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  • Applications of Laser Ablation - Thin Film Deposition, Nanomaterial Synthesis and Surface Modification
    Applications of Laser Ablation - Thin Film Deposition, Nanomaterial Synthesis and Surface Modification
    Edited by Dongfang Yang
    ISBN 978-953-51-2812-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2811-3,
    426 pages, December, 2016
    Laser ablation refers to the phenomenon in which a low wavelength and short pulse (ns-fs) duration of laser beam irradiates the surface of a target to induce instant local vaporization of the target material generating a plasma plume consisting of ph ...
  • Complex Systems, Sustainability and Innovation
    Complex Systems, Sustainability and Innovation
    Edited by Ciza Thomas
    ISBN 978-953-51-2842-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2841-0,
    124 pages, December, 2016
    The book on complex systems, sustainability, and innovation explores a broad set of ideas and presents some of the state-of-the-art research in this field concisely in six chapters. In a complex system, it is difficult to know exactly how the individ ...
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Novel Concepts for Research and Treatment
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Novel Concepts for Research and Treatment
    Edited by Victor Chaban
    ISBN 978-953-51-2828-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2827-4,
    94 pages, December, 2016
    This book provides comprehensive and up-to-date insights into emerging trends in research and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Key features include pathogenesis, existing and new therapies, as well as nonpharmacological approach in manage ...
  • Towards 5G Wireless Networks - A Physical Layer Perspective
    Towards 5G Wireless Networks - A Physical Layer Perspective
    Edited by Hossein Khaleghi Bizaki
    ISBN 978-953-51-2834-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2833-5,
    242 pages, December, 2016
    This book intends to provide highlights of the current research topics in the field of 5G and to offer a snapshot of the recent advances and major issues faced today by the researchers in the 5G physical layer perspective. Various aspects of 5G syste ...
  • Perusal of the Finite Element Method
    Perusal of the Finite Element Method
    Edited by Radostina Petrova
    ISBN 978-953-51-2820-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2819-9,
    274 pages, December, 2016
    The finite element method (FEM) is a numerical technique for finding approximate solutions to different numerical problems. The practical applications of FEM are known as finite element analysis (FEA). FEA is a good choice for analyzing problems over ...
  • Genetic Engineering - An Insight into the Strategies and Applications
    Genetic Engineering - An Insight into the Strategies and Applications
    Edited by Farrukh Jamal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2836-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2835-9,
    92 pages, December, 2016
    This collection presents various interesting aspects of genetic engineering. Many thought-provoking queries like "Is gene revolution an answer to the world hunger? Do GM crops with more complex transformation contribute to the enrichment of multinati ...
  • Air Quality - Measurement and Modeling
    Air Quality - Measurement and Modeling
    Edited by Philip Sallis
    ISBN 978-953-51-2765-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2764-2,
    194 pages, December, 2016
    Addressing the matter of air quality in a collection of focused scientific topic chapters is timely as a contribution to the international discussion and challenges of global warming and climate change. This book engages with the debate by considerin ...
  • Virtual Learning
    Virtual Learning
    Edited by Dragan Cvetkovic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2823-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2824-3,
    182 pages, December, 2016
    The first chapter provides an overview of the popular systems for distance learning. In the second chapter, a review of all major social and economic activities in order to improve the system of virtual learning is given. The third chapter deals with ...