Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,813 books.

  • Nuclear Power - Operation, Safety and Environment
    Nuclear Power - Operation, Safety and Environment
    Edited by Pavel Tsvetkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-507-5,
    380 pages, September, 2011
    Today's nuclear reactors are safe and highly efficient energy systems that offer electricity and a multitude of co-generation energy products ranging from potable water to heat for industrial applications. At the same time, catastrophic earthquake an ...
  • Environmental Impact of Biofuels
    Environmental Impact of Biofuels
    Edited by Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-479-5,
    280 pages, September, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...
  • Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics
    Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics
    Edited by Heitor Silverio Lopes and Leonardo Magalhães Cruz
    ISBN 978-953-307-629-4,
    456 pages, September, 2011
    Nowadays it is difficult to imagine an area of knowledge that can continue developing without the use of computers and informatics. It is not different with biology, that has seen an unpredictable growth in recent decades, with the rise of a new dis ...
  • Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Edited by Adnan Ghribi
    ISBN 978-953-307-423-8,
    208 pages, August, 2011
    The twentieth century elevated our understanding of the Universe from its early stages to what it is today and what is to become of it. Cosmology is the weapon that utilizes all the scientific tools that we have created to feel less lost in the immen ...
  • Colonoscopy
    Edited by Paul Miskovitz
    ISBN 978-953-307-568-6,
    364 pages, August, 2011
    To publish a book on colonoscopy suitable for an international medical audience, drawing upon the expertise and talents of many outstanding world-wide clinicians, is a daunting task. New developments in videocolonoscope instruments, procedural techn ...
  • RNA Processing
    RNA Processing
    Edited by Paula Grabowski
    ISBN 978-953-307-557-0,
    258 pages, August, 2011
    RNA functions broadly as informational molecule, genome, enzyme and machinery for RNA processing. While these functions reflect ancient activities, they also remain vital components of contemporary biochemical pathways. In eukaryotic cells RNA proces ...
  • Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Skin Grafts - Indications, Applications and Current Research
    Edited by Marcia Spear
    ISBN 978-953-307-509-9,
    384 pages, August, 2011
    The procedure of skin grafting has been performed since 3000BC and with the aid of modern technology has evolved through the years. While the development of new techniques and devices has significantly improved the functional as well as the aestheti ...
  • Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Gangrene - Current Concepts and Management Options
    Edited by Alexander Vitin
    ISBN 978-953-307-386-6,
    190 pages, August, 2011
    Gangrene is the term used to describe the necrosis or death of soft tissue due to obstructed circulation, usually followed by decomposition and putrefaction, a serious, potentially fatal complication. The presented book discusses different aspects of ...