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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...

The Stakeholder Perspective: Relationship Management to Increase Value and Success Rates of Projects

1st Edition

Massimo Pirozzi
October 09, 2019

The Stakeholder Perspective places people at the center of both projects and project management. It gives to the project management community a helpful, innovative, stakeholder-centered approach to increase projects’ delivered value and success rate. It presents a logical model also called the "...

Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Amit Bhattacharya, James D. McGlothlin
September 30, 2019

In the fifteen years since the publication of Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications significant advances have been made in this field. These advances include understanding the impact of ageing and obesity on workplace, the role of ergonomics in promoting healthy workplaces and...

The Development of Women and Young Professionals in STEM Careers: Tips and Tricks

1st Edition

Michele Kruger, Hannelie Nel
September 12, 2019

This book is fluent and systematic. The authors work through the fears and ambitions of young people new to STEM careers in the professional environment. Often, there is a lack of mentors, which leaves a young STEM practitioner exposed and doubting their own abilities. This book encourages young...

Risk-Based Bridge Engineering: Proceedings of the 10th New York City Bridge Conference, August 26-27, 2019, New York City, USA

1st Edition

Khaled Mahmoud
August 21, 2019

Risk-based engineering is essential for the efficient asset management and safe operation of bridges. A risk-based asset management strategy couples risk management, standard work, reliability-based inspection and structural analysis, and condition-based maintenance to properly apply resources...

Fundamentals of Economics for Applied Engineering

2nd Edition

S. Kant Vajpayee, MD Sarder
August 14, 2019

An easy-to-follow contemporary engineering economics text that helps making sound economic decisions without advanced mathematics. This one-semester introduction to the fundamentals of engineering economics provides an overview of the basic theory and mathematics underlying operational business...

Life-Cycle of Structures Under Uncertainty: Emphasis on Fatigue-Sensitive Civil and Marine Structures

1st Edition

Dan M. Frangopol, Sunyong Kim
August 05, 2019

Life-cycle analysis is a systematic tool for efficient and effective service life management of deteriorating structures. In the last few decades, theoretical and practical approaches for life-cycle performance and cost analysis have been developed extensively due to increased demand on structural...

Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Linguistic Programming: New Insights for Managers and Engineers

1st Edition

Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim
July 08, 2019

The development of a new book about Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and the challenges to managers and engineers is essential because it introduces new lines of research in management and production. The use of EI and NLP allows management to take a more strategic...

Capturing Upside Risk: Finding and Managing Opportunities in Projects

1st Edition

David Hillson
June 25, 2019

With more than three decades of experience as a thought-leader and expert practitioner, PMI Fellow Dr. David Hillson shares practical insight into how upside risks can be identified, assessed, and managed as opportunities. After reviewing the benefits of identifying opportunities, the...

Project Management: Systems, Principles, and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
June 04, 2019

The goal of the new edition is to continue with a systems view of the world. For a more robust and worldwide market dissemination, the new edition has changed to a reference book. The project systems approach to project management, is needed in executing projects across countries and across...

Global Advances in Engineering Education

1st Edition

J.P. Mohsen, Mohamed Y. Ismail, Hamid R. Parsaei, Waldemar Karwowski
May 23, 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...

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