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  • 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 1269 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 647 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 1193 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 ...
  • Hydrodynamics - Concepts and Experiments
    Hydrodynamics - Concepts and Experiments
    Editor Harry Edmar Schulz
    ISBN 978-953-51-2034-6
    166 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 841 times.
    The present book on Hydrodynamics - Concepts and Experiments contains six chapters, each of which devoted to a topic considered interesting to compose this book. Although the tools used in the different chapters are somewhat superposed, a first class ...
  • Satellite Positioning - Methods, Models and Applications
    Satellite Positioning - Methods, Models and Applications
    Editor Shuanggen Jin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1738-4
    212 pages, March, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 2221 times.
    Satellite positioning techniques, particularly global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), are capable of measuring small changes of the Earths shape and atmosphere, as well as surface characteristics with an unprecedented accuracy. This book is devo ...
  • Field Effect Electroosmosis - A Novel Phenomenon in Electrokinetics and its Applications in Capillary Electrophoresis
    Field Effect Electroosmosis - A Novel Phenomenon in Electrokinetics and its Applications in Capillary Electrophoresis
    Editor Kiumars Ghowsi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2025-4
    108 pages, March, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 679 times.
    Electrophoresis is defined as the transport of electrically charged particles in a direct current electric field. Electrophoresis has been around for more than a century as a phenomenon in electrokinetics. Field effect electroosmosis is a novel pheno ...
  • Infrared Spectroscopy - Anharmonicity of Biomolecules, Crosslinking of Biopolymers, Food Quality and Medical Applications
    Infrared Spectroscopy - Anharmonicity of Biomolecules, Crosslinking of Biopolymers, Food Quality and Medical Applications
    Editor Theophanides Theophile
    ISBN 978-953-51-1737-7
    172 pages, March, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 943 times.
    This informative and state-of-the-art book on Infrared Spectroscopy is addressed to Researchers in Medicine as well as to Pharmaceutical Industry and Agriculture. It features 7 specialized chapters of MIRS and NIRS covering applications in proteins a ...
  • Advances in Optical Fiber Technology: Fundamental Optical Phenomena and Applications
    Advances in Optical Fiber Technology: Fundamental Optical Phenomena and Applications
    Editor Moh Yasin, Hamzah Arof and Sulaiman Wadi Harun
    ISBN 978-953-51-1742-1
    450 pages, February, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 2013 times.
    This book is a compilation of works presenting recent developments and practical applications in optical fiber technology. It contains 13 chapters from various institutions that represent global research in various topics such as scattering, dispersi ...