Numerical Techniques for Chemical and Biological Engineers Using MATLAB

Author: Said S.E.H. Elnashaie
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387681671
Format: PDF, ePub
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This interdisciplinary book presents numerical techniques needed for chemical and biological engineers using Matlab. The book begins by exploring general cases, and moves on to specific ones. The text includes a large number of detailed illustrations, exercises and industrial examples. The book provides detailed mathematics and engineering background in the appendixes, including an introduction to Matlab. The text will be useful to undergraduate students in chemical/biological engineering, and in applied mathematics and numerical analysis.

Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology

Author: Alan Hastings
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520269659
Format: PDF, Docs
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"A bold and successful attempt to illustrate the theoretical foundations of all of the subdisciplines of ecology, including basic and applied, and extending through biophysical, population, community, and ecosystem ecology. Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology is a compendium of clear and concise essays by the intellectual leaders across this vast breadth of knowledge."--Harold Mooney, Stanford University "A remarkable and indispensable reference work that also is flexible enough to provide essential readings for a wide variety of courses. A masterful collection of authoritative papers that convey the rich and fundamental nature of modern theoretical ecology."--Simon A. Levin, Princeton University "Theoretical ecologists exercise their imaginations to make sense of the astounding complexity of both real and possible ecosystems. Imagining a real or possible topic left out of the Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology has proven just as challenging. This comprehensive compendium demonstrates that theoretical ecology has become a mature science, and the volume will serve as the foundation for future creativity in this area."--Fred Adler, University of Utah "The editors have assembled an outstanding group of contributors who are a great match for their topics. Sometimes the author is a key, authoritative figure in a field; and at other times, the author has enough distance to convey all sides of a subject. The next time you need to introduce ecology students to a theoretical topic, you'll be glad to have this encyclopedia on your bookshelf."--Stephen Ellner, Cornell University “Everything you wanted to know about theoretical ecology, and much that you didn’t know you needed to know but will now! Alan Hastings and Louis Gross have done us a great service by bringing together in very accessible form a huge amount of information about a broad, complicated, and expanding field.”--Daniel Simberloff, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

MATLAB Programming for Engineers

Author: Stephen J. Chapman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305445368
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Emphasizing problem-solving skills throughout, this fifth edition of Chapman's highly successful book teaches MATLAB as a technical programming language, showing students how to write clean, efficient, and well-documented programs, while introducing them to many of the practical functions of MATLAB. The first eight chapters are designed to serve as the text for an Introduction to Programming / Problem Solving course for first-year engineering students. The remaining chapters, which cover advanced topics such as I/O, object-oriented programming, and Graphical User Interfaces, may be covered in a longer course or used as a reference by engineering students or practicing engineers who use MATLAB. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Environmental Modeling

Author: Ekkehard Holzbecher
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642220428
Format: PDF
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The book has two aims: to introduce basic concepts of environmental modelling and to facilitate the application of the concepts using modern numerical tools such as MATLAB. It is targeted at all natural scientists dealing with the environment: process and chemical engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists, biochemists, hydrogeologists, geochemists and ecologists. MATLAB was chosen as the major computer tool for modeling, firstly because it is unique in it's capabilities, and secondly because it is available in most academic institutions, in all universities and in the research departments of many companies. In the 2nd edition many chapters will include updated and extended material. In addition the MATLAB command index will be updated and a new chapter on numerical methods will be added. For the second edition of 'Environmental Modeling' the first edition was completely revised. Text and figures were adapted to the recent MATLAB® version. Several chapters were extended. Correspondingly the index of MATLAB commands was extended considerably, which makes the book even more suitable to be used as a reference work by novices. Finally an introduction into numerical methods was added as a new chapter. “/p>

Dynamical Systems with Applications using MATLAB

Author: Stephen Lynch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319068202
Format: PDF
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This textbook, now in its second edition, provides a broad introduction to both continuous and discrete dynamical systems, the theory of which is motivated by examples from a wide range of disciplines. It emphasizes applications and simulation utilizing MATLAB®, Simulink®, the Image Processing Toolbox® and the Symbolic Math toolbox®, including MuPAD. Features new to the second edition include · sections on series solutions of ordinary differential equations, perturbation methods, normal forms, Gröbner bases, and chaos synchronization; · chapters on image processing and binary oscillator computing; · hundreds of new illustrations, examples, and exercises with solutions; and · over eighty up-to-date MATLAB program files and Simulink model files available online. These files were voted MATLAB Central Pick of the Week in July 2013. The hands-on approach of Dynamical Systems with Applications using MATLAB, Second Edition, has minimal prerequisites, only requiring familiarity with ordinary differential equations. It will appeal to advanced undergraduate and graduate students, applied mathematicians, engineers, and researchers in a broad range of disciplines such as population dynamics, biology, chemistry, computing, economics, nonlinear optics, neural networks, and physics. Praise for the first edition Summing up, it can be said that this text allows the reader to have an easy and quick start to the huge field of dynamical systems theory. MATLAB/SIMULINK facilitate this approach under the aspect of learning by doing. —OR News/Operations Research Spectrum The MATLAB programs are kept as simple as possible and the author's experience has shown that this method of teaching using MATLAB works well with computer laboratory classes of small sizes.... I recommend ‘Dynamical Systems with Applications using MATLAB’ as a good handbook for a diverse readership: graduates and professionals in mathematics, physics, science and engineering. —Mathematica

Dynamical Systems with Applications using MapleTM

Author: Stephen Lynch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0817646051
Format: PDF, ePub
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Excellent reviews of the first edition (Mathematical Reviews, SIAM, Reviews, UK Nonlinear News, The Maple Reporter) New edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to include more applications, examples, and exercises, all with solutions Two new chapters on neural networks and simulation have also been added Wide variety of topics covered with applications to many fields, including mechanical systems, chemical kinetics, economics, population dynamics, nonlinear optics, and materials science Accessible to a broad, interdisciplinary audience of readers with a general mathematical background, including senior undergraduates, graduate students, and working scientists in various branches of applied mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering A hands-on approach is used with Maple as a pedagogical tool throughout; Maple worksheet files are listed at the end of each chapter, and along with commands, programs, and output may be viewed in color at the author’s website with additional applications and further links of interest at Maplesoft’s Application Center

Functional Data Analysis with R and MATLAB

Author: James Ramsay
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387981853
Format: PDF, ePub
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The book provides an application-oriented overview of functional analysis, with extended and accessible presentations of key concepts such as spline basis functions, data smoothing, curve registration, functional linear models and dynamic systems Functional data analysis is put to work in a wide a range of applications, so that new problems are likely to find close analogues in this book The code in R and Matlab in the book has been designed to permit easy modification to adapt to new data structures and research problems

Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems

Author: Nathan F. Lepora
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642398022
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the second International Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Living Machines 2013, held in London, UK, in July/August 2013. The 65 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from various submissions. The papers are targeted at the intersection of research on novel live-like technologies inspired by scientific investigation of biological systems, biomimetics, and research that seeks to interface biological and artificial systems to create biohybrid systems

Single Sensor Imaging

Author: Rastislav Lukac
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420054538
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A Decade of Extraordinary Growth The past decade has brought a surge of growth in the technologies for digital color imaging, multidimensional signal processing, and visual scene analysis. These advances have been crucial to developing new camera-driven applications and commercial products in digital photography. Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras embraces this extraordinary progress, comprehensively covering state-of-the-art systems, processing techniques, and emerging applications. Experts Address Challenges and Trends Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras presents leading experts elucidating their own accomplishments in developing the technologies reshaping this field. The editor invited renowned authorities to address specific research challenges and recent trends in their particular areas of expertise. The book discusses single-sensor digital color imaging fundamentals, including reusable embedded software platform, digital camera image processing chain, optical filter and color filter array designs. It also details the latest techniques and approaches in contemporary and traditional digital camera color image processing and analysis for various sophisticated applications, including: Demosaicking and color restoration White balancing and color transfer Color and exposure correction Image denoising and color enhancement Image compression and storage formats Red-eye detection and removal Image resizing Video-demosaicking and superresolution imaging Image and video stabilization A Solid Foundation of Knowledge to Solve Problems Single-Sensor Imaging: Methods and Applications for Digital Cameras builds a strong fundamental understanding of theory and methods for solving many of today’s most interesting and challenging problems in digital color image and video acquisition, analysis, processing, and storage. A broad survey of the existing solutions and relevant literature makes this book a valuable resource both for researchers and those applying rapidly evolving digital camera technologies.

Ultra Fast Fiber Lasers

Author: Le Nguyen Binh
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 143981130X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ultrashort pulses in mode-locked lasers are receiving focused attention from researchers looking to apply them in a variety of fields, from optical clock technology to measurements of the fundamental constants of nature and ultrahigh-speed optical communications. Ultrashort pulses are especially important for the next generation of ultrahigh-speed optical systems and networks operating at 100 Gbps per carrier. Ultra Fast Fiber Lasers: Principles and Applications with MATLAB® Models is a self-contained reference for engineers and others in the fields of applied photonics and optical communications. Covering both fundamentals and advanced research, this book includes both theoretical and experimental results. MATLAB files are included to provide a basic grounding in the simulation of the generation of short pulses and the propagation or circulation around nonlinear fiber rings. With its unique and extensive content, this volume— Covers fundamental principles involved in the generation of ultrashort pulses employing fiber ring lasers, particularly those that incorporate active optical modulators of amplitude or phase types Presents experimental techniques for the generation, detection, and characterization of ultrashort pulse sequences derived from several current schemes Describes the multiplication of ultrashort pulse sequences using the Talbot diffraction effects in the time domain via the use of highly dispersive media Discusses developments of multiple short pulses in the form of solitons binding together by phase states Elucidates the generation of short pulse sequences and multiple wavelength channels from a single fiber laser The most practical short pulse sources are always found in the form of guided wave photonic structures. This minimizes problems with alignment and eases coupling into fiber transmission systems. In meeting these requirements, fiber ring lasers operating in active mode serve well as suitable ultrashort pulse sources. It is only a matter of time before scientists building on this research develop the practical and easy-to-use applications that will make ultrahigh-speed optical systems universally available.