This is an English translation of a Chinese textbook that has been designated a national planned university textbook, the highest award given to scientific textbooks in China. The book provides a complete overview of mechanical properties and fracture mechanics in materials science, mechanics, and...
To Be Published September 24th 2013 by CRC Press
The Ageing Tiger
The distinguishing feature for many workers in South Korea is contractual – and often involuntary – retirement at a young age (mid-50s for most workers) followed by precarious and low-paying self-employment or contract work. In the past this practice, which is also found in other East Asian nations...
To Be Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge
Presenting the work of prominent researchers working on smart grids and related fields around the world, Security and Privacy in Smart Grids identifies state-of-the-art approaches and novel technologies for smart grid communication and security. It investigates the fundamental aspects and...
To Be Published July 24th 2013 by CRC Press
"The International Symposium on Extenics and Innovation Methods" will be held in Beijing on August 16-18, 2013. During the conference, the 30th Anniversary of Extenics will be celebrated. Human society is always involved in solving various contradictory problems and striving for sustainable...
To Be Published July 21st 2013 by CRC Press
Series: Routledge Research in Education
The book explores the pedagogical potential of autobiographical writing in English-as-a-foreign language, approaching the topic from an educational, longitudinal, dialogical, and social perspective. Through a number of case studies, the author delineates four phases that EFL writers may experience...
To Be Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge
In this volume, a team of internationally recognized experts provide an in-depth description of therapeutic biomarkers across a broad area of cancer research and oncology. With a wealth of information to specific therapies, each chapter focuses on a class of targeted chemotherapy agents. The book...
To Be Published June 27th 2013 by Pan Stanford Publishing
A Study of the United States, China and Taiwan
Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology
This volume is a collection of original studies based on one of the first research programs on comparative analysis of social capital. Data are drawn from national representative samples of the United States, China and Taiwan. The three societies selected for study allow the examination of how...
To Be Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge
Data mining has witnessed substantial advances in recent decades. New research questions and practical challenges have arisen from emerging areas and applications within the various fields closely related to human daily life, e.g. social media and social networking. This book aims to bridge the gap...
Published June 16th 2013 by CRC Press
Although several books cover the coding theory of wireless communications and the hardware technologies and coding techniques of optical CDMA, no book has been specifically dedicated to optical coding theory—until now. Written by renowned authorities in the field, Optical Coding Theory with Prime...
Published May 1st 2013 by CRC Press
Non-Fragile Control and Filtering
Linear Systems: Non-Fragile Control and Filtering presents the latest research results and a systematic approach to designing non-fragile controllers and filters for linear systems. The authors combine the algebraic Riccati technique, the linear matrix inequality (LMI) technique, and the...
Published March 21st 2013 by CRC Press