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  Essential quantum mechanics for electrical engineers
De├ík P.,  Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2017. 224 pp. Type: Book (978-3-527413-55-3)

Essential quantum mechanics for electrical engineers is a deceptively short textbook of almost exactly 200 pages that packs a wallop. If you believe that it’s cruel to allow mathematicians to be college instructors for engineers, this...

Apr 5 2018
  Complexity management in engineering design: a primer
Maurer M.,  Springer Vieweg, New York, NY, 2017. 153 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662534-47-2)

The purpose of this well-written habilitation thesis by Maik Maurer is to present a “big picture of complexity management” to guide students “through the necessities, ideas, concepts and implementations” and to give enginee...

Apr 4 2018
  Smart cities: applications, technologies, standards, and driving factors
McClellan S., Jimenez J., Koutitas G.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 239 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319593-80-7)

Technologies that improve an urban community are the subject of this collection of papers. Most of the technologies are information/computing centered. Many are based in Austin, Texas. The book’s fundamental assertion is that a successful sm...

Mar 20 2018
  Cloud computing for science and engineering
Foster I., Gannon D.,  The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2017. 392 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262037-24-2)

Clouds have been around for some time and are often touted as expensive and complex systems meant to solve problems specific to Web companies with global reach. Foster and Gannon dispel this myth through an elegantly crafted tour of everyday data ...

Feb 1 2018
  Seeing cities through big data: research, methods and applications in urban informatics
Thakuriah P., Tilahun N., Zellner M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 559 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319409-00-9)

Urban informatics is only one example of the ubiquitous unfolding of big data and artificial intelligence (AI). This book is a reviewed collection of papers presented in 2014 at a workshop at the University of Illinois at Chicago. To quote the pre...

Jun 1 2017
  Game theory with engineering applications
Bauso D.,  SIAM, Philadelphia, PA, 2016. 320 pp. Type: Book (978-1-611974-27-0)

Game theory can be briefly described as the investigation of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation among rational entities. In the past, it has been extensively applied to problems of economics, but the last few decades have found intrig...

Mar 28 2017
  Urban resilience: a transformative approach
Yamagata Y., Maruyama H.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 319 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319398-10-5)

The term “urban resilience” describes how cities withstand shocks and recover. This topic is explored in this collection of papers, with a range of perspectives from mathematics to case studies....

Mar 1 2017
  Building smart cities: analytics, ICT, and design thinking
Stimmel C.,  Auerbach Publications, Boston, MA, 2015. 290 pp. Type: Book (978-1-498702-76-8)

Tremendous developments in various information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promising in redesigning urban environments to address a number of overwhelming problems including infrastructure growth, security, quality of life, resource ...

Aug 5 2016
  Dynamic systems for everyone: understanding how our world works
Ghosh A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2015. 239 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319107-34-9)

The book is by a control engineer who used to work on various production processes. The title is a bit misleading--there is no single formula or formal mathematical derivation in the book. Instead, the book is built around the concept of a sy...

Jun 8 2016
  STEM and ICT education in intelligent environments
Kanematsu H., Barry D.,  Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 198 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319192-33-8)

As education begins to fully address the requirements for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the classroom, there are teachers who take a leading role in promoting these learning environments. The two authors have put toge...

Apr 5 2016
 
 
 
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