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  • Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polluted Systems - New Advances and Technologies
    Editor Rolando Chamy, Francisca Rosenkranz and Lorena Soler
    ISBN 978-953-51-2238-8,
    176 pages, December, 2015
    This book contains a collection of research works focused on the biodegradation of different types of pollutants, both in water and solids. The book is divided in three major sections: A) Biodegradation of organic pollutants in solids and wastewater, ...
  • Surface Energy
    Surface Energy
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2216-6,
    380 pages, December, 2015
    The words hydro, phobic and philic are derived from Greek and they mean water, fear and adoration respectively. These words are being used to define the interaction of water and other materials. As an example, these words are being used in classifica ...
  • Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Editor Krzysztof Zboinski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2235-7,
    204 pages, December, 2015
    This book focuses on selected research problems of contemporary railways. The first chapter is devoted to the prediction of railways development in the nearest future. The second chapter discusses safety and security problems in general, precisely fr ...
  • Wetting and Wettability
    Wetting and Wettability
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2215-9,
    382 pages, December, 2015
    On the liquid 's surface, the molecules have fewer neighbors in comparison with the bulk volume. As a result, the energy interaction shows itself in the surface tension. Traditionally, the surface tension can be assumed as a force in the unit of the ...
  • Cell Death - Autophagy, Apoptosis and Necrosis
    Cell Death - Autophagy, Apoptosis and Necrosis
    Editor Tobias M. Ntuli
    ISBN 978-953-51-2236-4,
    444 pages, December, 2015
    This book is a collection of selected and relevant research, concerning the developments within the Cell Death field of study. Each contribution comes as a separate chapter complete in itself but directly related to the books topics and objectives. T ...
  • Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Editor Sisir Kumar Garai
    ISBN 978-953-51-2237-1,
    178 pages, December, 2015
    With the explosion of information traffic, the role of optical amplifiers becomes very significant in fulfilling the demand of faster optical signals and data processing in the field of communication. This book covers different advanced functionaliti ...
  • Wavelet Transform and Some of Its Real-World Applications
    Wavelet Transform and Some of Its Real-World Applications
    Editor Dumitru Baleanu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2230-2,
    132 pages, December, 2015
    The book contains six chapters. The use of the progressive regressive strategy for biometrical authentication through the use of human gait and face images was investigated. A new lossy image compression technique that uses singular value decompositi ...
  • Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends
    Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends
    Editor Matheus Poletto and Heitor Luiz Ornaghi Junior
    ISBN 978-953-51-2229-6,
    282 pages, December, 2015
    Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends consists of 10 chapters written by international subject matter experts investigating the characteristics and current applications of this fascinating material. This book will help the reader to deve ...