Transportation and Power Grid in Smart Cities. Communication Networks and Services

  • ID: 4458604
  • Book
  • 688 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Provides powerful insights into the communication networks and services needed to make smart cities a reality 

With the increasing worldwide trend in population migration into urban centers, we are beginning to see the emergence of the kinds of mega–cities which were once the stuff of science fiction. It is clear to most urban planners and developers that accommodating the needs of the tens of millions of inhabitants of those megalopolises in an orderly and uninterrupted manner will require the seamless integration of and real–time monitoring and response services for public utilities and transportation systems. Part speculative look into the future of the world s urban centers, part technical blueprint, this visionary book helps lay the groundwork for the communication networks and services on which tomorrow s smart cities will run.

Written by a uniquely well–qualified author team, this book provides detailed insights into the technical requirements for the wireless sensor and actuator networks required to make smart cities a reality. A comprehensive guide for researchers, industrial planners, development engineers, and urban planners, among others, Transportation and Power Grids in Smart Cities: Communication Networks and Services

  • The only book covering both transport systems and electricity grids as they relate to communication networking
  • Discusses the technologies required for the integration of smart city power grids and intelligent transportation systems in a coherent and consistent manner
  • Addresses an array of smart city building blocks, including smart power grids (SGs), intelligent transportation systems (ITS), internet–of–things (IoT), electric vehicles (EVs), and wireless sensor networks (WSNs)
  • Bridges the divide between the fields of power systems, wireless communication, and city planning

Its broad, yet in–depth coverage makes Transportation and Power Grids in Smart Cities: Communication Networks and Services required reading for researchers, development engineers, urban planners, and public policymakers, as well as undergraduate and graduate students of electrical power systems, transportation management, wireless communication, civil engineering, and sustainable urban planning. 

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Section 1:  Communication Technologies for Smart Cities

Chapter  1 Energy Harvesting Cognitive Radios in Smart Cities

Chapter  2 LTE–D2D Communication for Power Distribution Grid: Resource Allocation for Time–Critical Applications

Chapter  3 5G and Cellular Networks in the Smart Grid

Chapter  4 Machine–to–Machine Communications in the Smart City A Smart Grid Perspective

Chapter  5 5G and D2D Communications at the service of the Smart Cities  

Section 2: Emerging Communication Networks for Smart Cities

Chapter  6 Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Virtualization (NV) for Smart Grid

Chapter  7 GHetNet: A Framework Validating Green Mobile Femtocells in Smart–Grids

Chapter  8 Communication architectures and technologies for advanced Smart Grid Services

Chapter  9 Wireless Sensor Networks in Smart Cities: Applications of Channel Bonding to Meet Data Communication Requirements

Chapter  10 A Prediction Module for Smart City IoT Platforms

Section 3: Renewable Energy Resources and Microgrid in Smart Cities

Chapter  11 Integration of Renewable Energy Resources in the Smart Grid: Opportunities and Challenges

Chapter  12 Environmental Monitoring for Smart Buildings

Chapter  13 Cooperative Energy Management in Microgrids

Chapter  14 Optimal Planning and Performance Assessment of Multi–Microgrid Systems in Future Smart Cities

Section 4: Smart Cities, Intelligent Transportation System and Electric Vehicles

Chapter  15 Wireless Charging for Electric Vehicle in the Smart Cities: Technology review and impacts

Chapter  16 Channel access modelling for EV charging/discharging service through Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs) communications

Chapter  17 Intelligent Parking Management in Smart Cities

Chapter  18 Electric Vehicle Scheduling and Charging in Smart Cities

Section 5: Security and Privacy Issues and Big Datain Smart Cities

Chapter  19 Cyber–Security and Resiliency of Transportation and Power Systems in Smart Cities

Chapter  20 Protecting Privacy of Electric Consumers in the Smart City

Chapter  21 Privacy Preserving Power Charging Coordination Scheme in the Smart Grid

Chapter  22 Securing Smart Cities Systems and Services: A Risk–based Analytics–Driven Approach

Chapter  23 Spatio–Temporal Big Data Analysis for Smart Grids Based on Random Matrix Theory

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Hussein Mouftah, PhD is Canada Research Chair and Distinguished University Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada. 

Melike Erol–Kantarci, PhD is Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada. 

Mubashir Husain Rehmani, PhD is Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Cantt, Pakistan. 

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