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  • Austenitic Stainless Steels - New Aspects
    Austenitic Stainless Steels - New Aspects
    Edited by Wojciech Borek, Tomasz Tanski and Zbigniew Brytan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3702-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3701-6,
    Edited Volume
    216 pages, December, 2017
    Stainless steel is still one of the fastest growing materials. Today, the austenitic stainless steel with the classic composition of 18% Cr and 8% Ni (grade 304L) is still the most widely used by far in the world. The unique characteristic of stainle ...
  • Failure Analysis and Prevention
    Failure Analysis and Prevention
    Edited by Aidy Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-3714-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3713-9,
    Edited Volume
    214 pages, December, 2017
    This book covers recent advancement methods used in analysing the root cause of engineering failures and the proactive suggestion for future failure prevention. The techniques used especially non-destructive testing such X-ray are well described. The ...
  • Robots Operating in Hazardous Environments
    Robots Operating in Hazardous Environments
    Edited by Hüseyin Canbolat
    ISBN 978-953-51-3680-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3679-8,
    Edited Volume
    138 pages, December, 2017
    Robots are used in industry, rescue missions, military operations, and subwater missions. Their use in hazardous environments is crucial in terms of occupational safety of workers and the health of rescue and military operations. This book presents s ...
  • Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering - Materials, Technologies and Clinical Applications
    Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering - Materials, Technologies and Clinical Applications
    Edited by Francesco Baino
    ISBN 978-953-51-3642-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3641-5,
    Edited Volume
    330 pages, December, 2017
    Biomaterials are often designed to act as scaffolds, i.e., 3D porous templates that support and stimulate the growth of healthy tissue and then safely dissolve once they have performed their functions. This book provides a picture of the current stat ...
  • Spectroscopic Analyses - Developments and Applications
    Spectroscopic Analyses - Developments and Applications
    Edited by Eram Sharmin and Fahmina Zafar
    ISBN 978-953-51-3628-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3627-9,
    Edited Volume
    238 pages, December, 2017
    The book presents developments and applications of these methods, such as NMR, mass, and others, including their applications in pharmaceutical and biomedical analyses. The book is divided into two sections. The first section covers spectroscopic met ...
  • Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes for New Frontiers in Sustainable Water Treatment Technology
    Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes for New Frontiers in Sustainable Water Treatment Technology
    Authored by Amira Abdelrasoul, Huu Doan and Ali Lohi
    ISBN 978-953-51-3662-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3661-3,
    Monograph
    232 pages, December, 2017
    Biomimetic and bioinspired membranes are the most promising type of membrane for multiple usage scenarios, including commercial separation applications as well as water and wastewater treatment technologies. In recent years, aquaporin biomimetic memb ...
  • Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy and Integrated Stratigraphy - New Insights and Contributions
    Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy and Integrated Stratigraphy - New Insights and Contributions
    Edited by Gemma Aiello
    ISBN 978-953-51-3676-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3675-0,
    Edited Volume
    166 pages, December, 2017
    This book contains six chapters dealing with the investigation of seismic and sequence stratigraphy and integrated stratigraphy, including the stratigraphic unconformities, in different geological settings and using several techniques and methods, in ...
  • Cobalt
    Cobalt
    Edited by Khan Maaz
    ISBN 978-953-51-3668-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3667-5,
    Edited Volume
    164 pages, December, 2017
    Cobalt is a brittle, hard, silver-grey transition metal with high melting point, hard-wearing at elevated temperatures, good corrosion resistance and improved chemical, magnetic and mechanical properties. This book aims to provide in-depth study and ...