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  • Selected Topics in Applications of Quantum Mechanics
    Selected Topics in Applications of Quantum Mechanics
    Editor Mohammad Reza Pahlavani
    ISBN 978-953-51-2126-8
    466 pages, May, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 1613 times.
    This book has two sections. The section Selected Topics in Applications of Quantum Mechanics provides seven chapters about different applications of quantum mechanics in science and technology. The section Selected Topics in Foundations of Quantum Me ...
  • Irrigation and Drainage - Sustainable Strategies and Systems
    Irrigation and Drainage - Sustainable Strategies and Systems
    Editor Muhammad Salik Javaid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2123-7
    126 pages, May, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 486 times.
    The sustainability of irrigation and drainage in the face of many variants and constraints like availability of water as a resource, ecological balance, socio-cultural impacts, and climate change effects lies in the strategies adopted and systems emp ...
  • Solar Radiation Applications
    Solar Radiation Applications
    Editor Segun Raphael Bello
    ISBN 978-953-51-2124-4
    188 pages, May, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 943 times.
    Two essential components of solar energy which are derivable from the sun-radiant light (passive solar power) and heat (active solar powers) have been harnessed for decades using a range of continuously-evolving and cutting-edge technologies. Such te ...
  • Advanced Topics in Crystallization
    Advanced Topics in Crystallization
    Editor Yitzhak Mastai
    ISBN 978-953-51-2125-1
    370 pages, May, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 1276 times.
    In nearly all process industries, crystallization is used at some stage as a method of production, purification or recovery of solid materials. In recent years, a number of new applications have also come to rely on crystallization processes such as ...
  • Energy Efficiency Improvements in Smart Grid Components
    Energy Efficiency Improvements in Smart Grid Components
    Editor Moustafa M. Eissa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2038-4
    348 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 3146 times.
    This book is intended for academics and engineers who are working in universities, research institutes, utility and industry sectors wishing to enhance their idea and get new information about the energy efficiency developments in smart grid. The rea ...
  • Global Warming - Causes, Impacts and Remedies
    Global Warming - Causes, Impacts and Remedies
    Editor Bharat Raj Singh
    ISBN 978-953-51-2043-8
    218 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 1474 times.
    Global warming has become perhaps the most complicated issue facing world leaders. It is becoming clear that humans have caused most of the past century's warming by releasing heat-trapping gases as we power our modern lives mainly by the burning of ...
  • Photonic Crystals
    Photonic Crystals
    Editor Alireza Bananej
    ISBN 978-953-51-2121-3
    178 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 772 times.
    As a reason of information explosion, electronic communication networks are not sufficient for high bit rate data transmission. This problem has been solved by optical networks which caused the birth of a new area of technology, photonics. In photoni ...
  • Sintering Techniques of Materials
    Sintering Techniques of Materials
    Editor Arunachalam Lakshmanan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2033-9
    198 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 1409 times.
    The book covers new sintering techniques on ceramic materials, metals and composites as well as reprocessed PTFE. The book covers theoretical as well as experimental aspects on Spark Plasma Sintered (SPS) Porous copper, development of cutting blades ...