Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Dan Frangopol, Yiannis Tsompanakis
This book presents the latest research findings in the field of maintenance and safety of aging infrastructure. The invited contributions provide an overview of the use of advanced computational and/or experimental techniques in damage and vulnerability assessment as well as maintenance and
Published:
October 23, 2014
Author(s):
Bradley S. Tice
This new book—the first of its kind—examines the use of algorithmic techniques to compress random and non-random sequential strings found in chains of polymers. The book is an introduction to algorithmic complexity. Examples taken from current research in the polymer sciences are used for
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Kevin G. Burnand, John Black, Steven A. Corbett, William E.G. Thomas
Written for medical students and junior doctors, the fifth edition of this essential textbook has been fully revised and updated, including additional illustrations and photographs. The text teaches the clinical symptoms and signs of surgical disease, stressing the importance of a thorough history
Published:
October 23, 2014
Author(s):
Paul May, Simon Cotton
The world is composed of molecules. Some are synthetic while many others are products of nature. Molecules That Amaze Us presents the stories behind many of the most famous and infamous molecules that make up our modern world. Examples include the molecule responsible for the spicy heat in chilies
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Varvara Karagkiozaki, Stergios Logothetidis
Nanomedicine—the application of nanotechnology to health sciences—has the potential to address many important medical problems by exploiting the advanced physicochemical characteristics of nanostructured materials and devices. It can revolutionize conventional medicine by offering cutting-edge