The book incorporates the results of more than twenty years long studies, examining noise-monitoring technologies and tools for registering the threshold of development of the latent period of the transition of a facility or product into an emergency state and controlling the dynamics of this development. It also describes how the use of noise technology can improve the accuracy of the results of traditional methods employed in the analysis of noisy signals. Dr. Aliev analyzes the varieties and stages of the generation and development of defects preceding accidents of technical facilities and devices.
He shows that registration of the beginning of the latent period in the transition to an emergency state, based on the results of traditional data analysis technologies used in monitoring systems, is sometimes belated due to the impossibility of analyzing the noise correlated with the useful signal. The volume further includes algorithms and technologies for computing estimates of correlation functions, spectral characteristics, and other characteristics of noise.
Aimed at professionals and students from a range of fields including facility and product design engineering, computer science, computational mathematics, control and management systems, geophysics, construction, energy, and medicine the book provides numerous examples of noise-control intelligent systems; implementations at oil and gas production facilities, drilling rigs, and offshore fixed platforms; as well as within transportation, aviation, power engineering, seismology and medicine.
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