InTech Books

  • Glucose Homeostasis
    Glucose Homeostasis
    Editor Leszek Szablewski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1618-9
    174 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 626 times.
    Most tissues and organs, such as the brain, need glucose constantly, as an important source of energy. The low blood concentrations of glucose (hypoglycemia) can cause seizures, loss of consciousness, and death. On the other hand, long lasting elevat ...
  • Land Applications of Radar Remote Se ...
    Land Applications of Radar Remote Se ...
    Editor Francesco Holecz, Paolo Pasquali, Nada Milisavljevic and Damien Closson
    ISBN 978-953-51-1589-2
    318 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 4249 times.
    The aim of this book is to demonstrate the use of SAR data in three application domains, i.e. land cover (Part II), topography (Part III), and land motion (Part IV). These are preceded by Part I, where an extensive and complete review on speckle and ...
  • Light Metal Alloys Applications
    Light Metal Alloys Applications
    Editor Waldemar A. Monteiro
    ISBN 978-953-51-1588-5
    250 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2317 times.
    Lightweight alloys have become of great importance in engineering for construction of transportation equipment. At present, the metals that serve as the base of the principal light alloys are aluminum and magnesium. One of the most important lightwei ...
  • Modern Electrochemical Methods in Na ...
    Modern Electrochemical Methods in Na ...
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-1586-1
    350 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2227 times.
    The basics and principles of new electrochemical methods and also their usage for fabrication and analysis of different nanostructures were discussed in this book. These methods consist of electrochemical methods in nanoscale (e.g. electrochemical at ...
  • Tumors of the Central Nervous System ...
    Tumors of the Central Nervous System ...
    Editor Lee Roy Morgan
    ISBN 978-953-51-1576-2
    270 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 662 times.
    A novel concept that is reviewed and discussed in several chapters in the book alludes to the transport of drugs bound to red blood cells into the highly vascular CNS tumors - both primary and metastatic. Such a transport mechanism is unique and of s ...
  • Advanced Geoscience Remote Sensing
    Advanced Geoscience Remote Sensing
    Editor Maged Marghany
    ISBN 978-953-51-1581-6
    280 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1096 times.
    Nowadays, advanced remote sensing technology plays tremendous roles to build a quantitative and comprehensive understanding of how the Earth system operates. The advanced remote sensing technology is also used widely to monitor and survey the natural ...
  • Inguinal Hernia
    Inguinal Hernia
    Editor Silvestro Canonico
    ISBN 978-953-51-1577-9
    132 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1007 times.
    The surgical treatment of hernia requires an extensive knowledge and technical ability. Astley Cooper stated that no disease of surgical interest requires so broad skills and knowledge as hernia and its variants. The history of groin hernia repair ev ...
  • Advanced Brain Neuroimaging Topics i ...
    Advanced Brain Neuroimaging Topics i ...
    Editor T. Dorina Papageorgiou, George I. Christopoulos and Stelios M. Smirnakis
    ISBN 978-953-51-1203-7
    678 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 2831 times.
    The brain is the most complex computational device we know, consisting of highly interacting and redundant networks of areas, supporting specific brain functions. The rules by which these areas organize themselves to perform specific computations hav ...