InTech Books

  • 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 11002 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 4249 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 32483 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 18695 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 6974 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 19888 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 ...
  • Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects
    Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects
    Editor Theo van de Ven and Louis Godbout
    ISBN 978-953-51-1183-2
    376 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15876 times.
    Cellulose is destined to play a major role in the emerging bioeconomy. Awareness of the environment and a depletion of fossil fuels are some of the driving forces for looking at forest biomaterials for an alternative source of energy, chemicals and m ...
  • Climate Variability - Regional and Thematic Patterns
    Climate Variability - Regional and Thematic Patterns
    Editor Aondover Tarhule
    ISBN 978-953-51-1187-0
    214 pages, August, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6743 times.
    As societies transition to evidence-based adaptation and management there is increasing recognition of the need for understanding climate change and variability dynamics and impacts at regional levels and for various activities. This book is a contri ...