Engineering

  • Irrigation and Drainage - Sustainable Strategies and Systems
    Irrigation and Drainage - Sustainable Strategies and Systems NEW
    Editor Muhammad Salik Javaid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2123-7
    126 pages, May, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 289 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 NEW
    Editor Segun Raphael Bello
    ISBN 978-953-51-2124-4
    188 pages, May, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 451 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 ...
  • 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 2117 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 ...
  • Photonic Crystals
    Photonic Crystals
    Editor Alireza Bananej
    ISBN 978-953-51-2121-3
    178 pages, April, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 532 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 ...
  • 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 652 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 1895 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 ...
  • 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 1633 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 ...
  • Gas Turbines - Materials, Modeling and Performance
    Gas Turbines - Materials, Modeling and Performance
    Editor Gurrappa Injeti
    ISBN 978-953-51-1743-8
    170 pages, February, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 1276 times.
    This book presents current research in the area of gas turbines for different applications. It is a highly useful book providing a variety of topics ranging from basic understanding about the materials and coatings selection, designing and modeling o ...