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Engineering Information Security: The Application of Systems Engineering Concepts to Achieve Information Assurance (IEEE Press Series on Information and Communication Networks Security)

Engineering Information Security covers all aspects of information security using a systematic engineering approach and focuses on the viewpoint of how to control access to information.
  • Includes a discussion about protecting storage of private keys, SCADA, Cloud, Sensor, and Ad Hoc networks
  • Covers internal operations security processes of monitors, review exceptions, and plan remediation
  • Over 15 new sections
  • Instructor resources such as lecture slides, assignments, quizzes, and a set of questions organized as a final exam
If you are an instructor and adopted this book for your course, please email [email protected] to get access to the additional instructor materials for this book.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 12/01/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 761 pages

Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering)

The second edition of Steven W. Blume’s bestseller provides a comprehensive treatment of power technology for the non-electrical engineer working in the electric power industry This book aims to give non-electrical professionals a fundamental understanding of large interconnected electrical power systems, better known as the “Power Grid”, with regard to terminology, electrical concepts, design considerations, construction practices, industry standards, control room operations for both normal and emergency conditions, maintenance, consumption, telecommunications and safety. The text begins with an overview of the terminology and basic electrical concepts commonly used in the industry then it examines the generation, transmission and distribution of power. Other topics discussed include energy management, conservation of electrical energy, consumption characteristics and regulatory aspects to help readers understand modern electric power systems. This second edition features: 
  • New sections on renewable energy, regulatory changes, new measures to improve system reliability, and smart technologies used in the power grid system 
  • Updated practical examples, photographs, drawing, and illustrations to help the reader gain a better understanding of the material
  • “Optional supplementary reading” sections within most chapters to elaborate on certain concepts by providing additional detail or background
Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional, Second Edition, gives business professionals in the industry and entry-level engineers a strong introduction to power technology in non-technical terms.  Steve W. Blume is Founder of Applied Professional Training, Inc., APT Global, LLC, APT College, LLC and APT Corporate Training Services, LLC, USA.  Steve is a registered professional engineer and certified NERC Reliability Coordinator with a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in power and a Bachelor's degree specializing in Telecommunications. He has more than 25 years’ experience teaching electric power system basics to non-electrical professionals.  Steve's engineering and operations experience includes generation, transmission, distribution, and electrical safety.  He is an active senior member in IEEE and has published two books in power systems through IEEE and Wiley.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 11/21/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 205 pages

Maintaining Mission Critical Systems in a 24/7 Environment (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering)

This book is meant to offer Architects, Property Mangers, Facility Managers, Building Engineers, Information Technology Professionals, Data Center Personnel, Electrical & Mechanical Technicians and students in undergraduate, graduate, or continuing education programs relevant insight into the Mission Critical Environment with an emphasis on business resiliency, data center efficiency, and green power technology. Industry improvements, standards, and techniques have been incorporated into the text and address the latest issues prevalent in the Mission Critical Industry. An emphasis on green technologies and certifications is presented throughout the book. In addition, a description of the United States energy infrastructure's dependency on oil, in relation to energy security in the mission critical industry, is discussed. In conjunction with this, either a new chapter will be created on updated policies and regulations specifically related to the mission critical industry or updates to policies and regulations will be woven into most chapters. The topics addressed throughout this book include safety, fire protection, energy security and data center cooling, along with other common challenges and issues facing industry engineers today.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 06/13/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 512 pages

Electrical Energy Conversion and Transport: An Interactive Computer-Based Approach (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering Book 64)

Designed to support interactive teaching and computer assisted self-learning, this second edition of Electrical Energy Conversion and Transport is thoroughly updated to address the recent environmental effects of electric power generation and transmission, which have become more important together with the deregulation of the industry. New content explores different power generation methods, including renewable energy generation (solar, wind, fuel cell) and includes new sections that discuss the upcoming Smart Grid and the distributed power generation using renewable energy generation, making the text essential reading material for students and practicing engineers.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 05/03/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 854 pages

Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide (IEEE Press Understanding Science & Technology Series Book 21)

Updated to reflect advancements since the publication of the previous edition, Understanding Lasers: An Entry-Level Guide, 3rd Edition is an introduction to lasers and associated equipment. You need only a minimal background in algebra to understand the nontechnical language in this book, which is a practical, easy-to-follow guide for beginners. By studying the conceptual drawings, tables, and multiple-choice quizzes with answers provided at the back of the book you can understand applications of semiconductor lasers, solid-state lasers, and gas lasers for information processing, medicine, communications, industry, and military systems.
Author: Jeff Hecht
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 09/20/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 494 pages

Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems (Wiley - IEEE)

A solid, quantitative, practical introduction to a wide range of renewable energy systems—in a completely updated, new edition The second edition of Renewable and Efficient Electric Power Systems provides a solid, quantitative, practical introduction to a wide range of renewable energy systems. For each topic, essential theoretical background is introduced, practical engineering considerations associated with designing systems and predicting their performance are provided, and methods for evaluating the economics of these systems are presented. While the book focuses on the fastest growing, most promising wind and solar technologies, new material on tidal and wave power, small-scale hydroelectric power, geothermal and biomass systems is introduced. Both supply-side and demand-side technologies are blended in the final chapter, which introduces the emerging smart grid. As the fraction of our power generated by renewable resources increases, the role of demand-side management in helping maintain grid balance is explored. Renewable energy systems have become mainstream technologies and are now, literally, big business. Throughout this edition, more depth has been provided on the financial analysis of large-scale conventional and renewable energy projects. While grid-connected systems dominate the market today, off-grid systems are beginning to have a significant impact on emerging economies where electricity is a scarce commodity. Considerable attention is paid to the economics of all of these systems. This edition has been completely rewritten, updated, and reorganized. New material has been presented both in the form of new topics as well as in greater depth in some areas. The section on the fundamentals of electric power has been enhanced, making this edition a much better bridge to the more advanced courses in power that are returning to many electrical engineering programs. This includes an introduction to phasor notation, more emphasis on reactive power as well as real power, more on power converter and inverter electronics, and more material on generator technologies. Realizing that many students, as well as professionals, in this increasingly important field may have modest electrical engineering backgrounds, early chapters develop the skills and knowledge necessary to understand these important topics without the need for supplementary materials. With numerous completely worked examples throughout, the book has been designed to encourage self-instruction. The book includes worked examples for virtually every topic that lends itself to quantitative analysis. Each chapter ends with a problem set that provides additional practice. This is an essential resource for a mixed audience of engineering and other technology-focused individuals.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 06/05/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 712 pages

Understanding Delta-Sigma Data Converters (IEEE Press Series on Microelectronic Systems)

This new edition introduces operation and design techniques for Sigma-Delta converters in physical and conceptual terms, and includes chapters which explore developments in the field over the last decade
  • Includes information on MASH architectures, digital-to-analog converter (DAC) mismatch and mismatch shaping
  • Investigates new topics including continuous-time ΔΣ analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) principles and designs, circuit design for both continuous-time and discrete-time ΔΣ ADCs, decimation and interpolation filters, and incremental ADCs
  • Provides emphasis on practical design issues for industry professionals
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 12/20/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 581 pages

Ten Essential Skills for Electrical Engineers (Wiley - IEEE)

The book is a review of essential skills that an entry-level or experienced engineer must be able to demonstrate on a job interview and perform when hired. It will help engineers prepare for interviews by demonstrating application of basic principles to practical problems. Hiring managers will find the book useful because it defines a common ground between the student's academic background and the company's product or technology-specific needs, thereby allowing managers to minimize their risk when making hiring decisions. Ten Essential Skills contains a series of "How to" chapters. Each chapter realizes a goal, such as designing an active filter or designing a discrete servo. The primary value of these chapters, however, is that they apply engineering fundamentals to practical problems. The book is a handy reference for engineers in their first years on the job.
  • Enables recent graduates in engineering to succeed in challenging technical interviews
  • Written in an intuitive, easy-to-follow style for the benefit of busy students and employers
  • Book focuses on the intersection between company-specific knowledge and engineering fundamentals
  • Companion website includes interview practice problems and advanced material
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 01/21/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 268 pages

Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines: Design, Evaluation, Aging, Testing, and Repair (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering Book 83)

A fully expanded new edition documenting the significant improvements that have been made to the tests and monitors of electrical insulation systems Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines: Design, Evaluation, Aging, Testing, and Repair, Second Edition covers all aspects in the design, deterioration, testing, and repair of the electrical insulation used in motors and generators of all ratings greater than fractional horsepower size. It discusses both rotor and stator windings; gives a historical overview of machine insulation design; and describes the materials and manufacturing methods of the rotor and stator winding insulation systems in current use (while covering systems made over fifty years ago). It covers how to select the insulation systems for use in new machines, and explains over thirty different rotor and stator winding failure processes, including the methods to repair, or least slow down, each process. Finally, it reviews the theoretical basis, practical application, and interpretation of forty different tests and monitors that are used to assess winding insulation condition, thereby helping machine users avoid unnecessary machine failures and reduce maintenance costs. Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines:
  • Documents the large array of machine electrical failure mechanisms, repair methods, and test techniques that are currently available
  • Educates owners of machines as well as repair shops on the different failure processes and shows them how to fix or otherwise ameliorate them
  • Offers chapters on testing, monitoring, and maintenance strategies that assist in educating machine users and repair shops on the tests needed for specific situations and how to minimize motor and generator maintenance costs
  • Captures the state of both the present and past “art” in rotating machine insulation system design and manufacture, which helps designers learn from the knowledge acquired by previous generations
An ideal read for researchers, developers, and manufacturers of electrical insulating materials for machines, Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines will also benefit designers of motors and generators who must select and apply electrical insulation in machines.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 07/02/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 631 pages

Linear Circuit Transfer Functions: An Introduction to Fast Analytical Techniques (Wiley - IEEE)

Linear Circuit Transfer Functions: An introduction to Fast Analytical Techniques teaches readers how to determine transfer functions of linear passive and active circuits by applying Fast Analytical Circuits Techniques. Building on their existing knowledge of classical loop/nodal analysis, the book improves and expands their skills to unveil transfer functions in a swift and efficient manner. Starting with simple examples, the author explains step-by-step how expressing circuits time constants in different configurations leads to writing transfer functions in a compact and insightful way. By learning how to organize numerators and denominators in the fastest possible way, readers will speed-up analysis and predict the frequency response of simple to complex circuits. In some cases, they will be able to derive the final expression by inspection, without writing a line of algebra. Key features:
  • Emphasizes analysis through employing time constant-based methods discussed in other text books but not widely used or explained.
  • Develops current techniques on transfer functions, to fast analytical techniques leading to low-entropy transfer functions immediately exploitable for analysis purposes.
  • Covers calculation techniques pertinent to different fields, electrical, electronics, signal processing etc.
  • Describes how a technique is applied and demonstrates this through real design examples.
  • All Mathcad® files used in examples and problems are freely available for download.
An ideal reference for electronics or electrical engineering professionals as well as BSEE and MSEE students, this book will help teach them how to: become skilled in the art of determining transfer function by using less algebra and obtaining results in a more effectual way; gain insight into a circuit’s operation by understanding how time constants rule dynamic responses; apply Fast Analytical Techniques to simple and complicated circuits, passive or active and be more efficient at solving problems.
Published by: Wiley-IEEE Press | Publication date: 04/27/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 455 pages
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