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  • Fiber Fuseby Shin-ichi Todoroki

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book describes the fiber fuse phenomenon that causes a serious problem for the present optical communication systems. High-power light often brings about catastrophic damage to optical devices. Silica glass optical fibers with ultralow transmission loss are not the exception. A fiber fuse appears in a heated region of the fiber cable delivering... more...

  • Life Cycle Costingby B. Dhillon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00

    Product acquisition involves an examination of the support cost of major equipment over its total life years. Depending on the type of equipment, support costs may range from 10 to 100 times the cost of acquisition. 'Life Cycle Costing: Techniques, Models and Applications' offers a comprehensive approach to the entire field, and treats it in such a... more...

  • The Finances of Engineering Companiesby Alan James Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Students from all engineering disciplines, as well as professional engineers, need to understand company finance in order to work effectively within commercial organisations. Corporate finance is therefore an essential aspect of the education of every engineer. Written by an engineer, this innovative book provides a course in company finance, illustrated... more...

  • Neutron and X-ray Opticsby Jay Theodore Jr. Cremer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 175.00

    Covering a wide range of topics related to neutron and x-ray optics, this book explores the aspects of neutron and x-ray optics and their associated background and applications in a manner accessible to both lower-level students while retaining the detail necessary to advanced students and researchers. It is a self-contained book with detailed mathematical... more...

  • A Concise Introduction to Engineering Economicsby P. Cassimatis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95

    This comprehensive yet accessible text emphasizes problem solving, evaluation of projects, capital budgeting and resource allocation under risk and uncertainty. Current theory of economics and finance is also discussed andthe text is complemented by a full set of problems, exercises and case studies. more...

  • Optical Fibersby Takanori Okoshi

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

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  • Photodetectors and Fiber Opticsby Hari Singh Nalwa

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 265.00

    Photodetectors and Fiber Optics is an outgrowth of the recently published 10-volume set Handbook of Advanced Electronic and Photonic Materials and Devices . The objective of this book is to present a highly coherent coverage of photodetectors and optical fibers. This book overs a broad spectrum of photodetectors, including types of materials, their... more...

  • Optical Waveguiding and Applied Photonicsby Alessandro Massaro; Aimé Lay-Ekuakille

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Optoelectronics--technology based on applications light such as micro/nano quantum electronics, photonic devices, laser for measurements and detection--has become an important field of research. Many applications and physical problems concerning optoelectronics are analyzed in Optical Waveguiding and Applied Photonics.The book is organized in order... more...

  • Photonic Sensingby Gaozhi Xiao; Wojtek J. Bock

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00

    A cutting-edge look at safety and security applications of photonic sensors With its many superior qualities, photonic sensing technology is increasingly used in early-detection and early-warning systems for biological hazards, structural flaws, and security threats. Photonic Sensing provides for the first time a comprehensive review of this... more...

  • Fundamentals of Optical Fiber Sensorsby Zujie Fang; Ken Chin; Ronghui Qu; Haiwen Cai; Kai Chang

    Wiley 2012; US$ 114.00

    This book describes the latest development in optical fiber devices, and their applications to sensor technology. Optical fiber sensors, an important application of the optical fiber, have experienced fast development, and attracted wide attentions in basic science as well as in practical applications. Sensing is often likened to human sense organs.... more...