Featured Books

Modern Characterization of Electromagnetic Systems and its Associated Metrology

Tapan K. Sarkar, Magdalena Salazar-Palma, Ming Da Zhu, Heng Chen

August 2021

Modern Characterization of Electromagnetic Systems introduces a new method of characterizing electromagnetic wave dynamics and measurements based on modern computational and digital signal processing techniques.  The techniques are described in terms of both principle and practice, so readers understand what they can achieve by utilizing them.

Shady S. Refaat, Omar Ellabban, Sertac Bayhan, Haitham Abu-Rub, Dr. Frede Blaabjerg, Miroslav M. Begovic

July 2021

Smart Grid and Enabling Technologies delivers a complete vision of smart grid technology and applications, including foundational and fundamental technologies, the technology that enables smart grids, the current state of the industry, and future trends in smart energy. The book offers readers thorough discussions of modern smart grid technology, including advanced metering infrastructure, net zero energy buildings, and communication, data management, and networks in smart grids.

Satellite Communications Payload and System, 2nd Edition

Teresa M. Braun, Walter R. Braun

July 2021

This book presents the state of the art in commercial communications satellite systems, thoroughly and in detail not to be found in any other book. These systems provide the television and some of the telephone and Internet services in use every day. The book focuses on the satellite payload, which consists of antennas, receivers, and transmitters. The book discusses the what, the how, and the why of various choices that have been made in currently operating systems.

Management of Data Center Networks

Nadjib Aitsaadi

April 2021

In Management of Data Center Networks, accomplished researcher and editor Dr. Nadjib Aitsaadi delivers a rigorous and insightful exploration of the network management challenges that present within intra- and inter-data center networks, including reliability, routing, and security. The book also discusses new architectures found in data center networks that aim to minimize the complexity of network management while maximizing Quality of Service, like Wireless/Wired DCNs, server-only DCNs, and more.

Mac Sullivan (Editor), Johannes Kern (Editor)

March 2021

The digital transformation is in full swing and fundamentally changes how we live, work, and communicate with each other. From retail to finance, many industries see an inflow of new technologies, disruption through innovative platform business models, and employees struggling to cope with the significant shifts occurring. This Fourth Industrial Revolution is predicted to also transform Logistics and Supply Chain Management, with delivery systems becoming automated, smart networks created everywhere, and data being collected and analyzed universally. The Digital Transformation of Logistics: Demystifying Impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolutionprovides a holistic overview of this vital subject clouded by buzz, hype, and misinformation.

Position, Navigation, and Timing Technologies in the 21st Century: Integrated Satellite Navigation, Sensor Systems, and Civil Applications

Y. Jade Morton (Editor), Frank van Diggelen (Editor), James J. Spilker Jr. (Editor), Bradford W. Parkinson (Editor), Sherman Lo (Associate Editor), Grace Gao (Associate Editor)

December 2020

Featuring sixty-four chapters that are divided into six parts, this two-volume work provides comprehensive coverage of the state-of-the-art in satellite-based position, navigation, and timing (PNT) technologies and civilian applications. It also examines alternative navigation technologies based on other signals-of-opportunity and sensors and offers a comprehensive treatment on integrated PNT systems for consumer and commercial applications.