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Carbon: The Next Silicon? Book 2--Applications

Carbon: The Next Silicon? Book 2--Applications
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01/19/2016

Marc J. Madou, Victor H. Perez-Gonzalez, Bidhan Pramanick

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) spectroscopies are well-known characterization techniques that reveal the molecular details of a sample non-invasively. The authors discuss how NMR can provide useful information on the microstructure of carbon and its surface properties and explain how C-MEMS/C-NEMS technology can be explored for building improved NMR microdevices.

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Carbon: The Next Silicon? Book 1--Fundamentals

Carbon: The Next Silicon? Book 1 Fundamentals
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01/19/2016

Marc J. Madou, Victor H. Perez-Gonzalez, Bidhan Pramanick

This book provides an introduction to the state-of-the art in C-MEMS/C-NEMS with an emphasis on lithographically patterned photo-polymers, carbonized in an inert atmosphere. We can expand our perspective considerably by learning from the traditional carbon manufacturing community where researchers deal with a much wider variety of carbon feed stocks such as coal, coconut shell, wood, agricultural wastes, and industrial wastes to make all types of useful carbons.

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Lignocellulosic Biomass-Energized Fuel Cells: Cases of High-Temperature Conversion

Lignocellulosic Biomass-Energized Fuel Cells
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12/18/2015

Xuebing Zhao, Wei Liu, Yulin Deng, and J.Y. Zhu

Fuel cell technology has attracted great interest in recent decades. However, progress in lignocellulosic biomass-energized fuel cells has been slow. This is because that lignocellulosic biomass generally cannot be directly used for electricity generation in a fuel cell with high efficiency. As a renewable resource is available in large quantities in many regions of the world, lignocellulosic biomass can be a promising feedstock for sustainable electricity production using fuel cell technologies.

An Engineering Companion to the Mechanics of Materials: A Systems Approach

An Engineering Companion to the Mechanics of Materials: A Systems Approach
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08/21/2015

Christopher Jenkins and Sanjeev Khanna

An Engineering Companion to Mechanics of Materials is the first volume in the Momentum Press collection The Modern Engineering Companions: A Systems Approach. In this book, the authors apply the intuitive “systems approach” to learning, the advantages of which are several. The student first gets a broad overview of the entire subject rather than the narrow piecemeal vision afforded by the traditional “component approach” common to most engineering texts.

Essays in Energy

Essays in Energy
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11/10/2015

Kaufui Vincent Wong

Essays in Energy is a collection of a number of essays by the same number of engineers. They show a variety of viewpoints and diversity. This collection is meant to incite and excite conversation among engineers, scientists, and society at large. It would serve as a catalyst for a three-credit course as an introductory engineering subject to non-engineering university students.

A Concise Overview of the Finite Element Method

A Concise Overview of the Finite Element Method
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09/10/2015

John O. Dow

This book presents a straightforward introduction to the finite element method, error analysis, and adaptive refinement. It provides an easy-to-read overview that allows the contents of other finite element books and finite element courses to be seen in perspective as the various procedures are encountered. Furthermore, it provides developments that improve the procedures contained in the standard finite element textbook.

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Modified Detrended Fluctuation Analysis (mDFA)

Modified Detrended Fluctuation Analysis (mDFA)
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$81.00
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01/22/2015

Toru Yazawa

SCOPE
This concise monograph series focuses on the implementation of various engineering principles in the conception, design, development, analysis and operation of biomedical, biotechnological and nanotechnology systems and applications. Authors are encouraged to submit their work in the following core topics, but authors should contact the commissioning editor before submitting a proposal:

BIOMEDICAL DEVICES & MATERIALS

Advanced Technologies in Biodiesel: New Advances in Designed and Optimized Catalysts

Advanced Technologies in Biodiesel: New Advances in Designed and Optimized Catal
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05/08/2015

Aminul Islam, Yun Hin Taufiq-Yap, Siow Hwa Teo, and Eng Seng Chan

The inadequacy of fossil fuel is the main driving force of the future sustainable energy around the world. Since heterogeneous catalysis is used in chemical industry for biodiesel production, achieving optimal catalytic performance is a signi cant issue for chemical engineers and chemists. Enormous attention has been placed in recent years on the selection of heterogeneous catalyst in biodiesel industry, where the catalyst could be facilitated highly selective toward desired products, easily handled, separated from the reaction medium, and subsequently reused.

Resources Utilization and Productivity Enhancement Case Studies

Resources Utilization and Productivity Enhancement Case Studies
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03/04/2015

Anil Mital
Arun Pennathur

This book offers detailed case studies on how various industries have learned how to best allocate their resources--technical, human and financial--for enhancing productivity. It will cover efforts to improve resource utilization from around the world.

Principles of Hydraulic Systems Design, Second Edition

Principles of Hydraulic Systems Design, Second Edition
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12/31/2014

Peter Chapple

Fluid power systems are manufactured by many organizations for a very wide range of applications, embodying different arrangements of components to fulfill a given task. Hydraulic components are manufactured to provide the control functions required for the operation of a wide range of systems and applications.

This second edition is structured to give an understanding of:

• Basic types of components, their operational principles and the estimation of their performance in a variety of applications.

• A resume of the flow processes that occur in hydraulic components.

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