Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: 125 by William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, Jull Butler

By William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, Jull Butler

No matter if a campaign or a museum express, a game or a fancy keep watch over method, the layout we see is the fruits of many options and practices introduced jointly from quite a few disciplines. simply because nobody could be a professional on every little thing, designers have continually needed to scramble to discover the knowledge and information required to make a layout work—until now. common ideas of layout, Revised and up to date is a accomplished, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia of layout. Richly illustrated and straightforward to navigate, it pairs transparent factors of each layout thought with visible examples of the innovations utilized in perform. From the "80/20" rule to chunking, from baby-face bias to Occam's razor, and from self-similarity to storytelling, each significant layout proposal is outlined and illustrated for readers to extend their wisdom. This landmark reference turns into the normal for designers, engineers, architects, and scholars who search to develop and enhance their layout services.

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Nonimaging Fresnel Lenses: Design and Performance of Solar by Dr. Ralf Leutz, Dr. Akio Suzuki (auth.)

By Dr. Ralf Leutz, Dr. Akio Suzuki (auth.)

This publication bargains a close and complete account of the engineering of the world's first nonimaging Fresnel lens sunlight concentrator. The publication closes a niche in sun concentrator layout, and describes nonimaging refractive optics and its numerical arithmetic . The contents persist with a platforms strategy that's absent in commonplace handbooks of optics or solar power. The reader is brought to the rules, theories, and benefits of nonimaging optics from the perspective of concentrating sun (the sunlight concentrator idea). The booklet exhibits the reader how to define his or her personal optical answer utilizing the principles and methodologies protecting the layout and the evaluation of the nonimaging lens. This novel sunlight concentrator is built in the usual constraints offered through the sunlight and with regards to aggressive suggestions provided by way of different concentrators.

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Accumulo: Application Development, Table Design, and Best by Aaron Cordova, Billie Rinaldi, Michael Wall

By Aaron Cordova, Billie Rinaldi, Michael Wall

Wake up to hurry on Apache Accumulo, the versatile, high-performance key/value shop created by way of the nationwide protection corporation (NSA) and in keeping with Google’s BigTable facts garage procedure. Written via former NSA workforce contributors, this finished instructional and reference covers Accumulo structure, software improvement, desk layout, and cell-level security.

With transparent details on approach management, functionality tuning, and most sensible practices, this publication is perfect for builders trying to write Accumulo functions, directors charged with fitting and protecting Accumulo, and different execs attracted to what Accumulo has to supply. you can find every little thing you can use the program fully.

Get a high-level creation to Accumulo’s structure and knowledge model
Take a swift journey via unmarried- and multiple-node installations, info ingest, and query
the way to write Accumulo functions for numerous use circumstances, in keeping with examples
Dive into Accumulo internals, together with details now not to be had within the documentation
Get particular info for fitting, administering, tuning, and measuring performance
study most sensible practices in keeping with profitable implementations within the field
locate solutions to universal questions that each new Accumulo person asks

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handbook of ssc design detail by Akbar Tamboli

By Akbar Tamboli

Gain entry to the services of the pinnacle LRFD designers operating today--with this superlative booklet and CD-ROM package deal

This publication no longer not just delivers the simplest and most modern equipment in connection layout, it provides fabricated examples at the CD-ROM so that you can use for immediate program and configuration of your personal designs. that includes a huge variety of layout equipment and information, the guide demonstrates the latest thoughts and fabrics in welded joint layout and production...seismically resistant connnections...partially restricted connections...steel decks...inspection and caliber control...and extra.

You get the most recent connection designs in accordance with load and resistance issue AISC layout tools; particular equipment for seismic connection layout; new fabric on fracture and fatigue layout; enhanced tools of connection strength research for numerous buildings; four hundred illustrations that make it easier to do the task correct; and lots more and plenty extra.

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Steel Structures: Design and Behavior by Charles G. Salmon, John E. Johnson

By Charles G. Salmon, John E. Johnson

The layout of structural metal individuals has constructed during the last century from an easy strategy related to a number of uncomplicated homes of metal and straightforward arithmetic to a extra subtle remedy not easy a radical wisdom of structural and fabric habit. metal Structures:Design and behaviour, 5/e strives to offer in a logical demeanour the theoretical heritage wanted for constructing and explaining layout specifications. starting with assurance of history fabric, together with references to pertinent examine, the advance of particular formulation utilized in the AISC requisites is by way of a beneficiant variety of layout examples explaining intimately the method of choosing minimal weight individuals to fulfill given stipulations.

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Distributed Embedded Control Systems: Improving by Prof. Dr. Matjaž Colnarič, Dr. Domen Verber, Prof. Dr. Dr.

By Prof. Dr. Matjaž Colnarič, Dr. Domen Verber, Prof. Dr. Dr. Wolfgang A. Halang (auth.)

Very usually, sensible layout of embedded structures lacks consistency leading to laptop keep watch over structures that don't give you the functionality they need to. such a lot particularly they lack dependability, a key estate now that programmed digital units are so pervasive, even in tremendous safety-critical applications.

Distributed Embedded keep an eye on Systems handles the domain names encountered while designing a disbursed embedded desktop regulate procedure as an built-in complete. First to be mentioned are a few uncomplicated concerns approximately real-time structures and their homes, particularly protection. Then, procedure and architectures are handled: components like scheduling, asymmetrical disbursed multiprocessor architectures, time-triggered communications, middleware, fault-tolerant peripherals, and so on. subsequent, programming matters, embodying wanted houses, simple language subsets, item orientation and language help for and software program necessities and co-design are elaborated and eventually, the prototype implementation of a dispensed embedded keep watch over method is given as an in depth example.

Different audiences will locate a lot of curiosity during this paintings: commercial execs are given instructions for the layout of embedded and software program with fault tolerance that may aid them to make your mind up which tools, instruments and recommendations they need to hire and to which gains they need to beware. teachers have a brand new resource of options and extra inquiries to stimulate study and it'll even be informative for graduate scholars in electric, regulate and laptop engineering.

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Architectural Detailing: Function, Constructibility, by Edward Allen

By Edward Allen

Describes systematically and in conveniently usable shape the rules in which strong architectural info are designed. the foundations are specified by eighty three short yet profusely illustrated ``detail patterns''. the 1st part examines all of the styles and illustrates a number of cases of its use. The latter half demonstrates the execution of those styles within the layout of key information for 3 assorted structures forms. commonly illustrated.

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