Computer Aided and Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 1

This is an invaluable five-volume reference on the very broad and highly significant subject of computer aided and integrated manufacturing systems. It is a set of distinctly titled and well-harmonized volumes by leading experts on the international scene.The techniques and technologies used in computer aided and integrated manufacturing systems have produced, and will no doubt continue to produce, major annual improvements in produc...

Computer Architecture

Not only does almost everyone in the civilized world use a personal computer, smartphone, and/or tablet on a daily basis to communicate with others and access information, but virtually every other modern appliance, vehicle, or other device has one or more computers embedded inside it. One cannot purchase a current-model automobile, for example, without several computers on board to do everything from monitoring exhaust emissions, to...

Computer Sciences, Vol. 1

The science of computing has come a long way since the late 1930s, when John Vincent Atanasoff and Clifford Berry began work on the first elec- tronic digital computer. One marvels to see how the science has advanced from the days of Charles Babbage, who developed the Difference Engine in the 1820s, and, later proposed the Analytical Engine. Computer science was and continues to be an intriguing field filled with interesting stories,...

PC Toys: 14 Cool Projects for Home, Office and Entertainment

Come on out and play You can only surf the Net so long. You can only play so much video poker. So if you're a PC addict who's ready for some new fun, this book is your toybox. Each of the 14 projects inside includes a parts list, suggestions for finding the needed equipment, clues to the cost, helpful Web links, and complete directions. What's that? You have a few ideas of your own? Check out the suggestions in the final chapter, and...

Design of CMOS Operational Amplifiers

Design of CMOS Operational Amplifiers Rasoul Dehghani, Isfahan University of Technology CMOS operational amplifiers (Op Amps) are one of the most important building blocks in many of today s integrated circuits. This cutting-edge volume provides you with an analytical method for designing CMOS Op Amp circuits, placing emphasis on the practical aspects of the design process. This unique book takes an in-depth look at CMOS differential...

CCNP Routing and Switching Quick Reference

As a final preparation tool providing a review of CCNP exam topics, the CCNP Quick Reference 2/e complements official Cisco curriculum, other books, or other exam preparatory material in a candidates preparation for the four CCNP exams. This concise guide provides you with detailed, graphical-based information, highlighting only the key topics on the latest CCNP exams in a review-style format. This fact-filled Quick Reference allows ...

The Tao of Network Security Monitoring

"The book you are about to read will arm you with the knowledge you need to defend your network from attackers—both the obvious and the not so obvious.... If you are new to network security, don't put this book back on the shelf! This is a great book for beginners and I wish I had access to it many years ago. If you've learned the basics of TCP/IP protocols and run an open source or commercial IDS, you may be asking 'What's next?' If...

Heat and Mass Transfer in Building Services Design

Building design is increasingly geared towards low energy consumption. Understanding the fundamentals of heat transfer and the behaviour of air and water movements is more important than ever before. Heat and Mass Transfer in Building Services Design provides an essential underpinning knowledge for the technology subjects of space heating, water services, ventilation and air conditioning. This new text: *provides core understanding o...

The Book of Overclocking

The definitive guide to overclocking– the art of running a PC's processor faster than the manufacturer intended. If you don't mind voiding the manufacturer's warranty on your CPU, overclocking is for you. Learn how not to fry your system while souping up everything from the Pentium II to the latest Athlon XP and Pentium 4. Sections on cooling, troubleshooting, and benchmarking make sure you get the most out of your machine.

Microcontroller Theory and Applications with the PIC18F, 2nd Edition

A thorough revision that provides a clear understanding of the basic principles of microcontrollers using C programming and PIC18F assembly language This book presents the fundamental concepts of assembly language programming and interfacing techniques associated with typical microcontrollers. As part of the second edition's revisions, PIC18F assembly language and C programming are provided in separate sections so that these topics c...