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Finite Element Simulations Using ANSYS

Esam M. Alawadhi
May 22, 2017

The complexity of modern-day problems in mechanical engineering makes relying on pure theory or pure experiment impractical at best and time-consuming and unwieldy at worst. And for a large class of engineering problems writing computer codes from scratch is seldom found in practice. Use of...

Rethinking Innovation and Design for Emerging Markets: Inside the Renault Kwid Project

Christophe Midler, Bernard Jullien, Yannick Lung
May 15, 2017

The authors have put together a fascinating narrative of the creation process of one of the most successful example of frugal engineering in recent years. They bring out insightful details of what managerial, organizational and technological pathways were taken to come up with a disruptive...

Aerospace Project Management Handbook

M. Ann Garrison Darrin, Patrick A. Stadter
May 09, 2017

The Aerospace Project Management Handbook focuses on space systems, exploring intricacies rarely seen in land-based projects. These range from additional compliance requirements from Earned Value Management requirements and regulations (ESA, NASA, FAA), to criticality and risk factors for systems...

The Craft of Model-Based Testing

Paul C. Jorgensen
May 01, 2017

In his latest work, author Paul C Jorgensen takes his well-honed craftsman’s approach to mastering model-based testing (MBT). To be expert at MBT, a software tester has to understand it as a craft rather than an art. This means a tester should have deep knowledge of the underlying subject and be...

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach

Tsan-Ming Choi
April 16, 2017

Fashion Retail Supply Chain Management: A Systems Optimization Approach is a comprehensive reference source that provides the state-of-the-art findings on many important emerging research issues related to retail supply chain management and optimization problems. The book takes an explicit systems...

Fast Fashion Systems: Theories and Applications

Tsan-Ming Choi
April 16, 2017

Fast fashion is an industrial trend that refers to the concept of shortening lead time (production, distribution) and offering new products to the market as fast as possible. Despite an abundance of research results, there is no comprehensive reference source that covers the state-of-the-art...

Shipboard Propulsion, Power Electronics, and Ocean Energy

Mukund R. Patel
April 10, 2017

Shipboard Propulsion, Power Electronics, and Ocean Energy fills the need for a comprehensive book that covers modern shipboard propulsion and the power electronics and ocean energy technologies that drive it. With a breadth and depth not found in other books, it examines the power electronics...

Challenges for Technology Innovation: An Agenda for the Future: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Smart Manufacturing (S2M 2016), October 20-22, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal

Fernando Moreira da Silva, Helena Maria Bártolo, Paulo Bártolo, Rita Almendra, Filipa Roseta, Henrique Amorim Almeida, Ana Cristina Lemos
April 07, 2017

The world is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by radical technological changes and an accelerated globalisation process. A new culture of greater resource efficiency and disruptive innovation will require new technologies, processes and materials, fostering new knowledge, innovation,...

Shipboard Electrical Power Systems

Mukund R. Patel
April 06, 2017

Shipboard Electrical Power Systems addresses new developments in this growing field. Focused on the trend toward electrification to power commercial shipping, naval, and passenger vessels, this book helps new or experienced engineers master cutting-edge methods for power system design, control,...

Power System Analysis: Short-Circuit Load Flow and Harmonics, Second Edition

J.C. Das
March 31, 2017

Fundamental to the planning, design, and operating stages of any electrical engineering endeavor, power system analysis continues to be shaped by dramatic advances and improvements that reflect today’s changing energy needs. Highlighting the latest directions in the field, Power System Analysis:...

Project Management Tools and Techniques: A Practical Guide

Deborah Sater Carstens, Gary L. Richardson, Ronald B. Smith
March 30, 2017

A combination of art and skill that results in the balancing of project objectives against restraints of time, budget, and quality, effective project management requires skill and experience as well as many tools and techniques. Project Management Tools and Techniques: A Practical Guide describes...

Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry: A World System Approach

Adedeji B. Badiru, Samuel O. Osisanya
March 29, 2017

Project management for oil and gas projects comes with a unique set of challenges that include the management of science, technology, and engineering aspects. Underlining the specific issues involved in projects in this field, Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry: A World System Approach...