Principles of Modern Grinding Technology, Second Edition, provides insights into modern grinding technology based on the author's 40 years of research and experience in the field. It provides a concise treatment of the principles involved and shows how grinding precision and quality o... f results can be improved and costs reduced. Every aspect of the grinding process--techniques, machines and machine design, process control, and productivity optimization aspects--come under the searchlight. The new edition is an extensive revision and expansion of the first edition covering all the latest developments, including center-less grinding and ultra-precision grinding. Analyses of factors that influence grinding behavior are provided and applications are presented assisted by numerical examples for illustration. The new edition of this well-proven reference is an indispensible source for technicians, engineers, researchers, teachers, and students who are involved with grinding processes.Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water examines the greenhouse gas emissions and their warming effect, climate change projections, crop productivity and water. The book explores the most important greenhouse gases that influence the climate system, technical terms associated with climate projections, and the different mechanisms impacting crop productivity and water balance. Adaptive and mitigative strategies are proposed to cope with negative effects of climate change in particular domains. This book will help researchers interested in climate change impacts on the atmosphere, soil and plants.Parkinson's Disease, Volume 132 addresses new developments in the F33 study of this disease, highlighting how the lives of people with Parkinson's have undergone dramatic changes in the last decade. New to this edition are chapters on the Hallmarks of clinical aspects PD throughout centuries, The motor syndrome of Parkinson disease, The non-motor features of Parkinson's disease, The New Diagnostic Criteria for Parkinson's disease, Advances in the Clinical Differential diagnosis, Clinical assessments in PD : Scales and monitoring, Biomarkers of Parkinson's disease: an Introduction, and the Genetics of Parkinson's Disease: Genotype-Phenotype Correlations. The topics discussed in this comprehensive series provide a clearer understanding of the prodromal stage, genetics, strategies, routes of treatment, and development of non-dopaminergic therapies in Parkinson's Disease, both medical and surgical.