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Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Vacuum Electron Devices with A.S. Gilmour, Jr.

Gilmour Brochure Written by an internationally recognized as an expert on the subject of microwave (MW) tubes, this book presents and describes the many types of microwave tubes, and despite competition from solid-state devices (those using GaN, SiC, et cetera), which continue to be used widely and find new applications in defense, communications, medical, and …

From Lithium Ion battery chemistry to avoiding lithium battery explosion: the complete guides by Davide Andrea

How Lithium Ion batteries are made Readers get a hands-on understanding of Li-ion technology, how Lithium Ion batteries are made, Lithium Ion battery chemistry, they are guided through the design and assembly of a battery, through deployment, configuration and testing, Lithium Ion battery advantages as well as Lithium Ion battery safety and avoiding accidents. Lithium-Ion …

Plugging the Intrusion Detection Gap in the Smart Grid

As the number of malicious cyberattacks on smart utilities continue to rise, smart grid cybersecurity leaders are under immense pressure to implement intrusion detection alongside their prevention and response strategies. Not only would IDS systems deployed at key points of network vulnerability significantly reduce the severity of attacks and improve grid resilience, but they are …

The Importance of Feedback with Sundar Madihally

Authors often seek the advice of colleagues when writing. December author Sundar Madihally explains his own process: I have read a few tips from some of the popular textbook authors.  For my first edition, that served as the guideline for the writing process.  Many example problems are generated when I teach the class, particularly addressing …