation, hot spots, ridges, plate tectonics, submarine trenches, and cold seeps, the text goes...

    Security Metrics Management

    By Edward Halibozek

    Paperback Save £12.14 = £60.85

    Security Metrics Management, Measuring the Effectiveness and Efficiency of a Security Program, Second Edition details the application of quantitative, statistical, and/or mathematical analyses to measure security functional trends and workload, tracking what each function is doing in terms of level of effort LOE, costs, and productivity. This fully updated guide...

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