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  • Plasma Science and Technology - Progress in Physical States and Chemical Reactions
    Plasma Science and Technology - Progress in Physical States and Chemical Reactions NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Tetsu Mieno
    ISBN 978-953-51-2280-7,
    574 pages, April, 2016
    In the early twentieth century, Dr. Irving Langmuir actively studied plasma discharge and surface science. Since then, great progress has been made in the development of applications of discharges and plasmas such as discharge lamps, electric tubes, ...
  • Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective
    Social Enterprise - Context-Dependent Dynamics In A Global Perspective NEW
    Editor Rosario Laratta
    ISBN 978-953-51-2275-3,
    152 pages, April, 2016
    This book is an original, high-quality, research-level work. It sheds lights on the similarities and differences of social enterprise practices across the international scene. Most of the chapters include empirical findings derived from researches co ...
  • Apatites and their Synthetic Analogues - Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications
    Apatites and their Synthetic Analogues - Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications NEW
    Editor Petr Ptacek
    ISBN 978-953-51-2266-1
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2265-4,
    514 pages, April, 2016
    Apatite-type minerals and their synthetic analogues are of interest of many industrial branches and scientific disciplines including material sciences, chemical industry, agriculture, geology, medicine and dentistry. This book provides a basic overvi ...
  • Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases
    Significance, Prevention and Control of Food Related Diseases NEW
    Editor Hussaini Anthony Makun
    ISBN 978-953-51-2277-7,
    312 pages, April, 2016
    Food-borne diseases are major causes of morbidity and mortality in the world. It is estimated that about 2.2 million people die yearly due to food and water contamination. Food safety and consequently food security are therefore of immense importance ...
  • Concise Reliability for Engineers
    Concise Reliability for Engineers NEW
    Editor Jaroslav Mencik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2278-4,
    214 pages, April, 2016
    Our life is strongly influenced by the reliability of the things we use, as well as of processes and services. Failures cause losses in the industry and society. Methods for reliability assessment and optimization are thus very important. This book e ...
  • RNA Interference
    RNA Interference NEW
    Editor Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2272-2,
    456 pages, April, 2016
    RNA interference (RNAi), a hallmark of all biological sciences of twenty-first century, is an evolutionarily conserved and double-stranded RNA-dependent eukaryotic cell defense process. Opportunity to utilize an organisms own gene and to systematical ...
  • Neutron Scattering
    Neutron Scattering NEW
    Editor Waldemar Alfredo Monteiro
    ISBN 978-953-51-2276-0,
    156 pages, April, 2016
    This book brings suitable data concerning theory and experiments of neutron interactions with different materials. Since the neutron discovery by Chadwick in 1932, researchers of the entire world begin to make studies about it. It is well known that ...
  • Advances in Functionally Graded Materials and Structures
    Advances in Functionally Graded Materials and Structures NEW
    Editor Farzad Ebrahimi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2274-6,
    128 pages, March, 2016
    Functionally graded materials (FGMs) were initially designed as thermal barrier materials for aerospace structures and fusion reactors and now they are also considered as potential structural materials for future high-speed spacecraft and recently ar ...