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  • Current Perspective on Irrigation an ...
    Current Perspective on Irrigation an ... NEW
    Edited by Suren Kulshreshtha and Amin Elshorbagy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2952-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2951-6,
    110 pages, March, 2017
    This book was designed to be a comprehensive review of selected topics related to irrigation and drainage. Readers will find themes such as salinity control, decision support systems, subsurface drainage, irrigation scheduling in nurseries, irrigatio ...
  • Vortex Dynamics and Optical Vortices
    Vortex Dynamics and Optical Vortices NEW
    Edited by Hector Perez-de-Tejada
    ISBN 978-953-51-2930-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2929-5,
    342 pages, March, 2017
    The contents of the book cover a wide variety of topics related to the analysis of the dynamics of vortices and describe the results of experiments, computational modeling and their interpretation. The book contains 13 chapters reaching areas of phys ...
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
    Laparoscopic Surgery
    Edited by Arshad M. Malik
    ISBN 978-953-51-2964-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2963-9,
    142 pages, February, 2017
    Laparoscopic surgery developed as the most element change ever in the history of surgery. The approach of this method is no more a late headway. The history goes back three decades now when appendectomy was initially performed laparoscopically in 198 ...
  • HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges
    HIV/AIDS - Contemporary Challenges
    Edited by Nancy Dumais
    ISBN 978-953-51-2962-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2961-5,
    172 pages, February, 2017
    With increasing efficacy of antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS has shifted from a disease with high mortality to a chronic illness with substantial longevity. However, researchers, physicians and social workers still face many challenges, and it is imp ...
  • Modern Antenna Systems
    Modern Antenna Systems
    Edited by Mohammad A. Matin
    ISBN 978-953-51-2926-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2925-7,
    218 pages, February, 2017
    The field of antenna engineering has been advancing at a remarkable pace to support modern communication systems. Recently, significant progress has been made in the development of new antennas and techniques targeted for applications in medical, def ...
  • Nanostructured Solar Cells
    Nanostructured Solar Cells
    Edited by Narottam Das
    ISBN 978-953-51-2936-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2935-6,
    312 pages, February, 2017
    Nanostructured solar cells are very important in renewable energy sector as well as in environmental aspects, because it is environment friendly. The nano-grating structures (such as triangular or conical shaped) have a gradual change in refractive i ...
  • New Developments in the Pathogenesis ...
    New Developments in the Pathogenesis ...
    Edited by Lazaros I. Sakkas
    ISBN 978-953-51-2970-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2969-1,
    162 pages, February, 2017
    The pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is incompletely understood. HLA class II alleles and T cells have been implicated for many years. The discovery of anticitrullinated peptide antibodies (ACPAs), along with the effectiveness of biological ...
  • Aortic Aneurysm
    Aortic Aneurysm
    Edited by Kaan Kirali
    ISBN 978-953-51-2934-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2933-2,
    202 pages, February, 2017
    Aortic aneurysms are very silent, insidious, and sudden complicated pathologies with high incidence of sudden death. The aorta has several different parts, which are affected by aneurysmal pathology independently and separately or conjointly. Prevent ...