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  • Magnesium Alloys - Properties in Solid and Liquid States
    Magnesium Alloys - Properties in Solid and Liquid States
    Editor Frank Czerwinski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1728-5
    178 pages, November, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1708 times.
    Magnesium alloys with their unique physical and chemical properties are important candidates for many modern engineering applications. Their density, being the lowest of all structural metals, makes them the primary choice in global attempts aimed at ...
  • Integrated Use of Space, Geophysical and Hyperspectral Technologies Intended for Monitoring Water Leakages in Water Supply Networks
    Integrated Use of Space, Geophysical and Hyperspectral Technologies Intended for Monitoring Water Leakages in Water Supply Networks
    Editor Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis, Athos Agapiou and Kyriacos Themistocleous
    ISBN 978-953-51-1729-2
    82 pages, November, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 786 times.
    Remote sensing has been used for water management purposes over the years. This book describes the combination of satellite imagery, in-situ spectroradiometric data and radar techniques for the identification of water leakages in the water supply net ...
  • Remote Sensing of Environment - Integrated Approaches
    Remote Sensing of Environment - Integrated Approaches
    Editor Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis
    ISBN 978-953-51-1152-8
    224 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15264 times.
    This book covers the latest developments in remote sensing theory and applications by numerous researchers, experts and collaborators of the Remote Sensing and Geo-Environment Lab of the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics of the Cyprus Uni ...
  • Earthquake Engineering
    Earthquake Engineering
    Editor Halil Sezen
    ISBN 978-953-51-0694-4
    348 pages, August, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 58755 times.
    Recent major earthquakes around the world have shown the vulnerability of infrastructure and the need for research to better understand the nature of seismic events and their effects on structures. As a result, earthquake engineering research has bee ...
  • Hydrodynamics - Theory and Model
    Hydrodynamics - Theory and Model
    Editor Jinhai Zheng
    ISBN 978-953-51-0130-7
    318 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 44992 times.
    With the amazing advances of scientific research, Hydrodynamics - Theory and Application presents the engineering applications of hydrodynamics from many countries around the world. A wide range of topics are covered in this book, including the theor ...
  • Earthquake-Resistant Structures - Design, Assessment and Rehabilitation
    Earthquake-Resistant Structures - Design, Assessment and Rehabilitation
    Editor Abbas Moustafa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0123-9
    536 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 118056 times.
    This book deals with earthquake-resistant structures, such as, buildings, bridges and liquid storage tanks. It contains twenty chapters covering several interesting research topics written by researchers and experts in the field of earthquake enginee ...
  • Smart Home Systems
    Smart Home Systems
    Editor Mahmoud A. Al-Qutayri
    ISBN 978-953-307-050-6
    194 pages, February, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 76428 times.
    Smart homes are intelligent environments that interact dynamically and respond readily in an adaptive manner to the needs of the occupants and changes in the ambient conditions.  The realization of systems that support the smart homes concept requi ...
  • Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements
    Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements
    Editor Pasquale Imperatore and Daniele Riccio
    ISBN 978-953-7619-97-8
    516 pages, February, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 156718 times.
    Our planet is nowadays continuously monitored by powerful remote sensors operating in wide portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Our capability of acquiring detailed information on the environment has been revolutionized by revealing its inner s ...