Advances in Engineering Research. Volume 8


Victoria M. Petrova (Editor)

Series: Advances in Engineering Research
BISAC: TEC009000

This book covers leading-edge research in a cross-section of fields centering on engineering applications including current research data on mathematical evaluation of the nighttime boundary layer heights and plume dispersion under calm conditions; adsorption refrigeration; hardware acceleration unit-based signal processing reconfigurable through software; mathematical modeling of the MEMs behavioral performance by the system identification theory; dynamics and control for spacecraft electromagnetic docking and formation; natural and active flow control assisted building ventilation of the future; mechanochemical cleavage of DNA by ultrasound; properties of aluminum and copper materials welded by cold pressure welding; and model predictive control of a binary distillation column. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Mathematical Evaluation of the Nighttime Boundary Layer Heights and Plume Dispersion under Calm Conditions (pp. 1-20)
Ashok Kumar and Akhil Kadiyala (Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA)

Chapter 2 – Adsorption Refrigeration (pp. 21-64)
Ahmed Rezk, Ahmed Elsayed, Saad Mahmoud and Raya AL-Dadah (School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom)

Chapter 3 – Hardware Acceleration Unit-Based Signal Processing Reconfigurable through Software (pp. 65-80)
Javier Vicente Sáez and Begoña García Zapirain (DeustoTech-Life Unit. DeustoTech Institute of Technology, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain)

Chapter 4 – Mathematical Modeling of the MEMS Behavioral Performance by the System Identification Theory (pp. 81-98)
André Bedendo, Manuel Reimbold and Airam Sausen (Master’s Program in Mathematical Modeling, Regional University of Northwestern, Rio Grande do Sul State (UNIJUÍ), Ijuí – RS – Brazil)

Chapter 5 – Dynamics and Control for Spacecraft Electromagnetic Docking and Formation (pp. 99-186)
Le-ping Yang, Yan-wei Zhu, Yuan-wen Zhang, Huan Huang and Wei-wei Cai (College of Aerospace Science and Engineering, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China)

Chapter 6 – Natural and Active Flow Control Assisted Building Ventilation of the Future (pp. 187-212)
N. A. Ahmed (School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, Australia)

Chapter 7 – Mechanochemical Cleavage of DNA by Ultrasound (pp. 213-236)
Sergei L. Grokhovsky, Irina A. Il’icheva, Dmitry Yu. Nechipurenko, Mikhail V. Golovkin, Larisa A. Panchenko, Robert V. Polozov and Yury D. Nechipurenko (Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, and others)

Chapter 8 – Properties of Aluminium and Copper Materials Welded by Cold Pressure Welding (pp. 237-254)
Mumin Sahin and Cenk Misirli (Mechanical Engineering Department, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey)

Chapter 9 – Model Predictive Control of a Binary Distillation Column (pp. 255-270)
Abdallah Al-Shammari, Naim Faqir and Housam Binous (Department of Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran, Saudi Arabia)


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