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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 ...
  • Wetting and Wettability
    Wetting and Wettability
    Edited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2215-9,
    382 pages, December, 2015
    On the liquid 's surface, the molecules have fewer neighbors in comparison with the bulk volume. As a result, the energy interaction shows itself in the surface tension. Traditionally, the surface tension can be assumed as a force in the unit of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Nanoparticles Technology
    Nanoparticles Technology
    Edited by Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2214-2,
    132 pages, December, 2015
    During the past years, scientists have achieved significant success in the nanoscience and nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is a field of applied sciences which is focused on design, production, detection, and employing the nano-size materials, pieces, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends
    Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends
    Edited by Matheus Poletto and Heitor Luiz Ornaghi Junior
    ISBN 978-953-51-2229-6,
    282 pages, December, 2015
    Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends consists of 10 chapters written by international subject matter experts investigating the characteristics and current applications of this fascinating material. This book will help the reader to deve ...