• Acoustic Emission - Research and Applications
    Acoustic Emission - Research and Applications
    Editor Wojciech Sikorski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1015-6
    230 pages, March, 2013
    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, ...
  • Solar Cells - Research and Application Perspectives
    Solar Cells - Research and Application Perspectives
    Editor Arturo Morales-Acevedo
    ISBN 978-953-51-1003-3
    386 pages, March, 2013
    Over the last decade, photovoltaic (PV) technology has shown the potential to become a major source of power generation for the world - with robust and continuous growth even during times of financial and economic crisis. That growth is expected to c ...
  • Advancement in Microstrip Antennas with Recent Applications
    Advancement in Microstrip Antennas with Recent Applications
    Editor Ahmed Kishk
    ISBN 978-953-51-1019-4
    394 pages, March, 2013
    The book discusses basic and advanced concepts of microstrip antennas, including design procedure and recent applications. Book topics include discussion of arrays, spectral domain, high Tc superconducting microstrip antennas, optimization, multiband ...
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
    Optical Coherence Tomography
    Editor Masanori Kawasaki
    ISBN 978-953-51-1032-3
    194 pages, March, 2013
    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging technology that provides high resolution cross-sectional images in many fields of medicine and engineering. OCT images are constructed by measuring the intensity of reflected or back scattered light th ...
  • Engineering Management
    Engineering Management
    Editor Fausto Pedro García Márquez and Benjamin Lev
    ISBN 978-953-51-1037-8
    240 pages, March, 2013
    The Engineering Management book synthesises the engineering principles with business practice, i.e. the book provides an interface between the main disciplines of engineering/technology and the organizational, administrative, and planning abilities o ...
  • Wind Tunnel Designs and Their Diverse Engineering Applications
    Wind Tunnel Designs and Their Diverse Engineering Applications
    Editor N. A. Ahmed
    ISBN 978-953-51-1047-7
    228 pages, March, 2013
    This book is intended to be a valuable addition to students, engineers, scientists, industrialists, consultants and others providing greater insight into wind tunnel designs and their enormous research potential. It is a compilation of works from wor ...
  • Theory and Applications of Monte Carlo Simulations
    Theory and Applications of Monte Carlo Simulations
    Editor Victor (Wai Kin) Chan
    ISBN 978-953-51-1012-5
    284 pages, March, 2013
    The purpose of this book is to introduce researchers and practitioners to recent advances and applications of Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS). Random sampling is the key of the MCS technique. The 11 chapters of this book collectively illustrates how suc ...
  • 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
    130 pages, February, 2013
    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 ...