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5G NR Internet of Things Cellular Communications Technologies

  • 1st Edition
  • February 3, 2025
  • Olof Liberg + 6 more
  • English
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5G NR Internet of Things Cellular Communications Technologies of Things gives an accessible and insightful explanation of 5G IoT technologies and standards. After an introduction to 5G and 5G Advanced, the book in detail goes through the 5G features that are vital for the support of IoT. It describes how the 5G New Radio (NR) access technology has been designed to support industrial IoT, and how it has been adapted to provide cost and energy efficient connectivity, as well as providing high data rates at a low latency to support immerse experience or time-critical communications. The book also discusses the future of massive IoT and how 3GPP is about to extend its support for near zero-energy and low complexity devices and use cases. These forward-looking features will help evolve 5G and 5G Advanced toward realizing 6G visions such as a connected, sustainable, digitalized, and programmable physical world.

Advances in Technical Nonwovens

  • 2nd Edition
  • February 3, 2025
  • George Kellie
  • English
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Nonwovens, a versatile class of materials, have experienced continuous growth for over five decades, evolving from being predominantly used in hygiene products such as baby diapers, to becoming indispensable and technologically intricate components across various industries. Despite their modest nature, nonwovens play a crucial role in our daily lives. The second edition of Advances in Technical Nonwovens serves as a comprehensive overview, providing an up-to-date account of the nonwoven industry's journey in a time of significant transformation. It delves into the latest advancements in technology and showcases a wide array of innovative applications that have emerged in recent years. In summary, this latest edition of the book offers an enriched and detailed exploration of nonwovens, introducing new chapters that cover Sustainable Developments, Nonwovens in Sports Apparel and Footwear, and Medical and Hygiene Nonwoven developments. With its extensive updates and comprehensive content, this edition is a must-have resource for anyone seeking to deepen their knowledge of the evolving world of nonwovens.

Elasticity

  • 5th Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Martin H. Sadd
  • English
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Elasticity: Theory, Applications, and Numerics, Fifth Edition, continues its market-leading tradition of concisely presenting and developing the linear theory of elasticity, moving from solution methodologies, formulations, and strategies into applications of contemporary interest, such as fracture mechanics, anisotropic and composite materials, micromechanics, nonhomogeneous graded materials, and computational methods. Developed for a one- or two-semester graduate elasticity course, this new edition has been revised with new worked examples and exercises, and new or expanded coverage in several recent areas of interest. Using MATLAB software, numerical activities in the text are integrated with analytical problem solutions. Online ancillary support materials for instructors include a solutions manual, image bank, and a set of PowerPoint lecture slides.

Sustainable Composites for Automotive Engineering

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Vijay Raghunathan + 3 more
  • English
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Sustainable Composites for Automotive Engineering presents recent trends in this important research field. Emphasis is placed on the development, characterization, and application of lightweight composites in various automobile components. The types of materials covered include polymer composites, metal matrix and ceramic matrix composites. The book takes a 360-degree approach and covers all aspects of the product development cycle including materials selection, as well as design and development processes, testing, characterization, modelling and simulation, and applications. The book will be a valuable reference resource for academic and industrial researchers, materials scientists and engineers, industrial R&D, automotive engineers, and manufacturers working in the design and development of composite materials for applications in automotive components.

Modeling of Complex Mechanical Systems

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Vladimir Stojanović + 3 more
  • English
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Motion is the essence of any mechanical system. Analyzing a system’s dynamical response to distinct motion parameters allows for increased understanding of its performance thresholds and can in turn provide clear data to inform improved system designs.Modeling of Complex Mechanical Systems: Fundamentals and Applications equips readers with significant insights into nonlinear vibration phenomenology through a combination of advanced mathematical fundamentals and worked-through modeling experiments. To guide them in determining novel stabilization characteristics for complex moving objects, coupled structures, as well as the stochastic stability of mechanical systems, the technical and methodological analysis is accompanied by industry-relevant practical examples, contributing much sought-after applicable knowledge.The book is intended for use by postgraduate students, academic researchers, and professional engineers alike.

Recent Developments in Theory and Applications of Fractional Order Systems

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Mehmet Yavuz + 2 more
  • English
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Recent Developments in Theory and Applications of Fractional Order Systems presents a rigorous and thorough analysis of various aspects of Fractional Calculus. The book provides readers with a thorough understanding of fundamental concepts and methods of applied mathematics utilized in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines. The authors present each computational modelling concept with a definition, methods, theorems, and observations followed by typical application problems along with the step-by-step solutions. Each topic is covered in detail, followed typically by several meticulously worked out examples, and a problem set containing many additional related problems. The authors discuss recent development in and the latest research on Fractional Calculus and its applications, demonstrating important applications in Engineering, Computer Science, Management, Social Science, and the Humanities.

Machine Learning

  • 3rd Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Sergios Theodoridis
  • English
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Machine Learning: From the Classics to Deep Networks, Transformers, and Diffusion Models, Third edition, gives a unified perspective on machine learning by covering both pillars of supervised learning, namely regression and classification. The book starts with the basics, including mean square, least squares and maximum likelihood methods, ridge regression, Bayesian decision theory classification, logistic regression, and decision trees. It then progresses to more recent techniques, covering sparse modelling methods, learning in reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces and support vector machines, Bayesian inference with a focus on the EM algorithm and its approximate inference variational versions, Monte Carlo methods, probabilistic graphical models focusing on Bayesian networks, hidden Markov models and particle filtering. Dimensionality reduction and latent variables modelling are also considered in depth. This palette of techniques concludes with an extended chapter on neural networks and deep learning architectures. The book also covers the fundamentals of statistical parameter estimation, Wiener and Kalman filtering, convexity and convex optimization, including a chapter on stochastic approximation and the gradient descent family of algorithms, presenting related online learning techniques as well as concepts and algorithmic versions for distributed optimization. Focusing on the physical reasoning behind the mathematics, without sacrificing rigor, all the various methods and techniques are explained in depth, supported by examples and problems, giving an invaluable resource to the student and researcher for understanding and applying machine learning concepts. Most of the chapters include typical case studies and computer exercises, both in MATLAB and Python. The chapters are written to be as self-contained as possible, making the text suitable for different courses: pattern recognition, statistical/adaptive signal processing, statistical/Bayesian learning, as well as courses on sparse modeling, deep learning, and probabilistic graphical models.

Digital Transformation in Retail Supply Chain Management for Logistics 5.0

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • English
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Digital Transformation in Retail Supply Chain Management for Logistics 5.0 delves into how Industry 5.0-enabled Logistics 5.0 technologies are reshaping retail supply chain management and provides insights into the industry’s future. It elucidates the digital tools and strategies organizations can employ to optimize their retail supply chain management, minimize costs, enhance customer satisfaction, and achieve sustainability objectives through Industry 5.0-enabled technologies. It innovatively blends the details of recent advancements across retail supply chains and supply chain-related digital transformations. This resource imparts knowledge on harnessing the potential of industry 5.0-enabled logistics 5.0 technologies, optimizing retail omnichannel operations, enhancing retail supply chain procedures, and improving logistics and product retailing strategies to reach consumers better. It also provides insights into human resource and talent development tailored for Industry 5.0 and advanced retail logistics operations. It explores the nuances of the Supply Network 5.0, discussing the synergy between humans and machines, especially in the context of robotic process automation systems and artificial intelligence tools in the “new normal” of retail supply chain management. It specifically addresses textile products, FMCG, online products, construction, food and beverages, the shoe industry, SMEs, and other manufacturing sectors. The “Implications of Industry 5.0 and Logistics 5.0 on Environmental Sustainability” section also delves into the often-overlooked environmental sustainability ramifications of the Fifth Industrial Revolution. This book’s cutting-edge perspective makes it an invaluable asset for industry professionals, policymakers, business owners, managers, researchers, practitioners, academicians, instructors, and students in retail, logistics supply chain management, digital business, and innovation.

Resilient Cooperative Control and Optimization of Multi-Agent Systems

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Zhi Feng + 3 more
  • English
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Critical infrastructures, such as smart grids, wireless sensor network, multi-robot system, etc., are typical examples of multi-agent systems that consist of the large-scale physical processes which are monitored and controlled over a set of communication networks and computers. A multi-agent system consists of multiple decision-making agents which interact in a shared environment to achieve common or conflicting goals. Resilient Cooperative Control and Optimization of Multi-Agent Systems addresses various resilient cooperative control and optimization problems of multi-agent systems, which are vulnerable to physical failure and cyber attacks.

Key Technologies for the 6G Air Interface

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Yifei Yuan + 4 more
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For industry professionals, engineers and those involved in designing the 6G physical layer, Key Technologies for the 6G Air Interface is an up to date reference source, providing comprehensive, systematic and in-depth descriptions of the enabling technologies for the 6G air interface, recent advances, potential future developments and associated specifications and standards. Researchers working towards the 6G time frame, industry analysts, governments and investors monitoring the migration of the mobile industry from 5G to 6G gain insights from the discussions of the rapid technological developments that are expected, the challenges, the potential for future applications and opportunities, and the balance of innovation and feasibility Simulations and quantitative analyses are used to help provide the readership with a good understanding of the performance potential of candidate technologies and their implementation impacts. Recent breakthroughs in fields such as information theory and multi-antenna technology are explained in a context enabling readers to grasp the potential major technology revolution expected for the 6G air interface