InTech Books

  • Coronary Artery Disease - New Insights and Novel Approaches
    Coronary Artery Disease - New Insights and Novel Approaches
    Editor Angelo Squeri
    ISBN 978-953-51-0344-8
    270 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 37736 times.
    Coronary Artery disease is one of the leading causes of death in industrialized countries and is responsible for one out of every six deaths in the United States. Remarkably, coronary artery disease is also largely preventable. The biggest challenge ...
  • Material Recycling - Trends and Perspectives
    Material Recycling - Trends and Perspectives
    Editor Dimitris S. Achilias
    ISBN 978-953-51-0327-1
    420 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 78239 times.
    The presently common practice of wastes' land-filling is undesirable due to legislation pressures, rising costs and the poor biodegradability of commonly used materials. Therefore, recycling seems to be the best solution. The purpose of this book is ...
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
    Intelligent Transportation Systems
    Editor Ahmed Abdel-Rahim
    ISBN 978-953-51-0347-9
    214 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22956 times.
    Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) have transformed surface transportation networks through the integration of advanced communications and computing technologies into the transportation infrastructure. ITS technologies have improved the safety ...
  • Assistive Technologies
    Assistive Technologies
    Editor Fernando A. Auat Cheein
    ISBN 978-953-51-0348-6
    244 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27202 times.
    This book offers the reader new achievements within the Assistive Technology field made by worldwide experts, covering aspects such as assistive technology focused on teaching and education, mobility, communication and social interactivity, among oth ...
  • Molecular Imaging
    Molecular Imaging
    Editor Bernhard Schaller
    ISBN 978-953-51-0359-2
    400 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31157 times.
    The present book gives an exceptional overview of molecular imaging. Practical approach represents the red thread through the whole book, covering at the same time detailed background information that goes very deep into molecular as well as cellular ...
  • Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Editor Vasilis Fthenakis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0304-2
    244 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 51413 times.
    Photovoltaics have started replacing fossil fuels as major energy generation roadmaps, targeting higher efficiencies and/or lower costs are aggressively pursued to bring PV to cost parity with grid electricity. Third generation PV technologies may ov ...
  • Advanced Topics in Neurological Disorders
    Advanced Topics in Neurological Disorders
    Editor Ken-Shiung Chen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0303-5
    254 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 19836 times.
    This book presents recent advances in the field of Neurological disorders research. It consists of 9 chapters encompassing a wide range of areas including bioengineering, stem cell transplantation, gene therapy, proteomic analysis, alternative treatm ...
  • Theory and New Applications of Swarm Intelligence
    Theory and New Applications of Swarm Intelligence
    Editor Rafael Parpinelli and Heitor S. Lopes
    ISBN 978-953-51-0364-6
    204 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25318 times.
    The field of research that studies the emergent collective intelligence of self-organized and decentralized simple agents is referred to as Swarm Intelligence. It is based on social behavior that can be observed in nature, such as flocks of birds, fi ...