Series: Ground Vehicle Engineering
To Be Published April 30th 2014 by CRC Press
To Be Published March 31st 2014 by CRC Press
Series: China Policy Series
Market reform in China has led not just to economic growth, but also to a momentous transformation of Chinese society, with the simple, enclosed, rigid peasant hierarchy of the Mao era being replaced by an open, modern and evolving system. Most studies of social change in China have focused on...
To Be Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge
With contributions from prominent researchers, this is a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art architectures, protocols, technologies and applications in pervasive computing and wireless networking. It covers existing and emerging communications and computing models, design architectures, mobile...
To Be Published March 25th 2014 by CRC Press
Synthesis and Applications
Series: Liquid Crystals Book Series
This book describes the synthesis of cross-linked LC materials, as non-oriented and oriented systems. Potential applications are described: actuators or artificial muscles; optics: imprinted materials for separation. Although the physics of these materials has been the topic of other books, there...
To Be Published March 14th 2014 by CRC Press
Principles, Models, and Applications
To Be Published February 14th 2014 by CRC Press
A compilation of years of research, this reference and textbook provides information necessary to systematically understand Chinese tourist resources, industry, and culture. The book begins with a discussion on the general theory and practice of Chinese tourism and geography and the tourist...
To Be Published January 31st 2014 by CRC Press
In everyday life, we often recognize patterns from ad-hoc sensors and make intuitive decisions. This process is known as ambient diagnostics. This textbook is written for emerging courses in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science that explore intelligent software...
To Be Published January 24th 2014 by CRC Press
Combining GIS concepts and fundamental spatial thinking methodology with real programming examples, this book introduces popular Python-based tools and their application to solving real-world problems. A powerful programming language with high-level toolkits, Python is well suited to handling...
To Be Published January 14th 2014 by CRC Press
From Formation Mechanisms to Micro-Nano Scale Architectures
Covering all aspects of soft functional materials, from fundamentals to engineering and applications, this comprehensive text outlines a step-by-step approach to refining the function and performance of small-molecule physical gels by tuning the network structure of the materials. Combining...
To Be Published January 1st 2014 by CRC Press