Engineering

  • Surface Energy
    Surface Energy
    Editor 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 ...
  • Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Railway Research - Selected Topics on Development, Safety and Technology
    Editor 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 ...
  • Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Some Advanced Functionalities of Optical Amplifiers
    Editor 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 ...
  • New Applications of Electric Drives
    New Applications of Electric Drives
    Editor 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
    Editor 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
    Editor 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 ...
  • Advanced Electromagnetic Waves
    Advanced Electromagnetic Waves
    Editor Saad Osman Bashir
    ISBN 978-953-51-2205-0
    276 pages, November, 2015
    This book endeavors to give the reader a strong base in the advanced theory of electromagnetic waves and its applications, while keeping pace with research in various other disciplines that apply electrostatics/electrodynamics theory. The treatment i ...
  • Induction Motors - Applications, Control and Fault Diagnostics
    Induction Motors - Applications, Control and Fault Diagnostics
    Editor 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 ...