Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Ashish M. Gujarathi, PhD, is currently an Assistant Professor in the Petroleum and Chemical Engineering Department of the College of Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman. He was formerly a Lecturer of Chemical Engineering at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Pilani, India. Dr. Gujarathi has over eleven years of experience as a chemical engineer with diverse work experience comprising a blend of academic research, teaching, and industrial consultancy work. A prolific author with articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings to his credit, he is also an editorial board member of several journals, including the Journal of Developmental Biology and Tissue Engineering and the International Open Access Journal of Biology and Computer Science and has acted as a reviewer for several international journals as well as for books and conference proceedings. His research interests include reaction engineering; process design and synthesis; process modeling, simulation, and optimization; polymer science and engineering; petrochemicals; parametric estimation and optimization of major chemical processes; evolutionary computation; and biochemical engineering. B. V. Babu, PhD, is currently Vice Chancellor at Galgotias University in Greater Noida, India. An acknowledged researcher and renowned academician, Dr. Babu has 30 years of teaching, research, consultancy, and administrative experience. Formerly, he was the Pro Vice Chancellor of DIT University, Dehradun and founding Director of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur. He is a member of many national and international academic and administrative committees and professional organizations. Professor Babu is a distinguished academician and an acknowledged researcher and is well-known internationally for his algorithm MODE (Multi Objective Differential Evolution) and its improved variants. Overall he has over 235 research publications to his credit. He has published several books and has written chapters, invited editorials, and articles in various books, lecture notes, and international journals. He organized several international and national conferences, workshops, and seminars and also chaired several technical sessions. He has been invited speaker and has delivered keynote addresses at various international conferences, seminars, and workshops. He is the recipient of CSIR's National Technology Day Award for recognition his research work as well as of many other awards. He is the life member/fellow of many professional bodies such as IIChE, IE (I), ISTE, ICCE, IEA, SOM, ISSMO, IIIS, IAENG, SPE, ISTD, etc. He is editor-in-chief and editorial board member of several international and national scientific journals.