Published:
January 30, 2015
Editor(s):
H. G. Parsa, Vijaya (Vi) Narapareddy
A reference on sustainability, social responsibility, and green practices in hospitality and tourism, this book presents innovative research methods in sustainability, state-of-the-art research by leading internationally recognized scholars on this topic, providing an excellent source of
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 28, 2015
Editor(s):
Zumin Wang, Lars P. H. Jeurgens, Eric J. Mittemeijer
Crystalline semiconductors in the form of thin films are crucial materials for many modern, advanced technologies in fields such as microelectronics, optoelectronics, display technology, and photovoltaic technology. Crystalline semiconductors can be produced at surprisingly low temperatures (as low
Published:
January 28, 2015
Author(s):
John D. Holmes
A Definitive Up-to-Date Reference Wind forces from various types of extreme wind events continue to generate ever-increasing damage to buildings and other structures. Wind Loading of Structures, Third Edition fills an important gap as an information source for practicing and academic engineers
Published:
January 28, 2015
Editor(s):
Sarhan M. Musa
Computational Optical Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging covers recent discoveries and research in the field by some of the best inventors and researchers in the world. It also presents useful computational methods and applications used in optical biomedical spectroscopy and imaging. Topics