E-books Cover Smart-City Applications

Download them from the IEEE Xplore Digital Library

6 June 2014

Here’s a sample of IEEE e-books that focus on technology applied to smart-city development. To view the books, log in to the IEEE Xplore Digital Library and click on “Books & eBooks” in the left-hand navigation menu. You can then browse or search by title and download a PDF of an excerpt or of selected chapters. To order the books, visit Wiley.com.

Formal Methods for Industrial Critical Systems: A Survey of Applications
By Stefania Gnesi and Tiziana Margaria (2012)

chao

A resource for methods commonly used to test complex, safety-critical control systems. The material is based on more than a decade of award-winning collaborative work within the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics. Methods presented can be adopted by engineers to fit their most critical systems. Also offered are various techniques and tools for analyzing systems to ensure they meet specifications.

chao

Smart Grid: Fundamentals of Design and Analysis
By James Momoh (2012)

A comprehensive introduction on how to design smart-grid systems that can monitor, predict, and respond to the needs of both utilities and consumers. Simulation and other tools for modeling smart-grid performance are also described. And the book covers standards for designing smart-grid devices and products.

chao

Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Integration
By Qing-Chang Zhong and Tomas Hornik (2012)

A guide to integrating renewable energy and other distributed energy sources in smart-grid systems using power inverters. The book covers a number of theories of energy conversion, as well as the latest developments, fundamentals of power processing and hardware design, and innovative strategies for working with the power-conversion devices.

chao

Mobile, Wireless, and Sensor Networks: Technology, Applications, and Future Directions
By Rajeev Shorey, A. Ananda, Mun Choon Chan, and Wei Tsang Ooi (2005)

Covers a wide range of topics on wireless networks, including LANs, sensor networks, and smart-home systems, and provides guidance on wireless protocols, modeling, and analysis. The chapters were written by an international team of researchers and practitioners, including experts from IBM, Intel, and Panasonic.

chao

Smart Antennas
By T.K. Sarkar, Michael C. Wicks, M. Salazar-Palma, and Robert J. Bonneau (2003)

A look at wireless mobile communications and, in particular, the use of smart antennas to provide maximum range and clarity. Twelve chapters cover topics that include antenna design, signal-processing techniques for accurate and efficient information exchange, and various models for characterizing radio-wave transmission in urban environments.

Learn More