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An Introduction To And Overview Of Fundamentals Of Physics
Historical Review Of Elementary Concepts In Physics
Evolution Of Elementary Particle Physics In The 20th Century
Mechanics Of Solids
Electricity And Magnetism
Principles Of Optics- Daniel Malacara
Principles Of Acoustics
History Of Nobel Laureates In Physics
Laws Of Physical Systems
Symmetry Principles And Conservation Laws
Special And General Relativity
Quantum Mechanical Laws
Thermodynamic systems, statistical physics and its laws
Complex Systems And Non-Linear Dynamics
Plasmas
Elementaray And Fundamental Particles
Types OfInteractions
Molecules,Atoms,And Nuclei
Electromagnetic Waves
Quantum Systems
Stationary States In A Potential Well
Atoms And Molecules
Quantum-Mechanical Description Of Solids
Quantum Phenomena in Low-dimensional Systems
Quantum-Mechanical Description of Mendeleev periodic table
Structure Of Solids And Liquids:Crystallography
Fluctuations
Phase Transitions And Spontaneously Broken Symmetries
Universality in Chaos: Evolution of Turbulence
Topical Review : Nuclear Processes
Nuclear Models:Shell Structure And The Extension Of The Periodic System
Natural And Human-Produced Radioactivity
Nuclear Reactions
Interaction Of Nuclear Radiation With Matter
Mathematical History of Wave and Matrix Quantum Mechanics
An Introduction to Quantum Gravity
Philosophy Of Physics
Physical Methods, Instruments and Measurements
Measurements and Measurement Standards
Limits and Accuracy in Measurements
Measurements and Standards of Space and Mass
Measurements and Standards of Time and Frequency
Physical Quantities and Units
Measurements and Standards of Mechanical Motion Quantities
Temperature: Techniques and Instrumentation
Sources of Particles and Radiation, Detectors avnd Sensors
Particle Detectors
Detectors of Radiation
Optical Sources and Detectors
Optical Fiber Sensors
Acoustics and Acoustic Measurements
Synchrotron Radiation
Sources of Nuclear Particles
Gravimetric Measuring Techniques
Imaging and Characterizing - Trace Element Analysis
Optical and Electron Microscopy
Surface Characterization
Holographic Interferometry
Medical and Industrial Tomography
Radiactivation Analysis and Isotopic Tracers
Applications of Laser Spectroscopy in Biomedicine and Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Remote Sensing
Technology of Physical Experiments
Permanent Magnets
Magnetic Fields
Mass Spectrometry
Vacuum Technology
Cryogenics and Ultra Low Temperatures
High-Pressure: Generation and Measurement
Applications of Measurements and Instrumentation
Radiation Biology
SQUIDs in Neuro-and Cardiomagnetism
Plasma Processing and Ion Implantation
Radiation Processing
Lasers in Technology
Non-destructive Testing: Neutron Radiography
Radiation Therapy
Femtoprocesses
Femtolasers and high-intensity laser-matter interactions
Femtosecond Nanophotonics and Microscopy
Femtochemistry
Femtosecond Measurements Combined With Near-Field Optical Microscopy
Coherent Control of Physical and Chemical Processes
Measurements Of Electrical Quantities
Measurement Science And Its Evolution
Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics
Heat Transfer
Numerical heat Transfer And Other Transport Phenomena And Modeling Approaches With Respect to Chemical Reactions in Fuel Cells
Major Contemporary Issues In Sports Economics
Mechanical Engineering
Strength of Materials And Damage Assessment
Nonlinear Models and Plasticity
Pressure Vessels And Shell Structures
Reliability, Diagnostics And Fault Correction
System Reliability Analysis
Mathematical Models of Physical Reliability Theory
Reliability Against Fracture And Fatigue
Fault Detection And Diagnostics of Failures
Non-Destructive Testing
Fault Correction In Mechanical Systems
Nonlinear Deformation and Fracture Mechanics for Engineering Approaches in Design of Structures
Industrial And Manufacturing Engineering
The Organic Rankine Cycle: Thermodynamics, Applications and Optimization
Green Technology
Types and Performance of Pumps and Compressors
Materials science and Engineering
Optimization of Materials Properties
Bonding in Solids, Structural and Chemical Properties
Structure and Properties of Polymers
Mechanical Properties of Polymers
Mechanial Properties of Crystalline Materials
Phase Equilibria and Microstructure
Structural and Functional Materials
Magnetic Materials
High Temperature Structural Materials
Fundamental Aspects of Corrosion of Metallic Materials
Benefits of Fiber and Particulate Reinforcement
Materials Processing and Manufacturing Technologies
Processing from the Liquid State
Powder Methods
Mechanical Working of Materials
Manufacturing Of Polymer-Matrix Composites
Fiber Production
Recycling or Reuse of Materials
Joining of Advanced Materials
Detection of Defects and Assessment of Serviceability
Defects Introduced into Metals During Fabrication and Service
Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation of Metals
Composite Defects and Their Detection
Corrosion Detection and Diagnosis
Materials of the Future
Smart Materials
Materials for Clean Energy Conversion
Aerospace and Space Materials
Civil Engineering
Fields within Civil Engineering - Ports and Canals as Waterborne Transport Facilities
Transportation Engineering
Urban and Community Planning
Wastewater Management Engineering
Water Resources Engineering
Survey Engineering
Control Point Surveying and Topographic Mapping
Global Positioning System
Photogrammetry
Satellite Remote Sensing
Geographic Information System
Construction and Structural Engineering
Structural Types
Structural Analysis
Construction Techniques
Earthquake Protection
Structural Stability and Nonlinear Behavior
Earthquake Resistant Design
Earthquake Resistant Bases and Foundations
Earthquake-Resistant Building Construction
Safety Analysis
Geotechnical Engineering
Soil Mechanics
Engineering Geology
Mining Engineering and Mineral Transportation
Surface Mining Methods and Equipment
Underground Mining Methods and Equipment
Drilling Machines
Offshore Drilling and Production Equipment
Mineral Comminution and Separation Systems
Surface Mining Transportation Systems
Underground Mining Transportation Systems
Mining and Exploration for Mineral Resources
Bridge Erection Machines
Optimal Operation of Combined Heat and Power Based Power Systems in Liberalized Power Markets
Fundamentals of Electrical Drive Controls
Electrical Engineering
Electric and Magnetic Circuits and Fields
Electric and Magnetic Fields
Electromagnetic Devices and Magnetic Circuits
Direct Current and Alternating Current Transmission Systems
Network Analysis
Electric Power Conversion System Synthesis - Theory and Practice
Active Networks
Signals and Systems
Signal Theory
Analog Signal Processing
Digital Signal Processing - Applications in Medicine
Image Processing
Modulation and Detection
Materials and Components in Electrical Engineering
Conductive Materials, Wires, and Cables
Dielectric Materials and Devices
Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Techniques
Superconducting Materials and Devices
Fiber optic devices and systems
Instrumentation and Measurements
Galvanometers, Electromechanical Voltmeters, and Ammeters
Electronic Voltmeters and Ammeters
High-Voltage Measurements
Magnetic Measurements
Power and Energy Measurements
Digital Instruments
Sensors and Transducers
Instrumentation Systems
Telemetry
Electro-Technologies
Direct Current Machines
Transformers
Synchronous Machines
Induction Motor and Self-Excited Induction Generator
Finite-Element Analysis of Machines
Switched Reluctance Machines and Permanent Magnet DC Brushess Machines
Intelligent Control of Motors
Electric Vehicles
Electric Power Assisted Steering System for Automobiles
Energy Storage Systems
Plasma Science and Technology
Electric Power Distribution Systems
Electric Power System Analysis, Operation and Control
Transportation Engineering and Planning
Historical Transportation Development
Technological Changes and Transportation Development
Transportation Development and Institutional Change
History of Goods Transportation
Transportation Systems
Highways and Private Modes of Transportation
Urban Public Transportation Systems
Paratransit Systems
Water Transport Systems and Port Developments
Railroad Transportation
Network Developments in Aviation
Airport Design and Development
Urban Travel
International and Interregional Transportation
Safety of Transportation
Mobility and Social, Technological, and Environmental Changes
Social Change and Demand for Mobility
Transportation and Air Quality
Transport and Energy
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Telecommuications Substitution for Transportation
Transportation in the Twenty-First Century: Technological Innovation
Perspectives on Sustainable Transport
Sustainable Mobility
Sustainable Transport and Public Policy
Institutions for Sustainable Transportation Management: Principles and Evolution
An Overview Of the Development Of Physics
Development Of Fundementals In Physics
Physical Systems And Laws
Particles And Fields
Quantum Systems
Order And Disorder In Nature
Physics And Development
Symmetry Priniciples And Conservation Laws
Non-Equilibrium Process
Nuclear Synthesis In Nature
Logic and Methodology of Science: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
The Nature and Structure of Scientific Theories
Natural Science
A Short History Of Molecular Biology
The Structure Of The Darwinian Argument In The Origin Of Species
History of Measurement Theory
Episodes of XX Century cosmology: A historical approach
Philosophy of Economics
Social Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Overview of Methods and Goals
Introduction to Ethics of Science and Technology
The Ethics of Science and Technology
The Control of Nature and the Origins of the Dichotomy Between Fact and Value
Science and Empire: The Geo-Epistemic Location of Knowledge
Science and Religion
Scientific Knowledge And Religious Knowledge - Significant Epistemological Reference Points
What Is That Thing Called Philosophy of Technology?
" Transitions from Function-Oriented to Effect-Oriented Technologies - Some Thoughts on The Nature of Modern Technology "
Technical Agency And Sources Of Technological Pessimism
Colonialism, Anti – Colonialism and the idea of Progress
Telecommunication Systems and Technologies
Fundamentals of Communication Systems
Fundamentals of Telecommunications
Models and Layered Protocol Organization
Analog and Digital Switching
Antenna System in Telecommunications
Analog and Digital Transmission of Data
Optical Fibers
Wireless Terrestrial Communications: Cellular Telephony
Wireless Terrestrial Communications: NON-Telephony-oriented Technologies
Communication Satellites – technologies and systems
Mobile and Wireless Positioning Technologies
Telecommunication Network Management
Telecommunication Network Reliability
Quality of Service in Telecommunication Networks
Power Management
Wireless networks: Opportunities for Infrastructure-related Optimization
Mobility Management in Wireless Systems
Location-Aware Telecommunication Services
Session Management in Advanced Telecommunication Services
Context-Aware Telecommunication Services
Network Security
Telecommunication Network Interoperability
Telecommunication Project Management
Standards for Networked Equipment and Services
A History of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
High Energy Astronomy From the Ground
Observatories in Space
Explorations in Space: Astronomy in the Space Age
The Motion of Celestial Bodies
Our Sun: The Nearest Star
Planets Of Our Solar System
Extra-Solar Planetary Systems
The Physics of Stars
Active Galactic Nuclei
Dark Matter
Expansion Of The Universe - Standard Big Bang Model
“Let there be Light”: The Emergence of Structure Out of the Dark Ages in the Early Universe
Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
Environmental Challenges In Astronomy
Mechanics of Materials
Linear Analysis of Structural Systems
Plastic Versus Elastic Design of Steel Structures
Structural Stability
Chemical Crystallography
History of Nanotechnology
Physics And Chemistry Of Nanostructures: Why Nano Is Different
Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecular Architectures To Functional Assemblies
Nanothermodynamics
Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS)
Nanostructures
Molecular And Nano-Electronics
Magnetism Of Nanostructures
Nanocarbons Through Computations: Fuleerenes, Nanotubes, and Graphene
Nanosensors Based On Metal And Composite Nanoparticles And Nanomaterials
Detonation Nanodiamonds: Technology, Properties and Applications
Nanotoxicology: Toxicological and Biological Activities of Nanomaterials
Sculptured Thin Films
Nanotribology
Nanomaterials and Coatings with Antimicrobial Properties
Layered Nanostructures
Ellipsoidal And Lens Shaped Quantum Dots
Electrochemical Nanostructuring
General Overview of Continuum Mechanics
Introduction to Continuum Mechanics
History of Continuum Mechanics
Kinematics
Balance Laws
Thermodynamics
Constitutive Theories: Basic Principles
Simple Constitutive Models for Solids and Fluids
Linear Elasto-Statics
Linear Elastodynamics And Waves
Elementary Fluid Dynamics
Thermoelasticity
Nonlinear Elasticity and Its Role in Continuum Theories
Fundamental Applications: Solid Mechanics
Applications to Fluid Mechanics: Water Wave Propagation
Turbulence
Nonlinear Electro- and Magnetoelastic Interactions
Liquid Crystals
Configurational Forces
Implicit Constitutive Relations
Introductory Topics In The Mathematical Theory Of Continuum Mechanics
Fluid-Structure Interactions
Composite Materials for Pressure Vessels and Pipes
Thermal Stresses In Vessels, Piping, And Components
Shock And Water Hammer Loading
Pipeline Systems And Structural Integrity Management
Stress Classification In Pressure Vessels And Piping
Computational Techniques
Background to Procedures in Section XI of the ASME Code for Evaluation of Flaws in Nuclear Piping
Hydrodynamic and Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication
Fracture Mechanics and Modeling of Contact Fatigue
Ethnocultural Variety of Sports
Welding and Allied Processes
High Energy Density Welding Processes
Joining of Plastics and Composites
Thermal Spraying
Thermal Cutting
Education and Certification in Welding
Design Principles And Criteria for Ships And Offshore Structures
Theory, Analysis, Design Methodology, Resistance and Propulsion of Ships
Theory, Analysis, and Design Methodology for Ship Maneuverability
"Life Cycle of Ships And Offshore Structures Risk-Based Strategies for the Next Generation of Maintenance And Inspection Programs
Life Cycle of Ships And Offshore Structures: Hull Inspection And Maintenance System
Offshore Structure Design And Construction
The Ocean Environment And Phenomena
Ship Design And Building
Cold Regions Science And Marine Technology
Snow and Ice Control Around Structures
Polar Meteorology and Climate
Models of Air-Ice-Sea Interaction
Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Materials
Snow and Ice Control Around Structures
Ice Growth on Sea Surface and Drift of Ice
Petroleum Development Offshore and Onshore in Cold Regions
Offshore Structures in Ice-Infested Waters
Air Pollution In Cold Regions
Polar Ice By Satellite Remote Sensing
Ship – Ice Interaction In Ship Design: Theory And Practice
Design Of Ice Breaking Ships
Digital Image Correlation
Photoelasticity
Structural Dynamics And Modal Analysis
Mechanics Of Time Dependent Materials Based On Linear Viscoelasticity
Uncertainty Analysis in Experimental Mechanics
Experimental Characterization of Composite Materials
Experimental Mechanics Of Biological Systems
Inverse Problems in Experimental Solid Mechanics
Similitude And Theory Of Models
Introducing Circuits and Systems
Transistors
Analog Circuits
Digital Circuits
Very Large Scale Integration of Electronic Circuits
Smart Power Integrated Circuits
Advanced Optoelectronic Circuits: Detectors and Image Sensors
Microprocessors, Digital Signal Processors and Microcontrolers
Assembly and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Package
Circuits and Systems for Radiofrequency and Telecommunications
Micro- Scale Energy Harvesting





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