Engineering

  • Acoustic Emission - Research and Applications
    Acoustic Emission - Research and Applications
    Editor Wojciech Sikorski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1015-6
    221 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 12661 times.
    Acoustic emission (AE) is a phenomenon in which elastic or stress waves are emitted from rapid, localized change of strain energy in material. The practical application of the AE first emerged in the 1950's, but only in the last 20 years the science, ...
  • International Perspectives on Water Quality Management and Pollutant Control
    International Perspectives on Water Quality Management and Pollutant Control
    Editor Nigel W.T. Quinn
    ISBN 978-953-51-0999-0
    121 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6926 times.
    The level of surface water quality protection is variable around the world in large part due to the relative effectiveness of environmental regulation and the degree to which science influences the regulatory process. In the United States, at the fed ...
  • Adaptive Filtering - Theories and Applications
    Adaptive Filtering - Theories and Applications
    Editor Lino Garcia Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-0998-3
    154 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6979 times.
    Adaptive filtering can be used to characterize unknown systems in time-variant environments. The main objective of this approach is to meet a difficult comprise: maximum convergence speed with maximum accuracy. Each application requires a certain app ...
  • Wave Propagation Theories and Applications
    Wave Propagation Theories and Applications
    Editor Yi Zheng
    ISBN 978-953-51-0979-2
    380 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 27836 times.
    A wave is one of the basic physics phenomena observed by mankind since ancient time. The wave is also one of the most-studied physics phenomena that can be well described by mathematics. The study may be the best illustration of what is “scienc ...
  • Advances in Photonic Crystals
    Advances in Photonic Crystals
    Editor Vittorio M.N. Passaro
    ISBN 978-953-51-0954-9
    340 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 16925 times.
    This book collects chapters on different theoretical and experimental aspects of photonics crystals for Nanophotonics applications. It is divided in two parts - a theoretical section and an experimental and applicative section. The first part include ...
  • Vehicular Technologies - Deployment and Applications
    Vehicular Technologies - Deployment and Applications
    Editor Lorenzo Galati Giordano and Luca Reggiani
    ISBN 978-953-51-0992-1
    222 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 11877 times.
    This book provides an insight for students, researchers and practitioners on the area of vehicular communications explaining and presenting solutions for some of the most critical issues in this field and, hopefully, inspiring new research directions ...
  • Search Algorithms for Engineering Optimization
    Search Algorithms for Engineering Optimization
    Editor Taufik Abrão
    ISBN 978-953-51-0983-9
    284 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 38069 times.
    Heuristic Search is an important sub-discipline of optimization theory and finds applications in a vast variety of fields, including life science and engineering. Search methods have been useful in solving tough engineering-oriented problems that eit ...
  • Application of Solar Energy
    Application of Solar Energy
    Editor Radu Rugescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0969-3
    193 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 20144 times.
    The present science book "Application of Solar Energy" is edited by Professor R. D. Rugescu in the series on Solar Power and consists of 7 chapters that begin with the proof of the high thermal efficiency of the gravitational draught through concent ...