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Green Design and Manufacturing for Sustainability

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Nand K. Jha
December 23, 2015

Written by an educator with close to 40 years of experience in developing and teaching design and manufacturing courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, Green Design and Manufacturing for Sustainability integrates green design and manufacturing within the framework of sustainability, emphas...

Cellular Manufacturing: Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty

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John X. Wang
January 14, 2015

In today’s business world, competitiveness defines the industrial leading edge. Organizations and businesses of all sizes are adopting Lean manufacturing practices to increase efficiency and address worries about their bottom lines. In a detailed review of this staple of Lean manufacturing, Cellul...

Metal Cutting Theory and Practice, Third Edition

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David A. Stephenson, John S. Agapiou
March 24, 2016

A Complete Reference Covering the Latest Technology in Metal Cutting Tools, Processes, and Equipment Metal Cutting Theory and Practice, Third Edition shapes the future of material removal in new and lasting ways. Centered on metallic work materials and traditional chip-forming cutting methods, the ...

Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision

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Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz
November 3, 2015

Planning, measuring, and paying attention to details form the basis for all successful engineering operations. Measurements pervade everything we do and must be viewed from a systems perspective. A comprehensive all-encompassing guide to measurements, Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for Systems...

Industrial Engineering Applications in Emerging Countries

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Ihsan Sabuncuoglu, Bahar Y. Kara, Bopaya Bidanda
January 9, 2015

The second volume of a three-volume series on global logistics management, this book focuses on recent developments and implementations of operations research techniques on selected logistic problems in emerging countries. The book covers topics ranging from quality management in pharmaceutical supp...

Lean Six Sigma for Engineers and Managers: With Applied Case Studies

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Matthew John Franchetti
March 16, 2015

An in-depth introduction, Lean Six Sigma for Engineers and Managers: With Applied Case Studies presents a detailed road map and industry examples to help you understand and implement the LSS system. It discusses the LSS process to define improvement needs, measure current business performance, analy...

Natural Fiber Textile Composite Engineering

Magdi El Messiry
June 26, 2017

Natural Fiber Textile Composite Engineering sheds light on the area of the natural fiber textile composites with new research on their applications, the material used, the methods of preparation, the different types of polymers, the selection of raw materials, the elements of design the natural...

Measurement Technology for Process Automation

Anders Andersson
June 12, 2017

Almost every industry that use liquids and gas in any form has a need to measure flow, temperature and pressure. This text is a practical guide on how to accurately use these measuring instruments to control processes in manufacturing industries for food, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, oil,...

Additive Manufacturing Handbook: Product Development for the Defense Industry

Adedeji B. Badiru, Vhance V. Valencia, David Liu
June 02, 2017

Theoretical and practical interests in additive manufacturing (3D printing) are growing rapidly. Engineers and engineering companies now use 3D printing to make prototypes of products before going for full production. In an educational setting faculty, researchers, and students leverage 3D printing...

Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models

Tolga Bektas
May 31, 2017

This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also...

Process Safety: Key Concepts and Practical Approaches

James A. Klein, Bruce K. Vaughen
May 24, 2017

Effective process safety programs consist of three interrelated foundations—safety culture and leadership, process safety systems, and operational discipline—designed to prevent serious injuries and incidents resulting from toxic releases, fires, explosions, and uncontrolled reactions. Each of...

Quality Management: Theory and Application

Peter D. Mauch
May 24, 2017

In the past, when goods and services were simpler, measurement of quality was self-evident. As business became more complicated, so too did the implementation of quality management and our ability to measure it. Ultimately, the practice of quality strayed from being a business practice to become...

Early Equipment Management (EEM): Continuous Improvement for Projects

Dennis McCarthy
May 24, 2017

When capital projects fail to deliver, it is usually not due to technical reasons but a combination of behavioral pitfalls, unclear accountabilities and gaps in design, specification, and/or project-management processes. Early Equipment Management (EEM): Continuous Improvement for Projects...

Decentralized Control and Filtering in Interconnected Dynamical Systems

Magdi S. Mahmoud
May 22, 2017

Based on the many approaches available for dealing with large-scale systems (LSS), Decentralized Control and Filtering in Interconnected Dynamical Systems supplies a rigorous framework for studying the analysis, stability, and control problems of LSS. Providing an overall assessment of LSS theories...

Rolling of Advanced High Strength Steels: Theory, Simulation and Practice

Jingwei Zhao, Zhengyi Jiang
May 17, 2017

Advanced high strength steels (AHSSs) for auto-making are primarily produced by rolling, plus heat treatment technologies if necessary. However, due to the metallurgical complexity of AHSSs, it is impossible to roll all of the AHSS grades in a rolling mill with the same rolling technology. Each of...

Composite Materials and Processing

M. Balasubramanian
May 16, 2017

Composite Materials and Processing provides the science and technology of processing several composites using different processing methods, and includes collective information on the processing of common and advanced composite materials. It also weighs the advantages and disadvantages of various...

Structural Textile Design: Interlacing and Interlooping

Yasir Nawab, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Khubab Shaker
May 09, 2017

The properties of woven and knitted fabrics differ largely due to the path yarn follows in the fabric structure. This path determines the fabric’s physical properties, mechanical properties, and appearance. A slight variation to the design may result in entirely different properties for the fabric....

Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control,Third Edition

Edward G. Schilling, Dean V. Neubauer
May 03, 2017

Acceptance Sampling in Quality Control, Third Edition presents the state of the art in the methodology of sampling while integrating both theory and best practices. It discusses various standards, including those from the ISO, MIL-STD and ASTM and explores how to set quality levels. The book also...

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