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Maintenance Costs and Life Cycle Cost Analysis


Diego Galar, Peter Sandborn, Uday Kumar
September 18, 2017

Authors have attempted to create coherent chapters and sections on how the fundamentals of maintenance cost should be organized, to present them in a logical and sequential order. Necessarily, the text starts with importance of maintenance function in the organization and moves to life cycle cost (L...

3D Printing: Technology, Applications, and Selection


Rafiq Noorani
August 21, 2017

3D Printing is a faster, more cost-effective method for building prototypes from three-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) drawings. 3D Printing provides a fundamental overview of the general product design and manufacturing process and presents the technology and application for designing and f...

Service Supply Chain Systems: A Systems Engineering Approach

Tsan-Ming Choi
May 27, 2018

Supply chain management is a well-developed area. The traditional supply chains are dynamic systems which include the forward and reverse flows of physical products and the related information and fund. However, a service supply chain is different because the real "product" may take the form of a "...

Manufacturing: Mathematical Models, Problems, and Solutions

Zainul Huda
May 16, 2018

This book is written for readers who are either practicing engineers in industry or engineering-degree students taking a course in manufacturing technology. The book is divided into three parts which includes problems and solutions in basic manufacturing processes, problems and solutions in...

ISO 13485:2016: A Complete Guide to Quality Management in the Medical Device Industry, Second Edition

Itay Abuhav
May 15, 2018

This book will be a substantial revision, which will reflect the new version of the ISO 13485:2016. This represents the standard protocols that all medical device manufacturers must follow, in the fabrication of their products. It will focus on changes in the structure of the quality management...

Healthcare Systems: Future Predictions for Global Care

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Russell Mannion, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Paul G. Shekelle, Stuart Whittaker, Samir Al-Adawi
May 15, 2018

This book brings together professionals who have dedicated their careers to the health system. It presents a canvas to paint their prediction of the future of healthcare. This third book complements the previous two books, Healthcare Reform, Quality, and Safety: Perspectives, Participants,...

Advanced Mathematical Techniques in Engineering Sciences

Mangey Ram, J. Paulo Davim
May 08, 2018

Mathematical techniques are the strength of engineering sciences and form the common foundation of all novel discipline as engineering sciences. The book Advanced Mathematical Techniques in Engineering Sciences involved in an ample range of mathematical tools and techniques applied in various...

Asset Maintenance Engineering Methodologies

José Manuel Torres Farinha
May 01, 2018

The book discusses acquisition management, including econometric models to evaluate life cycle, and the maintenance policies of an asset, to adopt during its life until withdrawal. It also covers vital areas such as EAM/CMMS systems and its integration with the many technologies and the internet of...

Service Systems Engineering and Management

A. Ravi Ravindran, Paul M. Griffin, Vittaldas V. Prabhu
April 26, 2018

This new textbook will provide state-of-the-art models, concepts and solution methods important in the design, control, operation, and management of service systems. It will cover supply chain management, warehouse & distribution, financial engineering, revenue management in airlines, retail...

Work Study and Ergonomics

P.C. Tewari
April 20, 2018

In the present era of liberalization, privatization and globalization, industrial growth is probably the most critical factor while analyzing a country’s economy. Sustenance of industry primarily depends on its productivity levels in the highly competitive environment. Productivity enhancement can...

Friction Based Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Principles for Building in Solid State, Benefits, Limitations, and Applications

Sandeep Rathee, Manu Srivastava, Sachin Maheshwari, T.K. Kundra, Arshad Noor Siddiquee
April 13, 2018

Friction additive manufacturing is a term used for friction based solid state welding processes in conjugation with additive manufacturing, to produce components with superior structural and mechanical properties. This is a novel manufacturing technology of developing high structural performance...

Introduction to Industrial Automation

Stamatios Manesis, George Nikolakopoulos
April 11, 2018

This book provides an extended overview and fundamental knowledge in industrial automation, while building the necessary knowledge level for further specialization in advanced concepts of industrial automation. It covers a number of central concepts of industrial automation, such as basic...

Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentry

Les Goring
April 05, 2018

Les Goring’s book covers all the detailed knowledge required for carrying out first fixing carpentry – such as modern and traditional roofing and fitting and fixing modern and traditional floor joists on new-build sites before plastering or drylining of walls and ceilings takes place –...

Human-in-the-Loop: Probabilistic Modeling of an Aerospace Mission Outcome

Ephraim Suhir
April 05, 2018

Improvements in safety in the air and in space can be achieved through better ergonomics, better work environments, and other efforts of the traditional avionic psychology that directly affect human behaviors and performance. Not limited to just the aerospace field, this book discusses adaptive...