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  • Recent Advances in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics
    Recent Advances in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics
    Edited by Mofid Gorji-Bandpy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2239-5,
    340 pages, December, 2015
    Thermodynamics is a branch of physics concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work. It defines macroscopic variables, such as internal energy, entropy, and pressure, that partly describe a body of matter or radiation. It ...
  • Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Edited by Sisir Kumar Garai
    ISBN 978-953-51-2237-1,
    178 pages, December, 2015
    With the explosion of information traffic, the role of optical amplifiers becomes very significant in fulfilling the demand of faster optical signals and data processing in the field of communication. This book covers different advanced functionaliti ...
  • Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Edited by Krzysztof Zboinski
    ISBN 978-953-51-2235-7,
    204 pages, December, 2015
    This book focuses on selected research problems of contemporary railways. The first chapter is devoted to the prediction of railways development in the nearest future. The second chapter discusses safety and security problems in general, precisely fr ...
  • Surface Energy
    Surface Energy
    Edited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2216-6,
    380 pages, December, 2015
    The words hydro, phobic and philic are derived from Greek and they mean water, fear and adoration respectively. These words are being used to define the interaction of water and other materials. As an example, these words are being used in classifica ...
  • New Applications of Electric Drives
    New Applications of Electric Drives
    Edited by Miroslav Chomat
    ISBN 978-953-51-2233-3,
    194 pages, December, 2015
    In the last few decades, electric drives have found their place in a considerable number of diverse applications. They are successfully replacing some other traditional types of drives owing to their better performance and excellent controllability. ...
  • New Perspectives in Fluid Dynamics
    New Perspectives in Fluid Dynamics
    Edited by Chaoqun Liu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2228-9,
    132 pages, December, 2015
    This book contains five chapters detailing significant advances in and applications of new turbulence theory and fluid dynamics modeling with a focus on wave propagation from arbitrary depths to shallow waters, computational modeling for predicting o ...
  • Advanced Materials for Renewable Hydrogen Production, Storage and Utilization
    Advanced Materials for Renewable Hydrogen Production, Storage and Utilization
    Edited by Jianjun Liu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2219-7,
    144 pages, November, 2015
    Hydrogen, as an energy carrier, is widely regarded as a potential cost-effective, renewable, and clean energy alternative to fossil fuels in order to mitigate the energy shortage and environmental pollution that are currently being faced. The rapid d ...
  • Induction Motors - Applications, Control and Fault Diagnostics
    Induction Motors - Applications, Control and Fault Diagnostics
    Edited by Raul Igmar Gregor Recalde
    ISBN 978-953-51-2207-4,
    390 pages, November, 2015
    AC motors play a major role in modern industrial applications. Squirrel-cage induction motors (SCIMs) are probably the most frequently used when compared to other AC motors because of their low cost, ruggedness, and low maintenance. The material pres ...