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    BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology

    Volume 1 of the multi-volume reference, BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology, focuses on synthetic nanodevices and the synthesis of nanomaterials and the generation of nanoscale features. The nanomaterials include polymeric microspheres and nanostructures, carbon nanotubes, silicon, silicon dioxide, and iron oxide. There is also a chapter on the ...

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    Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 23rd Edition

    Analysts, researchers, and regulators have relied on this peer-reviewed publication since 1905. The trusted source of accurate, proven methodology for analyzing natural waters, water supplies, and wastewaters. The 23rd edition of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater® contains over 400 laboratory methods for the analysis ...

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    Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination

    Chemical and biological warfare agents are threats to the military and civilians alike in both terrorist and conventional warfare scenarios. When materials become contaminated with these agents, they must be decontaminated before they can be removed or reused. This book is a comprehensive overview of the scientific research and development that ...

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    Field Detection Technologies for Explosives

    Explosives are historically the weapons that have been most frequently used against civilians by terrorist organisations. In the past few years, the use of explosives by terrorist groups has cost the lives of more people than the combination of all other attacks, including the use of weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological and nuclear ...

  • Advances in Positioning and Reference Frames

    This volume is based on an international symposium held in Rio de Janeiro. It gives a progress report on geodetic positioning with GPS. The maintenance and the densification of reference frames are treated for the purpose of establishing global and regional GPS networks. The scientific achievements of the South American Geocentric Reference System ...

  • The AWT Technical Reference & Training Manual

    Developed by the AWT Technical Committee, in conjunction with several consultant members, the Technical Reference & Training Manual was created to assist water treatment companies in training their employees in the latest water treatment methods. This comprehensive guide provides proper procedures in basic cooling and boiler treatment, as well as ...

  • Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition

    Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, ...

  • Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 4. Physical Methods

    The best single reference for both the theory and practice of soil physical measurements, Methods, Part 4 adopts a more hierarchical approach to allow readers to easily find their specific topic or measurement of interest. As such it is divided into eight main chapters on soil sampling and statistics, the solid, solution, and gas phases, soil ...

  • Small-Crack Test Methods

    Reviews the state of the art in small-crack test methods and provides the testing community with a single, authoritative reference describing recommended experimental and analytical ...

  • Field Methods for Petroleum Geologists

    Provides an introduction to petroleum exploration methods, referring to both geophysical and geochemical techniques and the logistics of various drilling techniques and well logging methods for oil and gas exploration. The second part of the book focuses on using these methods for petroleum exploration within the context of northern Africa. The ...

  • Methods to Study Litter Decomposition

    Decomposition of organic matter is a major ecosystem process involving an array of different organisms, including bacteria, fungi and invertebrates. The main objective of this book is to provide students and laboratory instructors at universities and professional ecologists with a broad range of established methods to study plant litter ...

  • Risk Assessment Methods

    This volume fills the need for a comprehensive guidebook and reference for risk assessment techniques. Within a generalized conceptual framework the authors clarify and integrate basic concepts; critique current methodologies; and teach the selection and application of a specific method and the interpretation of its results. The work makes ...

  • Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics

    This book is a major revision of Numerical Methods for Wave Equations in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics; the new title of the second edition conveys its broader scope. The second edition is designed to serve graduate students and researchers studying geophysical fluids, while also providing a non-discipline-specific introduction to numerical methods ...

  • Manual on Test Sieving Methods

    This manual on test sieving methods is intended for use as a supplement to and not a substitute for the many published ASTM standards relating to the sieve analysis of materials. There has been a need for a manual that would bring together from many sources proved methods for making reliable sieve analyses to serve as a guide for the novice and a ...

  • Field Methods for Geologists and Hydrogeologists

    The authors describe project performance, methods for field study of rocks, soils, and outcrops and how to evaluate impacts of air pollution and water resources systems. Furthermore, they develop guidelines for graphic and text presentation of results of studies and describe superficial rock characteristics and subsurface geological mapping ...

  • Purity Determinations by Thermal Methods

    Seven papers focus on aspects of calorimetric purity, including the history of the DSC method, the development of ASTM E 928, the difficulties in developing new standard reference materials, precision and accuracy, and comparison of results obtained by the dynamic calorimetric procedure with those obtained by other techniques. The remaining four ...

  • Scaling Methods in Soil Physics

    The scaling issue remains one of the largest problems in soil science and hydrology. This book is a unique compendium of ideas, conceptual approaches, techniques, and methodologies for scaling soil physical properties. Scaling Methods in Soil Physics covers many methods of scaling that will be useful in helping scientists across a range of ...

  • Advanced Methods of Structural Analysis

    Advanced Methods of Structural Analysis aims to help its readers navigate through the vast field of structural analysis. The book aims to help its readers master the numerous methods used in structural analysis by focusing on the principal concepts, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each method. The end result is a guide to mastering ...

  • Methods to Study Litter Decomposition

    Decomposition of organic matter is a major ecosystem process involving an array of different organisms, including bacteria, fungi and invertebrates. The main objective of this book is to provide students and laboratory instructors at universities and professional ecologists with a broad range of established methods to study plant litter ...

  • Cavity Expansion Methods in Geomechanics

    Cavity expansion theory is a simple theory that has found many applications in geotechnical engineering. In particular, it has been used widely to analyse problems relating to deep foundations, in-situ testing, underground excavation and tunnelling, and wellbore instability. Although much research has been carried out in this field, all the ...

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