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Published:
October 24, 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):
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 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Author(s):
Karl Hess
All modern books on Einstein emphasize the genius of his relativity theory and the corresponding corrections and extensions of the ancient space–time concept. However, Einstein’s opposition to the use of probability in the laws of nature and particularly in the laws of quantum mechanics is 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Kevin K. W. Wang, Zhiqun Zhang, Firas H. Kobeissy
This book explores the recent advances in the techniques and platforms used in biomarker research that have revolutionized the way we study, diagnose, and treat brain injury conditions. The contributors describe different biomarker studies pertaining to brain injury and other neurological disorders 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Author(s):
Sabu Thomas, Saeedeh Rafiei, Shima Maghsoodlou, Arezo Afzali
The collection of topics in this book reflects the diversity of recent advances in nanoelements formation and interactions in nanosystems with a broad perspective that is useful for scientists as well as for graduate students and engineers. One of the main tasks in making nanocomposites is 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Nazmul Islam
This book focuses mainly on the recent developments of all types of theoretical, mathematical, and computational conceptions, as well as modelling and simulation of specific research themes covering all scientific and technical disciplines from chemistry, physics, and engineering to biology and 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Abbas Hamrang, Devrim Balkose
This book covers a broad range of polymeric materials and provides industry professionals and researchers in polymer science and technology with a single, comprehensive book summarizing all aspects involved in the functional materials production chain. This volume presents the latest developments 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Dariusz M. Bielinski, Ryszard Kozlowski, Gennady E. Zaikov
This book presents selected papers on various aspects of rubber engineering, technology, and exploitation. The contributions range from new methods of the modification of filler surface and crosslinks structure of rubber vulcanizates, through modern functional elastomer composites, to aspects of 
Published:
October 23, 2014
Editor(s):
Muyiwa Adaramola
Due to climate change, the rise in energy demand, and issues of energy security, more countries are being forced to reexamine their energy policies and consider more renewable sources of energy. Solar power is expected to play a significant role in the changing face of energy economies, due in a