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Introduction to Software for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Mariano Martín Martín
July 02, 2019

The field of Chemical Engineering and its link to computer science is in constant evolution and new engineers have a variety of tools at their disposal to tackle their everyday problems. Introduction to Software for Chemical Engineers, Second Edition provides a quick guide to the use of various...

Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications

1st Edition

Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer
June 28, 2019

This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with...

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...

Emerging Frontiers in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Success Through Collaboration

1st Edition

Harriet B. Nembhard, Elizabeth A. Cudney, Katherine M. Coperich
June 24, 2019

Success is driven through collaboration. The field of Industrial and Systems Engineering has evolved as a major engineering field with interdisciplinary strength drawn from effective utilization, process improvement, optimization, design, and management of complex systems. It is a broad discipline...

Fundamentals of Linear Systems for Physical Scientists and Engineers

1st Edition

N.N. Puri
June 12, 2019

Thanks to the advent of inexpensive computing, it is possible to analyze, compute, and develop results that were unthinkable in the '60s. Control systems, telecommunications, robotics, speech, vision, and digital signal processing are but a few examples of computing applications. While there are...

Ergonomics in Design: Methods and Techniques

1st Edition

Marcelo M. Soares, Francisco Rebelo
June 12, 2019

Currently people deal with various entities (such as hardware, software, buildings, spaces, communities and other people), to meet specific goals while going about their everyday activities in work and leisure environments. These entities have become more and more complex and incorporate functions...

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...

Abbreviations Dictionary

10th Edition

Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
June 04, 2019

Published in 2001: Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and other short forms save time, space, and effort - provided they are understood. Thousands of new and potentially confusing terms become part of the international vocabulary each year, while our communications are relayed to one another with...

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...

Lubrication of Electrical and Mechanical Components in Electric Power Equipment

1st Edition

Bella H. Chudnovsky
May 02, 2019

Lubrication of Electrical and Mechanical Components in Electric Power Equipment presents an analysis of multiple applications of lubricants in the power industry for both electrical and mechanical parts. One of the key features of this book includes a look at the use of lubricants for surfaces of...

Recent Advancements in Software Reliability Assurance

1st Edition

Adarsh Anand, Mangey Ram
April 23, 2019

The aim of this book is to provide a platform to academicians, practitioners, and researchers to understand current and future trends in software reliability growth modeling. Emphasis will be on qualitative work relevant to the theme with particular importance given to mathematical modeling for...

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