Beyond Crystals, Noncrystals, and Quasicrystals
Containing comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of metamaterials—a hot topic in radar, antenna, and microwave engineering with next-generation applications in the aerospace and communications industries—this book provides readers with a solid understanding of essential concepts, from microcosmic...
To Be Published October 14th 2014 by CRC Press
Macro to Nanoscale
This book covers a variety of recent research on natural polymers, biomaterials, composites, and their applications. It provides valuable insights into the developments that arose with the merger between biological and polymeric materials that have led to many technological and commercial...
To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Apple Academic Press
To Be Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press
Conflicting Understandings, Competing Preferences
Series: New International Relations
With the rupture of the UN Security Council in March 2003 over the US spearheaded intervention in Iraq, the attempts made to subject the use of force to the rule of law had failed. Widespread Europe-US disagreement of the role of the UNSC has hindered more effective decisions for China and its...
To Be Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge
This book examines, from the perspective of public international law, various issues and difficulties faced by human rights advocates in their effort to seek redress transnationally for victims of human rights abuses through the means mainly of bringing legal action against alleged violators of...
To Be Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge
Ambient Diagnostics addresses innovative methods for discovering patterns from affordable devices, such as mobile phones, watches, cameras, and game interfaces, to interpret multimedia data for personal health monitoring and diagnosis. This is the first comprehensive textbook for multidisciplinary...
To Be Published June 18th 2014 by CRC Press
Series: Asia's Transformations
When thinking about the culture and economy of East Asia, many attribute to the region a range of dispositions, including a preference for consensus and social harmony, loyalty and respect towards superiors and government, family values, collectivism, and communitarianism. Affect is central to...
To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge
Illustrating the Operating System Design Principle and Implementation
Uses the Running Operation as the Main Thread Difficulty in understanding an operating system (OS) lies not in the technical aspects, but in the complex relationships inside the operating systems. The Art of Linux Kernel Design: Illustrating the Operating System Design Principle and Implementation...
Published March 31st 2014 by Auerbach Publications
Methods and Applications
Due to its abilities to compensate disturbances and uncertainties, disturbance observer based control (DOBC) is regarded as one of the most promising approaches for disturbance-attenuation. One of the first books on DOBC, Disturbance Observer Based Control: Methods and Applications presents novel...
Published February 20th 2014 by CRC Press
Even among the four Asian tigers, with their economic miracles during the past several decades that allowed them to join the ranks of the developed nations, South Korea is extraordinary. As significant as its economic progress, from a dirt poor and devastated nation in the 1960s, is South Korea’s...
Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge