Category: Technology

Computer Vision Technology for Food Quality Evaluation (Food by Da-Wen Sun

By Da-Wen Sun

The 1st booklet during this quickly increasing quarter, Computer imaginative and prescient know-how for foodstuff caliber Evaluation completely discusses the newest advances in snapshot processing and research. machine imaginative and prescient has attracted a lot learn and improvement realization in recent times and, consequently, major medical and technological advances were made in caliber inspection, category and assessment of quite a lot of foodstuff and agricultural items. This distinctive paintings offers engineers and technologists operating in learn, improvement, and operations within the nutrients with serious, finished and with no trouble available details at the artwork and technological know-how of computing device imaginative and prescient know-how. Undergraduate and postgraduate scholars and researchers in universities and examine associations also will locate this an important reference resource.

· Discusses novel know-how for spotting gadgets and extracting quantitative details from electronic photographs that allows you to supply target, quick, non-contact and non-destructive caliber evaluate.
· overseas authors with either educational credentials tackle intimately one point of the proper expertise in step with bankruptcy making this perfect for textbook use
· Divided into 3 components, it starts with an overview of the basics of the expertise, through complete insurance of the appliance within the such a lot researched parts of meats and different meals, end result, greens and grains.

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D is for Digital: What a well-informed person should know by Brian W. Kernighan

By Brian W. Kernighan

This ebook explains how today's computing and communications international operates, from via software program to the web and the net. It contains sufficient aspect for you to know the way those structures paintings, it doesn't matter what your technical history. The social, political and criminal matters that new know-how creates are mentioned in addition, so that you can comprehend the tricky concerns we are facing and savor the tradeoffs that experience to be made to unravel them.

A compact yet certain and thorough clarification of the way desktops and communications structures paintings, for non-technical readers who are looking to larger comprehend the realm they dwell in. an excellent resource for technical readers who wish anything that may support their family and friends find out about electronic structures.

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Chemical Reaction Engineering—Boston by James Wei, Christos Georgakis

By James Wei, Christos Georgakis

content material: Catalytic air oxidation of propylene to acrolein : modeling according to info from an commercial fixed-bed reactor / D. Arntz, ok. Knapp, G. Prescher, G. Emig, and H. Hofmann --
Simultaneous uncorrelated alterations of procedure variables in a fixed-bed reactor / A. Baiker, M. Bergougnan, and W. Richarz --
Direct aid of iron ore in a moving-bed reactor : analyzed by utilizing the water gasoline shift response / R. Hughes and E.K.T. Kam : a simulation of coke burning in a fixed-bed reactor / W.-K. Liaw, J. Villadsen, and R. Jackson --
impression of porosity and speed distribution at the theoretical prediction of fixed-bed chemical reactor functionality : comparability with experimental info / D. Vortmeyer and R.P. iciness --
a singular approach for identifying the multiplicity positive factors of multi-reaction structures / Vemuri Balakotaiah and Dan Luss --
response cost oscillations in the course of the carbon monoxide oxidation response over Pt/[gamma]-Al₂O₃ catalysts : an IR-transmission spectroscopy learn / A.E. Elhaderi and T.T. Tsotsis --
Multiplicity and propagating fronts in adiabatic and nonadiabatic fixed-bed reactors / V. Hlavacek, J. Puszynski, and P. Van Rompay --
pressured composition biking experiments in a fixed-bed ammonia synthesis reactor / A.K. Jain, P.L. Silveston, and R.R. Hudgins --
Dynamic habit of an commercial scale fixed-bed catalytic reactor / L.S. Kershenbaum and F. Lopez-Isunza --
Modeling advanced response structures in fluidized-bed reactors / Werner Bauer and Joachim Werther --
Runaway in an commercial hydrogenation reactor / Gerhart Eigenberger and Ulrike Wegerle --
Transitions among periodic and chaotic states in a continuing stirred reactor / J. Mankin, P. Lamba, and J.L. Hudson --
online estimation of the country of biochemical reactors / Gregory Stephanopoulos and Ka-Yiu San --
fee oscillations in the course of propylene oxide oxidation on silver motion pictures in a continual stirred reactor / Michael Stoukides, Savvas Seimanides, and Costas Vayenas --
Steam reforming of typical gasoline : intrinsic kinetics, diffusional affects, and reactor layout / J.C. De Deken, E.F. Devos, and G.F. Froment --
temporary kinetics of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis / E. Ph. Kieffer and H.S. Van Der Baan --
Rival kinetic types within the oxidation of carbon monoxide over a silver catalyst through the temporary reaction strategy / Masayoshi Kobayashi --
Mass move and product selectivity in a automatically stirred Fischer-Tropsch slurry reactor / Charles N. Satterfield and George A. Huff, Jr. --
The Fischer-Tropsch synthesis by means of amorphous Fe₂₀Ni₆₀P₂₀ and Fe₉₀Zr₁₀ catalysts / Akinori Yokoyama, Hiroshi Komiyama, Hakuai Inoue, Tsuyoshi Masumoto, and Hisamichi Kimura --
Modeling zeolite catalyst deactivation by way of coking and nitrogen compound poisoning / Chen-Chih Lin and William J. Hatcher, Jr. --
expense of oxidation of ammonia on platinum wires, ribbons, and gauzes / C.W. Nutt, S. Kapur, and A. Majeed --
Dynamic discernment of catalytic kinetics / Deepak Perti and Robert L. Kabel --
Hydrogenation functionality of clean and deactivated hydrocracking catalysts : cyclohexene hydrogenation / S.R. Pookote, J.S. Dranoff, and J.B. Butt --
non-stop response gasoline chromatography : the dehydrogenation of cyclohexane over Pt/[gamma]-Al₂O₃ / Alan W. Wardwell, Robert W. Carr, Jr., and Rutherford Aris --
Catalyst decay in the course of hydrotreatment of a heavy coal oil / Hong Ju Chang, Mayis Seapan, and Billy L. Crynes --
The steady-state permeation version for underground coal gasification / Henry W. Haynes, Jr. --
A pore diffusion version of char gasification with simultaneous sulfur seize / Klavs F. Jensen, William Bartok, and Howard Freund --
Nitric oxide aid via hydrogen and carbon monoxide over char floor : basic kinetics for nitric oxide emission regulate from fluidized-bed combustor of coal / Takehiko Furusawa, Mikio Tsunoda, and Daizo Kunii --
temporary simulation of moving-bed coal gasifiers / Wen-Ching Yu, Morton M. Denn, and James Wei --
Simultaneous mass move of hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide with complicated chemical response in an aqueous diisopropanolamine answer / P.M.M. Blauwhoff and W.P.M. Van Swaaij --
Hydrodynamics and mass move in pulsing trickle-bed columns / J.R. Blok and A.A.H. Drinkenburg --
The percolation conception : a strong instrument for a singular method of the layout of trickle-bed reactors and columns / M.D. Crine and G.A. L'Homme --
Trickle-bed reactors : dynamic tracer exams, response experiences, and modeling of reactor functionality / A.A. El-Hisnawi, M.P. Duduković, and P.L. generators --
Exothermic gasoline absorption with advanced response : sulfonation and discoloration within the absorption of sulfur trioxide in dodecylbenzene / R. Mann, P. Knysh, and J.C. Allan --
research of chemical and actual techniques in the course of devolatilization of a unmarried, huge particle of wooden / R. Wai Chun Chan and Barbara B. Krieger --
Characterization of nonisobaric diffusion as a result of nonequimolar fluxes in catalyst debris / C. McGreavy and M. Asaeda --
Coke deposition on a advertisement nickel oxide catalyst throughout the steam reforming of methane / Steve Paloumbis and Eugene E. Petersen --
actual features in natural liquid-phase oxidations / T. Sridhar and O.E. Potter --
Structural adaptations as a device to research the mechanism of noncatalytic solid-gas reactions / Sevil Ulkutan, Timur Dogu, and Gulsen Dogu --
warmth move in packed reactor tubes compatible for selective oxidation / T. Wellauer, D.L. Cresswell, and E.J. Newson --
a brand new chemical strategy for the learn of neighborhood micromixing stipulations in business stirred tanks / J.P. Barthole, R. David, and J. Villermaux --
issues of macromixing and micromixing in semi-batch stirred bioreactors / R.K. Bajpai and M. Reuss --
blending, diffusion, and chemical response in one screw extruder / R. Chella and J.M. Ottino --
Mathematical version of low density polyethylene tubular reactor / G. Donati, L. Marini, G. Marziano, C. Mazzaferri, M. Spampinato, and E. Langianni --
The impression of combining on steady-state and balance features of low density polyethylene vessel reactors / C. Georgakis and L. Marini.

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Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable by Malcolm Harkins

By Malcolm Harkins

Handling chance and knowledge protection: shield to allow, an ApressOpen name, describes the altering threat atmosphere and why a clean method of info defense is required. simply because virtually each point of an company is now depending on know-how, the point of interest of IT safety needs to shift from locking down resources to allowing the company whereas handling and surviving hazard. This compact publication discusses enterprise threat from a broader viewpoint, together with privateness and regulatory issues. It describes the expanding variety of threats and vulnerabilities, but in addition bargains options for constructing suggestions. those contain discussions of ways organisations can make the most of new and rising technologies—such as social media and the large proliferation of Internet-enabled devices—while minimizing risk.

With ApressOpen, content material is freely to be had via a number of on-line distribution channels and digital codecs with the objective of disseminating professionally edited and technically reviewed content material to the global community.

Here are the various responses from reviewers of this extraordinary work:

“Managing danger and data protection is a perceptive, balanced, and sometimes thought-provoking exploration of evolving info threat and defense demanding situations inside of a enterprise context. Harkins in actual fact connects the wanted, yet often-overlooked linkage and conversation among the enterprise and technical worlds and provides actionable thoughts. The publication comprises eye-opening defense insights which are simply understood, even by means of the curious layman.”

Fred Wettling, Bechtel Fellow, IS&T Ethics & Compliance Officer, Bechtel

“As disruptive expertise suggestions and escalating cyber threats proceed to create huge, immense details safeguard demanding situations, dealing with probability and knowledge safeguard: guard to let presents a much-needed standpoint. This ebook compels details protection pros to imagine otherwise approximately recommendations of chance administration as a way to be more desirable. the categorical and functional counsel bargains a fast-track formulation for constructing info safeguard options that are lock-step with company priorities.”

Laura Robinson, critical, Robinson Insight

Chair, defense for enterprise Innovation Council (SBIC)

Program Director, government safety motion discussion board (ESAF)

“The mandate of the knowledge safeguard functionality is being thoroughly rewritten. regrettably so much heads of defense haven’t picked up at the swap, impeding their companies’ agility and skill to innovate. This booklet makes the case for why safeguard must swap, and exhibits easy methods to start. it is going to be considered as marking the turning aspect in details defense for years to come.”

Dr. Jeremy Bergsman, perform supervisor, CEB

“The global we're liable to guard is altering dramatically and at an accelerating velocity. expertise is pervasive in nearly each element of our lives. Clouds, virtualization and cellular are redefining computing – and they're only the start of what's to come back. Your safeguard perimeter is outlined by way of anyplace your details and folks take place to be. we're attacked through expert adversaries who're higher funded than we'll ever be. We within the details safety occupation needs to switch as dramatically because the setting we shield. we want new abilities and new techniques to do our jobs successfully. We actually have to swap the way in which we think.

Written through the best within the enterprise, dealing with probability and data protection demanding situations conventional safety thought with transparent examples of the necessity for switch. It additionally offers professional suggestion on the right way to dramatically elevate the luck of your safety procedure and strategies – from facing the misconception of chance to how one can turn into a Z-shaped CISO.

Managing possibility and data safeguard is the final word treatise on how you can convey potent defense to the area we are living in for the following 10 years. it truly is absolute needs to interpreting for somebody in our career – and will be at the table of each CISO within the world.”

Dave Cullinane, CISSP

CEO defense Starfish, LLC

“In this review, Malcolm Harkins gives you an insightful survey of the tendencies, threats, and strategies shaping details hazard and protection. From regulatory compliance to psychology to the altering hazard context, this paintings presents a compelling creation to a major subject and trains useful awareness at the results of fixing expertise and administration practices.”

Dr. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Professor, Stanford legislation School

Co-Director, Stanford middle for overseas safety and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University

“Malcolm Harkins will get it. In his new ebook Malcolm outlines the main forces altering the knowledge defense chance panorama from a huge photograph point of view, after which is going directly to provide powerful tools of handling that chance from a practitioner's perspective. the mix makes this publication detailed and a needs to learn for an individual drawn to IT risk."

Dennis Devlin AVP, info safeguard and Compliance, The George Washington University

“Managing probability and data protection is the first-to-read, must-read e-book on details safety for C-Suite executives. it really is available, comprehensible and actionable. No sky-is-falling scare strategies, no techno-babble – simply instantly discuss a seriously very important topic. there isn't any greater primer at the economics, ergonomics and psycho-behaviourals of safety than this.”

Thornton may well, Futurist, government Director & Dean, IT management Academy

“Managing danger and data safeguard is a warning sign for info defense executives and a ray of sunshine for enterprise leaders. It equips companies with the information required to rework their safety courses from a “culture of no” to 1 desirous about agility, price and competitiveness. in contrast to different guides, Malcolm presents transparent and instantly appropriate recommendations to optimally stability the often opposing wishes of threat relief and enterprise development. This booklet might be required examining for an individual presently serving in, or trying to in achieving, the function of leader info protection Officer.”

Jamil Farshchi, Senior company chief of Strategic making plans and projects, VISA

“For too decades, company and safety – both actual or imagined – have been at odds. In coping with possibility and knowledge protection: defend to permit, you get what you predict – actual lifestyles useful how you can holiday logjams, have safety truly let company, and marries safeguard structure and enterprise structure. Why this publication? It's written by means of a practitioner, and never simply any practitioner, one of many prime minds in safety today.”

John Stewart, leader protection Officer, Cisco

“This booklet is a useful advisor to assist protection execs deal with hazard in new methods during this alarmingly speedy altering setting. full of examples which makes it a excitement to learn, the e-book captures functional methods a ahead considering CISO can flip details safety right into a aggressive virtue for his or her business.

This booklet offers a brand new framework for handling threat in an exciting and notion upsetting approach. this can switch the way in which defense execs paintings with their enterprise leaders, and aid get items to marketplace faster.

The 6 irrefutable legislation of data safeguard might be on a stone plaque at the table of each defense professional.”

Steven Proctor, vice chairman, Audit & probability administration, Flextronics

What you’ll learn

The e-book describes, at a administration point, the evolving firm safeguard landscape
It offers advice for a management-level viewers approximately tips on how to deal with and continue to exist risk
Who this publication is for

The target market is constituted of CIOs and different IT leaders, CISOs and different details safeguard leaders, IT auditors, and different leaders of company governance and hazard features. notwithstanding, it deals huge attract these within the possibility administration and safeguard industries.

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Orifice Plates and Venturi Tubes (Experimental Fluid by Michael Reader-Harris

By Michael Reader-Harris

This ebook provides the history to differential-pressure move dimension and is going throughout the specifications explaining the cause of them. should you are looking to use an orifice plate or a Venturi tube the normal ISO 5167 and its linked Technical studies supply the directions required. even though, they hardly inform the clients why they need to keep on with definite directions. This publication is helping clients of the ISO criteria for orifice plates and Venturi tubes to appreciate the explanations why the factors are as they're, to use them successfully, and to appreciate the results of deviations from the factors.

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