InTech Books

  • Using Old Solutions to New Problems - Natural Drug Discovery in the 21st Century
    Using Old Solutions to New Problems - Natural Drug Discovery in the 21st Century
    Editor Marianna Kulka
    ISBN 978-953-51-1158-0
    414 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 8241 times.
    The medicinal use of plants, animals and microorganisms has been a part of human evolution and likely began before recorded history. Is it possible that this knowledge can be used to create powerful new drugs and solve some of the human health probl ...
  • Functional Brain Mapping and the Endeavor to Understand the Working Brain
    Functional Brain Mapping and the Endeavor to Understand the Working Brain
    Editor Francesco Signorelli and Domenico Chirchiglia
    ISBN 978-953-51-1160-3
    511 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13218 times.
    Functional brain mapping has by now gained a high impact on research and clinical practice: huge funds are unveiled all over the world in order to boost the research and clinical applications of this field of neuroscience. The most successful approac ...
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems - From Stellar to Satellite Navigation
    Global Navigation Satellite Systems - From Stellar to Satellite Navigation
    Editor Ahmed H Mohamed
    ISBN 978-953-51-1162-7
    159 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4558 times.
    Today, satellite navigation offers convenient alternative to terrestrial and stellar navigation methods that is not only ubiquitous and easy to operate but also available day and night. The radio navigation technology, first appeared in the 1930s and ...
  • The Latest in Peritoneal Dialysis
    The Latest in Peritoneal Dialysis
    Editor Abelardo Aguilera Peralta
    ISBN 978-953-51-1164-1
    106 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 3196 times.
    This book summarizes the advances and new concepts introduced in the last years on peritoneal dialysis (PD) and its complications. PD therapy is a renal replacement peritoneal membrane using a semi-permeable barrier to liquids and solutes. The abdomi ...
  • Progress in Gas Turbine Performance
    Progress in Gas Turbine Performance
    Editor Ernesto Benini
    ISBN 978-953-51-1166-5
    260 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 19195 times.
    There has been a remarkable difference in the research and development regarding gas turbine technology for transportation and power generation. The former remains substantially florid and unaltered with respect to the past as the superiority of air- ...
  • Biodegradation - Engineering and Technology
    Biodegradation - Engineering and Technology
    Editor Rolando Chamy and Francisca Rosenkranz
    ISBN 978-953-51-1153-5
    475 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13883 times.
    This book contains a collection of different research activities where several technologies have been applied to the optimization of biodegradation processes. The book has three main sections: A) Hydrocarbons biodegradation, B) Biodegradation and ana ...
  • Biodegradation - Life of Science
    Biodegradation - Life of Science
    Editor Rolando Chamy and Francisca Rosenkranz
    ISBN 978-953-51-1154-2
    370 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 21176 times.
    This book contains a collection of different biodegradation research activities where biological processes take place. The book has two main sections: A) Polymers and Surfactants Biodegradation and B) Biodegradation: Microbial Behaviour.
  • Biodegradation of Hazardous and Special Products
    Biodegradation of Hazardous and Special Products
    Editor Rolando Chamy and Francisca Rosenkranz
    ISBN 978-953-51-1155-9
    178 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7109 times.
    This book contains a collection of different research activities that include the biodegradation compounds with contaminant characteristics and special products of different interests as an added value product or that allows following up various biol ...