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  • Smart Cities Technologies
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    Edited by Ivan Nunes Da Silva and Rogerio Andrade Flauzino
    ISBN 978-953-51-2808-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2807-6,
    244 pages, December, 2016
    What are smart cities? What are their purposes? What are the impacts resulting from their implementations? With these questions in mind, this book is compiled with the primary concern of answering readers with different profiles; from those intereste ...
  • Geohazards Caused by Human Activity
    Geohazards Caused by Human Activity
    Edited by Arvin Farid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2802-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2801-4,
    150 pages, November, 2016
    This book is based on the contributions of several authors and attempts to describe the roles human activities play in causing geohazards either directly or indirectly through man-made climate change. The risk of these man-made geohazards and the ris ...
  • Composites from Renewable and Sustainable Materials
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    Edited by Matheus Poletto
    ISBN 978-953-51-2794-9,
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    342 pages, November, 2016
    Composites from Renewable and Sustainable Materials consists of 16 chapters written by international subject matter experts investigating the characteristic and current application of materials from renewable and sustainable sources. The reader will ...
  • Advances in Microfluidics - New Applications in Biology, Energy, and Materials Sciences
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    Edited by Xiao-Ying Yu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2786-4,
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    420 pages, November, 2016
    Increasing innovations and applications make microfluidics a versatile choice for researchers in many disciplines. This book consists of multiple review chapters that aim to cover recent advances and new applications of microfluidics in biology, elec ...
  • Supercapacitor Design and Applications
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    Edited by Zoran Stevic
    ISBN 978-953-51-2749-9,
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    188 pages, November, 2016
    In this book, authors investigated asymmetric and symmetric supercapacitor configurations for different electrode materials. Besides the already standard activated carbon (AC), studies were done with other materials and technologies for their prepara ...
  • Advances in Tribology
    Advances in Tribology
    Edited by Pranav H. Darji
    ISBN 978-953-51-2743-7,
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    276 pages, October, 2016
    In the major field of design and manufacturing of mechanical, production, automobile, and industrial engineering, typical and advance methodologies and processes are implemented for the best performance of product or machinery. Thus, the concept of t ...
  • Fracture Mechanics - Properties, Patterns and Behaviours
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    Edited by Lucas Maximo Alves
    ISBN 978-953-51-2709-3,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2708-6,
    330 pages, October, 2016
    This book is a collection of 13 chapters divided into seven sections: Section I: "General Foundations of the Stress Field and Toughness" with one chapter, Section II: "Fractography and Impact Analysis" with two chapters, Section III: "Toughness Fract ...
  • Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR) - a Practical Overview
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    Edited by Laura Romero-Zeron
    ISBN 978-953-51-2701-7,
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    200 pages, October, 2016
    Commercial application of chemical enhanced oil recovery (cEOR) processes is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. Thus, Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (cEOR): A Practical Overview offers key knowledge and understanding of cEOR process ...