Affiliation: Assistant Prof., Jozef Stefan Institute, Computer Systems Department, Jamova Cesta, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Birthplace: Ljubljana, October 7, 1973, Slovenian
Biography: Gregor Papa received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a Researcher and a Head of the Computer Systems department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia. His research interests include optimization techniques, metaheuristic algorithms, and hardware implementations of high-complexity algorithms. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Audience: Ph.D. students on any topic related to the evolutionary algorithms.
Editors: Ivan A. Parinov, Shun-Hsyung Chang and Somnuk Theerakulpisut
Affiliation: Ivan A. Parinov: Chief Research Fellow, Vorovich Mathematics, Mechanics and Computer Sciences Institute, Southern Federal University, Russia Shun-Hsyung Chang: National Kaohsiung Marine University,
Department of Microelectronic Engineering, Taiwan
Somnuk Theerakulpisut: Khon Kaen University, Faculty
of Engineering, Thailand
Birthplace: Ivan A. Parinov: Ulan-Bator, Mongolia, 6 May, 1956, Russia
Biography:Ivan A. Parinov received the MDr in Mechanics from the Rostov State University (Rostov-on-Don, Russia) in 1978, the PhD in Physics and Mathematics from the Rostov State University in 1990 and the DrSc in Techniques from the South-Russian State Technical University (Novocherkassk, Russia) in 2008. I am Corresponding Member of the Russian Engineering Academy (2014). I head Research Grants and Programs from Soros Foundation, COBASE (USA), RFBR and Russian Ministry for Science and Education (1993-2014). I published above 250 scientific-technical publications among them 18 monographs and 12 Russian patents. I am reviewer of Zentralblatt MATH (Germany) and Mathematical Reviews (USA) from 1994, member of the American Mathematical Society from 1996 and Europian Mathematical Society from 1998, INTAS expert (2004), FP-7 expert (2010), ERA-NET RUS expert (2011), and Russian Federal expert of scientific-technical area (2012-2015). I have honorary title "Honorary Member of All-Russian Society of Inventors and Rationalizers" (2008).
book could be a base for some University courses in the fields of Materials
Science, Physics of Matter, Radio-physics and Electronics, Mechanics of Solids,
Nanotechnology, Physical Experimental Methods, Mathematical Modeling etc.
Researchers, engineers, students and their teachers can discovery many
interesting methods, approaches and results, obtained by modern science. The
presented nano- and piezoelectric technologies, materials and applications
could be interesting for industries.
Affiliation: Professor, Sci. Dr., Leading Scientist of the Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics of the JINR & Professor of the Dubna International University for Nature, Society and Man, Dubna, Moscow region, Russian Federation
Birthplace: USSR, Tajik SSR, Kurgan-Teppa, Panj district, 24.07.1959; Both Russian Federation and Republic of Tajikistan citizenship
Biography:Kholmirzo T. Kholmurodov graduated with honors from the Tajik State University in 1981. He fulfilled his graduate diploma project at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Moscow region, Russia. From JINR, he received his PhD (its russian equivalent called Candidate) degree in 1988 and Doctor's (actually, the second doctoral) degree in 1997 - both in Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Since 2003, he has been holding the position of the Head of the Computer Molecular Modeling Sector at the Laboratory of Radiation Biology, JINR. He was a visiting professor at Nagoya University (1997-1998), worked at RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Japan, 1998-2003); and was a member of the Japanese Physical Society (2000-2003) and Computation Collaborative Project 5 (the United Kingdom), etc.
Audience:University students, the young and leading researcher of the institutes and universities, companies on the electronic, pharmaceutical and related industries.
Enhanced Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation Processes for Wastewater Sludge Stabilization and Reuse
Editor: Gagik Badalians Gholikandi
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Faculty of Water Engineering and
Environment, Shahid Beheshti University, A.C., Tehran, Iran
Birthplace: Tehran, December 14, 1961 – Iran
Biography: Dr. Gagik Badalians Gholikandi is an Associate Professor at Faculty of Water Engineering and Environment, Shahid Beheshti University, A.C., Tehran, Iran. Education: MSc., Environmental Engineering, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Austria, 1988 and PhD, Environmental Engineering, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Austria, 1992. 8 research studies, 8 patents, 51 English publications, 48 Persian publications, and 39 thesis supervision.
Audience: University Professors, students, researchers, consulting
engineers, politicians and wastewater professionals.
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM): Types, Technologies and Applications
Editor: Muhammad Pervej Jahan
Affiliation: Ph.D. , Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for Advanced Manufacturing, Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences Department, Ogden College of Science and Engineering, Western Kentucky University, USA
Birthplace: Laxmipur, Bangladesh, June 30, 1979
Biography: Dr. M. P. Jahan is an Assistant Professor at the Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences Department at Western Kentucky University (WKU). His research and teaching interests include advanced manufacturing, non-conventional manufacturing processes, micro- and nano-machining, and lean manufacturing. He received his BS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and National University of Singapore (NUS) respectively. He has published more than 50 papers in refereed journals and international conferences, and contributed to books. He received numerous research awards including ‘Best Paper Award - ATMAE 2014’, ‘Outstanding Paper Award – SME, 2012,’ ‘A.M. Stickland Best Paper Award – IMechE, 2010,’ and ‘Most Downloaded Paper – Elsevier, 2010.’
Audience: This book can be used as a research book for final year undergraduate engineering and technology course as well as a topic on manufacturing for Masters and Doctoral level course. In addition, this book can serve as a reference book for students, researchers, engineers, teachers and working professionals in non-traditional manufacturing processes related industries. This book would be very useful for the students and researchers who are planning to start their research on the area of EDM and related processes. Therefore, the scientific interest in this book is evident for universities, research centers, as well as industries.
Electro-Optic Effects in Thermotropic Liquid Crystals
Editor: Hristo Petkov Hinov
Affiliation: Institute of Solid State Physics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Laboratory of Liquid Crystals, Sofia, Bulgaria
Birthplace: Sofia, 17.09.1941 - Bulgarian
Biography:Hristo Hinov received a Master degree in Physics in 1967 from the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia (Sofia) with specialization in radio physics and electronics. He joined the Institute of Physics (now the Institute of Solid State Physics) at the Bulgarian Academy Sciences in 1972 to carry out Ph.D. degree in 1980 and D. Sci. degree in 2007. Hristo Hinov is an Associate Professor since 1988. He also earned specializations from the Institute of Crystallography (Moscow) in 1976 and from the Paris University in 1979 and 1987. His most significant contributions are in the sphere of electro-optics of smectics, large-pitch cholesterics and nematics.
Audience:This book is written for both researchers in the science and practical applications of the liquid crystals.
Affiliation: Jorge G. Barbosa (PhD): Assistant Professor, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal Inês Dutra (Ph.D.): Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, School of Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Birthplace: Jorge Barbosa: Porto, Portugal, February 3rd, 1970 Inês Dutra: Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, June 25th, 1964, Brazilian resident in Portugal
Biography: Jorge G. Barbosa received the BSc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal, the MSc in Digital Systems from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England, in 1993, and the PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Porto, Portugal, in 2001. He is an Assistant Professor at FEUP and his research interests are related to parallel and distributed computing, heterogeneous computing, scheduling in heterogeneous environments, grid and cloud computing and biomedical engineering.
Inês Dutra is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, School of Sciences of Porto University, Portugal, since 2007. She is also a member of the Center of Research on Advanced Computing Systems (CRACS & INESC-Porto LA). She obtained her B.Sc. degree in Computer Science from State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1985, her M.Sc. degree in Systems Engineering and Computer Science from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1988, and her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Bristol University, England, in 1995.From 1998 to 2007, she was a lecturer in Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Audience: For researchers and all working in the area of grid computing. This book can be used in courses on High Performance Computing and alike and by readers interested in a review of recent grid computing projects.
Kaur: Jalandhar, Punjab, India, 18.09.1984, Indian Er. Robinka Khajuria: Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir,
India, 25.05.1987, Indian
Biography: Dr. Loveleen Kaur is an assistant professor in the School of Biotechnology and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. She graduated from Lyallpur Khalsa College, Punjab, India and did her Master’s in Microbiology (University topper) with specilaization in industrial microbiology from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. She did her Doctoral Research on Development of intraspecific and interspecific hybrids in Pleurotus spp. by protoplast fusion at Punjab Agricultural University. Dr. Kaur has authored and co-authored a number of papers in journals of national and international repute. She has also contributed book chapters for national and international publication houses. Her current areas of research include Bioremediation, Mycoremediation using edible fungi and Production of low-alcoholic self-carbonated beverages from fruits.
Er. Robinka Khajuria is currently working as Assistant Professor in School of Biotechnology and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India. She received her degree in Bachelor of Technology (Industrial Biotechnology) from Shrimata Vaishno Devi University, Jammu, J and K. She received her Master’s of Technology degree (Gold Medalist) in Biotechnology from Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala, Haryana, India. She has authored and co-authored a number of papers in journals of national and international repute. She has also contributed book chapters for national and international publication houses. Her research interests include Green synthesis of Nanoparticles, Bioremediation and Mycroremediation using edible fungi.
principle audience for this book will be Students enrolled in professional
courses: B.Tech and M.Tech. This
book will also be relevant to students pursuing B.Sc. and M.Sc. Biotechnology
and Microbiology. This
book will be equally beneficial to the faculty teaching the subject as
this book aims to combine the theory and practical applications of the
Affiliation: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie dell’Informazione, Pisa, Italy and Istituto di Struttura della Materia, Rome, Italy
Birthplace:Minturno (I); August 20, 1966; Citizenship: Italian
Biography:Mario D’Acunto:Currently, he is permanent researcher at the Institute of Structure of Matter (ISM-CNR), in Rome, and at the Institute of Information Science and Technologies, (ISTI-CNR), Pisa, Italy. His main interests, past and present, include theoretical and experimental skills in Surface Physics, Materials Science and Tribology, Image Processing and Analysis, Nonlinear dynamics, Microscopy techniques ranging from the molecular scale to optical range such as Scanning Probe Microscopy, Electron Microscopy, etc.
Audience:The book has been written by a scientist working at the edge between nanophysics and computer science; professional people or groups that can benefit from the book are scientist and university or college students involved in the fields of mathematics, communication engineering, physics, biologists, computer scientists. The book is rather popular as impact, so any curious reader can be considered a potential end user.
New Research Trends of Fluorite-Based Oxide Materials: From Basic Chemistry and Materials Science to Engineering Applications
Editors: Akio Nakamura and Junichiro Mizusaki
Affiliation Akio Nakamura: Senior Research Fellow, ASRC, JAEA, Advanced Science Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki, Japan Junichiro Mizusaki: Inst. Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Japan
Birthplace Akio Nakamura: Niigata, Japan and September 16, 1948 - Japan
Audience: This book was written primarily for professional scientists and engineers engaged in various aspects of basic and applied researches of ceramic oxides, especially fluorite-oxide based ones, but can serve also as an unique introduction and guide to young graduate and undergraduate students who now (or will) major in materials / ceramic science and engineering, metallurgy, solid state chemistry / physics, etc. Researchers and engineers who are engaged in research / development of new electrochemical, ceramic and nuclear etc functional devices and materials both in basic-research institutes and industrial development centers will find it very useful for their actual works. It will also appeal to diverse non-professional people who are interested in the current speedy practical applications of esthetically-fascinating zirconia synthetic teeth, high-quality cubic-zirconia synthetic jewels, new clean hydrogen energy systems, fuel cells, and crucial safety issue of nuclear power plants in severe accident cases such as in Fukushima, and so on.
Authors: Vyacheslav N. Pak, Yulia Yu. Gavronskaya, Tamara M. Burkat
Affiliations: Vyacheslav N. Pak:; Professor, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Department of Chemistry Yulia Yu. Gavronskaya: Professor, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Department of Chemistry Tamara M. Burkat: former professor (retired), Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Department of Chemistry
Birthplace: Vyacheslav N. Pak: Dzhambul, Rep. Kazakhstan, 12.06.1945 - Russia Yulia Yu. Gavronskaya: Leningrad, USSR; 30.07.1962 - Russia Tamara M. Burkat: Leningrad, USSR; 01.10.1937 - Russia
Biography: Vyacheslav N. Pak got the degree of Chemist (1967) and Ph.D. (1970) in the Leningrad State University and awarded the degree of Doctor in Chemistry (1983) in the Leningrad Technological Institute. Since 1983 till now V.N. Pak is staying as professor (1985) and head of the laboratory «Chemistry of Surfaces» in the Department of Chemistry in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia. V.N. Pak scientific works (about 200 publications) reflect variety of surface phenomena including thin layers and nanoparticles synthesis, size dependent optical and electrical properties, adsorption and catalysis.
Yulia Yu. Gavronskaya got the degree of Teacher in Chemistry (1982), Ph.D. in Chemistry (1992) and Doctor in Pedagogics (2009) in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, where she continues working as professor in the Department of Chemistry. She is the author of more than 100 publications in the fields of Chemical and Pedagogical Science; research experience in chemistry is tightly connectedwith porous glass synthesis, properties and applications.
Tamara M. Burkatgot the Diploma of Engineer Chemist (1960) in the Leningrad Technological Institute and awarded Ph.D. (1967) in the Institute of Oil Chemistry. In 1967 she was appointed as senior research fellow and later (1972) as an associate professor staying in this position till the retirement in 2005. Professor T. M. Burkat published about 50 papers and is staying the acknowledged specialist in the porous glass knowledge with all details of its synthesis and handling.
Audience: For researchers and specialists, graduate and undergraduate students specializing in chemistry/physics/technology/engineering of nanostructured materials synthesis and application in optics, electronics, membrane technology, catalysis, energy, ecology, medicine.
Piezoelectrics and Nanomaterials: Fundamentals, Developments and Applications
Editor: Ivan A. Parinov
Affiliation: Doctor of Science, Corresponding Member of the Russian Engineering Academy, Chief Research Fellow, Vorovich Mathematics, Mechanics and Computer Sciences Institute, Southern Federal University
Birthplace: Ulan-Bator, Mongolia, May 6,1956, Russia
Biography: He received the MDr in Mechanics from the Rostov State University (Rostov-on-Don, Russia) in 1978, the PhD in Physics and Mathematics from the Rostov State University in 1990 and the DrSc in Techniques from the South-Russian State Technical University (Novocherkassk, Russia) in 2008. I am Corresponding Member of the Russian Engineering Academy (2014). I head Research Grants and Programs from Soros Foundation, COBASE (USA), RFBR and Russian Ministry for Science and Education (1993-2015). I published above 250 scientific-technical publications among them 19 monographs and 12 Russian patents. I am reviewer of Zentralblatt MATH (Germany) and Mathematical Reviews (USA) from 1994, member of the American Mathematical Society from 1996 and Europian Mathematical Society from 1998, INTAS expert (2004), FP-7 expert (2010), ERA-NET RUS expert (2011, 2015), and Russian Federal expert of scientific-technical area (2012-2018). I have honorary title "Honorary Member of the All-Russian Society of Inventors and Rationalizers" (2008).
Audience: The book could be a base for some University courses in the fields of Materials Science, Physics of Matter, Radio-physics and Electronics, Mechanics of Solids, Nanotechnology, Physical Experimental Methods, Mathematical Modeling etc. Researchers, engineers, students and their teachers can discovery many interesting methods, approaches and results, obtained by modern science. The presented nano- and piezoelectric technologies, materials and applications could be interesting for industries.
Rheology: Principles, Applications and Environmental Impacts
Editor: Evgeny Karpushkin
Affiliation: Senior Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University
Birthplace: July 27, 1982; Tver, Russia
Biography:Graduated from Moscow State University (M.Sc. in Chemistry) in 2004. Completed PhD study in Charles University in Prague and Institute of Macromolecular Compounds, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic (PhD in Physics) in 2013. Currently in Moscow State University, Department of Chemistry.
Audience: It is a book recommended for professional rheologists, teaching instructors in rheology and material science, and to those who are interested in modern trends and developments in science. Maybe people working in the field of food science and cosmetics can be interested, besides the professional rheologists community.
Affiliation: S. Anandamurugan: Dr., Assistant Professor, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode, Tamilnadu, India T. Priyaa: Assistant Professor, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode, Tamilnadu, India
Birthplace: S. Anandamurugan: Erode 09.06.1976 Indian T. Priyaa: Erode 10.05.1985 Indian
Biography: Dr. S. Anandamurugan completed his Ph.D in Wireless Sensor Networks from Anna University, Chennai. He has 13 years of teaching experience. Currently he is working in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai. He is a life member of ISTE, CSI & ACEEE. He has received “Best Staff” award for the year 2007-08. He has authored more than 70 books. He has Published 20 papers in International and National Journals and 10 Papers in International and National Conferences. His area of interest includes Sensor Networks and Green Computing.
Ms. T. Priyaa completed her Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from “Velalar College of Engineering and Technology - Erode” and Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from “K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology - Tiruchengode” under Anna University. She gained 1 year industrial experience in Torry Harris Business Solutions, MNC, Bangalore. At present she is working as an Assistant Professor in Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode. During this period, she has steered a state level workshop denominated “Advanced .NET Technologies” and two national level workshops on Android. She has organized CSIR sponsored national level seminar entitled “Energy Aware Computing”. She has given a guest lecture on “Spring, Hibernate and Struts” Technologies.
Audience: Final year Undergraduate Engineering Students (Common to CSE, IT, MCA, M.Sc. branches)
Smart Materials Actuators: Recent Advances in Characterization and Applications
Editors: Seung-Bok Choi and Jaewhan Kim
Affiliation: Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inha University, Republic of Korea
Birthplace: Seung-Bok Choi: Kyunggi-Do, January 01 , 1955, Republic of Korea Jaewhan Kim: Kyunggi-Do, July 25, 1961, Republic of Korea
Biography: Professor Seung-Bok Choi received the B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from Inha University, South Korea and the M.Sc. and the Ph.D. degrees from the Michigan State University, U.S.A. He is currently a Distinguished Inha Fellow Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Inha University, Incheon, South Korea. He is serving as a chief-editor of Frontiers in Materials – Smart Materials, and also serving as an associate editor for many international journals including Smart Materials and Structures, and Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. His research interests are control applications using smart materials such as electrorheological fluids, magnetorheological fluids, piezoelectric materials and shape memory alloys.
Professor Jaehwan Kim is a fellow of The Korean Academy of Science and Technology, National Academy of Engineering of Korea and Institute of Physics. He is an associate editor of Smart Materials and Structure and an editor of International Journal of Precision Manufacturing and Engineering. He first discovered cellulose as a smart material, which can be used for sensors, actuators and electronic materials.
Audience:Researchers and graduate students for sensors and actuators of smart materials and structures
SQL Server 2014: A Step by Step Guide to Learning SQL
Authors: Sikha Bagui and Richard Earp
Affiliation: Dr. Sikha Bagui: Chair and Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of West Florida, FL, US Dr. Richard Earp: Emeritus Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of West Florida, FL, US
Place of Birth: Citizenship – US
Biography: Dr. Sikha Saha Bagui is Professor and Chair of the Department of
Computer Science and Director for the Center for Cybersecurity at the
University of West Florida. Dr. Bagui teaches a variety of computer science and
database courses, and her research areas are database design, web databases,
data mining and statistical computing. Dr. Bagui has published many journal
articles and co-authored several books with Dr. Earp: Learning SQL: A-Step-by-Step Guide Using Oracle, Database Design Using
Oracle, Learning SQL: A Step-by-Step Guide Using Access, Advanced SQL Functions
in Oracle 10g, Learning SQL on SQL Server 2008, and Practical Guide to Using SQL in Oracle.
Richard Walsh Earp, Professor Emeritus, is a former chair of and former associate professor in the Department of
Computer Science and former dean of the College of Science and Technology at the
University of West Florida in Pensacola. He has taught a variety of computer
science courses including database systems and advanced database systems. Dr.
Earp was also an instructor with Learning Tree International and worked for
Computer Sciences Corporation at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola as a
database consultant after his retirement from academia. He has co-authored
several books with Dr. Bagui.
Audience: The book can be used in
undergraduate degree programs in Computer Science and Management Information
Systems (in Database courses) in University and College. It can also be used by
the working professional who needs to learn SQL.
Affiliation: Professor, Advanced Material and Technology Institute, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, P.R. China
Place of Birth: Beijing, PR China, 1979.04
Audience: The principal audiences are the researchers, graduates
and engineers. As a monograph on the specialized field of hyper-frequency soft
magnetic materials, this book may be a good reference book for the researchers
and graduates working on magnetic materials. It is also useful for the engineers,
who are involved in the R&D of inductive devices and components.
Waste Management: Challenges, Threats and Opportunities
Editors: Rajeev Pratap Singh and Abhijit Sarkar
Birthplace:Kolkata, India; Citizenship: Indian
Affiliation: Rajeev Pratap Singh: Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, India Abhijit Sarkar: Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Raiganj Surendranath Mahavidyalaya, Raiganj, West Bengal, India
Biography: Dr. Rajeev Pratap Singh is an Assistant Professor ofInstitute of Environment and Sustainable Development at Banaras Hindu University (INDIA). Major current interests are in utilizing sustainable technologies for management of waste. Dr Singh has coauthored more than 50 highly cited research and review articles, and also received several International awards.
Dr. Abhijit Sarkar is an Assistant Professor of Botany at Raiganj Surendranath Mahavidyalaya (INDIA). His current interests are in utilizing omics technologies in plant to answer biological questions, with special interest in ozone, UV-B, heavy metals, soild waste, and pathogen. Dr Sarkar has coauthored more than 50 highly cited research and review articles, published in major International journals.
Waste Management and Clean Energy Production from Municipal Solid Waste
Author: Maria Laura Mastellone
Affiliation: Ph.D., Department of Environmental, Biological, Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Second University of Naples Via Vivaldi, Caserta, Italy
Birthplace: Vico Equense (Naples); September 11, 1969; Italian
Biography:Maria Laura Mastellone is associate professor in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. She coordinates several research projects on waste management and environmental risk evaluation and published more than 60 scientific papers. She covered the role of deputy Mayor and Province Councilor for waste management and environment.
Audience: Waste management planners and stakeholders can find a guide about the correct implementation of a waste management system (WMS) by focusing at the real targets obtainable by the waste management. It is not necessary to be expert in the field or having an engineering background to achieve the largest part of the general information contained in the book even though the technical audience can obtain specific data about incineration, gasification and anaerobic digestion processes useful for designing purposes.