Energy Conversion in Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis By Katharina Brinkert
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 134 Pages | ISBN : 3319779796 | 7.58 MB
This book discusses the basic principles and processes of solar energy conversion in natural photosynthesis. It then directly compares them with recent developments and concepts currently being pursued in artificial photosynthetic systems that are capable of utilizing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide and water into a chemical fuel.
Multiscale Models in Mechano and Tumor Biology: Modeling, Homogenization, and Applications By Alf Gerisch
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 | 205 Pages | ISBN : 3319733702 | 15.48 MB
This book presents and discusses the state of the art and future perspectives in mathematical modeling and homogenization techniques with the focus on addressing key physiological issues in the context of multiphase healthy and malignant biological materials. The highly interdisciplinary content brings together contributions from scientists with complementary areas of expertise, such as pure and applied mathematicians, engineers, and biophysicists. The book also features the lecture notes from a half-day introductory course on asymptotic homogenization. These notes are suitable for undergraduate mathematics or physics students, while the other chapters are aimed at graduate students and researchers.
Resonant X-Ray Scattering in Correlated Systems By Youichi Murakami
English | EPUB | 2017 | 241 Pages | ISBN : 3662532255 | 7.08 MB
The research and its outcomes presented here is devoted to the use of x-ray scattering to study correlated electron systems and magnetism. Different x-ray based methods are provided to analyze three dimensional electron systems and the structure of transition-metal oxides. Finally the observation of multipole orderings with x-ray diffraction is shown.
Return to Play in Football: An Evidence-based Approach By Volker Musahl
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 965 Pages | ISBN : 3662557126 | 55.47 MB
In this book, leading experts employ an evidence-based approach to provide clear practical guidance on the important question of when and how to facilitate return to play after some of the most common injuries encountered in football. Detailed attention is paid to biomechanics, the female athlete, risk factors, injury prevention, current strategies and criteria for safe return to play, and future developments.
Challenges of Nuclear Waste Governance: An International Comparison Volume II By Achim Brunnengräber
English | PDF | 2018 | 338 Pages | ISBN : 3658214406 | 3.53 MB
This is volume two of a comparative analysis of nuclear waste governance and public participation in decision-making regarding the storage and siting of high-level radioactive waste and spent fuel in different countries. The contributors examine both the historical and current approaches countries have taken to address the wicked challenge of nuclear waste governance. The analyses discuss the regulations, technology choices, safety criteria, costs and financing issues, compensation schemes, institutional structures, and approaches to public participation found in each country.
In Pursuit of Presence or Prominence?: The Prospect of Chinese Banks’ Global Expansion and Their Benchmarks By Shenglin Ben
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 185 Pages | ISBN : 9811077290 | 4.36 MB
This book summarizes Chinese banks’ achievements in global markets and examines the differences between Chinese and foreign banks. It also explores the future roadmap of internationalization and the risks involved in the process, in order to provide reference resource for Chinese banks.
Diversity of Managerial Ideology By Check Teck Foo
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 192 Pages | ISBN : 9811077711 | 5.69 MB
This book is the first in a series on Chinese management based on the Global Chinese Management Conferences (from 2015 to 2017), an annual conference organized by the Sun Tzu Art of War Institute. The first volume is by FOO Check Teck, professor at Fudan and Hunan University and founding editor of Chinese Management Studies (SSCI), who encourages readers to broaden their minds to embrace the Universe as a Community.
African Diaspora Direct Investment: Establishing the Economic and Socio-cultural Rationale By Dieu Hack-Polay
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 285 Pages | ISBN : 3319720465 | 4.71 MB
Examining the experiences of Africans setting up businesses back home, the main focus of this book is to establish the economic, social and psychological reasons for such ‘home direct investment’. Despite the personal sacrifices that are often needed in order to set up new ventures, the diaspora invests relentless effort and motivations in the pursuit of home ventures. The authors explore critical areas such as the social and psychological pressures that African Diasporas experience when investing in their home countries, as well as the management of diaspora businesses and the impact of such investment to local economies.
Dynamic Parameter Adaptation for Meta-Heuristic Optimization Algorithms Through Type-2 Fuzzy Logic By Frumen Olivas
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 110 Pages | ISBN : 3319708503 | 3.8 MB
In this book, a methodology for parameter adaptation in meta-heuristic op-timization methods is proposed. This methodology is based on using met-rics about the population of the meta-heuristic methods, to decide through a fuzzy inference system the best parameter values that were carefully se-lected to be adjusted.
Think Tanks and Emerging Power Policy Networks By James G. McGann
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 136 Pages | ISBN : 3319719548 | 2.43 MB
This book explores the transforming political climate of several emerging powers—Turkey, China, and India—and the key role think tanks play in that transformation. With case studies from three think tanks, the authors uncover the unique challenges that emerging power think tanks face in gaining recognition as global tanks and how networks will influence this process.