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Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China

Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China
48 Volumes | 2008 - 2021


Zhejiang University is one of the leading universities in China. In Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China, Zhejiang University Press and Springer jointly publish monographs by Chinese scholars and professors, as well as invited authors and editors from abroad who are outstanding experts and scholars in their fields. This series will be of interest to researchers, lecturers, and graduate students alike.

Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China aims to present the latest and most cutting-edge theories, techniques, and methodologies in various research areas in China. It covers all disciplines in the fields of natural science and technology, including but not limited to, computer science, materials science, the life sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, mathematics, and physics.

This book series is indexed by the SCOPUS database.

If you are interested in publishing your book in the series, please contact Dr. Mengchu Huang(Email:

All books of the series Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China

2021 | Book

Seismic Performance Analysis of Concrete Gravity Dams

This book evaluates the seismic performance of concrete gravity dams, considering the effects of strong motion duration, mainshock-aftershock seismic sequence, and near-fault ground motion. It employs both the extended finite element method (XFEM) …

2021 | Book

Methodology of Highway Engineering Structural Design and Construction

This book mainly studies the methodologies of structural design and construction for highway engineering, which are applicable to the overall control and the precise operation of engineering structures. It explores the method of comprehensive …

2021 | Book

Advanced Laser Process for Surface Enhancement

Two typical hybrid laser surface modification processes, i.e. electro/magnetic field aided laser process and supersonic laser deposition technology, are introduced in the book, to solve the common problems in quality control and low efficiency of …

2021 | Book

Full-Scale Field Tests of Different Types of Piles

Project-Based Study

This book provides full-scale field tests of different types of pile foundations. For the testing, it includes static load tests which consider various loading orientations, dynamic load tests, inclinometer monitoring and tests that aim to …

2020 | Book

Mobile Service Computing

This book introduces readers to the background and principles of mobile service computing. It discusses various aspects of service computing in mobile environments, including key methods and techniques for service selection, recommendation …

2020 | Book

Stereoscopic Image Quality Assessment

This book provides a comprehensive review of all aspects relating to visual quality assessment for stereoscopic images, including statistical mathematics, stereo vision and deep learning. It covers the fundamentals of stereoscopic image quality …

2018 | Book

Ultra-high Voltage AC/DC Power Transmission

This book addresses the latest findings on practical ultra-high voltage AC/DC (UHVAC/UHVDC) power transmission. Firstly, it reviews current constructions and future plans for major UHVDC and UHVAC projects around the world. The book subsequently …

2018 | Book

Combustion Optimization Based on Computational Intelligence

This book presents the latest findings on the subject of combustion optimization based on computational intelligence. It covers a broad range of topics, including the modeling of coal combustion characteristics based on artificial neural networks …

2018 | Book

Plasma Fluidized Bed

This book provides a detailed overview of the plasma fluidized bed. It is an innovative tool and generally combines plasma process with another efficient reactor, fluidized bed, providing an excellent method for particulate processes over …

2017 | Book

Plasma Remediation Technology for Environmental Protection

This book introduces a new technology for environmental protection, namely plasma cleaning. It brings together technological advances and research on plasma generators and their application in environmental science and engineering, including …

2016 | Book

Deformation and Failure Mechanism of Excavation in Clay Subjected to Hydraulic Uplift

This book presents the latest experimental and numerical analysis work in the field of ground deformation and base instability of deep excavations in soft clay subjected to hydraulic uplift. The authors’ latest research findings, based on dimensional

2014 | Book

Propagation of SLF/ELF Electromagnetic Waves

This book deals with the SLF/ELF wave propagation, an important branch of electromagnetic theory. The SLF/ELF wave propagation theory is well applied in earthquake electromagnetic radiation, submarine communication, thunderstorm detection, and geophy

2014 | Book

Uncertainty Modeling for Data Mining

A Label Semantics Approach

Machine learning and data mining are inseparably connected with uncertainty. The observable data for learning is usually imprecise, incomplete or noisy. Uncertainty Modeling for Data Mining: A Label Semantics Approach introduces 'label sema

2014 | Book

Towards a Unified Fatigue Life Prediction Method for Marine Structures

In order to apply the damage tolerance design philosophy to design marine structures, accurate prediction of fatigue crack growth under service conditions is required. Now, more and more people have realized that only a fatigue life prediction met

2014 | Book

Simultaneous Multi-Pollutants Removal in Flue Gas by Ozone

Simultaneous Multi-Pollutants Removal in Flue Gas by Ozone mainly introduces the multi-pollution control technology in flue gas by ozone oxidation. Based on the authors' recent research works, the book will provide readers with the updated

2013 | Book

QoS Management of Web Services

Quality-of-Service (QoS) is normally used to describe the non-functional characteristics of Web services and as a criterion for evaluating different Web services. QoS Management of Web Services presents a new distributed QoS evaluati

2013 | Book

Advanced Analysis and Design for Fire Safety of Steel Structures

Advanced Analysis and Design for Fire Safety of Steel Structures systematically presents the latest findings on behaviours of steel structural components in a fire, such as the catenary actions of restrained steel beams, the design m

2013 | Book

Dynamic Provisioning for Community Services

Dynamic Provisioning for Community Services outlines a dynamic provisioning and maintenance mechanism in a running distributed system, e.g. the grid, which can be used to maximize the utilization of computing resources and user deman

2013 | Book

Distribution and Transformation of Nutrients and Eutrophication in Large-scale Lakes and Reservoirs

The Three Gorges Reservoir

"Distribution and Transformation of Nutrients and Eutrophication in Large-scale Lakes and Reservoirs: The Three Gorges Reservoir" presents key findings on early eutrophication in large-scale lakes and reservoirs, providing readers with an overview

2013 | Book

SmartShadow: Models and Methods for Pervasive Computing

SmartShadow: Models and Methods for Pervasive Computing offers a new perspective on pervasive computing with SmartShadow, which is designed to model a user as a personality “shadow” and to model pervasive computing environments as user-cent