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  • Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production
    Progress in Biomass and Bioenergy Production
    Edited by Syed Shahid Shaukat
    ISBN 978-953-307-491-7,
    456 pages, July, 2011
    Alternative energy sources have become a hot topic in recent years. The supply of fossil fuel, which provides about 95 percent of total energy demand today, will eventually run out in a few decades. By contrast, biomass and biofuel have the potential ...
  • Advances in Econometrics - Theory and Applications
    Advances in Econometrics - Theory and Applications
    Edited by Miroslav Verbic
    ISBN 978-953-307-503-7,
    126 pages, July, 2011
    Econometrics is becoming a highly developed and highly mathematicized array of its own sub disciplines, as it should be, as economies are becoming increasingly complex, and scientific economic analyses require progressively thorough knowledge of soli ...
  • Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Edited by Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-316-3,
    692 pages, July, 2011
    The atmosphere may be our most precious resource. Accordingly, the balance between its use and protection is a high priority for our civilization. While many of us would consider air pollution to be an issue that the modern world has resolved to a gr ...
  • Metal, Ceramic and Polymeric Composites for Various Uses
    Metal, Ceramic and Polymeric Composites for Various Uses
    Edited by John Cuppoletti
    ISBN 978-953-307-353-8,
    698 pages, July, 2011
    Composite materials, often shortened to composites, are engineered or naturally occurring materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties which remain separate and distinct at the mac ...
  • Viral Gene Therapy
    Viral Gene Therapy
    Edited by Ke Xu
    ISBN 978-953-307-539-6,
    462 pages, July, 2011
    The development of technologies that allow targeting of specific cells has progressed substantially in recent years for several types of vectors, particularly viral vectors, which have been used in 70% of gene therapy clinical trials. Particular viru ...
  • Carbon Nanotubes - Synthesis, Characterization, Applications
    Carbon Nanotubes - Synthesis, Characterization, Applications
    Edited by Siva Yellampalli
    ISBN 978-953-307-497-9,
    528 pages, July, 2011
    Carbon nanotubes are one of the most intriguing new materials with extraordinary properties being discovered in the last decade. The unique structure of carbon nanotubes provides nanotubes with extraordinary mechanical and electrical properties. The ...
  • Current Trends and Challenges in RFID
    Current Trends and Challenges in RFID
    Edited by Cornel Turcu
    ISBN 978-953-307-356-9,
    514 pages, July, 2011
    With the increased adoption of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) across multiple industries, new research opportunities have arisen among many academic and engineering communities who are currently interested in maximizing the practice potential ...
  • Carbon Nanotubes - From Research to Applications
    Carbon Nanotubes - From Research to Applications
    Edited by Stefano Bianco
    ISBN 978-953-307-500-6,
    368 pages, July, 2011
    Since their discovery in 1991, carbon nanotubes have been considered as one of the most promising materials for a wide range of applications, in virtue of their outstanding properties. During the last two decades, both single-walled and multi-walled ...