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    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Introdue 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This chapter presents a survey of the historical background of the American patent system and, at its conclusion, raises serious questions as to whether that system is currently either performing effectively the original ...
    • Vector Calculus 

      Corral, Michael (Schoolcraft College, 2008)
      Chapter 1: Vectors in Euclidean Space. Chapter 2: Functions of Several Variables. Chapter 3: Multiple Integrals. Chapter 4: Line and Surface Integrals.
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 5 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Strongly threaded through the fabric of the invention-innovation cycle is the interplay between inventor and employer and between inventor and potential user or licensee. These relationships, including typical industrial, ...
    • Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas. Chapter 4 

      Rines, Robert H. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This chapter carries an illustrative approach found most effective in lecturing, tying together a complete picture of the invention, en trepreneuring, business, and legal cycles often involved in innovation – and through ...
    • Personal Finance 

      Siegel, Rachel; Yacht, Carol (The Saylor Foundation, 2009)
      Personal Finance by Rachel Siegel and Carol Yacht is a comprehensive Personal Finance text which includes a wide range of pedagogical aids to keep students engaged and instructors on track. This book is arranged by learning ...
    • Launch! Advertising and Promotion in Real Time 

      Solomon, Michael; Nizan, Amit (The Saylor Foundation, 2009)
      Chapter 1: Meet SS+K: A Real Agency Pitches a Real Client. Chapter 2: A User’s Manual: Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing Essentials. Chapter 3: Advertising and Society. Chapter 4: Consumers and the Communications ...
    • Introduction to Economic Analysis 

      McAfee, Preston; Lewis, Tracy (The Saylor Foundation, 2009)
      Chapter 1: What Is Economics? Chapter 2: Supply and Demand. Chapter 3: Quantification. Chapter 4: The U.S. Economy. Chapter 5: Government Interventions. Chapter 6: Trade. Chapter 7: Externalities. Chapter 8: Public Goods. ...
    • Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals 

      Baranoff, Etti; Brockett, Patrick; Kahane, Yehuda (The Saylor Foundation, 2009)
      Chapter 1: The Nature of Risk: Losses and Opportunities. Chapter 2: Risk Measurement and Metrics. Chapter 3: Risk Attitudes: Expected Utility Theory and Demand for Hedging. Chapter 4: Evolving Risk Management: Fundamental ...
    • eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing 

      Stokes, Rob (The Saylor Foundation, 2010)
      eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing is a textbook intended for third and fourth year marketing students and draws on both academic theory and practical experience. The book offers students information that ...
    • Principles of Management 

      Carpenter, Mason; Bauer, Talya; Erdogan, Berrin (The Saylor Foundation, 2010)
      Chapter 1: Introduction to Principles of Management. 1.1 Introduction to Principles of Management. 1.2 Case in Point: Doing Good as a Core Business Strategy. 1.3 Who Are Managers? 1.4 Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and ...
    • Organizational Behavior 

      Bauer, Talya; Erdogan, Berrin (The Saylor Foundation, 2010)
      Chapter 1: Organizational Behavior. Chapter 2: Managing Demographic and Cultural Diversity. Chapter 3: Understanding People at Work: Individual Differences and Perception. Chapter 4: Individual Attitudes and Behaviors. ...
    • International Finance: Theory and Policy 

      Suranovic, Steve (The Saylor Foundation, 2010)
      International Finance Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic’s belief that to understand the international economy, students need to learn how economic models are applied to real world problems. It is true what they ...
    • Small Wind Turbine Power Controllers 

      Gitano-Briggs, Horizon (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      Almost all wind energy systems require a controller to prevent damage to the turbine and the load. With advances in power electronics and microcontrollers, inexpensive yet sophisticated power controllers can be produced ...
    • Wind Power at Sea as Observed from Space 

      Liu, W. Timothy; Tang, Wenqing; Xie, Xiaosu (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      This study was performed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It was jointly supported by the Ocean Vector Winds ...
    • Variability of Wind and Wind Power 

      Mur-Amada, Joaquin; Bayod-Rujula, Angel (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      The installed capacity for wind power is increasing substantially in response to the worldwide interest in low-emissions power sources and a desire to decrease the dependence on petroleum. The European Union directive ...
    • Wind Power Impact on Power System Dynamic Performance 

      S. Karapidakis, Emmanuel (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      In this chapter the dynamic behavior of a power system with high percentage of wind power penetration (up to 40%) was studied with emphasis given to the modeling of the system, in order to examine the probable impacts. ...
    • Doubly-fed Induction Generator Drives for Wind Power Plants 

      Rabelo, Balduino; Hofmann, Wilfried (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      The basics of electrical drives in rotating dq-coordinate system was introduced as well as the classical definition of active and reactive powers leading to the complex power. Electrical power generation, specifically the ...
    • Wind Power: Integrating Wind Turbine Generators (WTG’s) with Energy Storage 

      Linden, Septimus van der (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      The current storage concepts are ready for deployment. Storage needs to be implemented in particular for Wind Energy, not just here in the US but in all developing countries. The biggest impact is probably the flexibility ...
    • Large Scale Integration of Wind Power in Thermal Power Systems 

      Goransson, Lisa; Johnsson, Filip (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      The work presented in this chapter was financed by the AGS project Pathways to Sustainable European Energy Systems.
    • Speed Sensorless Vector Control of Permanent Magnet Wind Power Generator – The Redundant Drive Concept 

      Halkosaari, Tero (INTECH Open Access Publisher, 2010)
      The reliability of high power drives can be increased using a generator/motor structure comprising multiple independent stator modules or segments each having an own drive inverter. In case that one of the inverters fails, ...