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  • Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Edited by Ming-Chih Hung
    ISBN 978-953-51-2757-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2756-7,
    154 pages, November, 2016
    Spatial statistics has been widely used in many environmental studies. This book is a collection of recent studies on applying spatial statistics in subjects such as demography, transportation, precision agriculture and ecology. Different subjects re ...
  • Supercapacitor Design and Applications
    Supercapacitor Design and Applications
    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 ...
  • Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics, Prediction, and Detection
    Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics, Prediction, and Detection
    Edited by Anthony R. Lupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2703-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2702-4,
    256 pages, November, 2016
    Today, tropical cyclones continue to bring destruction, as well as disruption, to societies that are exposed to their threat. This book represents a compilation of recent cutting-edge research on tropical cyclones and their impacts from researchers a ...
  • Advances in Tribology
    Advances in Tribology
    Edited by Pranav H. Darji
    ISBN 978-953-51-2743-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2742-0,
    276 pages, October, 2016
    In the major field of design and manufacturing of mechanical, production, automobile, and industrial engineering, typical and advance methodologies and processes are implemented for the best performance of product or machinery. Thus, the concept of t ...
  • Land Degradation and Desertification - a Global Crisis
    Land Degradation and Desertification - a Global Crisis
    Edited by Abiud Kaswamila
    ISBN 978-953-51-2707-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2706-2,
    122 pages, October, 2016
    Land degradation which is caused by multiple forces-extreme weather conditions and anthropogenic activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility-negatively affects food production, livelihoods, and the provision of other ecos ...
  • Artificial Neural Networks - Models and Applications
    Artificial Neural Networks - Models and Applications
    Edited by Joao Luis G. Rosa
    ISBN 978-953-51-2705-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2704-8,
    412 pages, October, 2016
    The idea of simulating the brain was the goal of many pioneering works in Artificial Intelligence. The brain has been seen as a neural network, or a set of nodes, or neurons, connected by communication lines. Currently, there has been increasing inte ...
  • Fracture Mechanics - Properties, Patterns and Behaviours
    Fracture Mechanics - Properties, Patterns and Behaviours
    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 ...
  • Nonlinear Systems - Design, Analysis, Estimation and Control
    Nonlinear Systems - Design, Analysis, Estimation and Control
    Edited by Dongbin Lee, Tim Burg and Christos Volos
    ISBN 978-953-51-2715-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2714-7,
    362 pages, October, 2016
    The book consists mainly of two parts: Chapter 1 - Chapter 7 and Chapter 8 - Chapter 14. Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 treat design techniques based on linearization of nonlinear systems. An analysis of nonlinear system over quantum mechanics is discussed ...