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This book will focus on RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), IoT (Internet of Things), and WSN (Wireless Sensor Network). It will include contributions that discuss the security and privacy issues as well as the opportunities and applications that are tightly linked to sensitive infrastructures and strategic services. This book will address the complete functional framework and workflow in IoT-enabled RFID systems and explore the basic and high-level concepts. It is based on the latest technologies, and covers the major challenges, issues, and advances in the field. It will present data acquisition and case studies related to data intensive technologies in RFID-based IoT and includes WSN based systems and its security. It can serve as a manual for those in the industry while also helping beginners to understand both the basic and the advanced aspects in IoT-based RFID related issues. The book can be a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and find solutions that have been adopted in the fields of IoT and analytics.
This book discusses the evolution of security and privacy issues in the Internet of Things. The book focuses on bringing all security and privacy related technologies into one single source so that students, researchers, academicians, and those in the industry can easily understand the IoT security and privacy issues. This edited book uses Security Engineering and Privacy-by-Design principles to design a secure IoT ecosystem and to implement cyber-security solutions. This book takes the readers on a journey that begins with understanding the security issues in IoT-enabled technologies and how it can be applied in various aspects. It walks readers through engaging with security challenges and builds a safe infrastructure for IoT devices. The book helps researchers and practitioners understand the security architecture through IoT and the state-of-the-art in IoT countermeasures. It also differentiates security threats in IoT-enabled infrastructure from traditional ad hoc or infrastructural networks, and provides a comprehensive discussion on the security challenges and solutions in RFID, WSNs, in IoT. This book aims to provide the concepts of related technologies and novel findings of the researchers through its chapter organization. The primary audience incorporates specialists, researchers, graduate understudies, designers, experts and engineers who are occupied with research and security related issues.
This book presents mathematical fundaments and results on sloshing in an upright circular cylindrical tank with semi-analytical solutions. The book outlines generic mathematical and physical aspects of the multimodal method, describes milestones, and presents several versions of modal systems for an upright circular tank, both linear and nonlinear. The book offers an extended description of the state-of-the-art theoretical sloshing with more than 200 references. It presents mathematical fundamentals of free-surface sloshing problems, details linear and nonlinear modal equations, provides analytical estimates of viscous damping, and covers stability analysis of steady-state solution. The book is for engineers dealing with sloshing, applied mathematicians working on free-surface problems, and lecturers in fluid mechanics that need to know the fundamentals and analytical solutions from surface wave theory.
The global population is expected to rise to 9.8 billion by the year 2050 - with everyone ultimately striving for prosperity. New methods must therefore be found to achieve more efficient production. Research to date shows that the biological inventory that has evolved: its products, processes, principles and tools, can spur modern technology. The development of technological innovations based on biological concepts, with the goal of particularly innovative and sustainable value creation, today is collectively known as biological transformation . It results in highly functional products with striking properties that can be both manufactured and utilized in a resource-saving way. In terms of taking responsibility of the good of all people, biological transformation is therefore a path that applied research will have to take. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has recognized the developmental technology potential of biological transformation and sees it as its task not only to drive the relevant research forward, but also to promote public awareness of the topic.
Additive manufacturing (AM) is a fast-growing sector with the ability to evoke a revolution in manufacturing due to its almost unlimited design freedom and its capability to produce personalised parts locally and with efficient material use. AM companies, however, still face technological challenges such as limited precision due to shrinkage, built-in stresses and limited process stability and robustness. Moreover, often post-processing is needed due to high roughness and remaining porosity. Qualified, trained personnel are also in short supply. In recent years, there have been dramatic improvements in AM design methods, process control, post-processing, material properties and material range. However, if AM is going to gain a significant market share, it must be developed into a true precision manufacturing method. The production of precision parts relies on three principles: Production is robust (i.e. all sensitive parameters can be controlled). Production is predictable (for example, the shrinkage that occurs is acceptable because it can be predicted and compensated in the design). Parts are measurable (as without metrology, accuracy, repeatability and quality assurance cannot be known). AM of metals is inherently a high-energy process with many sensitive and inter-related process parameters, making it susceptible to thermal distortions, defects and process drift. The complete modelling of these processes is beyond current computational power, and novel methods are needed to practicably predict performance and inform design. In addition, metal AM produces highly textured surfaces and complex surface features that stretch the limits of contemporary metrology. With so many factors to consider, there is a significant shortage of background material on how to inject precision into AM processes. Shortage in such material is an important barrier for a wider uptake of advanced manufacturing technologies, and a comprehensive book is thus needed. This book aims to inform the reader how to improve the precision of metal AM processes by tackling the three principles of robustness, predictability and metrology, and by developing computer-aided engineering methods that empower rather than limit AM design. Richard Leach is a professor in metrology at the University of Nottingham and heads up the Manufacturing Metrology Team. Prior to this position, he was at the National Physical Laboratory from 1990 to 2014. His primary love is instrument building, from concept to final installation, and his current interests are the dimensional measurement of precision and additive manufactured structures. His research themes include the measurement of surface topography, the development of methods for measuring 3D structures, the development of methods for controlling large surfaces to high resolution in industrial applications and the traceability of X-ray computed tomography. He is a leader of several professional societies and a visiting professor at Loughborough University and the Harbin Institute of Technology. Simone Carmignato is a professor in manufacturing engineering at the University of Padua. His main research activities are in the areas of precision manufacturing, dimensional metrology and industrial computed tomography. He is the author of books and hundreds of scientific papers, and he is an active member of leading technical and scientific societies. He has been chairman, organiser and keynote speaker for several international conferences, and received national and international awards, including the Taylor Medal from CIRP, the International Academy for Production Engineering.
This is a comprehensive reference on the basic concepts, methodologies, and information sources dealing with materials selection and its integration with engineering design processes. It fills the need for a fundamental engineering reference work that bridges the gap between design and materials engineering. The design process is treated in considerable depth, with coverage oriented toward providing materials professionals with a greater understanding of the total environment in which they work. Contents include: The Design Process; Criteria and Concepts in Design; Design Tools; The Materials Selection Process; Effects of Composition; Processing, and Structure of Materials Properties; Properties Versus; Performance of Materials; Manufacturing Aspects of Design.
This practical and comprehensive reference gives the latest developments on the design of sheet forming operations, equipment, tooling, and process modelling. Individual chapters cover all major sheet forming processes such as blanking, bending, deep drawing, and more. Process modelling using finite element analysis is described in one chapter and discussed in all appropriate chapters. Other chapters cover sensors and die materials, which are critical for practical sheet forming applications. Other topics include relatively new technologies, such as warm forming of magnesium and aluminium alloys, forming of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS), and hot stamping. Chapters also address special sheet forming operations, like spinning, incremental forming, and mechanical joining, and processes related to sheet forming, such as sheet and tube hydroforming, roll forming, and high-velocity forming.
The Level III Study Guide provides a selective, representative sample of questions like those that make up the Level III Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) examination. The 3rd edition has been rewritten to include new questions and answers that better reflect the difficulty of the Level III exam. The questions are divided into the eight performance domains covered on the exam; each domain contains the same percentage of questions that appear on the exam. The Study Guide includes an answer key to help you determine your level of preparation, along with tables directing you to books and other resources to study for areas that you need to brush up on.
Planning Manufacturing Cells takes the reader on a comprehensive journey through the development of manufacturing cells, including: defining what a cell is, the planning approaches of cell development, analyzing flow and overcoming problems along the way, operational procedures, refining and evaluating initial cell plans, detailed cell planning, designing the workplace, and implementing the design.This illustrative book provides practical tools for a better cell planning, including more than 20 working forms for every aspect of cell planning, a four-page coupling and integration worksheet, a checklist of 17 characteristics of lean cells, and a 25-question checklist for tuning up cells already in place.
Industrial engineering deals with the optimization of different processes, systems or organizations. It involves the use of different physical, mathematical and social principles together with the methods of engineering design to optimize the results obtained from the different complex processes or systems. The scope of industrial engineering management is as vast as to include a wide array of sub-specialties such as operations research, manufacturing engineering, production engineering, management science, etc. This book explains the different aspects related to the principles of optimizing the complex systems and processes of an organization. Divided into fifteen sections, broadly it deals with: the subject of industrial engineering and management and its prospects productivity and the ways to increase it by the discussion on work study method study and work measurement through time study entrepreneurial development, theories on entrepreneurship and the different government policies for small scale industries aspects of inspection and statistical quality control, total quality management, role of inspection and the statistical quality control production planning and control objectives and importance of plant location as well as its layout different methods for job evaluation and aspects of wages, industrial legislations important aspects of the value analysis and its different stages role of a leader, the domains of leadership, methods of optimization and project management industrial safety engineering economics, concepts and principles of replacement and maintenance analysis and inventory control and its models.