Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,855 books.

  • Carbon Nanotubes - Growth and Applications
    Carbon Nanotubes - Growth and Applications
    Edited by Dr. Mohammad Naraghi
    ISBN 978-953-307-566-2,
    616 pages, August, 2011
    Carbon Nanotubes are among the strongest, toughest, and most stiff materials found on earth. Moreover, they have remarkable electrical and thermal properties, which make them suitable for many applications including nanocomposites, electronics, and c ...
  • Alternative Fuel
    Alternative Fuel
    Edited by Maximino Manzanera
    ISBN 978-953-307-372-9,
    358 pages, August, 2011
    Renewable energy sources such as biodiesel, bioethanol, biomethane, biomass from wastes or hydrogen are subject of great interest in the current energy scene. These fuels contribute to the reduction of prices and dependence on fossil fuels. In additi ...
  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence
    New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence
    Edited by Uri Schattner
    ISBN 978-953-307-594-5,
    364 pages, August, 2011
    Ocean closure involves a variety of converging tectonic processes that reshape shrinking basins, their adjacent margins and the entire earth underneath. Following continental breakup, margin formation and sediment accumulation, tectonics normally rel ...
  • Electroretinograms
    Edited by Gregor Belusic
    ISBN 978-953-307-383-5,
    250 pages, August, 2011
    Electroretinography (ERG) is a non-invasive electrophysiological method which provides objective information about the function of the retina. Advanced ERG allows to assay the different types of retinal receptors and neurons in human and animal model ...
  • Advanced Biometric Technologies
    Advanced Biometric Technologies
    Edited by Girija Chetty and Jucheng Yang
    ISBN 978-953-307-487-0,
    394 pages, August, 2011
    The methods for human identity authentication based on biometrics - the physiological and behavioural characteristics of a person have been evolving continuously and seen significant improvement in performance and robustness over the last few years ...
  • Energy Management Systems
    Energy Management Systems
    Edited by P. Giridhar Kini
    ISBN 978-953-307-579-2,
    288 pages, August, 2011
    This book comprises of 13 chapters and is written by experts from industries, and academics from countries such as USA, Canada, Germany, India, Australia, Spain, Italy, Japan, Slovenia, Malaysia, Mexico, etc. This book covers many important aspects o ...
  • Biomedical Engineering - Frontiers and Challenges
    Biomedical Engineering - Frontiers and Challenges
    Edited by Reza Fazel-Rezai
    ISBN 978-953-307-309-5,
    386 pages, August, 2011
    In all different areas in biomedical engineering, the ultimate objectives in research and education are to improve the quality life, reduce the impact of disease on the everyday life of individuals, and provide an appropriate infrastructure to promot ...
  • Cancer Stem Cells - The Cutting Edge
    Cancer Stem Cells - The Cutting Edge
    Edited by Stanley Shostak
    ISBN 978-953-307-580-8,
    630 pages, August, 2011
    Over the last thirty years, the foremost inspiration for research on metastasis, cancer recurrence, and increased resistance to chemo- and radiotherapy has been the notion of cancer stem cells.The twenty-eight chapters assembled in Cancer Stem Cells ...