InTech Books

  • Special Issues on Magnesium Alloys
    Special Issues on Magnesium Alloys
    Editor Waldemar A. Monteiro
    ISBN 978-953-307-391-0
    136 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 13686 times.
    Magnesium is the lightest of all the metals and the sixth most abundant on Earth. Magnesium is ductile and the most machinable of all the metals. Magnesium alloy developments have traditionally been driven by requirements for lightweight materials to ...
  • Risk Management in Environment, Production and Economy
    Risk Management in Environment, Production and Economy
    Editor Matteo Savino
    ISBN 978-953-307-313-2
    226 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 23690 times.
    The term "risk" is very often associated with negative meanings. However, in most cases, many opportunities can present themselves to deal with the events and to develop new solutions which can convert a possible danger to an unforeseen, positive ev ...
  • Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis-Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms and Therapeutic Targets
    Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis-Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms and Therapeutic Targets
    Editor Suzanne De La Monte
    ISBN 978-953-307-690-4
    702 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 68809 times.
    Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis: Core Concepts, Shifting Paradigms, and Therapeutic Targets, delivers the concepts embodied within its title. This exciting book presents the full array of theories about the causes of Alzheimer's, including fresh co ...
  • Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment of Abdominal, Thoracoabdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
    Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment of Abdominal, Thoracoabdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
    Editor R.T. Grundmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-466-5
    424 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 76768 times.
    This book considers mainly diagnosis, screening, surveillance and treatment of abdominal, thoracoabdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. It addresses vascular and cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional radiologists, but also anyone engaged in va ...
  • Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Colleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-363-7
    422 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 59303 times.
    Obesity and type 2 diabetes are increasing worldwide problems. In this book we reviewed insulin secretion in both healthy individuals and in patients with type 2 diabetes. Because of the risk associated with progression from insulin resistance to dia ...
  • Soil Contamination
    Soil Contamination
    Editor Simone Pascucci
    ISBN 978-953-307-647-8
    180 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 34160 times.
    Soil contamination has severely increased over the last decades, mainly due to petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, pesticides, lead and other heavy metals from industrial wastes and human activities. The critical point regarding contaminated soil monit ...
  • Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Pesticides in the Modern World - Effects of Pesticides Exposure
    Editor Margarita Stoytcheva
    ISBN 978-953-307-454-2
    388 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 47936 times.
    The introduction of the synthetic organochlorine, organophosphate, carbamate and pyrethroid pesticides by 1950's marked the beginning of the modern pesticides era and a new stage in the agriculture development. Evolved from the chemicals designed ori ...
  • Forensic Medicine - From Old Problems to New Challenges
    Forensic Medicine - From Old Problems to New Challenges
    Editor Duarte Nuno Vieira
    ISBN 978-953-307-262-3
    394 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 69522 times.
    Forensic medicine is a continuously evolving science that is constantly being updated and improved, not only as a result of technological and scientific advances (which bring almost immediate repercussions) but also because of developments in the soc ...