Smart Energy for Transportation and Health in a Smart City (Hardcover)
A comprehensive review of the advances of smart cities' smart energy, transportation, infrastructure, and health
Smart Energy for Transportation and Health in a Smart City offers an essential guide to the functions, characteristics, and domains of smart cities and the energy technology necessary to sustain them. The authors--noted experts on the topic--include the theoretical underpinnings, the practical information, and the potential benefits for the development of smart cities.
The book includes information on various financial models of energy storage, the management of networked micro-grids, coordination of virtual energy storage systems, reliability modeling and assessment of cyber space, and the development of a vehicle-to-grid voltage support. The authors review smart transportation elements such as the advanced metering infrastructure for electric vehicle charging, power system dispatching with plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and the best practices for low power wide area network technologies. In addition, the book explores smart health that is based on the Internet of Things and smart devices that can help improve patient care processes and decrease costs while maintaining quality. This important resource:
- Examines the challenges and opportunities that arise with the development of smart cities
- Presents a state-of-the-art financial models of smart energy storage
- Clearly explores the elements of a smart city based on the advancement of information and communication technology
- Contains a review of advances in smart health for smart cities
- Includes a variety of real-life case studies that illustrate the various components of a smart city
Written for practicing engineers and engineering students, Smart Energy for Transportation and Health in Smart Cities offers a practical guide to the various aspects that create a sustainable smart city.