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Sustainability and Design Ethics, Second Edition

1st Edition

Jean Russ
November 26, 2018

Sustainability as a concept remains just as challenging and important today as it was when the first edition of this book was published. The Second Edition of Sustainability and Design Ethics explores the ethical obligations of knowledgeable people such as design professionals, taking into...

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...

Engineering and Operations of System of Systems

1st Edition

John Mo, Ronald Beckett
November 15, 2018

Modern engineering systems are complex and multi-faceted, and must be flexible, adaptable, and fully integrated with the supply chain and other stakeholders to deliver an effective level of performance. Therefore, this book aims to create an operational view and new understanding of modern system...

Encyclopedia of Image Processing

1st Edition

Phillip A. Laplante
November 05, 2018

The Encyclopedia of Image Processing presents a vast collection of well-written articles covering image processing fundamentals (e.g. color theory, fuzzy sets, cryptography) and applications (e.g. geographic information systems, traffic analysis, forgery detection). Image processing advances have...

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...

Ethics, Politics, and Whistleblowing in Engineering

1st Edition

Nicholas Sakellariou, Rania Milleron
October 25, 2018

The aim of this book is to generate a strong operational ethic in the work of engineers from all disciplines. It provides numerous examples of engineers who sought to meet the highest ethical standards, risking both professional and personal retaliations. In short, it presents the fields of...

PMP® Exam Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Test, and Simulated Exam

1st Edition

Dr. Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
October 17, 2018

Fully updated to be aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition, this study guide is structured per the PMP® Examination Content Outline (ECO), 2015 edition, which is the blueprint for the PMP® exam. The study guide has a chapter of 50 questions for each...

Understanding Molecules: Lectures on Chemistry for Physicists and Engineers

1st Edition

Franco Battaglia, Thomas F. George
October 10, 2018

Chemistry is a subject that many students with differing goals have to tackle. This unique general chemistry textbook is tailored to more mathematically-oriented engineering or physics students. The authors emphasize the principles underlying chemistry rather than chemistry itself and the almost...

Culturally Tuning Change Management

1st Edition

Risto Gladden
October 09, 2018

Managing change across cultures can be tricky, and universal approaches to change management may not serve their purpose in every cultural setting. This book examines the cultural dimensions that can influence the perceptions of and reactions to change in different cultural contexts and highlights...

System Reliability Management: Solutions and Technologies

1st Edition

Adarsh Anand, Mangey Ram
October 06, 2018

This book provides the latest research advances in the field of system reliability assurance and engineering. It contains reference material for applications of reliability in system engineering, offering a theoretical sound background with adequate numerical illustrations. Included are concepts...

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