Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering, Second Edition: Edition 2

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Succinct yet comprehensive coverage of the most important terms, acronyms, and definitions made the first edition of the Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering a bestseller. Recent advances in many disciplines of this rapidly growing field have made necessary a new edition of this must-have reference. This authoritative lexicon includes more than 1500 additional terms, now supplying more than 11,000 total terms gathered by a stellar international panel of the world's leading experts, compiled from CRC's immensely popular and highly respected handbooks, and accompanied by more than 120 tables and illustrations.

New areas to this edition include:
  • Process Control and Instrumentation
  • Embedded Sensors and Systems
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Hybrid Vehicles
  • Mechatronics
  • Data Storage
  • GIS

    Includes new terms reflecting the rapid growth in:
  • Computer Electronics
  • Image Processing
  • Nanotechnology
  • Fuel Cells

    Phillip Laplante has again succeeded in producing an invaluable, up-to-date reference for the entire field of electrical engineering, covering device electronics and applied electrical, microwave, control, power, and digital systems engineering in addition to the new areas listed above. Whether you are a practicing or student electrical engineer or a professional from another field in need of complete and updated information, you need look no further than the Comprehensive Dictionary of Electrical Engineering, Second Edition.
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    About the author

    PHILLIP A. LAPLANTE is Associate Professor of Software Engineering at Penn State University and codirector of the Software Engineering Group. His research interests include real-time and embedded systems, image processing, and artificial intelligence. He has authored more than 100 papers and nineteen books, and cofounded the journal Real-Time Imaging. He has been building, studying, and teaching real-time systems for more than twenty years. Dr. Laplante received his BS, Meng, and PhD from Stevens Institute of Technology, as well as an MBA from the University of Colorado.

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    CRC Press
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    Published on
    Apr 12, 2005
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    Pages
    786
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    ISBN
    9781420037807
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    Language
    English
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    Genres
    Technology & Engineering / Electrical
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    Emphasizing leadership principles and practices, Antipatterns: Managing Software Organizations and People, Second Edition catalogs 49 business practices that are often precursors to failure. This updated edition of a bestseller not only illustrates bad management approaches, but also covers the bad work environments and cultural traits commonly found in IT, software development, and other business domains. For each antipattern, it describes the situation and symptoms, gives examples, and offers a refactoring solution.

    The authors, graduate faculty at Penn State University, avoid an overly scholarly style and infuse the text with entertaining sidebars, cartoons, stories, and jokes. They provide names for the antipatterns that are visual, humorous, and memorable. Using real-world anecdotes, they illustrate key concepts in an engaging manner. This updated edition sheds light on new management and environmental antipattems and includes a new chapter, six updated chapters, and new discussion questions. Topics covered include leadership principles, environmental antipatterns, group patterns, management antipatterns, and team leadership.

    Following introductory material on management theory and human behavior, the text catalogs the full range of management, cultural, and environmental antipatterns. It includes thought-provoking exercises that each describe a situation, ask which antipatterns are present, and explain how to refactor the situation. It provides time-tested advice to help you overcome bad practices through successful interaction with your clients, customers, peers, supervisors, and subordinates.

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