09 Apr 2020

Category: Technology

Biological Sciences

Nanotechnology-Enabled Sensors 

Nanotechnology provides tools for creating functional materials, devices, and systems by controlling materials at the atomic and molecular scales and making use of novel properties and phenomena. Nanotechnology-enabled sensors find applications in several fields such as health and safety, medicine, process control and diagnostics. This…

Basic Sciences

The Microflow Cytometer 

The field of microfluidic flow cytometry is growing at a fast rate. This volume describes the development of inexpensive, portable flow cytometers through incorporation of microfluidic technologies and small optical components. The book discusses the underlying microfluidic theories essential for microflow cytometry, as well as…

Engineering

Emerging Trends in Terahertz Solid-State Physics and Devices: Sources, Detectors, Advanced Materials, and Light-matter Interactions 

This book highlights recent advances and applications in terahertz (THz) technology, addressing advanced topics such as THz biomedical imaging, pattern recognition and tomographic reconstruction for THz biomedical imaging by machine learning and artificial intelligence, THz imaging radars for autonomous vehicle applications, and THz imaging systems…

Engineering

Microstructure and Properties of Micro- and Nanoscale Materials, Films, and Coatings (NAP 2019): Selected Articles from the International Conference … (NAP 2019) (Springer Proceedings in Physics) 

This book presents the findings of experimental and theoretical (including first-principles molecular dynamics simulation) studies of nanostructured and nanocomposite metal-based materials, and nanoscale multilayer coatings fabricated by physical or chemical vapor deposition, magnetron sputtering, electrospark alloying, ionic layer absorption, contact melting, and high-current electron beam…

Engineering

The History of Grinding 

An in-depth examination of the oldest engineering process, The History of Grinding begins at the start of agriculture and outlines how size reduction developed over the centuries(without completely immersing the reader in technical detail). Great technical achievements have led to the machines of today, which…

Architecture

Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (ISHVAC 2019): Volume III: Buildings and Energy (Environmental Science and Engineering) 

This book presents selected papers from the 11th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (ISHVAC 2019), with a focus on HVAC techniques for improving indoor environment quality and the energy efficiency of heating and cooling systems. Presenting inspiration for implementing more efficient and…

Architecture

Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (ISHVAC 2019): Volume II: Heating, Ventilation, Air … (Environmental Science and Engineering) 

This book presents selected papers from the 11th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (ISHVAC 2019), with a focus on HVAC techniques for improving indoor environment quality and the energy efficiency of heating and cooling systems. Presenting inspiration for implementing more efficient and…

Ancient Civilizations

Engineering the Pyramids 

In Engineering the Pyramids, author Dick Parry – a civil engineer – assesses the design of the pyramids and the likely methods of quarrying, transporting and raising the stones. Basing his ideas on both the archaeological record and the basic principles of engineering – as…

Anthropology

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind 

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout. New York Times Bestseller A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in…