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Editors: Nicu Bizon, Lucian Dascalescu and Naser Mahdavi Tabatabaei (Faculty of Electronics, Communication and Computers, University of Pitesti, Romania)
Book Description:
This is the first comprehensive book on the autonomous vehicles as a part of the smart transportation systems. It was written by scientists and engineers who had been actively contributing to the development of technical knowledge in this field. The authors tried to cover both the theoretical background and the multitude of practical issues related to either commercially-available or laboratory-validated vehicular technologies.
The book will be invaluable not only for engineers directly concerned with the development of autonomous vehicles, but also to those who are interested in various fields that overlap with these specific topics: power engineering, electrical drives, control systems, sensors and actuators and artificial intelligence. Technical executives concerned with intelligent transportation systems will also find it timely and important. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Foreword pp.ix-x

Preface pp.xi-xvi

Part I. Intelligent Transport Systems pp.1-2

Chapter 1. Radar Sensor Detectors for Vehicle Safety Systems
(Modar Safir Shbat and Vyacheslav Tuzlukov, School of Electronics Engineering, College of IT Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Korea)pp.3-56

Chapter 2. Airborne Ultrasonic Imaging: SONAR Based Image Generation for Autonomous Vehicles
(Dorel Aiordachioaie, Laurentiu Frangu, Silviu Epure, Radu Belea, Marius Mazarel, Constantin Miholca and Claudiu Chiculita, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Electronics and Telecommunications Department, Romania)pp.57-80

Chapter 3. Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Dynamics
(Mustafa Dinc and Chingiz Hajiyev, Aeronautics and Astronautics Faculty, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey)pp.81-112

Chapter 4. Advances in Environment Sensing and Perception Technologies and Algorithms for Autonomous Ground Vehicles
(Constantin Ilas, Irina Mocanu and Mariana Ilas, Department of Computer Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, and Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and IT, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania)pp.113-146

Chapter 5. Intelligent Highway Surveillance and Safety Systems
(Valentin Alexandru Stan, Radu Serban Timnea and Razvan Andrei Gheorghiu, "Politehnica” University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania)pp.147-184

Chapter 6. Cyber Security Evaluation of Critical Infrastructures Systems
(Alecsandru Pătraşcu and Emil Simion, Advanced Technologies Institute, Bucharest, Romania)pp.185-206

Chapter 7. Sustainable Information Systems Management for Spatial Governance
(Angela Ioniţă, Marcel Foca and Maria Vişan, Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, “Mihai Drăgănescu” of Romanian Academy, Romania)pp.207-234

Chapter 8. Standards of Communications in the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
(Maaruf Ali, Ministry of Higher Education, University of Ha'il, College of Computer Science & Engineering, Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering, Ha'il, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)pp.235-246

Part II. Smart Technologies applied in the Electrical and Hybrid Vehicles pp.247-248

Chapter 9. Power Electronics and Drives Used in Automotive Applications
(Ersan Kabalci, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Nevsehir University, Turkey)pp.249-274

Chapter 10. Power Control of Plug-In Electric Vehicles in Smart Grids
(Amin Hajizadeh, Amir Hossein Shahirinia and David C. Yu, Department of Electrical Engineering, Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran and others)pp.275-292

Chapter 11. Optimal Short-Term Scheduling of Aggregators for Plug-In Electric Vehicles
(Mohammad Moradi-Dalvand and Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo, Department of Electrical Engineering, Power and Water University of Technology, Tehran, and Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran)pp.293-312

Chapter 12. Energy Efficiency of the Hybrid Power Source Used in the Plug-In Fuel Cell Vehicles
(Nicu Bizon, Marian Raducu, Mihai Oproescu and Luminita Mirela Constantinescu, University of Pitesti, Arges, Pitesti, and University Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania)pp.313-352

Chapter 13. Dynamic Response of Electric Machines for Electric Vehicles/Hybrid Electric Vehicles (EV/HEV)
(Robert Beloiu, Mariana Iorgulescu and Corina Savulescu, University of Pitesti, Romania)pp.353-378

Chapter 14. Use of the External Magnetic Field for Supervision and Diagnosis of Electrical Traction Motors
(Remus Pusca, Raphael Romary and Andrian Ceban, University of Lille Nord de France, Lille, and University of Artois, LSEE, Béthune, France)pp.379-408

Chapter 15. Batteries for Electrical Vehicles: A Review
(Bogdan Enache, Emilian Lefter and Costin Cepișcă, University of Pitești, Faculty of Electronics, Communications and Computers, str. Târgul din Vale nr. 1, Pitești, Argeș, and University Politehnica Bucharest, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, București, Romania)pp.409-430

Chapter 16. Computational Study of Li-Ion Batteries for Automotive Applications
(Iñigo Aramendia, Unai Fernández-Gámiz, Jose Antonio Ramos, Javier Sancho and Ekaitz Zulueta, University of the Basque Country, Nuclear Engineering and Fluid Mechanics Dep. Nieves Cano 12, 01006 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, Spain)pp.431-152

Chapter 17. Ni-Cd Batteries for Automotive Applications: The ac Electrical Data of the Ni-Cd Battery in the Havriliak-Negami Dielectric Representation
(Mohammad A. Alim, Sudip Bhattacharjee, Sanjida Khanam, Nasiha Muna and Sabiha Runa, Departments of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Mathematics, Chemical and Materials Engineering, and College of Engineering, Alabama A & M University
Huntsville, Alabama, US)pp.453-484

Chapter 18. Advanced Drive Architectures and State of the Art In-Wheel Motors
(Blaz Stefe and Gorazd Lampic, Elaphe Propulsion Technologies Ltd., Slovenia)pp.485-508

Chapter 19. The Future of Electrical Vehicles
(Wim J.C. Melis, University of Greenwich at Medway, UK)pp.509-530

Index pp.531-544

      Engineering Tools, Techniques and Tables
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2014 - 3rd Quarter
   Pages: 560. 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-63321-324-1
   Status: AV
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