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  • Proceedings of the Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement - Sense and Sensitivity, DeSForM 2017
    Proceedings of the Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement - Sense and Sensitivity, DeSForM 2017
    Edited by Miguel Bruns Alonso and Elif Ozcan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3588-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3587-6,
    Proceedings
    422 pages, October, 2017
    This year we celebrate the 10th edition of the DeSForM conference series. In 2005, DeSForM was born in (Eindhoven) the Netherlands with the premise of creating meaning through objects, interactions and people. Over the years, the DeSForM community ha ...
  • Aerial Robots - Aerodynamics, Control and Applications
    Aerial Robots - Aerodynamics, Control and Applications
    Edited by Omar Dario Lopez Mejia and Jaime Alberto Escobar Gomez
    ISBN 978-953-51-3464-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3463-3,
    Edited Volume
    192 pages, September, 2017
    Few years ago, the topic of aerial robots was exclusively related to the robotics community, so a great number of books about the dynamics and control of aerial robots and UAVs have been written. As the control technology for UAVs advances, the great ...
  • Refrigeration
    Refrigeration
    Edited by Orhan Ekren
    ISBN 978-953-51-3498-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3497-8,
    Edited Volume
    152 pages, August, 2017
    In the beginning, the sole purpose of utilization of the refrigeration was to conserve food (BC 1100). But today in our daily life, refrigeration is one of the necessary areas for the aim of not only food conservation but also comfort, industrial pro ...
  • Development and Integration of Microgrids
    Development and Integration of Microgrids
    Edited by Wen-Ping Cao and Jin Yang
    ISBN 978-953-51-3400-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3399-5,
    Edited Volume
    282 pages, August, 2017
    The utilization of AC or DC microgrids across the world has increased dramatically over the years and has led to development opportunities as well as technical challenges when they are connected to the main grids or used as stand-alone systems. This ...
  • Optical Communication Technology
    Optical Communication Technology
    Edited by Pedro Pinho
    ISBN 978-953-51-3418-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3417-6,
    Edited Volume
    182 pages, August, 2017
    The optical world is continuously and rapidly evolving, and new challenges arise every day. As a result of these rapid changes, the need for up-to-date texts that address this growing field from an interdisciplinary perspective persists. This book pr ...
  • Turbulence Modelling Approaches - Current State, Development Prospects, Applications
    Turbulence Modelling Approaches - Current State, Development Prospects, Applications
    Edited by Konstantin Volkov
    ISBN 978-953-51-3350-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3349-0,
    Edited Volume
    248 pages, July, 2017
    Accurate prediction of turbulent flows remains a challenging task despite considerable work in this area and the acceptance of CFD as a design tool. The quality of the CFD calculations of the flows in engineering applications strongly depends on the ...
  • Renewable Hydropower Technologies
    Renewable Hydropower Technologies
    Edited by Basel I. Ismail
    ISBN 978-953-51-3382-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3381-0,
    Edited Volume
    106 pages, July, 2017
    For many years, hydropower played an essential role in the development of humanity and has a long and successful track record. It is a conventional renewable energy source for generating electricity in small- and large-scale production. Due to its im ...
  • Engineering Applications of Biochar
    Engineering Applications of Biochar
    Edited by Wu-Jang Huang
    ISBN 978-953-51-3404-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3403-9,
    Edited Volume
    90 pages, July, 2017
    This book has included the following major sections: "Introduction", "History of Biochar," "Preparation of Biochar," and "Applications of Biochar." The editor and authors hope that the development of biochar can cross its application field from agr ...