Security Engineering

A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems

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Author: Ross J. Anderson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118008367

Category: Computers

Page: 1080

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The world has changed radically since the first edition of this book was published in 2001. Spammers, virus writers, phishermen, money launderers, and spies now trade busily with each other in a lively online criminal economy and as they specialize, they get better. In this indispensable, fully updated guide, Ross Anderson reveals how to build systems that stay dependable whether faced with error or malice. Here?s straight talk on critical topics such as technical engineering basics, types of attack, specialized protection mechanisms, security psychology, policy, and more.

The Engineering Book

From the Elevator to the Electron Microscope, 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering

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Author: Marshall Brain

Publisher: Sterling

ISBN: 9781454908098

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

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Make 25 fantastic fliers! You can create a sky-full of fabulous-looking paper planes, from old-time gliders to cutting-edge jets, that soar, swoop, sail and dive. The projects include fascinating background information on every model.

Usability Engineering

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Author: Jakob Nielsen

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 9780125184069

Category: Computers

Page: 362

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Executive Summary. What is usability. Generations of user interfaces. The usability engineering lifecycle. Usability heuristics. Usability testing. Usability assessment methods beyond testing. Interface standards. International user interfaces. Future developments. Exercises. Bibliography. Author index. Subject index.

Site Reliability Engineering

How Google Runs Production Systems

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Author: Betsy Beyer,Chris Jones,Jennifer Petoff,Niall Richard Murphy

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491951176

Category: Computers

Page: 552

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The overwhelming majority of a software system’s lifespan is spent in use, not in design or implementation. So, why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large-scale computing systems? In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google’s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the largest software systems in the world. You’ll learn the principles and practices that enable Google engineers to make systems more scalable, reliable, and efficient—lessons directly applicable to your organization. This book is divided into four sections: Introduction—Learn what site reliability engineering is and why it differs from conventional IT industry practices Principles—Examine the patterns, behaviors, and areas of concern that influence the work of a site reliability engineer (SRE) Practices—Understand the theory and practice of an SRE’s day-to-day work: building and operating large distributed computing systems Management—Explore Google's best practices for training, communication, and meetings that your organization can use

River and Lake Ice Engineering

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Author: George D. Ashton

Publisher: Water Resources Publication

ISBN: 9780918334596

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 485

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Basic Electrical Engineering

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Author: K. N. Srinivas

Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 8189866346

Category: Electrical engineering

Page: 377

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The aim of this book is to provide a consolidated text for the first year B.E. Computer Science and Engineering students and B.Tech Information Technology students of Anna University. The syllabus has been thoroughly revised for the non-semester yearly pattern by the University. The book, made up of five chapters, systematically covers the five units of the syllabus. It begins with a detailed discussion on the fundamentals of electric circuits. DC circuits, AC circuits, 3-phase circuits, resonance and the network theorems. Lecture-type presentation of the rudiments of the fundamentals in conjunction with hundreds of solved examples is the strength of this book. Magnetic circuits and various magnetic elements and their properties, with number of illustrations are presented. DC machines and transformers are further dealt with. Equivalent circuits of machines supported with the respective photographs will ease the reader to understand the concepts of machines much better. Synchronous machines and asynchronous machines and fundamentals of control systems with various practical examples and relevant worked illustrations conclude this book. A large number of numerical illustrations and diagrammatic representations make this book valuable for students and teachers.

Metabolic Engineering

Principles and Methodologies

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Author: George Stephanopoulos,Aristos A. Aristidou,Jens Nielsen

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080536286

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 725

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Metabolic engineering is a new field with applications in the production of chemicals, fuels, materials, pharmaceuticals, and medicine at the genetic level. The field's novelty is in the synthesis of molecular biology techniques and the tools of mathematical analysis, which allow rational selection of targets for genetic modification through measurements and control of metabolic fluxes. The objective is to identify specific genetics or environmental manipulations that result in improvements in yield and productivities of biotechnological processes. Key features of the book are pathway integration and the focus on metabolic flux as a fundamental determinant of cell physiology. The book keeps mathematical complexity to a minimum, and provides a glossary of biological terms to facilitate use of the book by a broader spectrum of readers. A web page exists to communicate updates of the codes and homework problems. Demonstrates metabolic engineering in action with numerous examples of pathway modification Includes methods for identifying key enzymes in metabolic networks Contains a comprehensive review of metabolic biochemistry Discusses metabolic regulation at the gene, enzyme, operon, and cell levels Explains concepts of stoichiometry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of metabolic pathways Minimizes mathematical complexity Links to a Web page to communicate updates of the software code and homework problems

Engineering

Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for Development

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Author: Unesco

Publisher: UNESCO

ISBN: 9231041568

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 396

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This report reviews engineering's importance to human, economic, social and cultural development and in addressing the UN Millennium Development Goals. Engineering tends to be viewed as a national issue, but engineering knowledge, companies, conferences and journals, all demonstrate that it is as international as science. The report reviews the role of engineering in development, and covers issues including poverty reduction, sustainable development, climate change mitigation and adaptation. It presents the various fields of engineering around the world and is intended to identify issues and challenges facing engineering, promote better understanding of engineering and its role, and highlight ways of making engineering more attractive to young people, especially women.--Publisher's description.

Computer Engineering

A DEC View of Hardware Systems Design

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Author: C. Gordon Bell,J. Craig Mudge,John E. McNamara

Publisher: Digital Press

ISBN: 1483221105

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

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Computer Engineering: A DEC View of Hardware Systems Design focuses on the principles, progress, and concepts in the design of hardware systems. The selection first elaborates on the seven views of computer systems, technology progress in logic and memories, and packaging and manufacturing. Concerns cover power supplies, DEC computer packaging generations, general packaging, semiconductor logic technology, memory technology, measuring (and creating) technology progress, structural levels of a computer system, and packaging levels-of -integration. The manuscript then examines transistor circuitry in the Lincoln TX-2, digital modules, PDP-1 and other 18-bit computers, PDP-8 and other 12-bit computers, and structural levels of the PDP-8. The text takes a look at cache memories for PDP-11 family computers, buses, DEC LSI-11, and design decisions for the PDP-11/60 mid-range minicomputer. Topics include reliability and maintainability, price/performance balance, advances in memory technology, synchronization of data transfers, error control strategies, PDP-11/45, PDP-11/20, and cache organization. The selection is a fine reference for practicing computer designers, users, programmers, designers of peripherals and memories, and students of computer engineering and computer science.

Advanced Design Concepts for Engineers

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Author: B.S. Dhillon

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781566766265

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

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This book provides the design engineer with concise information on the most important advanced methods that have emerged in recent years for the design of structures, products and components. While these methods have been discussed in the professional literature, this is the first full presentation of their key principles and features in a single convenient volume. Both veteran and beginning design engineers will find new information and ideas in this book for improving the design engineering process in terms of quality, reliability, cost control and timeliness. Each advanced design concept is examined thoroughly, but in a concise way that presents the essentials clearly and quickly. The author is a leading engineering educator whose many books on design engineering methods, engineering management and quality control have been published in different languages throughout the world. This recent book is available for prompt delivery. To receive your copy quickly, please order now. An order form follows the complete table of contents on the reverse.

Elements of MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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Author: V. K. MANGLIK

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120346297

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 600

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This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging introduction to the fundamental principles of mechanical engineering in a distinct and clear manner. The book is intended for a core introductory course in the area of foundations and applications of mechanical engineering, prescribed for the first-year students of all disciplines of engineering. The book develops an intuitive understanding of the basic principles of thermodynamics as well as of the principles governing the conversion of heat into energy. Numerous illustrative examples are provided to fortify these concepts throughout. The book gives the students a feel for how thermodynamics is applied in engineering practice in the areas of heat engines, steam boilers, internal combustion engines, refrigeration and air conditioning, and to devices such as turbines, pumps and compressors. The book also provides a basic understanding of mechanical design, illustrating the principles through a discussion of devices designed for the transmission of motion and power such as couplings, clutches and brakes. No book on basic mechanical engineering is complete without an introduction to materials science. The text covers the treatment of the common engineering materials, highlighting their properties and applications. Finally, the role of lubrication and lubricants in reducing the wear and tear of parts in mechanical systems, is lucidly explained in the concluding chapter. The text features several fully worked-out examples, a fairly large number of numerical problems with answers, end-of-chapter review questions and multiple choice questions, which all enhance the value of the text to the students. Besides the students studying for an engineering degree, this book is also suitable for study by the students of AMIE and the students of diploma level courses.

Management for Engineers, Technologists and Scientists

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Author: Wilhelm Nel

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702171611

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 500

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Addressing the specific needs of engineers, scientists, and technicians, this reference introduces engineering students to the basics of marketing, human resource management, employment relations, personnel management, and financial management. This guide will help engineering students develop a sense for business and prepare them for the commercial and administrative dealings with customers, suppliers, contractors, accountants, and managers.

Drawing for Engineering

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Author: Paul Smith

Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd

ISBN: 9780702144066

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 200

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Based on the South African Bureau of Standards Code of Practice for Engineering Drawing (SABS 0111),this book is a step-by-step guide to drawing techniques. It teaches both technical drawing and freehand sketching, and has special units with applications for mechanical and chemical engineering.

Engineering Heat Transfer

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Author: M. M. Rathore,Raul Raymond Kapuno

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763777528

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1178

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Intended as a textbook for undergraduate courses in heat transfer for students of mechanical, chemical, aeronautical, and metallurgical engineering, or as a reference for professionals in industry, this book emphasizes the clear understanding of theoretical concepts followed by practical applications. Treating each subject analytically and then numerically, it provides step-by-step solutions of numerical problems through the use of systematic procedures by a prescribed format. With more than a million users in industry, MATLAB is the most popular computing programming language among engineers. This Second Edition has been updated to include discussions on how to develop programs that solve heat transfer problems using MATLAB, which allows the student to rapidly develop programs that involve complex numerical and engineering heat transfer computations.

Cryptography Engineering

Design Principles and Practical Applications

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Author: Niels Ferguson,Bruce Schneier,Tadayoshi Kohno

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118080912

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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The ultimate guide to cryptography, updated from an author team of the world's top cryptography experts. Cryptography is vital to keeping information safe, in an era when the formula to do so becomes more and more challenging. Written by a team of world-renowned cryptography experts, this essential guide is the definitive introduction to all major areas of cryptography: message security, key negotiation, and key management. You'll learn how to think like a cryptographer. You'll discover techniques for building cryptography into products from the start and you'll examine the many technical changes in the field. After a basic overview of cryptography and what it means today, this indispensable resource covers such topics as block ciphers, block modes, hash functions, encryption modes, message authentication codes, implementation issues, negotiation protocols, and more. Helpful examples and hands-on exercises enhance your understanding of the multi-faceted field of cryptography. An author team of internationally recognized cryptography experts updates you on vital topics in the field of cryptography Shows you how to build cryptography into products from the start Examines updates and changes to cryptography Includes coverage on key servers, message security, authentication codes, new standards, block ciphers, message authentication codes, and more Cryptography Engineering gets you up to speed in the ever-evolving field of cryptography.

Thermal Engineering

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780070681132

Category: Heat engineering

Page: 1134

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Safety and Health for Engineers

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Author: Roger L. Brauer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471750921

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 758

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The essential guide to blending safety and health with economical engineering Over time, the role of the engineer has evolved into a complex combination of duties and responsibilities. Modern engineers are required not only to create products and environments, but to make them safe and economical as well. Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide that helps engineers reconcile safety and economic concerns using the latest cost-effective methods of ensuring safety in all facets of their work. It addresses the fundamentals of safety, legal aspects, hazard recognition, the human element of safety, and techniques for managing safety in engineering decisions. Like its successful predecessor, this Second Edition contains a broad range of topics and examples, detailed references to information and standards, real-world application exercises, and a significant bibliography of books for each chapter. Inside this indispensable resource, you'll find: * The duties and legal responsibilities for which engineers are accountable * Updated safety laws and regulations and their enforcement agencies * An in-depth study of hazards and their control * A thorough discussion of human behavior, capabilities, and limitations * Key instruction on managing safety and health through risk management, safety analyses, and safety plans and programs Additionally, Safety and Health for Engineers includes the latest legal considerations, new risk analysis methods, system safety and decision-making tools, and today's concepts and methods in ergonomic design. It also contains revised reference figures and tables, OSHA permissible exposure limits, and updated examples and exercises taken from real cases that challenged engineering designs. Written for engineers, plant managers, safety professionals, and students, Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition provides the information and tools you need to unite health and safety with economical engineering for safer technological solutions.

Precision Engineering in Manufacturing

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Author: R. L. Murty

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9788122407501

Category: Machine-tools

Page: 264

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The Key Words In Manufacturing Are Cost And Quality. While This Has Been Generally True Throughout The History Of Manufacturing, We Have Today Entered Into A Highly Competitive Stage Where Quality Has Assumed Overwhelming Importance. There Is No Survival Without It. Quality ``Just Does Not Happen, It Is Caused``. Quality Circles, Total Quality, Iso 9000, Etc. Are Some Measures To Improve Quality.The Broad Purpose Of The Present Book Is To Explain The Concept Of Part Accuracy And Machine Tool Accuracy And The Interaction Between Them. It Considers In Detail The Influence Of Various Factors Affecting Accuracy. The Factors Considered Are Stiffness, Vibrations, Thermal Effects, Tool Wear, Geometrical Inaccuracy Inherent In The Machine Tools Themselves, Cutting Conditions, Location And Others. The Interaction Of Dimensions In A Chain Of Machining Processes Is Also Included. The Standards Relevant To Accuracy Are Explained. Processes To Obtain Precision Parts Are Described. The Treatment Is Not Just Descriptive. Analytical Expressions And Numerical Examples Are Included. The Scope Of The Book Is Novel And The Subject Matter Will Be Highly Useful Not Only To An Academic In The Area Of Manufacturing But Also To An Engineer On The Shop Floor.