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  • Ladder Logic Programming Fundamentals

    Learn Ladder Logic Concepts Step By Step to Program PLC’s on The RSLogix 5000 Platform

    by A. J. WRIGHT ...
    This book, "Ladder Logic Programming Fundamentals" is the second edition of the book and is updated with more useful information on the latest Allen Bradley PLCs. It teaches you step by step the fundamentals of ladder logic diagrams, their basics and variables, including how ladder logic diagrams can be derived from traditional schematic circuit diagrams, and the general rules governing their use ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

    A fascinating exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives.In this dazzlingly interdisciplinary work, acclaimed author Brian Christian and cognitive scientist Tom Griffiths show us how the simple, precise algorithms used by computers can also untangle very human questions. Modern life is constrained by limited space and time, limits that give rise to a particular set ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • 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

    $18.99 AUD

  • A World Without Work

    Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

    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

  • Understanding The GPS Tracking System

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

    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

    $5.85 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

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

    ’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

  • 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

    $58.67 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Futureproof

    9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation

    by Kevin Roose ...
    A New York Times bestselling author and tech columnist's counter-intuitive guide to staying relevant - and employable - in the machine age by becoming irreplaceably human.It's not a future scenario any more. We've been taught that to compete with automation and AI, we'll have to become more like the machines themselves, building up technical skills like coding. But, there's simply no way to keep ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $76.99 AUD

  • Saab

    A short story

    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

    $6.64 AUD

  • Measurement and Control Basics, 4th Edition

    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

    $58.67 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Still Think Robots Can't Do Your Job?

    Essays on Automation and Technological Unemployment

    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 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Construction Supply Chain Economics

    by Kerry London ...
    series Spon Research
    This is the first comprehensive investigation of the industrial sourcing and procurement practices throughout sixty-eight construction industry supply channels across seven major commodity sectors at all levels. London presents real-world case studies to combine theory and practice to describe the economic structural and behavioural characteristics of sectors integral to the construction industry ... Read more

    Free

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

    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

    $58.67 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    Free

  • Servo Motors and Industrial Control Theory

    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

    $161.99 AUD

  • S-Variable Approach to LMI-Based Robust Control

    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

    $134.99 AUD

  • Industrial Process Identification and Control Design

    Step-test and Relay-experiment-based Methods

    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

    $224.99 AUD

  • PIC Microcontrollers

    An Introduction to Microelectronics

    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

    $46.99 AUD

  • Power Electronic Converters Modeling and Control

    with Case Studies

    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

    $116.99 AUD

  • Advanced Practical Process Control

    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

    $107.99 AUD

  • Industrial Process Automation Systems

    Design and Implementation

    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

    $137.99 AUD

  • Like A Thief In Broad Daylight

    Power in the Era of Post-Humanity

    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