Embedded Systems for Smart Appliances and Energy Management
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to embedded systems for smart appliances and energy management, bringing together for the first time a multidisciplinary blend of topics from embedded systems, information technology and power engineering. Coverage includes challenges for future resource distribution grids, energy management in smart appliances, micro energy generation, demand response management, ultra-low power stand by, smart standby and communication networks in home and building automation.
From the reviews:"This book introduces the field of embedded systems for energy management ... . This material is intended for readers working on the next generation of decentralized smart energy systems and people faced with the need to optimize future energy use with information technology. ... this book represents an important source of information on the latest efforts to improve actual and future energy management through the use of smart appliances and embedded systems." (Gonzalo Peralta Villavicencio, ACM Computing Reviews, January, 2013)