Published:
January 31, 2015
Author(s):
Yoshitaka Nakanishi
Water covers more than 70% of the earth's surface and is an essential and major component of all living matter. However, artificially hydrated materials, including hydrophilic materials, are far fewer than one might expect. Currently, these materials are in a state of development for applications
Published:
January 30, 2015
Editor(s):
Bruce Glavovic, Mick Kelly, Robert Kay, Ailbhe Travers
Coastal communities are at the frontline of a changing climate. Escalating problems created by sea-level rise, a greater number of severe coastal storms, and other repercussions of climate change will exacerbate already pervasive impacts resulting from rapid coastal population growth and
Published:
January 30, 2015
Editor(s):
Bopaya Bidanda, Ihsan Sabuncuoglu, Bahar Y. Kara
Industrial Engineering: Management, Tools, and Applications, Three Volume Set provides innovation applications and case studies that are drawn from multiple countries. The chapters in the books represent the best papers from the International Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) Conference
Published:
January 30, 2015
Author(s):
Anco S. Blazev
This book takes a very close look at energy and energy security from a hands-on, technical point of view with an ultimate goal of sorting out and explaining the deep meaning of energy as well as the key factors and variables of our energy security. The book reviews the major energy sources—coal,
Published:
January 29, 2015
Editor(s):
Wen-Pei Sung, Jimmy C.M. Kao
This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering. Topics covered include energy efficiency and energy management, energy exploration and exploitation, power generation technologies,