Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,891 books.

  • Earth Sciences
    Earth Sciences
    Edited by Imran Ahmad Dar
    ISBN 978-953-307-861-8,
    660 pages, February, 2012
    The studies of Earth's history and of the physical and chemical properties of the substances that make up our planet, are of great significance to our understanding both of its past and its future. The geological and other environmental processes on ...
  • Systemic Sclerosis - An Update on the Aberrant Immune System and Clinical Features
    Systemic Sclerosis - An Update on the Aberrant Immune System and Clinical Features
    Edited by Timothy Radstake
    ISBN 978-953-307-869-4,
    218 pages, February, 2012
    Systemic sclerosis (SSc), or often referred to as Scleroderma (tight skin), is characterized by an exaggerated formation of collagen fibers in the skin, which leads to fibrosis. Accumulating evidence now points toward three pathological hallmarks tha ...
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems: Signal, Theory and Applications
    Global Navigation Satellite Systems: Signal, Theory and Applications
    Edited by Shuanggen Jin
    ISBN 978-953-307-843-4,
    438 pages, February, 2012
    Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) plays a key role in high precision navigation, positioning, timing, and scientific questions related to precise positioning. This is a highly precise, continuous, all-weather, and real-time technique. The boo ...
  • Advancements in Tumor Immunotherapy and Cancer Vaccines
    Advancements in Tumor Immunotherapy and Cancer Vaccines
    Edited by Hilal Arnouk
    ISBN 978-953-307-998-1,
    228 pages, February, 2012
    Harnessing the potential of the human body's own immune system to attack malignant tumor cells has been the goal of many scientific investigators in recent years, with advances in cancer biology and immunology enabling cancer immunotherapy to become ...
  • Sonography
    Sonography
    Edited by Kerry Thoirs
    ISBN 978-953-307-947-9,
    356 pages, February, 2012
    Medical sonography is a medical imaging modality used across many medical disciplines. Its use is growing, probably due to its relative low cost and easy accessibility. There are now many high quality ultrasound imaging systems available that are eas ...
  • Breast Reconstruction - Current Techniques
    Breast Reconstruction - Current Techniques
    Edited by Marzia Salgarello
    ISBN 978-953-307-982-0,
    288 pages, February, 2012
    Breast reconstruction is a fascinating and complex field which combines reconstructive and aesthetic principles in the search for the best results possible. The goal of breast reconstruction is to restore the appearance of the breast and to improve a ...
  • Micromachining Techniques for Fabrication of Micro and Nano Structures
    Micromachining Techniques for Fabrication of Micro and Nano Structures
    Edited by Mojtaba Kahrizi
    ISBN 978-953-307-906-6,
    312 pages, February, 2012
    Micromachining is used to fabricate three-dimensional microstructures and it is the foundation of a technology called Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS). Bulk micromachining and surface micromachining are two major categories (among others) in t ...
  • Quality of Service and Resource Allocation in WiMAX
    Quality of Service and Resource Allocation in WiMAX
    Edited by Roberto C. Hincapie and Javier E. Sierra
    ISBN 978-953-307-956-1,
    386 pages, February, 2012
    This book has been prepared to present state of the art on WiMAX Technology. It has been constructed with the support of many researchers around the world, working on resource allocation, quality of service and WiMAX applications. Such many different ...