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  • Earthquakes - Tectonics, Hazard and Risk Mitigation
    Earthquakes - Tectonics, Hazard and Risk Mitigation
    Edited by Taher Zouaghi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2886-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2885-4,
    386 pages, February, 2017
    This book is devoted to diverse aspects of earthquake researches, especially to new achievements in seismicity that involves geosciences, assessment, and mitigation. Chapters contain advanced materials of detailed engineering investigations, which ca ...
  • Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of Illness
    Eating Disorders - A Paradigm of the Biopsychosocial Model of Illness
    Edited by Ignacio Jauregui-Lobera
    ISBN 978-953-51-2900-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2899-1,
    272 pages, February, 2017
    Despite the relevance of eating disorders in the past years, the pure core of these mental disorders remains unknown. In this regard, it is not a surprise that the biopsychosocial model is the best way to go forward in order to understand and to impr ...
  • Occupational Health
    Occupational Health
    Edited by Orhan Korhan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2890-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2889-2,
    258 pages, February, 2017
    Occupational Health deals with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace and has a strong focus on primary prevention of hazards. A wide array of workplace hazards presents risks to the health and safety of people at work, which include physi ...
  • Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels
    Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels
    Edited by Eduardo Jacob-Lopes and Leila Queiroz Zepka
    ISBN 978-953-51-2892-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2891-5,
    522 pages, January, 2017
    Frontiers in Bioenergy and Biofuels presents an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the possibilities for production and use of bioenergy, biofuels, and coproducts. Issues related to environment, food, and energy present serious challenges t ...
  • X-ray Scattering
    X-ray Scattering
    Edited by Alicia Esther Ares
    ISBN 978-953-51-2888-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2887-8,
    226 pages, January, 2017
    X-ray scattering techniques are a family of nondestructive analytical techniques. Using these techniques, scientists obtain information about the crystal structure and chemical and physical properties of materials. Nowadays, different techniques are ...
  • New Advances in Hydrogenation Processes - Fundamentals and Applications
    New Advances in Hydrogenation Processes - Fundamentals and Applications
    Edited by Maryam Takht Ravanchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2870-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2869-4,
    360 pages, January, 2017
    Hydrogen is one of the abundant elements on earth majorly in the form of water (H2O) and mainly as hydrogen gas (H2). Catalytic hydrogenation is a key reaction that has versatile applications in different industries. The main objective of this book ...
  • Urban Transport Systems
    Urban Transport Systems
    Edited by Hamid Yaghoubi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2874-8,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2873-1,
    238 pages, January, 2017
    This book contains a collection of latest research developments on the urban transportation systems. It describes rail transit systems, subways, bus rapid transit (BRT) systems, taxicabs, automobiles, etc. This book also studies the technical paramet ...
  • Energy Efficient Buildings
    Energy Efficient Buildings
    Edited by Eng Hwa Yap
    ISBN 978-953-51-2876-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2875-5,
    212 pages, January, 2017
    This book discusses energy efficient buildings and the role they play in our efforts to address climate change, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by considering buildings and the construction sector's unique position along a critical pa ...