Best Reference Books – Large Scale Systems

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Large Scale Systems subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Large Scale Systems along with reviews.

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1. “Robust Control” by S P Bhattacharyya and H Chappelat

Book Review: This book is very important in the analysis and design of control systems and presents a unique approach to robust stability theory that includes both linear and nonlinear systems. The control system design application is demonstrated with numerous examples including MATLAB software. The topics covered in the book include generalized kharitonov theorem, disk polynomial theory, extremal properties of interval systems, real parametric stability margin calculation and many more. This book is very useful for electrical, mechanical, nuclear, chemical and aerospace engineers.

2. “Robust and Optimal Control” by Kemin Zhou and John C Doyle

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Book Review: The book provides complete coverage of various concepts related to robust and optimal control. It explains how one sets up a problem, uncertainty model introduction, weights, performance norms and many more. The book provides detailed information on topics like riccati equations, m theory, loop shaping, controller reduction, LFT form problem formulation and many more. The book also focuses on the concepts like state space, control theory and includes many background results on linear systems and deals with the theory and application of riccati equations and model reduction.

3. “Large Scale Systems Modelling” by Mohammad Jamshidi

Book Review: This book deals with the past and present trends of various areas like fuzzy logic, neural networks and genetic algorithms with a special attention on computer assisted problem solving. The major topics included in the book are modeling and model reduction, aggregation, perturbation, balance aggregation, system identification, structural properties like stability, controllability and observability. The book also deals with the hierarchical control, decentralized control and optimum control theory of control systems. The book contains chapters on fuzzy set theory, fuzzy mathematics and fuzzy control systems.

4. “Modern Control Systems Theory” by M Gopal

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Book Review: This book covers the recent developments in LSI technology and availability of inexpensive microprocessors, memory chips and analog to digital converters. The topics presented in the book are relevant to the analysis and design of computer controlled systems. The book summarizes the theoretical and practical aspects of transform domain and state space design algorithms. The book also describes the background to many current approaches to self-tuning control and discusses the basic characteristics of stepping motors and their associated drives. The book also contains case studies on microprocessor based control.

5. “Power System Optimization: Large-scale Complex Systems Approaches” by CHEN and ZHANG

“Power System Optimization: Large-scale Complex Systems Approaches” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on power system optimization. It talks about large-scale complex systems approaches. It discusses the optimization in power system planning or operation. It talks about electricity markets in detail. It contains recent advances and attempts to focus on the application of microeconomics and game theory to the optimization of power system. The book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of engineering and science who deal with large scale systems.

6. “Distributed Multimedia Retrieval Strategies for Large Scale Networked Systems” by Bharadwaj Veeravalli Gerassimos Barlas

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“Distributed Multimedia Retrieval Strategies for Large Scale Networked Systems” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on distributed multimedia retrieval strategies for large scale networked systems. It has chapters devoted to handling long duration video retrieval over large-scale networks. It discusses distributed retrieval of multimedia documents, particularly the long duration documents. It talks about technologies which help in rendering high-quality, high-fidelity, and cost-effective services useful for network service providers. It provides numerous real-world examples for enhanced understanding of the reader. The book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of engineering and science.

7. “Large-Scale Dynamic Systems” by Siljak

“Large-Scale Dynamic Systems” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview of large-scale dynamic systems. It discusses various aspects of systems like stability and structure. It discusses application of large-scale systems which ranges from competitive-cooperative models in ecology and economics to control of spacecraft and power systems. It talks about concepts of decentralized control and estimation. It introduces methods for efficient stabilization and optimization of complex systems. It provides information on local subsystem feedback and vector Liapunov methods. The book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of engineering and science.

8. “Benchmarking Peer-To-Peer Systems” by Thorsten Strufe and Wolfgang Effelsberg

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“Benchmarking Peer-To-Peer Systems” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on benchmarking peer to peer systems. It discusses several algorithms for decentralized search, content distribution, and media streaming which are used. It provides overview of fundamental concepts and methods for benchmarking of those algorithms in peer-to-peer systems. First part of the book talks about fundamentals of benchmarking in peer to peer systems. Second part discusses synthetic benchmarks for peer to peer systems, and third part talks about application benchmarks for peer to peer systems. It is written in an easy to understand language.

9. “Directions in Large-Scale Systems” by Ho

“Directions in Large-Scale Systems” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on directions in large scale systems. It talks about many person optimization and decentralized control. It provides numerous solved and unsolved examples. It contains real-world scenarios with the challenges faced and design decisions made to overcome them. It provides reader with the tools to handle large scale systems efficiently. The book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of engineering and science who deal with large scale systems on a daily basis.

10. “Stochastic Large-Scale Engineering Systems” by Tzafestas

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“Stochastic Large-Scale Engineering Systems” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on stochastic large-scale engineering systems. It focuses on the class of large-scale stochastic systems which is used by many academic and research groups. It discusses distributed-sensor networks in detail. It provides information on decentralized detection theory. It provides insights into econometric models with integrated and decentralized policymakers. It is written in an easy to understand language. It provides numerous real-world examples for enhanced understanding of the reader. The book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of engineering and science.

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