• Current Research in Nuclear Reactor Technology in Brazil and Worldwide
    Current Research in Nuclear Reactor Technology in Brazil and Worldwide
    Editor Amir Zacarias Mesquita
    ISBN 978-953-51-0967-9
    344 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 20543 times.
    The aim of this book is to disseminate state-of-the-art research and advances in the area of nuclear reactors technology. The book was divided in two parts.Topics discussed in the first part of this compilation include: experimental investigation and ...
  • Application of Solar Energy
    Application of Solar Energy
    Editor Radu Rugescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0969-3
    202 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 23169 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 ...
  • Sintering Applications
    Sintering Applications
    Editor Burcu Ertuğ
    ISBN 978-953-51-0974-7
    350 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 29788 times.
    Sintering is one of the final stages of ceramics fabrication and is used to increase the strength of the compacted material. In the Sintering of Ceramics section, the fabrication of electronic ceramics and glass-ceramics were presented. Especially di ...
  • Recent Advances on Meta-Heuristics and Their Application to Real Scenarios
    Recent Advances on Meta-Heuristics and Their Application to Real Scenarios
    Editor Javier Del Ser
    ISBN 978-953-51-0913-6
    138 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6455 times.
    This book aims at attracting the interest of researchers and practitioners around the applicability of meta-heuristic algorithms to practical scenarios arising from different knowledge disciplines. Emphasis is placed on evolutionary algorithms and sw ...
  • Ionic Liquids - New Aspects for the Future
    Ionic Liquids - New Aspects for the Future
    Editor Jun-ichi Kadokawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0937-2
    706 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 64179 times.
    Concerns with ionic liquids are one of the most interesting and rapidly developing areas in modern physical chemistry, materials science, technologies, and engineering. Increasing attention has also been paid to the use of ionic liquids in the resea ...
  • Fiber Reinforced Polymers - The Technology Applied for Concrete Repair
    Fiber Reinforced Polymers - The Technology Applied for Concrete Repair
    Editor Martin Alberto Masuelli
    ISBN 978-953-51-0938-9
    240 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 37381 times.
    Fiber Reinforced Polymers are by no means new to this world. It is only because of our fascination with petrochemical and non-petrochemical products that these wonderful materials exist. In fact, the polymers can be considered and used in the constru ...
  • Polymer Science
    Polymer Science
    Editor Faris Yılmaz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0941-9
    256 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 31803 times.
    During the last ten to fifteen years the developments in polymer science has been striking attention and undergone important changes. From rather specialized subject intended for engineers interested in certain definite fields, it has developed into ...
  • Applications of Calorimetry in a Wide Context - Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and Microcalorimetry
    Applications of Calorimetry in a Wide Context - Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry and Microcalorimetry
    Editor Amal Ali Elkordy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0947-1
    484 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 37243 times.
    Calorimetry, as a technique for thermal analysis, has a wide range of applications which are not only limited to studying the thermal characterisation (e.g. melting temperature, denaturation temperature and enthalpy change) of small and large drug mo ...