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  • Advanced Catalytic Materials - Photocatalysis and Other Current Trends
    Advanced Catalytic Materials - Photocatalysis and Other Current Trends NEW
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    Editor Luis Enrique Norena and Jin-An Wang
    ISBN 978-953-51-2244-9
    496 pages, February, 2016
    Todays chemical industry processes worldwide largely depend on catalytic reactions and the desirable future evolution of this industry toward more selective products, more environmentally friendly products, more energy-efficient processes, a smaller ...
  • Perovskite Materials - Synthesis, Characterisation, Properties, and Applications
    Perovskite Materials - Synthesis, Characterisation, Properties, and Applications NEW
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    Editor Likun Pan and Guang Zhu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2245-6
    648 pages, February, 2016
    The book summarizes the current state of the know-how in the field of perovskite materials: synthesis, characterization, properties, and applications. Most chapters include a review on the actual knowledge and cutting-edge research results. Thus, th ...
  • Advances in Geothermal Energy
    Advances in Geothermal Energy NEW
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    Editor Basel I. Ismail
    ISBN 978-953-51-2241-8
    174 pages, January, 2016
    Geothermal energy means the natural heat energy from the Earth. The geothermal resources of the Earth are huge and unlike other conventional and renewable energy sources, geothermal energy has unique features; namely, it is available, stable at all t ...
  • Recent Advances in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics
    Recent Advances in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics
    Editor Mofid Gorji-Bandpy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2239-5
    340 pages, December, 2015
    Thermodynamics is a branch of physics concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work. It defines macroscopic variables, such as internal energy, entropy, and pressure, that partly describe a body of matter or radiation. It ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...