To Be Published February 24th 2015 by CRC Press
Issues, Challenges, and Solutions
This book provides public managers with an integrated conceptual framework for making informed electronic governance decisions. The book focuses on the core issues that public administrators face when using information and communication technologies (ICTs) to produce and deliver public service and...
To Be Published February 14th 2015 by CRC Press
Modeling, Analysis and Robust Design Methods
This book develops a rational design and systematic approach to construct a gene network with desired behaviors. In order to achieve this goal, the registry of standard biological parts and experimental techniques are introduced at first. Then these biological components are characterized by a...
To Be Published May 11th 2014 by CRC Press
Global Networks, Coalitions and Strategies of the World Uyghur Congress
An upsurge in violence between Uyghur and Han in China’s far western region of Xinjiang has gained increased media and academic attention in recent years as was evidenced in the July 2009 riots. Numbering over eight million, the Uyghur are China’s fifth-largest minority nationality, and their...
Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Politics, history, and religion have long lent Tibet a glamorous air, particularly in the West. But Tibet can be understood in an astonishingly wide variety of other ways, including linguistic, ecological, environmental and climatological, geographical, geological, economic, biologic, sociologic,...
Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge
Materials Interaction and Reliability
In semiconductor manufacturing, understanding how various materials behave and interact is critical to making a reliable and robust semiconductor package. Semiconductor Packaging: Materials Interaction and Reliability provides a fundamental understanding of the underlying physical properties of the...
Published October 9th 2011 by CRC Press
Climate, Buildings and Greenery
Series: Spon Research
Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban Heat Islands, urban areas where the air can be 3–5°C hotter than its surrounding areas and where pollution levels are consequently raised....
Published September 1st 2008 by Routledge
Since the 1960s, many researchers have extended topological degree theory to various non-compact type nonlinear mappings, and it has become a valuable tool in nonlinear analysis. Presenting a survey of advances made in generalizations of degree theory during the past decade, this book focuses on...
Published March 26th 2006 by Chapman and Hall/CRC