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Our collection of 80 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Towards 5G Wireless Networks - A Physical Layer Perspective
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    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 ...
  • Smart Cities Technologies
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    Edited by Ivan Nunes Da Silva and Rogerio Andrade Flauzino
    ISBN 978-953-51-2808-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2807-6,
    244 pages, December, 2016
    What are smart cities? What are their purposes? What are the impacts resulting from their implementations? With these questions in mind, this book is compiled with the primary concern of answering readers with different profiles; from those intereste ...
  • Composites from Renewable and Sustainable Materials
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    Edited by Matheus Poletto
    ISBN 978-953-51-2794-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2793-2,
    342 pages, November, 2016
    Composites from Renewable and Sustainable Materials consists of 16 chapters written by international subject matter experts investigating the characteristic and current application of materials from renewable and sustainable sources. The reader will ...
  • Advances in Microfluidics - New Applications in Biology, Energy, and Materials Sciences
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    Edited by Xiao-Ying Yu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2786-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2785-7,
    420 pages, November, 2016
    Increasing innovations and applications make microfluidics a versatile choice for researchers in many disciplines. This book consists of multiple review chapters that aim to cover recent advances and new applications of microfluidics in biology, elec ...
  • Supercapacitor Design and Applications
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    Edited by Zoran Stevic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2749-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2748-2,
    188 pages, November, 2016
    In this book, authors investigated asymmetric and symmetric supercapacitor configurations for different electrode materials. Besides the already standard activated carbon (AC), studies were done with other materials and technologies for their prepara ...
  • Fracture Mechanics - Properties, Patterns and Behaviours
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    Edited by Lucas Maximo Alves
    ISBN 978-953-51-2709-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2708-6,
    330 pages, October, 2016
    This book is a collection of 13 chapters divided into seven sections: Section I: "General Foundations of the Stress Field and Toughness" with one chapter, Section II: "Fractography and Impact Analysis" with two chapters, Section III: "Toughness Fract ...
  • Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR) - a Practical Overview
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    Edited by Laura Romero-Zeron
    ISBN 978-953-51-2701-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2700-0,
    200 pages, October, 2016
    Commercial application of chemical enhanced oil recovery (cEOR) processes is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. Thus, Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR): A Practical Overview offers key knowledge and understanding of cEOR process ...
  • Research and Practices in Water Quality
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    Edited by Teang Shui Lee
    ISBN 978-953-51-2163-3,
    270 pages, September, 2015
    Water quality refers to the chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water. It is a measure of the condition of water for the purposes intended for. It is most frequently used by reference to a set of standards against whic ...