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  • Average Is Over

    Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation

    by Tyler Cowen

    Renowned economist and author of Big Business Tyler Cowen brings a groundbreaking analysis of capitalism, the job market, and the growing gap between the one percent and minimum wage workers in this follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Great Stagnation.The United States continues to mint more millionaires and billionaires than any country ever. Yet, since the great recession, three ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • A World Without Work

    Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

    by Daniel Susskind

    NOMINATED FOR THE FT & McKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2020'A path-breaking, thought-provoking and in-depth study of how new technology will transform the world of work' Gordon Brown'Compelling... Should be required reading for any presidential candidate' New York TimesNew technologies have always provoked panic about workers being replaced by machines. In the past, such fears have been ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • AI Superpowers

    China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order

    by Kai-Fu Lee

    THE NEW YORK TIMES**,** USA TODAY**, AND** WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLERDr. Kai-Fu Lee—one of the world’s most respected experts on AI and China—reveals that China has suddenly caught up to the US at an astonishingly rapid and unexpected pace.In AI Superpowers, Kai-fu Lee argues powerfully that because of these unprecedented developments... ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • The Glass Cage

    Where Automation is Taking Us

    by Nicholas Carr

    In The Glass Cage, Pulitzer Prize nominee and bestselling author Nicholas Carr shows how the most important decisions of our lives are now being made by machines and the radical effect this is having on our ability to learn and solve problems.In May 2009 an Airbus A330 passenger jet equipped with the latest ‘glass cockpit’ controls plummeted 30,000 feet into the Atlantic. The reason for the crash: ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Understanding The GPS Tracking System

    GPS Technology Made Easy With Simple Details and Tips For Configuring And Controlling Your System For Maximum Performance

    by KMS Publishing

    The acronym stands for Global Positioning System. When we look it up in Google, much of the definition we find makes this device seem like a technological and mechanical engineering marvel that only the experts or the   exceedingly brainy can comprehend and make use of. GPS is actually a very practical device for tracking and navigation that’s making a global impact in the lives of many people ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control, 3rd Edition

    by N.E. Battikha

    Other books on boiler control have been published; however, they do not cover engineering details on control systems and the setup of the various control functions. Boiler Control Systems Engineering provides specific examples of boiler control including configuration and tuning, valve sizing, and transmitter specifications. ... Read more

    $61.42 AUD

  • Saab

    A short story

    by Brian Williams

    From a tiny Swedish carmaker, Saab grew into one of the most recognized brands in the auto industry building truly inspired and captivating cars. Under GM umbrella, it entered into a slow but steady decline before going bankrupt in 2011. This book is about the carmaker and its evolution, its people and their ingenuity, its cars and their quirkiness, and its fans and their loyalty. It is about what ... Read more

    $7.35 AUD

  • Windows 10 for the Internet of Things

    by Charles Bell

    Manage and control Internet-connected devices from Windows and Raspberry Pi. Master the Windows IoT Core application programming interface and feature set to develop Internet of Things applications on the Raspberry Pi using your Windows and .NET programming skills. Windows 10 for the Internet of Things presents a set of example projects covering a wide range of techniques designed specifically to ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD

  • Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car - And How It Will Reshape Our World

    by Lawrence Burns

    ’A fascinating hybrid. Part freewheeling history of the rise of the modern autonomous vehicle, part intimate memoir from an insider who was on the front lines for much of that history, Autonomy will more than bring readers up to speed on one of today’s most closely watched technologies’ Brian Merchant, author of The One DeviceFrom the ultimate insider – a former General Motors executive and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • S-Variable Approach to LMI-Based Robust Control

    by Yoshio Ebihara and 2 more

    series Communications and Control Engineering
    This book shows how the use of S-variables (SVs) in enhancing the range of problems that can be addressed with the already-versatile linear matrix inequality (LMI) approach to control can, in many cases, be put on a more unified, methodical footing. Beginning with the fundamentals of the SV approach, the text shows how the basic idea can be used for each problem (and when it should not be employed ... Read more

    $134.19 AUD

  • Industrial Process Automation Systems

    Design and Implementation

    by B.R. Mehta and 1 more

    Industrial Process Automation Systems: Design and Implementation is a clear guide to the practicalities of modern industrial automation systems. Bridging the gap between theory and technician-level coverage, it offers a pragmatic approach to the subject based on industrial experience, taking in the latest technologies and professional practices. Its comprehensive coverage of concepts and ... Read more

    $133.20 AUD

  • Power Electronic Converters Modeling and Control

    with Case Studies

    by Seddik Bacha and 2 more

    series Advanced Textbooks in Control and Signal Processing
    Modern power electronic converters are involved in a very broad spectrum of applications: switched-mode power supplies, electrical-machine-motion-control, active power filters, distributed power generation, flexible AC transmission systems, renewable energy conversion systems and vehicular technology, among them.Power Electronics Converters Modeling and Control teaches the reader how to analyze ... Read more

    $116.15 AUD

  • Advanced Practical Process Control

    by Brian Roffel and 1 more

    In the process industries there is an ongoing need for improvement of the opera tion of the process. One of the disciplines that will help the process engineer to achieve this is process control. There are many industrial automation systems to day that will offer powerful tools to meet the process control needs of industries with continuous, batch and discrete operations. Advanced control ... Read more

    $107.13 AUD

  • CNC Programming Tutorials: Examples G & M Codes

    Guide to CNC Programming by G code & M code Examples

    by Thanh Tran and 2 more

    CNC Programming TutorialsExamples G & M Codes***Guide to CNC Programming by G code & M code ExamplesTABLE OF CONTENTSBeginner Level examplesBolt Hole Circle examplesBoring CNC Lathe examplesChamfer Radius examplesCNC Lathe Machine examplesCNC Milling Machine examplesDrilling examplesG02 G03 I J K examplesG02 G03 R examples<... ... Read more

    $19.95 AUD

  • Servo Motors and Industrial Control Theory

    by Riazollah Firoozian

    series Mechanical Engineering Series
    Servo Motors and Industrial Control Theory presents the fundamentals of servo motors and control theory in a manner that is accessible to undergraduate students, as well as practitioners who may need updated information on the subject. Graphical methods for classical control theory have been replaced with examples using mathematical software, such as MathCad and MatLab, to solve real-life ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Breaking the Chains of Capitalism, An Evolutionary Journey to True Freedom (Color)

    by Marco D'Anna

    This book offers for consideration an integrated social economic structure and technical solution capable of ending the predatory evolution of our species. This book also explains the primary factor responsible for the most preventable suffering and death throughout the evolutionary development of our species and how to correct this dysfunction at its source. It also describes how our species is ... Read more

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  • Measurement and Control Basics, 4th Edition

    by Thomas A. Hughes

    Ideal for classroom use or self-study, this newly revised best-selling book has provided thousands of students, technicians, sales people, and others with a practical introduction to the technologies, systems, and strategies involved in industrial process control. The fourth edition takes the same proven intuitive approach of previous editions. Each chapter begins with basic definitions and ... Read more

    $61.42 AUD

  • Industrial Process Identification and Control Design

    Step-test and Relay-experiment-based Methods

    by Tao Liu and 1 more

    series Advances in Industrial Control
    Industrial Process Identification and Control Design is devoted to advanced identification and control methods for the operation of continuous-time processes both with and without time delay, in industrial and chemical engineering practice. The simple and practical step- or relay-feedback test is employed when applying the proposed identification techniques, which are classified in terms of common ... Read more

    $224.17 AUD

  • Practical Project Management: Learning to Manage the Professional, Second Edition

    by Gerald W. Cockrell

    In today’s economy, organizations must perform faster, better, and cheaper. Projects have to conform to ever-tightening schedules and budgets. Because Practical Project Management: Learning to Manage the Professional, Second Edition focuses specifically on techniques proven to be effective in industry, it is the ideal reference for both new and experienced project managers. Readers enjoy a brief ... Read more

    $61.42 AUD

  • Like A Thief In Broad Daylight

    Power in the Era of Post-Humanity

    by Slavoj Žižek

    In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition. In this extraordinary new book, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek turns to look at the brave new world of Big Tech, revealing how, with each new wave of innovation, we find ourselves moving closer and closer to a bizarrely literal realisation of Marx's prediction that ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Still Think Robots Can't Do Your Job?

    Essays on Automation and Technological Unemployment

    by Riccardo Campa

    Is Artificial Intelligence qualitatively different from other means of economizing the use of labor? Are we on the edge of a jobless society? If yes, are we ready for it? These are a few of the questions discussed in this collection of academic works. This book traces a brief history of the concept of technological unemployment; proposes a short-term scenario analysis concerning the relations ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Humans Need Not Apply

    A Guide to Wealth & Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    by Jerry Kaplan

    An “intriguing, insightful” look at how algorithms and robots could lead to social unrest—and how to avoid it (The Economist, Books of the Year).After decades of effort, researchers are finally cracking the code on artificial intelligence. Society stands on the cusp of unprecedented change, driven by advances in robotics, machine learning, and perception powering systems that rival or exceed human ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Futureproof

    9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation

    by Kevin Roose

    'Kevin Roose provides a clear, compelling strategy for surviving the next wave of technology with our jobs - and souls - intact... Futureproof is the survival guide you need' Charles Duhigg, The Power of HabitIn this timely, counterintuitive, and highly practical guide to the age of A.I. and automation, a New York Times technology columnist argues that the key to success is making yourself more ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • PIC Microcontrollers

    An Introduction to Microelectronics

    by Martin P. Bates

    PIC Microcontrollers: An Introduction to Microelectronics, Third Edition, provides an introduction to the complex technology of microcontrollers. Starting with the standard PC, it establishes basic concepts and terminology: microprocessor systems, memory, input and output, and general digital systems ideas. It then examines the PIC microcontroller (MCU), which dominates the market for small-scale ... Read more

    $44.98 AUD