Advances in Engineering Research. Volume 18


Victoria M. Petrova (Editor)

Series: Advances in Engineering Research
BISAC: TEC066000

This book focuses on the latest developments in the field of engineering. Chapter One proposes and evaluates a fuzzy logic based freeway traffic control strategy to overcome the limitations of existing strategies. Chapter Two shows how the particle swarm optimization technique, PSO, can be successfully applied to elucidate several applied mathematical and chemical engineering problems. Chapter Three reviews off-state leakage currents of semiconductor devices and their performances. Chapter Four is directed towards estimating sensor failure of a networked control system subject to a random packet dropout. Chapter Five examines epitaxial oxide materials for functional and nano-electronic device applications. Chapter Six focuses on thermal deviation management in large machine tools. The final chapter reviews the most typical kinds of geotechnical damage caused by natural disasters, and presents the construction methods using geosynthetics that can be applied in order to minimize the consequences of natural disasters. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Application of Fuzzy Logic Based Controllers in Freeway Systems
Duo Li (Highway School, Chang`an University, Xi`an, China)

Chapter 2. Applications of Particle Swarm Optimization to Chemical Engineering Problems
Ali Kh. Al-Matar and Housam Binous (Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, and others)

Chapter 3. The Off-State (Blocking) Leakage Current of Semiconductor Devices and Their Performances
Vasile V.N. Obreja (Senior independent researcher, Bucharest, Romania)

Chapter 4. The Estimation for Sensor Failure of a Networked Control System Subject to Random Packet Dropout
Ben Mabrouk Zaineb, Ben Hamed Mouna and Lassaad Sbita (National Engineering School of Gabes, St Omar Ibn El-Khattab, Gabes, Tunisia)

Chapter 5. Epitaxial Oxide Materials for Functional and Nano-Electronic Device Applications
Chengqing Hu and Edward T. Yu (Microelectronics Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA)

Chapter 6. Thermal Deviation Management in Large Machine Tools
E. Gomez-Acedo, A. Olarra, G. Kortaberria and U. Mutilba (IK4-TEKNIKER, Eibar, Basque Country, Spain)

Chapter 7. Construction with Geosynthetics in Order to Obtain a Resilient Infrastructure
Stanislav Lenart, Fumio Tatsuoka and Junichi Koseki (Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute (ZAG), Ljubljana, Slovenia, and others)


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