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
Author(s):
George Joseph
A System Engineer’s Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera Building Earth Observation Cameras discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system for a space platform from concept to space qualification and in-orbit evaluation. The book provides a broad
Published:
January 28, 2015
Editor(s):
Esperanza Meléndez Herrera, Bryan V. Phillips-Farfán, Gabriel Gutiérrez Ospina
This book highlights the importance of endothelial cells as key players in the functioning of the nervous system under both normal and pathological conditions. The book demonstrates that endothelial cells are an essential and dynamic cell population in the central nervous system, with multiple and
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