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Download E-books Earthquake-Resistant Structs. - Design Assessment, Rehabilitation PDF

By A. Moustafa

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Download E-books Hot-Carrier Reliability of MOS VLSI Circuits (The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science) PDF

By Yusuf Leblebici

Because the complexity and the density of VLSI chips raise with shrinking layout principles, the review of long term reliability of MOS VLSI circuits is changing into a massive challenge. The review and development of reliability at the circuit point can be in line with either the failure mode research and the fundamental realizing of the actual failure mechanisms saw in built-in circuits. Hot-carrier caused degrada­ tion of MOS transistor features is likely one of the fundamental mechanisms affecting the long term reliability of MOS VLSI circuits. it's more likely to develop into much more very important in destiny iteration chips, because the down­ ward scaling of transistor dimensions with out proportional scaling of the working voltage aggravates this challenge. a radical realizing of the actual mechanisms resulting in hot-carrier comparable degradation of MOS transistors is a prerequisite for exact circuit reliability overview. it's also being famous that very important reliability issues except the post-manufacture reliability qualification have to be addressed carefully early within the layout part. the advance and use of exact reliability simulation instruments are accordingly the most important for early evaluate and development of circuit reliability : as soon as the long term reliability of the circuit is anticipated via simulation, the implications might be in comparison with predetermined reliability standards or limits. If the anticipated reliability doesn't fulfill the necessities, acceptable layout transformations should be conducted to enhance the resistance of the units to degradation.

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Download E-books System Level Design Model with Reuse of System IP PDF

By Klaus Kronlöf (auth.), Patrizia Cavalloro, Christophe Gendarme, Klaus Kronlöf, Jean Mermet, Jos van Sas, Kari Tiensyrjä, Nikolao

This ebook provides the point of view of the SYDIC-Telecom venture on method layout and reuse as perceived throughout the study in the course of 1999 - 2003. The preliminary challenge assertion of the learn used to be formulated as follows: "The present state of affairs relating to procedure layout more often than not is, that the equipment are inadequate, informally practiced, and weakly supported via formal options and instruments. relating to process reuse the equipment and instruments for replacing process layout facts and knowledge inside businesses are advert hoc and inadequate. The potential on hand within businesses being already inadequate, there are literally no methods of replacing among businesses. for this reason, there rarely exists any process IP (Intellectual estate) undefined. even supposing method layout knowledge is one in every of businesses' major resources, it can't be reused and capitalised successfully sufficient at the present time. there's a loss of rational layout flows assisting a layout technique according to reuse of IP, and few layout instruments to help it. Even guidance on the way to use latest instruments within the layout move for this goal frequently don't exist." the matter used to be recognized to be demanding and the scope extensive. The plan of assault was once first to examine the cutting-edge and the state-of-the-practice, then to spot capability advancements, and eventually to synthesise a formalised thought for implementation. The strategy used to be utilized to varied system-level concerns, e.g. layout flows, terminology, languages, reuse, layout technique and item of design.

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Download E-books Computer-Aided Design of Microfluidic Very Large Scale Integration (mVLSI) Biochips: Design Automation, Testing, and Design-for-Testability PDF

By Kai Hu, Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Tsung-Yi Ho

This ebook offers a finished evaluation of flow-based, microfluidic VLSI. The authors describe and remedy in a complete and holistic demeanour useful demanding situations similar to keep watch over synthesis, wash optimization, layout for testability, and analysis of recent flow-based microfluidic biochips. They introduce useful options, in response to rigorous optimization and formal types. The technical contributions awarded during this publication won't merely shorten the product improvement cycle, but in addition speed up the adoption and additional improvement of contemporary flow-based microfluidic biochips, by means of facilitating the complete exploitation of layout complexities which are attainable with present fabrication techniques.

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Download E-books Artificial Intelligence in Design ’96 PDF

By Patrick Olivier, Keiichi Nakata, Malcolm Landon (auth.), John S. Gero, Fay Sudweeks (eds.)

Change is without doubt one of the most important parameters in our society. Designers are among the first swap brokers for any society. therefore layout is a vital study subject in engineering and structure and similar disciplines, due to the fact that layout is not just a method of switch yet is usually one of many keystones to monetary competitiveness and the elemental precursor to production. the improvement of computational versions based at the synthetic intelligence paradigm has supplied an impetus for far of present layout examine -both computational and cognitive. those types of layout learn have basically been performed within the final decade or so and within the temporal feel they're nonetheless immature. although this immaturity, seen advances were made either in extending our knowing of layout and in constructing instruments in line with that knowing. while many researchers within the box of synthetic intelligence in layout utilise principles approximately how people layout as one resource of ideas there's often no try and version human designers. really the result of the examine awarded during this quantity exhibit methods to expanding our knowing of layout as a process.

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Download E-books Agent-Mediated Electronic Commerce and Trading Agent Design and Analysis: AAMAS Workshop, AMEC 2008, Estoril, Portugal, May 12-16, 2008, and AAAI Workshop, TADA 2008, Chicago, IL, USA, July 14, 2008, Revised Selected Papers PDF

By Mathijs de Weerdt, Yingqian Zhang (auth.), Wolfgang Ketter, Han La Poutré, Norman Sadeh, Onn Shehory, William Walsh (eds.)

The layout and research of digital trade platforms during which brokers are - ployed contains discovering suggestions to a wide and various array of difficulties, touching on person agent behaviors, interplay, and collective habit. a large choice of digital trade eventualities and structures, together with agent methods to those, were studied lately. those stories recommend versions that help the - signal and the research at either the extent of the one agent and the extent of the multiagent process. th This quantity comprises revised, chosen papers from the ten Workshop on Agent- Mediated digital trade (AMEC-X), co-located with the seventh overseas Joint convention on independent brokers and Multiagent platforms (AAMAS 2008), th and from the 6 Workshop on buying and selling Agent layout and research (TADA), - positioned with the twenty third AAAI convention on synthetic Intelligence (AAAI 2008). the first, and complementary, aim of either workshops used to be to proceed to carry - gether novel paintings from varied fields that target modeling, implementation, and evaluate of computational buying and selling associations and/or agent strategies.

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Download E-books Digital Signal Processing Laboratory: LabVIEW-Based FPGA Implementation PDF

By Nasser Kehtarnavaz

Box Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) are more and more turning into the platform of option to enforce DSP algorithms. This booklet is designed to permit DSP scholars or DSP engineers to accomplish FPGA implementation of DSP algorithms in a one-semester DSP laboratory direction or in a brief layout cycle time in response to the LabVIEW FPGA Module. positive factors: - the 1st DSP laboratory e-book that makes use of the FPGA platform rather than the DSP platform for implementation of DSP algorithms - Incorporating introductions to LabVIEW and VHDL - Lab experiments protecting FPGA implementation of simple DSP subject matters together with convolution, electronic filtering, fixed-point info illustration, adaptive filtering, frequency area processing - FPGA implementation purposes together with wavelet rework, software-defined radio, and MP3 participant - web site delivering downloadable LabVIEW FPGA codes

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Download E-books Numerical Approximation of the Magnetoquasistatic Model with Uncertainties: Applications in Magnet Design (Springer Theses) PDF

By Ulrich Römer

This ebook provides a accomplished mathematical strategy for fixing stochastic magnetic box difficulties. It discusses variability in fabric houses and geometry, with an emphasis at the protection of structural actual and mathematical homes. It specially addresses uncertainties within the computing device simulation of magnetic fields originating from the producing technique. Uncertainties are quantified by means of approximating a stochastic reformulation of the governing partial differential equation, demonstrating how facts of actual amounts of curiosity, reminiscent of Fourier harmonics in accelerator magnets, can be utilized to accomplish strong designs. The e-book covers a couple of key equipment and effects corresponding to: a stochastic version of the geometry and fabric houses of magnetic units in keeping with dimension information; an in depth description of numerical algorithms according to sensitivities or on a higher-order collocation; an research of convergence and potency; and the applying of the built version and algorithms to uncertainty quantification within the advanced magnet structures utilized in particle accelerators.

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Download E-books Rational Drug Design PDF

By Dave Doherty, Bill Dunn, Graham Richards, Doug Rohrer, A. J. Hopfinger, W. J. Howe (auth.), Donald G. Truhlar, W. Jeffrey Howe,

Drug examine and discovery are of severe significance in human healthiness care. Computational techniques for drug lead discovery and optimization have confirmed winning in lots of contemporary study courses. those tools have grown of their effectiveness not just due to more desirable knowing of the elemental technology - the organic occasions and molecular interactions that outline a aim for healing intervention - but in addition due to advances in algorithms, representations, and mathematical techniques for learning such approaches. This quantity surveys a few of these advances. A large panorama of high-profile themes in computer-assisted molecular layout (CAMD) directed to drug layout are integrated. topic parts represented within the quantity comprise receptor-based functions similar to binding power approximations, molecular docking, and de novo layout; non-receptor-based purposes reminiscent of molecular similarity; molecular dynamics simulations; solvation and partitioning of a solute among aqueous and nonpolar media; graph conception; non-linear multidimensional optimization, processing of knowledge received from simulation experiences, worldwide optimization and seek recommendations, and function enhancement via parallel computing.

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Download E-books ENGINEERING DESIGN HANDBOOK, MILITARY PYROTECHNICS SERIES: PART THREE--PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS USED IN PYROTECHNIC COMPOSITIONS -- AMCP 706-187, October 1963 PDF