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Manufacturing Design and Technology


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This series will publish high quality references and advanced textbooks in the broad area of manufacturing design and technology, with a special focus on sustainability in manufacturing. Books in the series should find a balance between academic research and industrial application. This series targets academics and practicing engineers working on topics in materials science, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, systems engineering, and environmental engineering as related to manufacturing systems, as well as professions in manufacturing design.

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Management and Technological Challenges in the Digital Age

Management and Technological Challenges in the Digital Age

Forthcoming

Pedro Novo Melo, Carolina Machado
February 08, 2018

Technological developments in recent years have been tremendous. The evolution is visible in companies through increasing technological equipment, computerized procedures, and management practices. One of the visible management practices is related to employees' management. Parallel to the concerns...

Advanced Machining Processes: Innovative Modeling Techniques

Advanced Machining Processes: Innovative Modeling Techniques

Forthcoming

Angelos P. Markopoulos, J. Paulo Davim
December 01, 2017

Modeling and machining are two terms closely related. The benefits of the application of modeling on machining are well known. The advances in technology call for the use of more sophisticated machining methods for the production of high-end components. In turn, more complex, more suitable, and...

Technological Challenges and Management: Matching Human and Business Needs

Technological Challenges and Management: Matching Human and Business Needs

Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim
February 12, 2016

Today’s organizations find themselves in a race to adopt new technologies in order to keep up with their competition. However, two questions must be answered: Are these organizations ready for new technological advancements, and are these new technologies appropriate for every organization?...

Drills: Science and Technology of Advanced Operations

Drills: Science and Technology of Advanced Operations

Viktor P. Astakhov
April 08, 2014

In a presentation that balances theory and practice, Drills: Science and Technology of Advanced Operations details the basic concepts, terminology, and essentials of drilling. The book addresses important issues in drilling operations, and provides help with the design of such operations. It...

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