The Control Handbook Second Edition

Author: William S. Levine
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 142007363X
Size: 11.32 MB
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At publication, The Control Handbook immediately became the definitive resource that engineers working with modern control systems required. Among its many accolades, that first edition was cited by the AAP as the Best Engineering Handbook of 1996. Now, 15 years later, William Levine has once again compiled the most comprehensive and authoritative resource on control engineering. He has fully reorganized the text to reflect the technical advances achieved since the last edition and has expanded its contents to include the multidisciplinary perspective that is making control engineering a critical component in so many fields. Now expanded from one to three volumes, The Control Handbook, Second Edition brilliantly organizes cutting-edge contributions from more than 200 leading experts representing every corner of the globe. The first volume, Control System Fundamentals, offers an overview for those new to the field but is also of great value to those across any number of fields whose work is reliant on but not exclusively dedicated to control systems. Covering mathematical fundamentals, defining principles, and basic system approaches, this volume: Details essential background, including transforms and complex variables Includes mathematical and graphical models used for dynamical systems Covers analysis and design methods and stability testing for continuous-time systems Delves into digital control and discrete-time systems, including real-time software for implementing feedback control and programmable controllers Analyzes design methods for nonlinear systems As with the first edition, the new edition not only stands as a record of accomplishment in control engineering but provides researchers with the means to make further advances. Progressively organized, the other two volumes in the set include: Control System Applications Control System Advanced Methods

The Control Handbook

Author: William S. Levine
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849385709
Size: 19.93 MB
Format: PDF
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This is the biggest, most comprehensive, and most prestigious compilation of articles on control systems imaginable. Every aspect of control is expertly covered, from the mathematical foundations to applications in robot and manipulator control. Never before has such a massive amount of authoritative, detailed, accurate, and well-organized information been available in a single volume. Absolutely everyone working in any aspect of systems and controls must have this book!

The Control Systems Handbook Second Edition

Author: William S. Levine
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420073652
Size: 18.72 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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At publication, The Control Handbook immediately became the definitive resource that engineers working with modern control systems required. Among its many accolades, that first edition was cited by the AAP as the Best Engineering Handbook of 1996. Now, 15 years later, William Levine has once again compiled the most comprehensive and authoritative resource on control engineering. He has fully reorganized the text to reflect the technical advances achieved since the last edition and has expanded its contents to include the multidisciplinary perspective that is making control engineering a critical component in so many fields. Now expanded from one to three volumes, The Control Handbook, Second Edition organizes cutting-edge contributions from more than 200 leading experts. The third volume, Control System Advanced Methods, includes design and analysis methods for MIMO linear and LTI systems, Kalman filters and observers, hybrid systems, and nonlinear systems. It also covers advanced considerations regarding — Stability Adaptive controls System identification Stochastic control Control of distributed parameter systems Networks and networked controls As with the first edition, the new edition not only stands as a record of accomplishment in control engineering but provides researchers with the means to make further advances. Progressively organized, the first two volumes in the set include: Control System Fundamentals Control System Applications

The Control Handbook Second Edition Three Volume Set

Author: William S. Levine
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420073664
Size: 17.46 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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At publication, The Control Handbook immediately became the definitive resource that engineers working with modern control systems required. Among its many accolades, that first edition was cited by the AAP as the Best Engineering Handbook of 1996. Now, 15 years later, William Levine has once again compiled the most comprehensive and authoritative resource on control engineering. He has fully reorganized the text to reflect the technical advances achieved since the last edition and has expanded its contents to include the multidisciplinary perspective that is making control engineering a critical component in so many fields. Now expanded from one to three volumes, The Control Handbook, Second Edition brilliantly organizes cutting-edge contributions from more than 200 leading experts representing every corner of the globe. They cover everything from basic closed-loop systems to multi-agent adaptive systems and from the control of electric motors to the control of complex networks. Progressively organized, the three volume set includes: Control System Fundamentals Control System Applications Control System Advanced Methods Any practicing engineer, student, or researcher working in fields as diverse as electronics, aeronautics, or biomedicine will find this handbook to be a time-saving resource filled with invaluable formulas, models, methods, and innovative thinking. In fact, any physicist, biologist, mathematician, or researcher in any number of fields developing or improving products and systems will find the answers and ideas they need. As with the first edition, the new edition not only stands as a record of accomplishment in control engineering but provides researchers with the means to make further advances.

Blowout And Well Control Handbook

Author: Robert D. Grace
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080476163
Size: 15.84 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As with his 1994 book, Advanced Blowout and Well Control, Grace offers a book that presents tested practices and procedures for well control, all based on solid engineering principles and his own more than 25 years of hands-on field experience. Specific situations are reviewed along with detailed procedures to analyze alternatives and tackle problems. The use of fluid dynamics in well control, which the author pioneered, is given careful treatment, along with many other topics such as relief well operations, underground blowouts, slim hole drilling problems, and special services such as fire fighting, capping, and snubbing. In addition, case histories are presented, analyzed, and discussed. Provides new techniques for blowout containment, never before published, first used in the Gulf War Provides the most up-to-date techniques and tools for blowout and well control New case histories include the Kuwait fires that were set by Saddam Hussein during the Gulf War

Water Quality Control Handbook Second Edition

Author: E. Alley
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071508704
Size: 15.34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Capitalize on the Latest Design and Operating Innovations for Achieving Peak Performance in Any Wastewater Treatment Plant Wastewater treatment professionals can turn to the updated Second Edition of Water Quality Control Handbook for cutting-edge information on designing and operating systems used to treat wastewater from industrial and domestic sources. This state-of-the-art guide explores design innovations, equipment selection, treatment processes, new regulations, and operating methods for achieving peak performance in all kinds of wastewater treatment facilities. Noted pollution control expert E. Roberts Alley examines breakthroughs that are improving current wastewater treatment practice. He covers the optimization of activated sludge wastewater treatment through cation control ...pH control for quickly varying pH levels...and the use of separate activated sludge treatment units in series to efficiently treat a mixture of biodegradable and refractory organics. The author also discusses the design of activated sludge wetlands...new pollutant precipitation techniques...total nitrogen removal design...recommendations for reducing effluent toxicity to aquatic life...and much more. Filled with 650 illustrations, charts, and tables, the Second Edition of Water Quality Control Handbook features: Expanded coverage of treatment systems for specific pollutants The latest water quality regulations New sections on wastewater treatment operations, new material on membrane treatment processes, and new developments in cost-saving treatment design methods Inside This Landmark Water Quality Control Guide • Sources of Water Pollution • Pollutant Classification • Water Quality • Environmental Management • Regulatory Standards • Wastewater Treatment Plant Design • Physical Treatment • Chemical Treatment • Biological Treatment • Residuals Treatment • Schematics and Flow Diagrams • Pollutant Information

Communicable Disease Control Handbook

Author: Jeremy Hawker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781405150163
Size: 12.41 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Concise and practical handbook for all those who have responsibility for the identification and control of infectious disease Why Buy this Book?: Clear and concise - combining science, attention to detail and a practical approach Covers basic principles of communicable disease control and health protection, major syndromes, control of individual infections, main services and activities, organizational arragements for all EU countries and sources of further information All chapters updated inline with recent changes in epidemiology, new guidelines for control and adminstrative changes New or expanded chapters on immunization queries, smallpox, SARS, West Nile virus, delibrate release / bioterrorism and on-call response "This comprehensive and practical handbook will provide a very accessible source of detailed information for everyone in the field of communicable disease control." Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer (from the foreword) "This handbook will be a valuable resource for all those who are interested in control of communicable disease, including public-health physicians, epidemiologists, infection control nurses, microbiologists and those training to work in these related fields." The Lancet Infectious Diseases "This book fulfils all the needs of a practical handbook, being easy to use and packed with practical information." Epidemiology and Infection "This would be the first book to reach for in any number of day-to-day or crisis situations in communicable disease control." British Journal of Infection Control "If you undertake on-call public health duties, just buy the book." Journal of Public Health Medicine