InTech Books

  • Muscle Injuries in Sport Medicine
    Muscle Injuries in Sport Medicine
    Editor Gian Nicola Bisciotti and Cristiano Eirale
    ISBN 978-953-51-1198-6
    332 pages, September, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12500 times.
    Muscle tears are one of the most common pathologies in sport and one of the most frequent causes of sport activity suspension. The purpose of this book is to review the state of the art of the actual knowledge on muscle tears in athletes, in particul ...
  • Cellulose - Medical, Pharmaceutical and Electronic Applications
    Cellulose - Medical, Pharmaceutical and Electronic Applications
    Editor Theo van de Ven and Louis Godbout
    ISBN 978-953-51-1191-7
    314 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 10808 times.
    This book on cellulose, the second in a series of three, deals with the many applications of cellulose, both established ones and those that are emerging. It shows the richness in the way cellulose can be modified to serve a large variety of function ...
  • Cellulose - Biomass Conversion
    Cellulose - Biomass Conversion
    Editor Theo van de Ven and John Kadla
    ISBN 978-953-51-1172-6
    234 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7380 times.
    Cellulose is only one of the components of biomass, although being the most abundant. To make useful chemicals or materials from cellulose requires as the first step the separation of cellulose from biomass. Various issues of cellulose extraction and ...
  • Natural Disasters - Multifaceted Aspects in Management and Impact Assessment
    Natural Disasters - Multifaceted Aspects in Management and Impact Assessment
    Editor Olga Petrucci
    ISBN 978-953-51-1190-0
    124 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 3086 times.
    This book is an overview of the complex and multifaceted topic of natural disasters impact. Several possible approaches can be undertaken to assess economic, psychological, societal or environmental damage caused by natural disasters, aiming to reduc ...
  • Pluripotent Stem Cells
    Pluripotent Stem Cells
    Editor Deepa Bhartiya and Nibedita Lenka
    ISBN 978-953-51-1192-4
    638 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 24743 times.
    Stem cells have generated a lot of excitement among the researchers, clinicians and the public alike. Various types of stem cells are being evaluated for their regenerative potential. Marginal benefit resulting by transplanting autologus stem cells ...
  • Mechanism of Sedimentary Basin Formation - Multidisciplinary Approach on Active Plate Margins
    Mechanism of Sedimentary Basin Formation - Multidisciplinary Approach on Active Plate Margins
    Editor Yasuto Itoh
    ISBN 978-953-51-1193-1
    316 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13892 times.
    This book is devoted to the mechanisms of sedimentary basin formation on active plate margins, which show enormous diversity reflecting complex tectonic processes. Multidisciplinary approach pursuing basin-forming mechanism is based on geology, sedim ...
  • Management Strategies to Adapt Alpine Space Forests to Climate Change Risks
    Management Strategies to Adapt Alpine Space Forests to Climate Change Risks
    Editor Gillian Ann Cerbu, Marc Hanewinkel, Giacomo Gerosa and Robert Jandl
    ISBN 978-953-51-1194-8
    394 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5560 times.
    Climate scenarios suggest that current forest stands will face radically different temperature and precipitation conditions in the future. Developing future strategies for forest management in the face of uncertain and highly variable forecasts of fu ...
  • Modeling and Measurement Methods for Acoustic Waves and for Acoustic Microdevices
    Modeling and Measurement Methods for Acoustic Waves and for Acoustic Microdevices
    Editor Marco G. Beghi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1189-4
    621 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12938 times.
    Acoustics is a mature field which enjoys a never ending youth. New developments are induced by either the search for a better understanding, or by technological innovations. Micro-fabrication techniques introduced a whole new class of microdevices, w ...