Dynamic Stability of Hydraulic Gates and Engineering for Flood Prevention

Dynamic Stability of Hydraulic Gates and Engineering for Flood Prevention
Author: Ishii, Noriaki,Anami, Keiko,Knisely, Charles W.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 660
Release: 2017-08-11
ISBN: 1522530800
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dynamic Stability of Hydraulic Gates and Engineering for Flood Prevention Book Excerpt:

Hydraulic gates are utilized in multiple capacities in modern society. As such, the failure of these gates can have disastrous consequences, and it is imperative to develop new methods to avoid these occurrences. Dynamic Stability of Hydraulic Gates and Engineering for Flood Prevention is a critical reference source containing scholarly research on engineering techniques and mechanisms to decrease the failure rate of hydraulic gates. Including a range of perspectives on topics such as fluid dynamics, vibration mechanisms, and flow stability, this book is ideally designed for researchers, academics, engineers, graduate students, and practitioners interested in the study of hydraulic gate structure.

Computational Structural Engineering

Computational Structural Engineering
Author: Yong Yuan,Junzhi Cui,Herbert A. Mang
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 1307
Release: 2009-06-05
ISBN: 9048128226
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computational Structural Engineering Book Excerpt:

Following the great progress made in computing technology, both in computer and programming technology, computation has become one of the most powerful tools for researchers and practicing engineers. It has led to tremendous achievements in computer-based structural engineering and there is evidence that current devel- ments will even accelerate in the near future. To acknowledge this trend, Tongji University, Vienna University of Technology, and Chinese Academy of Engine- ing, co-organized the International Symposium on Computational Structural En- neering 2009 in Shanghai (CSE’09). CSE’09 aimed at providing a forum for presentation and discussion of sta- of-the-art development in scientific computing applied to engineering sciences. Emphasis was given to basic methodologies, scientific development and engine- ing applications. Therefore, it became a central academic activity of the Inter- tional Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM), the European Com- nity on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS), The Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanic, the China Civil Engineering So- ety, and the Architectural Society of China. A total of 10 invited papers, and around 140 contributed papers were p- sented in the proceedings of the symposium. Contributors of papers came from 20 countries around the world and covered a wide spectrum related to the compu- tional structural engineering.

European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring

European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring
Author: Piervincenzo Rizzo,Alberto Milazzo
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 1127
Release: 2022-06-15
ISBN: 3031072588
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Book Excerpt:

This volume gathers the latest advances, innovations, and applications in the field of structural health monitoring (SHM) and more broadly in the fields of smart materials and intelligent systems, as presented by leading international researchers and engineers at the 10th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (EWSHM), held in Palermo, Italy on July 4-7, 2022. The volume covers highly diverse topics, including signal processing, smart sensors, autonomous systems, remote sensing and support, UAV platforms for SHM, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, and SHM for civil structures and infrastructures. The contributions, which are published after a rigorous international peer-review process, highlight numerous exciting ideas that will spur novel research directions and foster multidisciplinary collaboration among different specialists.

Technology Road Mapping for Quantum Computing and Engineering

Technology Road Mapping for Quantum Computing and Engineering
Author: Mishra, Brojo Kishore
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 243
Release: 2022-03-25
ISBN: 1799891852
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology Road Mapping for Quantum Computing and Engineering Book Excerpt:

Quantum computing is radically different from the conventional approach of transforming bit-strings from one set of zeros and ones to another. With quantum computing, everything changes. The physics used to understand bits of information and the devices that manipulate them are vastly different. Quantum engineering is a revolutionary approach to quantum technology. Technology Road Mapping for Quantum Computing and Engineering explores all the aspects of quantum computing concepts, engineering, technologies, operations, and applications from the basics to future advancements. Covering topics such as machine learning, quantum software technology, and technology road mapping, this book is an excellent resource for data scientists, engineers, students and professors of higher education, computer scientists, researchers, and academicians.

Innovative Applications of Big Data in the Railway Industry

Innovative Applications of Big Data in the Railway Industry
Author: Kohli, Shruti,Kumar, A.V. Senthil,Easton, John M.,Roberts, Clive
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 395
Release: 2017-11-30
ISBN: 1522531777
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovative Applications of Big Data in the Railway Industry Book Excerpt:

Use of big data has proven to be beneficial within many different industries, especially in the field of engineering; however, infiltration of this type of technology into more traditional heavy industries, such as the railways, has been limited. Innovative Applications of Big Data in the Railway Industry is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the utilization of data sets in the railway industry. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as driver support systems, railway safety management, and obstacle detection, this publication is an ideal resource for transportation planners, engineers, policymakers, and graduate-level engineering students seeking current research on a specific application of big data and its effects on transportation.

Design Solutions for nZEB Retrofit Buildings

Design Solutions for nZEB Retrofit Buildings
Author: Rynska, Elzbieta,Kozminska, Urszula,Zinowiec-Cieplik, Kinga,Rucinska, Joanna,Szybinska-Matusiak, Barbara
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2018-03-02
ISBN: 1522541063
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Design Solutions for nZEB Retrofit Buildings Book Excerpt:

Construction projects, once they are completed, are intended to exist in the skylines of cities and towns for decades. Sustainable technologies seek to take these existing structures and make them environmentally friendly and energy efficient. Design Solutions for nZEB Retrofit Buildings is a critical scholarly resource that examines the importance of creating architecture that not only promotes the daily function of these buildings but is also environmentally sustainable. Featuring a broad range of topics including renewable energy sources, solar energy, and energy performance, this book is geared toward professionals, students, and researchers seeking current research on sustainable options for upgrading existing edifices to become more environmentally friendly.

New Approaches Methods and Tools in Urban E Planning

New Approaches  Methods  and Tools in Urban E Planning
Author: Nunes Silva, Carlos
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 407
Release: 2018-05-18
ISBN: 1522560009
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Approaches Methods and Tools in Urban E Planning Book Excerpt:

Recent advances in information and communication technologies have enhanced the standards of metropolitan planning and development. With the increase in mobile communication, this will help to deliver innovative new services and apps in the field of urban e-planning. New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning is a key resource for the latest academic research on recent innovations in urban e-planning, citizen e-participation, the use of social media, and new forms of data collection and idea generation for urban planning. Presenting broad coverage among a variety of pertinent views and themes such as ethnography, e-consultation, and civic engagement, this book is ideally designed for planners, policymakers, researchers, and graduate students interested in how recent technological advancements are enhancing the traditional practices in e-planning.

Contemporary Strategies and Approaches in 3 D Information Modeling

Contemporary Strategies and Approaches in 3 D Information Modeling
Author: Kumar, Bimal
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2018-05-18
ISBN: 1522556265
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary Strategies and Approaches in 3 D Information Modeling Book Excerpt:

It is generally accepted that building information modeling (BIM) related technologies offer considerable advantages to many participants in the construction sector. Currently, there exists a whole range of commercially available BIM software platforms that are specialized to suit the functional needs of their main users. Contemporary Strategies and Approaches in 3-D Information Modeling is a critical scholarly resource that examines building information modeling and the integration of 3-D information in the urban built environments. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as integrated project delivery, design collaboration, and 3-D model visualization, this book is geared towards engineers, architects, contractors, consultants, and facility managers seeking current research on methodologies, concepts, and instruments being used in the field of 3-D information modeling.

Handbook of Research on Perception Driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design

Handbook of Research on Perception Driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design
Author: Aletta, Francesco,Xiao, Jieling
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 641
Release: 2018-01-05
ISBN: 1522536388
Category: Architecture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Perception Driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design Book Excerpt:

The creation of metropolitan areas is influenced by a wide array of factors, both practical and ecological. They can also be influenced by immaterial characteristics of a given area. The Handbook of Research on Perception-Driven Approaches to Urban Assessment and Design is a scholarly resource that assesses metropolitan development and its relation to the ecological and sustainability issues these areas face. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as user-centered urban planning, perception of urban landscapes, and thermal comfort in urban contexts, this publication is geared toward professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students seeking relevant research on the effective planning of metropolitan areas and their relation to the ecological and sustainability issues that face such areas.

Eco Friendly Energy Processes and Technologies for Achieving Sustainable Development

Eco Friendly Energy Processes and Technologies for Achieving Sustainable Development
Author: Danish, Mir Sayed Shah,Senjyu, Tomonobu Shah
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2020-10-23
ISBN: 1799849163
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eco Friendly Energy Processes and Technologies for Achieving Sustainable Development Book Excerpt:

Rapid changes in technology and lifestyle have led to a dramatic increase in energy demand. Growing energy demand is the main cause of environmental pollution, but the efficient use of renewable resources and technologies for residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural sectors offers the opportunity to diminish energy dependence, ensure efficiency and reliability, reduce pollutant emissions, and buoy national economies. Eco-friendly energy processes are the key to long-term sustainability. Eco-Friendly Energy Processes and Technologies for Achieving Sustainable Development is a collection of innovative research that identifies sustainability pillars such as environmental, technical, social, institutional, and economic disciplines and explores the longevity of these disciplines through a resource-oriented approach. Featuring coverage of a broad range of topics including environmental policy, corporate accountability, and urban planning, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, urban planners, engineers, advocates, researchers, academicians, and students.

Cloud Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

Cloud Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
Author: Rao, Ram Shringar,Singh, Nanhay,Kaiwartya, Omprakash,Das, Sanjoy
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2020-09-11
ISBN: 1799827666
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cloud Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks Book Excerpt:

Vehicular traffic congestion and accidents remain universal issues in today’s world. Due to the continued growth in the use of vehicles, optimizing traffic management operations is an immense challenge. To reduce the number of traffic accidents, improve the performance of transportation systems, enhance road safety, and protect the environment, vehicular ad-hoc networks have been introduced. Current developments in wireless communication, computing paradigms, big data, and cloud computing enable the enhancement of these networks, equipped with wireless communication capabilities and high-performance processing tools. Cloud-Based Big Data Analytics in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on cloud and data analytic applications in intelligent transportation systems. While highlighting topics such as location routing, accident detection, and data warehousing, this publication addresses future challenges in vehicular ad-hoc networks and presents viable solutions. This book is ideally designed for researchers, computer scientists, engineers, automobile industry professionals, IT practitioners, academicians, and students seeking current research on cloud computing models in vehicular networks.

Optimization of Design for Better Structural Capacity

Optimization of Design for Better Structural Capacity
Author: Belgasmia, Mourad
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 283
Release: 2018-11-16
ISBN: 1522570608
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optimization of Design for Better Structural Capacity Book Excerpt:

Despite the development of advanced methods, models, and algorithms, optimization within structural engineering remains a primary method for overcoming potential structural failures. With the overarching goal to improve capacity, limit structural damage, and assess the structural dynamic response, further improvements to these methods must be entertained. Optimization of Design for Better Structural Capacity is an essential reference source that discusses the advancement and augmentation of optimization designs for better behavior of structure under different types of loads, as well as the use of these advanced designs in combination with other methods in civil engineering. Featuring research on topics such as industrial software, geotechnical engineering, and systems optimization, this book is ideally designed for architects, professionals, researchers, engineers, and academicians seeking coverage on advanced designs for use in civil engineering environments.

Designing Grid Cities for Optimized Urban Development and Planning

Designing Grid Cities for Optimized Urban Development and Planning
Author: Carlone, Guiseppe,Martinelli, Nicola,Rotondo, Francesco
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 305
Release: 2018-03-02
ISBN: 1522536140
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing Grid Cities for Optimized Urban Development and Planning Book Excerpt:

With the growth of the global population, the expansion of metropolitan areas has become an essential aspect of land development. With the need for more space to accommodate the growing population, discussion on the best methods of expansion has arisen. Designing Grid Cities for Optimized Urban Development and Planning is a critical scholarly resource that explores the expansion and extension of metropolitan areas following “orthogonal” development plans. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as built environment, grid cities, and orthogonal urban matrix, this publication is geared towards engineers, city development planners, professionals, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the advantages of using orthogonal development plans for metropolitan expansion.

Emerging Developments and Applications of Low Temperature Plasma

Emerging Developments and Applications of Low Temperature Plasma
Author: Shahzad, Aamir,He, Maogang
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 239
Release: 2021-12-17
ISBN: 1799884007
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Developments and Applications of Low Temperature Plasma Book Excerpt:

Low temperature plasma in medicine is a new field that rose from the research in the application of cold plasmas in bioengineering. Plasma medicine is an innovative and promising multidisciplinary novel field of research covering plasma physics, life sciences, and clinical medicine to apply physical plasma for therapeutic applications. Emerging Developments and Applications of Low Temperature Plasma explores all areas of experimental, computational, and theoretical study of low temperature and atmospheric plasmas and provides a collection of exciting new research on the fundamental aspects of low temperature and pressure plasmas and their applications. Covering topics such as carbon nanotubes, foodborne pathogens, and plasma formation, this book is an essential resource for research groups, plasma-based industries, plasma aerodynamics industries, metal and cutlery industries, medical institutions, researchers, and academicians.

Advancements in Fuzzy Reliability Theory

Advancements in Fuzzy Reliability Theory
Author: Kumar, Akshay,Ram, Mangey,Prakash Yadav, Om
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2021-02-12
ISBN: 1799875660
Category: Mathematics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advancements in Fuzzy Reliability Theory Book Excerpt:

In recent years, substantial efforts are being made in the development of reliability theory including fuzzy reliability theories and their applications to various real-life problems. Fuzzy set theory is widely used in decision making and multi criteria such as management and engineering, as well as other important domains in order to evaluate the uncertainty of real-life systems. Fuzzy reliability has proven to have effective tools and techniques based on real set theory for proposed models within various engineering fields, and current research focuses on these applications. Advancements in Fuzzy Reliability Theory introduces the concept of reliability fuzzy set theory including various methods, techniques, and algorithms. The chapters present the latest findings and research in fuzzy reliability theory applications in engineering areas. While examining the implementation of fuzzy reliability theory among various industries such as mining, construction, automobile, engineering, and more, this book is ideal for engineers, practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students interested in fuzzy reliability theory applications in engineering areas.

Optimal Planning of Smart Grid With Renewable Energy Resources

Optimal Planning of Smart Grid With Renewable Energy Resources
Author: Jain, Naveen,Maherchandani, Jai Kumar,Agrawal, Navneet Kumar,Gupta, Trilok
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 294
Release: 2021-12-10
ISBN: 1668440148
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Optimal Planning of Smart Grid With Renewable Energy Resources Book Excerpt:

Understanding the recent developments in renewable energy is crucial for a range of fields in today’s society. As environmental awareness and the need for a more sustainable future continues to grow, the uses of renewable energy, particularly in areas such as smart grid, must be considered and studied thoroughly to be implemented successfully and move society toward a more sustainable future. Optimal Planning of Smart Grid With Renewable Energy Resources offers a detailed guide to the new problems and opportunities for sustainable growth in engineering by focusing on modeling diverse problems occurring in science and engineering as well as novel effective theoretical methods and robust optimization theories, which can be used to analyze and solve multiple types of problems. Covering topics such as electric drives and energy systems, this publication is ideal for researchers, academicians, industry professionals, engineers, scholars, instructors, and students.

Applying Integration Techniques and Methods in Distributed Systems and Technologies

Applying Integration Techniques and Methods in Distributed Systems and Technologies
Author: Kecskemeti, Gabor
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 351
Release: 2019-04-12
ISBN: 1522582967
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applying Integration Techniques and Methods in Distributed Systems and Technologies Book Excerpt:

Distributed systems intertwine with our everyday lives. The benefits and current shortcomings of the underpinning technologies are experienced by a wide range of people and their smart devices. With the rise of large-scale IoT and similar distributed systems, cloud bursting technologies, and partial outsourcing solutions, private entities are encouraged to increase their efficiency and offer unparalleled availability and reliability to their users. Applying Integration Techniques and Methods in Distributed Systems is a critical scholarly publication that defines the current state of distributed systems, determines further goals, and presents architectures and service frameworks to achieve highly integrated distributed systems and presents solutions to integration and efficient management challenges faced by current and future distributed systems. Highlighting topics such as multimedia, programming languages, and smart environments, this book is ideal for system administrators, integrators, designers, developers, researchers, and academicians.

Building a Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure for Long Term Economic Growth

Building a Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure for Long Term Economic Growth
Author: Smirnova, Olga V.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 309
Release: 2019-02-22
ISBN: 1522573976
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Building a Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure for Long Term Economic Growth Book Excerpt:

Long-term economic growth and increasing vehicle congestion is creating a greater demand for efficient and safe transportation. The high cost of maintaining and fixing pre-existing infrastructure is leading the industry to realize that sustainable long-term transportation planning is needed to keep pace with the growing economy. Building a Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure for Long-Term Economic Growth examines contemporary transportation issues through the lens of various modes of transportation while also focusing on the importance of sustainability, urban planning, and funding. The book covers the topics of sustainability and climate change, public management and planning, financing of transportation infrastructure, and revenue and spending issues facing modern transportation infrastructure. It is ideally designed for engineers, planners, government officials, transportation specialists, legislators, researchers, academicians, students, and industry professionals seeking current research on sustainable transport systems.

Strategic Applications of Measurement Technologies and Instrumentation

Strategic Applications of Measurement Technologies and Instrumentation
Author: Palchoudhury, Soubantika
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 223
Release: 2018-12-07
ISBN: 1522554076
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strategic Applications of Measurement Technologies and Instrumentation Book Excerpt:

Measurement techniques form the basis of scientific, engineering, and industrial innovations. The methods and instruments of measurement for different fields are constantly improving, and it’s necessary to address not only their significance but also the challenges and issues associated with them. Strategic Applications of Measurement Technologies and Instrumentation is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of measurement techniques in medical and scientific discoveries, as well as modern industrial applications. The book is divided into two sections with the first focusing on the significance of measurement strategies in physics and biomedical applications and the second examining measurement strategies in industrial applications. Highlighting a range of topics including material assessment, measurement strategies, and nanoscale materials, this book is ideally designed for engineers, academicians, researchers, scientists, software developers, graduate students, and industry professionals.

Additive Manufacturing Technologies From an Optimization Perspective

Additive Manufacturing Technologies From an Optimization Perspective
Author: Kumar, Kaushik,Zindani, Divya,Davim, J. Paulo
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2019-06-28
ISBN: 1522591699
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Additive Manufacturing Technologies From an Optimization Perspective Book Excerpt:

In this technology-driven era, conventional manufacturing is increasingly at risk of reaching its limit, and a more design-driven manufacturing process, additive manufacturing, might just hold the key to innovation. Offering a higher degree of design freedom, the optimization and integration of functional features, and the manufacturing of small batch sizes, additive manufacturing is changing industry as we know it. Additive Manufacturing Technologies From an Optimization Perspective is a critical reference source that provides a unified platform for the dissemination of basic and applied knowledge about additive manufacturing. It carefully examines how additive manufacturing is increasingly being used in series production, giving those in the most varied sectors of industry the opportunity to create a distinctive profile for themselves based on new customer benefits, cost-saving potential, and the ability to meet sustainability goals. Highlighting topics such as bio-printing, tensile strength, and cell printing, this book is ideally designed for academicians, students, engineers, scientists, software developers, architects, entrepreneurs, and medical professionals interested in advancements in next-generation manufacturing.