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MATLAB® Essentials: A First Course for Engineers and Scientists


William Bober
September 1, 2017

All disciplines of science and engineering use numerical methods for complex problem analysis, due to the highly mathematical nature of the field. Analytical methods alone are unable to solve many complex problems engineering students and professionals confront. Introduction to MATLAB® Programming ...

Systems Engineering: Design Principles and Models


Dahai Liu
August 26, 2015

For the past several decades, systems engineering has grown rapidly in its scope and application and shown significant benefits for the design of large, complex systems. However, current systems engineering textbooks are either too technical or at a high conceptual level. Written by an expert with m...

Guide to Research Projects for Engineering Students: Planning, Writing and Presenting


Eng Choon Leong, Carmel Lee-Hsia Heah, Kenneth Keng Wee Ong
July 23, 2015

Presents an Integrated Approach, Providing Clear and Practical Guidelines Are you a student facing your first serious research project? If you are, it is likely that you’ll be, firstly, overwhelmed by the magnitude of the task, and secondly, lost as to how to go about it. What you really need is a...

The Making of an Expert Engineer


James Trevelyan
September 22, 2014

This book sets out the principles of engineering practice, knowledge that has come to light through more than a decade of research by the author and his students studying engineers at work. Until now, this knowledge has been almost entirely unwritten, passed on invisibly from one generation of engin...

Inventive Engineering: Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers


Tomasz Arciszewski
March 3, 2016

Inventive Engineering is an emerging engineering science focused on the conceptual designing processes whereby creative, or inventive, designs are developed. Its core concepts are too often unknown and even surprising, but they are also feasible and can be learned, leading to potentially patent...

Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects


G. Maarten Bonnema, Karel T. Veenvliet, Jan F. Broenink
December 15, 2015

As its name implies, the aim of Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects is to help systems engineers develop the skills and thought processes needed to successfully develop and implement engineered systems. Such expertise typically does not come through st...

Integrated Process and Fixture Planning: Theory and Practice

Awais Ahmad Khan, Emad Abouel Nasr, Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari, Syed Hammad Mian
May 25, 2018

Fixtures are used in manufacturing to secure working devices. They help insure conformity, accuracy, efficiency, and interchangeability; their reliability is crucial. This book introduces and implements a new methodology for more flexible fixture design and manufacturing processes, and develops the...

The Need for Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

Finlay MacRitchie
May 14, 2018

The book exposes many of the misunderstandings about the scientific method and its application to critical thinking. It argues for a better understanding of the scientific method and for nurturing critical thinking in the community. This knowledge helps the reader to analyze issues more objectively...

Asset Maintenance Engineering Methodologies

José Manuel Torres Farinha
May 01, 2018

The book discusses acquisition management, including econometric models to evaluate life cycle, and the maintenance policies of an asset, to adopt during its life until withdrawal. It also covers vital areas such as EAM/CMMS systems and its integration with the many technologies and the internet of...

Service Systems Engineering and Management

A. Ravi Ravindran, Paul M. Griffin, Vittaldas V. Prabhu
April 26, 2018

This new textbook will provide state-of-the-art models, concepts and solution methods important in the design, control, operation, and management of service systems. It will cover supply chain management, warehouse & distribution, financial engineering, revenue management in airlines, retail...

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Textile Terms: 4 Volume Set

Mathews Kolanjikombil
April 17, 2018

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Textile Terms is a reference dictionary with a short explanation of textile terms in spinning, weaving, processing and garmenting fields. The book is meant for all textile related personae, especially for textile students, textile processors and garmenting technicians....

Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences: A Step-by-Step Guide

Marialuisa Aliotta
April 03, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students...

A First Course in Predictive Control, Second Edition

J.A. Rossiter
April 03, 2018

The book presents a significant expansion in depth and breadth of the previous edition. It includes substantially more numerical illustrations and copious supporting MATLAB code that the reader can use to replicate illustrations or build his or her own. The code is deliberately written to be as...

Modeling and Simulation: Challenges and Best Practices for Industry

Guillaume Dubois
March 27, 2018

Modeling, in the past 60 years, has been constantly evolving and has revolutionized the industrial sector. Its continuous development will still have profound impact in the upcoming future. For big or small companies, modeling is a tool which brings technical improvement and profitability.What is...

Managing Complex Construction Projects: A Systems Approach

John K. Briesemeister
March 15, 2018

To many program, project, or construction managers, a complex project seems to be a labyrinth with many hidden dangers. This book is a guide through that labyrinth. It explains best practices and provides insight so they cannot only identify hidden dangers but also effectively manage the...

Non-Conservative Systems: New Static and Dynamic Stability Criteria

Kurt Ingerle
March 02, 2018

Non-Conservative Systems: New Static and Dynamic Stability Criteria summarizes the essential properties of non-conservative elastic systems (static stability and post-critical behavior), and the importance of novel stability criteria for such systems. Beginning with the history of non-conservative...

Behavioral Research and Analysis: An Introduction to Statistics within the Context of Experimental Design, Fourth Edition

Max Vercruyssen, Hal W. Hendrick
February 05, 2018

Now in its fourth edition, Behavioral Research and Analysis: An Introduction to Statistics within the Context of Experimental Design presents an overview of statistical methods within the context of experimental design. It covers fundamental topics such as data collection, data analysis,...