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Advances in Heat Transfer

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 58
  • November 1, 2024
  • John Patrick Abraham + 2 more
  • English
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Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 58 presents the latest in a serial that highlights new advances in the field, with this updated volume presenting interesting chapters written by an international board of authors. Sample chapters in this new release include Nanoscale Thin Film Evaporation and Ice thermal energy storage modeling: A review.

Handbook of Hydrosystem Restoration

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Saeid Eslamian + 1 more
  • English
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Handbook of Hydrosystem Restoration: Streamflow Recharge (SFR) and Lake Rehabilitation (LR) comprises global case studies that encompass the most up-to-date management approaches in streams. It provides comprehensive methods for sustainable water supply through debris removal, along with conservation practices to assist researchers and graduate students specializing in this field.

Semiconductors and Semimetals: Part 2

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 117
  • November 1, 2024
  • Martin Hafermann + 1 more
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This two-part book Volume on Semiconductor Metamaterials will survey the state-of-the-art in material platforms for optical metasurfaces. Part 1 will focus on materials for active metasurfaces, including tuning and sensing applications and will include chapters on Phase-Change Materials, Phase-Transition Materials and Soft Matter materials, as well as metasurface materials for polarization sensing, catalysis and chemical reactions. Part 2 will focus on static metasurfaces for light generation and detection. Materials employed for light emitting metasurfaces, metasurfaces operating in the ultraviolet, visible and infrared regions and metasurfaces from c2 materials will all be discussed.

Device-Aided Therapies in Parkinson's disease

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 8
  • November 1, 2024
  • Per Odin + 2 more
  • English
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Device-Aided Therapies in Parkinson's Disease discusses the latest options from a global set of key opinion leaders and emerging specialists using a gender balanced modern and nuanced approach. Sample chapters cover The concept of continuous dopaminergic stimulation, Apomorphine Infusion, LCIG, LECIG, Foslevodopa/Foscarbidopa, ND0612, STN-DBS, Pallidal DBS, MRgFUS, Vestibular Neurostimulation, Patient selection and choice of therapy, The future: Stem cells? Gene therapy?, The future: Trophic factors, and Devices and the dashboard for PD.

Handbook of Diffusion MR Tractography

  • 1st Edition
  • October 16, 2024
  • Dell Acqua + 2 more
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Handbook of Diffusion MR Tractography: Imaging Methods, Biophysical Models, Algorithms and Applications presents methods and applications of MR diffusion tractography, providing deep insights into the theory and implementation of existing tractography techniques and offering practical advice on how to apply diffusion tractography to research projects and clinical applications. Starting from the design of MR acquisition protocols optimized for tractography, the book follows a pipeline approach to explain the main methods behind diffusion modeling and tractography, including advanced analysis of tractography data and connectomics.An extensive section of the book is devoted to the description of tractography applications in research and clinical settings to give a complete picture of tractography practice today. By focusing on technology, models, and applications, this handbook will be an indispensable reference for researchers and students with backgrounds in computer science, mathematics, physics, neuroscience, and medical science.

Coulomb Interactions in Particle Beams

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 230
  • October 5, 2024
  • Peter W. Hawkes + 1 more
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Coulomb Interactions in Particle Beams, Volume 230, the latest release in the Advances in Imaging and Electron Physics series, merges two long-running serials, Advances in Electronics and Electron Physics and Advances in Optical and Electron Microscopy. The series features articles on the physics of electron devices (especially semiconductor devices), particle optics at high and low energies, microlithography, image science, digital image processing, electromagnetic wave propagation, electron microscopy, and the computing methods used in all these domains.

Cooling Towers and Chilled Water Systems

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Ricardo de Freitas Fernandes Pontes
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Cooling Towers and Chilled Water Systems: Design, Operation, and Economic Analysis is a guide to the design and operation of cooling systems within high temperature settings. The book presents various strategies to increase the turndown of cooling towers and chilled water systems and provides a toolkit for engineers to determine the use of variable frequency drivers. A guide to equipment selection for optimal design during the detailed engineering phase is provided, ensuring the reader is able to comply with the project specification within budget. Sections discuss various systems, circuits and processes for cooling tower and chiller systems before detailing design principles.Operational and control strategies are then discussed before a thorough analysis of economic factors, making this book idea for professional engineers, graduate students and researchers working in high-temperature settings, such as power generation or chemical plants.

Movement Disorders in Neurology and Systemic Disorders

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 7
  • October 1, 2024
  • Pramod Kumar Pal + 1 more
  • English
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International Review of Movement Disorders series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Piezoelectric Materials, Composites, and Devices

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Fumio Narita + 1 more
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Piezoelectric Materials, Composites, and Devices: Fundamentals, Mechanics, and Applications provides insights on developing and applying optimal piezoelectric devices with high performance and durability. Overviews of the fundamentals of piezoelectricity, piezoelectric parameters, and common characterization techniques are given, as are examples of the structures and properties of piezoelectric ceramics, polymers, their composites, and lead-free piezoelectric materials. Reliable characterization of piezoelectric materials and composites by combining numerical simulations with appropriate measurements is covered as well. Basic equations and modeling approaches are also presented, making it easier to understand the stress and electric fields of piezoelectric devices.The book also covers piezoelectric energy harvesters, piezoelectric biosensors, as well as the performance of advanced piezoelectric devices. The final part of the book concentrates on reliability and durability (fracture and fatigue) of piezoelectric materials and composites.

Sustainable Materials for Food Packaging and Preservation

  • 1st Edition
  • October 1, 2024
  • Tabli Ghosh + 2 more
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Sustainable Materials for Food Packaging and Preservation: Food Security and Sustainability discusses the recent trends and development of biobased sustainable materials, focusing on their fabrication and application in food packaging and food preservation. This book brings together fundamental information and the most recent advances in the characterization, processing, and modification of sustainable materials and their impact on food packaging and storage of food products for improved shelf life. Special attention is offered on smart, active, and edible packaging, and the utilization of nanoemulsion and nanoencapsulation in the food industry is also discussed.In addition, the book overviews the use of proteins, polysaccharides, microbial and chemically derived materials for food preservation.