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Inventive Engineering: Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers

1st Edition

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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...

Global Advances in Engineering Education

1st Edition

J.P. Mohsen, Mohamed Y. Ismail, Hamid R. Parsaei, Waldemar Karwowski
May 22, 2019

 The engineering profession is at a critical juncture that requires reforming engineering education. The supply of engineers is declining whereas the nature of the demand is changing. Formulating a response to these challenges demands the adoption of new and innovative tools and methods for...

Engineering Maintenance: A Modern Approach

1st Edition

B.S. Dhillon
May 21, 2019

Of the more than $300 billion spent on plant maintenance and operations, U.S. industry spends as much as 80 percent of this amount to correct chronic failures of machines, systems, and people. With machines and systems becoming increasingly complex, this problem can only worsen, and there is a...

Project Management Methodologies, Governance and Success: Insight from Traditional and Transformative Research

1st Edition

Robert Joslin
April 22, 2019

With all signs pointing to an increased use of and interest in project-based work in modern organizations, the better scholars are able to make sense of the current state of the field through theory development and empirical investigation, the more successful projects promise to become. This book...

Effective Processes for Quality Assurance

1st Edition

Boyd L. Summers
April 22, 2019

Driving innovation can reduce costs for companies, institutions, military programs, and successful businesses. Quality is key to successful innovation. Delivery of complex products must have high quality to reduce customer problems and defects. This book explains how to integrate Quality Assurance...

Project Management of Large Software-Intensive Systems

1st Edition

Marvin Gechman
April 04, 2019

The book describes how to manage and successfully deliver large, complex, and expensive systems that can be composed of millions of line of software code, being developed by numerous groups throughout the globe, that interface with many hardware items being developed by geographically dispersed...

Professional Practice in Engineering and Computing: Preparing for Future Careers

1st Edition

Riadh Habash
March 28, 2019

  This book has been developed with an intellectual framework to focus on the challenges and specific qualities applicable to graduates on the threshold of their careers. Young professionals have to establish their competence in complying with multifaceted sets of ethical, environmental,...

Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Business

1st Edition

Pramod Paliwal, Sudhir Yadav
February 18, 2019

The natural gas business consists of two major aspects, sourcing and transportation, and distribution has been a growing area of interest to industry, government and academia. With the emphasis on promoting natural gas sector, there is an increasing need to have a well documented book that deals...

Primer on Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty

2nd Edition

Charles Yoe
January 29, 2019

Primer on Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Second Edition lays out the tasks of risk analysis in a straightforward, conceptual manner, tackling the question, "What is risk analysis?" Distilling the common principles of many risk dialects into serviceable definitions, it provides a...

Extension Innovation Method

1st Edition

Chunyan Yang
November 19, 2018

Extension innovation method is an approach to originality generation. It utilizes basic theories of Extenics, a new discipline for modeling contradiction problems with formalized methods and transformation, to establish a modeling and quantification combined method that can be learned effortlessly...

Intellectual Assets for Engineers and Scientists: Creation and Management

1st Edition

Uday S. Racherla
November 05, 2018

Engineers and scientists engaged in creative works, inventions, and innovations – as part of the free-enterprise, free-market system – must understand what Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are and know how to strategically use them to create competitive advantage, wealth, and value. An...

The Story of Industrial Engineering: The Rise from Shop-Floor Management to Modern Digital Engineering

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
November 05, 2018

Industrial engineering is the profession dedicated to making collective systems function better with less waste, better quality, and fewer resources, to serve the needs of society more efficiently and more effectively. This book uses a story-telling approach to advocate and elaborate the...

Mechanics of Project Management: Nuts and Bolts of Project Execution

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, S. Abidemi Badiru, I. Adetokunboh Badiru
November 05, 2018

Every organizational endeavor is based on project management. Projects range from simple to complex, with a definite beginning and a definite end. In manufacturing, as an example, the production of each unit of a product is defined as a project. The lifecycle goes from raw material to the product...

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