Engineering

  • Selected Topics in WiMAX
    Selected Topics in WiMAX
    Editor Gianni Pasolini
    ISBN 978-953-51-1157-3
    156 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 8382 times.
    In June 2001, operators and equipment vendors in the communications ecosystem founded the nonprofit WiMAX Forum, an industry-led organization aimed at harmonizing broadband wireless access standards. Nowadays, about 10 years later, the WiMAX technolo ...
  • Radio Frequency Identification from System to Applications
    Radio Frequency Identification from System to Applications
    Editor Mamun Bin Ibne Reaz
    ISBN 978-953-51-1143-6
    458 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 50056 times.
    RFID based application creates tremendous new business opportunities such as the support of independent living of elderly and disabled persons, efficient supply chains, efficient anti-counterfeiting and better environmental monitoring. RFID data mana ...
  • Advances in Micro/Nano Electromechanical Systems and Fabrication Technologies
    Advances in Micro/Nano Electromechanical Systems and Fabrication Technologies
    Editor Kenichi Takahata
    ISBN 978-953-51-1085-9
    234 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 18011 times.
    MEMS technology is increasingly penetrating into our lives and improving our quality of life. In parallel to this, advances in nanotechnology and nanomaterials have been catalyzing the rise of NEMS. Consisting of nine chapters reviewing state-of-the- ...
  • Tribology - Fundamentals and Advancements
    Tribology - Fundamentals and Advancements
    Editor Jürgen Gegner
    ISBN 978-953-51-1135-1
    330 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 26843 times.
    As the subject of tribology comprises lubrication, friction and wear of contact components highly relevant to practical applications, it challenges scientists from chemistry, physics and materials engineering around the world on todays sophisticated ...
  • Modern Surface Engineering Treatments
    Modern Surface Engineering Treatments
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-1149-8
    238 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 24549 times.
    Surface engineering can be defined as an enabling technology used in a wide range of industrial activities. Surface engineering was founded by detecting surface features which destroy most of pieces, e.g. abrasion, corrosion, fatigue, and disruption; ...
  • Current Trends in Short- and Long-period Fiber Gratings
    Current Trends in Short- and Long-period Fiber Gratings
    Editor Christian Cuadrado-Laborde
    ISBN 978-953-51-1131-3
    194 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11229 times.
    In this book the reader will find a collection of chapters written by different experts around the world, describing the current research trends in both short- and long-period fiber grating technology. This work is mainly addressed to researchers alr ...
  • Tribology in Engineering
    Tribology in Engineering
    Editor Haşim Pihtili
    ISBN 978-953-51-1126-9
    252 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 36020 times.
    The main goal in preparing this book was to publish contemporary concepts, new discoveries and innovative ideas in the field of surface engineering, predominantly for the technical applications, as well as in the field of production engineering and t ...
  • Water Resources Planning, Development and Management
    Water Resources Planning, Development and Management
    Editor Ralph Wurbs
    ISBN 978-953-51-1092-7
    190 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13478 times.
    This book is a collection of innovative up-to-date perspectives on key aspects of water resources planning, development, and management of importance to both professional practitioners and researchers. Authors with outstanding expertise address a bro ...