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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...

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...

Human Factors and Ergonomics of Prehospital Emergency Care

Joseph R. Keebler, Elizabeth H. Lazzara, Paul Misasi
March 24, 2017

This book provides an introduction to the field of human factors for individuals who are involved in the delivery and/or improvement of prehospital emergency care and describes opportunities to advance the practical application of human factors research in this critical domain. Relevant theories of...

Automotive Product Development: A Systems Engineering Implementation

Vivek D. Bhise
March 22, 2017

This book is about how to develop future automotive products by applying the latest methodologies based on a systems engineering approach and by taking into account many issues facing the auto industry such as meeting government safety, emissions and fuel economy regulations, incorporating advances...

Engineering Systems Reliability, Safety, and Maintenance: An Integrated Approach

B.S. Dhillon
March 09, 2017

Today, engineering systems are an important element of the world economy and each year billions of dollars are spent to develop, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of engineering systems around the globe. Many of these systems are highly sophisticated and contain millions of parts....

Investigating Human Error: Incidents, Accidents, and Complex Systems, Second Edition

Barry Strauch
February 22, 2017

In this book the author applies contemporary error theory to the needs of investigators and of anyone attempting to understand why someone made a critical error, how that error led to an incident or accident, and how to prevent such errors in the future. Students and investigators of human error...

Organizational Risk Management and Sustainability: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide

Robert B. Pojasek
February 21, 2017

This book offers a practical and reliable approach to how an organization can move beyond all of the separate initiatives and hype associated with sustainability. It shows how to build in what is already in place, in order to create a sense of stewardship that protects the environment, creates a...

Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences, Sixth Edition, Textbook and Student Solutions Manual

William M. Mendenhall, Terry L. Sincich
December 31, 2016

This text is designed for a two-semester introductory course in statistics for students majoring in engineering or any of the physical sciences. Inevitably, once these students graduate and are employed, they will be involved in the collection and analysis of data and will be required to think...

Computational Science and Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (Beliaghata, Kolkata, India, 4-6 October 2016)

Arpan Deyasi, Soumen Mukherjee, Pampa Debnath, Arup Kumar Bhattacharjee
December 12, 2016

Computational Science and Engineering contains peer-reviewed research presented at the International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (RCC Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, India, 4-6 October 2016). The contributions cover a wide range of topics: - electronic devices-...

Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice: Improving System Performance and Human Well-Being in the Real World

Steven Shorrock, Claire Williams
December 09, 2016

This edited book concerns the real practice of human factors and ergonomics (HF/E), conveying the perspectives and experiences of practitioners and other stakeholders in a variety of industrial sectors, organisational settings and working contexts. The book blends literature on the nature of...

Project Management in Extreme Situations: Lessons from Polar Expeditions, Military and Rescue Operations, and Wilderness Exploration

Monique Aubry, Pascal Lievre
December 06, 2016

The growing complexity of projects today, as well as the uncertainty inherent in innovative projects, is making obsolete traditional project management practices and procedures, which are based on the notion that much about a project is known at its start. The current high level of change and...

Advances in Metaheuristics: Applications in Engineering Systems

Timothy Ganesan, Pandian Vasant, Irraivan Elamvazuthi
November 23, 2016

Advances in Metaheuristics: Applications in Engineering Systems provides details on current approaches utilized in engineering optimization. It gives a comprehensive background on metaheuristic applications, focusing on main engineering sectors such as energy, process, and materials. It discusses...

Interactive Multiobjective Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Hitoshi Yano
November 18, 2016

Recently, many books on multiobjective programming have been published. However, only a few books have been published, in which multiobjective programming under the randomness and the fuzziness are investigated. On the other hand, several books on multilevel programming have been published, in...

Modelling Intelligent Multi-Modal Transit Systems

Agostino Nuzzolo, William H. K. Lam
November 10, 2016

The growing mobility needs of travellers have led to the development of increasingly complex and integrated multi-modal transit networks. Hence, transport agencies and transit operators are now more urgently required to assist in the challenging task of effectively and efficiently planning,...