1. Smart Sensors
|1."Understanding Smart Sensors" by Randy Frank|
Book Review: The book is a comprehensive and current overview of the latest developments and applications of smart sensors. It discusses topics such as sensor fusion, energy harvesting, wireless technology, and cutting-edge product designs. The focus is on research and development in smart sensors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and microelectronics. The book also explores how fuzzy logic and neural networks are influencing smart sensor development.
|2."Smart Sensors" by Paul W Chapman|
Book Review: This comprehensive book covers various aspects of sensor applications, including examples of how material technologies can be applied to a wide range of sensing and control problems. It also tracks the development of sensor technology over time. Emphasizing the practical aspects of material selection and functionality, the book provides a framework for understanding smart sensing and offers both theoretical and practical perspectives. The book includes dedicated chapters on sensor technologies, manufacturing, and the differences between smart sensors and smart sensing, as well as exploring topics such as artificial intelligence and more.
|3."Smart Sensors for Industrial Applications" by Krzysztof Iniewski|
Book Review: The rapid growth of sensor technologies in science and product design is demonstrated in this book. It covers developments in electronics, photonics, mechanics, chemistry, and biology. The latest research in smart sensor technology is brought together, showcasing the various applications this technology enables. The book is divided into five parts covering photonics and optoelectronic sensors, infrared and thermal sensors, magnetic and inductive sensors, sound and ultrasound sensors, and wireless and electrical sensors.
|4."Smart Sensors Networks: Communication Technologies and Intelligent Applications (Intelligent Data-Centric Systems: Sensor Collected Intelligence)" by Fatos Xhafa|
“Smart Sensors Networks: Communication Technologies and Intelligent Applications (Intelligent Data-Centric Systems: Sensor Collected Intelligence)” Book Review: The book offers a comprehensive introduction to smart sensor networks, covering various aspects such as communication technologies and intelligent applications. It delves into the concepts of intelligent data-centric systems and sensor-generated intelligence. Additionally, it offers a systems-oriented perspective to explore the distinctive features of wireless sensor networks. The book discusses a wide range of applications in fields such as elderly healthcare, energy consumption, industrial automation, intelligent transportation systems, smart homes, cities, and more.
|5."Smart Sensors and Systems" by Youn-Long Lin|
“Smart Sensors and Systems” Book Review: This comprehensive guide is a valuable resource for engineers, researchers, and students interested in the design of smart sensors and IoT systems. It offers a multidisciplinary perspective on sensor technology, covering MEMS, biological, chemical, and electrical domains. The book discusses effective sensing techniques and intelligent processing methods for the information gathered, stressing their importance in the success of the Internet of Things. It showcases smart sensor systems in real-life applications, including smart home, transportation, medical, environmental, agricultural, and more. The later chapters cover the three-dimensional evolution of hyperspectral imaging and computational photography, including programmable aperture. This book is a must-read for professionals, students, and teachers in the fields of engineering and science.
|6."Smart Sensors (Independent Learning Module from the Instrument Society of America)" by Paul W Chapman|
“Smart Sensors (Independent Learning Module from the Instrument Society of America)” Book Review: This book presents an extensive examination of smart sensors and their diverse applications. It explores the independent learning module developed by the Instrument Society of America and offers a plethora of examples demonstrating how various materials and technologies can be utilized to address an array of sensing and control challenges across various industries. The book delves into the use of smart sensors in fields such as healthcare, energy efficiency, industrial automation, intelligent transportation systems, smart homes, smart vehicles, and more. Additionally, it offers individual learning modules on topics such as sensor technologies, sensor manufacturing, distinguishing between smart sensors and smart sensing, sensors and artificial intelligence, and more.
|7."Handbook of Smart Actuators and Smart Sensors" by Bob Tucker|
“Handbook of Smart Actuators and Smart Sensors” Book Review: This handbook offers an extensive analysis of smart sensors and actuators, covering recent technical advances and their diverse electrical applications. It is tailored to serve as a practical guide for those who frequently employ smart sensors and actuators. The book delves into crucial topics such as SMA-based systems and smart polymers, and also discusses important research in the field. Its primary target audience includes students, teachers, and professionals in the fields of science and engineering.
|8."Optical Fiber Sensors for loT and Smart Devices (SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering)" by M Fátima F Domingues|
“Optical Fiber Sensors for loT and Smart Devices (SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering)” Book Review: This book offers an extensive insight into optical fiber sensors designed for Internet of Things and smart devices. It covers the historical development of optical fiber sensing solutions and their application in various industries. The book elaborates on distinctive production techniques, presents significant information, and evaluates the evolution of optical fiber sensors, including their complexity. Additionally, it provides a detailed analysis of silica optical fiber sensors and polymer optical fiber sensors, facilitating the comparison of different technologies based on their performance, sensitivity, accuracy, manufacturing complexity, and economic cost.
|9."Smart Sensors & Sensing Technology (Electrical Engineering Developments)" by Daniel E Suarez|
“Smart Sensors & Sensing Technology (Electrical Engineering Developments)” Book Review: This comprehensive book delves into the world of smart sensors and sensing technology, offering an in-depth exploration of current research in the field. Readers will gain insight into the latest developments and applications of smart sensors, including their use in the agriculture and food industries. The book also covers long-range sensing, utilizing Brillouin optical time domain analysis, as well as integrated DC, DC converters, and remote monitoring systems. In addition, readers will learn about the use of biosensors in various engineering fields, making this book a valuable resource for anyone
|10."Wellness Protocol for Smart Homes: An Integrated Framework for Ambient Assisted Living (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)" by Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay and Hemant Ghayvat|
“Wellness Protocol for Smart Homes: An Integrated Framework for Ambient Assisted Living (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)” Book Review: The book is a valuable resource for a range of audiences, including researchers, students, and practitioners, as well as those interested in interdisciplinary studies at the intersection of wireless sensing processing, radio communication, the Internet of things, and machine learning. Focusing on the development of wellness protocols for smart home monitoring, the book aims to forecast the wellness of individuals living in ambient assisted living (AAL) environments. It provides detailed descriptions of the design and implementation of heterogeneous wireless sensors and networks used in data mining and machine learning. The book also outlines how these sensor and actuator nodes are deployed in home environments, collecting real-time data on object usage and movements. The protocols have been proven to offer reliable, efficient, flexible, and economical solutions for smart home systems. However, the book also addresses several issues related to interference mitigation, errors, security, and large data handling.
|11."Smart Sensing Technology for Agriculture and Environmental Monitoring (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering)" by Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay|
“Smart Sensing Technology for Agriculture and Environmental Monitoring (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering)” Book Review: The book offers an extensive examination of smart sensing technology, encompassing various aspects such as reliability, adaptability, recalibration, information processing, and data fusion. Additionally, it provides an insight into the validation and integration of novel, high-performance sensors. The book mainly concentrates on the monitoring of agricultural and environmental parameters. It is a valuable resource for postgraduate students, researchers, and practitioners in the fields of agriculture and environmental engineering. The inclusion of diagrams and pictures facilitates a more profound technical comprehension of the subject matter.
2. Biosensors and Smart Sensors
|1."Sensors for Everyday Life: Healthcare Settings (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)" by Octavian Adrian Postolache and Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay|
“Sensors for Everyday Life: Healthcare Settings (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)” Book Review: This book is designed for researchers, academics, graduate students, and industry professionals in the field of healthcare technologies. It presents a comprehensive overview of the concepts, modeling, technical and technological details, and practical applications of various sensor types used in sensing human body structures and functions and monitoring activities and health. Additionally, the book discusses the latest trends in the development of sensors and systems for healthcare settings, providing insights into the next generation of healthcare sensors. This book is suitable for teachers, students, and professionals in the fields of engineering and science.
|2."Smart Sensors and MEMS: Proceedings of the NATO Adavanced Study Institute on Smart Sensors and MEMS, Povoa de Varzim, Portugal 8 - 19 September 2003 (Nato Science Series II:)" by Sergey Y Yurish and Maria T S R Gomes|
“Smart Sensors and MEMS: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Smart Sensors and MEMS, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal 8 – 19 September 2003 (Nato Science Series II:)” Book Review: This book serves as a comprehensive guide for engineers, researchers, and students who are interested in the crucial aspect of designing smart sensors. Its main goal is to disseminate both theoretical and practical knowledge about smart sensors and their applications, creating a clear understanding of the effectiveness of MEMS technologies, advanced signal processing and conversion methods. The book aims to stimulate both theoretical and applied research in these areas, and to promote the practical use of these techniques in industry. To achieve this, the book covers a broad range of physical, chemical, and biosensor design principles, technologies, and applications. By presenting the state-of-the-art, the book offers a systematic and in-depth treatment of the rapidly developing field of smart sensors and MEMS.
|3."Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) Sensors: From Basis to State-of-the-Art Applications (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)" by Candid Reig and Susana Cardoso|
“Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) Sensors: From Basis to State-of-the-Art Applications (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)” Book Review: This reference book is ideal for novice researchers, postgraduate students, and multidisciplinary scientists interested in the field of smart sensors and instrumentation. Its focus is on giant magnetoresistance (GMR) sensors, which were first used in hard disk drives and are now being utilized in a range of applications, including space exploration, automotive design, microelectronics, and biotechnology. The book delves into both the theoretical and practical aspects of GMR sensors, examining the fundamental concepts, current trends, and challenges associated with this technology. Comprising of 11 chapters, the book commences by discussing spintronic phenomena and microfabrication techniques. It then delves into topics like noise in GMR and TMR sensors, interfacing resistive sensors, and GMR-based sensors for IC current monitoring. The book concludes by describing magnetoresistive sensors for surface scanning.
|4."Fiber Optic Sensors: Current Status and Future Possibilities (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)" by Ignacio R Matias and Satoshi Ikezawa|
“Fiber Optic Sensors: Current Status and Future Possibilities (Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation)” Book Review: This book serves as a valuable resource for novice researchers, postgraduate students, and interdisciplinary scientists seeking a comprehensive guide on smart sensors and instrumentation. The text covers the latest advancements in fiber optic sensor technology and investigates its diverse applications in various fields and markets, such as power engineering, chemical engineering, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, and environmental monitoring. The book particularly emphasizes niche applications where fiber optic sensors can compete with conventional methods. In addition to conventional parameters, such as strain, temperature, and pressure, the book proposes and explores novel concepts and ideas. The emergence of extended infrared sensors is discussed in detail, and individual chapters delve into sensing at THz frequencies and optical sensing based on photonic crystal structures. Fiber Bragg grating sensors and multimode interference sensors receive detailed attention in separate chapters.
|5."Technologies for Smart Sensors and Sensor Fusion (Devices, Circuits, and Systems)" by Krzysztof Iniewski and Kevin Yallup|
“Technologies for Smart Sensors and Sensor Fusion (Devices, Circuits and Systems)” Book Review: This is a comprehensive guide on smart sensors and their fusion technologies. The book covers topics like sensor fusion, wireless sensor networks, energy harvesting, and machine learning. It also includes case studies on smart sensors in various fields like healthcare, environmental monitoring, and transportation. The book is an essential read for researchers, students, and industry professionals interested in the design and implementation of smart sensors and their applications.
|6."Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology XII (Proceedings of SPIE)" by Brian M Cullum and Eric S McLamore|
|7."Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technology VIII: 28 April 2011, Orlando, Florida, United States" by Brian M Cullum|
|8."Smart Biomedical and Physiological Sensor Technologies" by Brian M Cullum|
|9."Smart Nanomaterials for Sensor Application" by Songjun Li and Yi Ge|
“Smart Nanomaterials for Sensor Application” Book Review: The book offers a valuable resource for graduate students and materials scientists engaged in the field of nanotechnology for biosensors. It is a trustworthy source of information and provides in-depth coverage of cost-effective sensor and detection systems. The urgent need for new sensor and detector technologies due to growing concerns about environmental exposure to biological and chemical agents is addressed in the book. It provides an overview of the latest developments in sensor applications using intelligent nanomaterials. The book consists of 10 chapters, starting with an introduction to smart nanomaterials for biosensors and biochips, and covers topics such as metal nanoparticles. The final chapter discusses 1-D nanostructures for sensing purposes.