Series: Nano and Energy
While theories based on classical physics have been very successful in helping experimentalists design microelectronic devices, new approaches based on quantum mechanics are required to accurately model nanoscale transistors and to predict their characteristics even before they are fabricated....
Published December 16th 2012 by CRC Press
The Abu Musa and Tunbs in Strategic Context
The position of the Persian Gulf as the main highway between East and West has long given this region special significance both within the Middle East and in global affairs more generally. This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s as great powers such as...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
Engineering, Planning, and Management
Increasing demand for water, higher standards of living, depletion of resources of acceptable quality, and excessive water pollution due to urban, agricultural, and industrial expansions have caused intense environmental, social, economic, and political predicaments. More frequent and severe floods...
Published March 14th 2011 by CRC Press
Anomalous Visions of History and Form
Series: Iranian Studies
With the unleashing of the "War on Terror" in the aftermath of 9/11, Afghanistan has become prominent in the news. However, we need to appreciate that no substantive understanding of contemporary history, politics and society of this country can be achieved without a thorough analysis of the Afghan...
Published March 9th 2008 by Routledge
The Plastic Surgery Survival Guide to Trauma provides comprehensive, practical advice on how to manage plastic surgery emergencies for all non-specialists. Focusing on safe and immediate management, this book provides best practice advice on assessing patients quickly and covers all the...
Published June 19th 2007 by CRC Press