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Industrial Engineering Applications in Emerging Countries


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...

Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications (MMSE 2016), Wuhan, China, October 26-29 2016

Fei Lei, Qiang Xu, Guangde Zhang
March 08, 2017

This conference proceeding contains papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Machinery, Materials Science and Engineering Applications (MMSE 2016), held 28-30 October, 2016 in Wuhan, China. The conference proceeding contributions cover a large number of topics, both theoretical and...

Industrial Design Engineering: Inventive Problem Solving

John X. Wang
February 09, 2017

Designing new products and improving existing ones is a continual process. Industrial design engineering is an industrial engineering process applied to product designs that are to be manufactured through techniques of production operations. Excellent industrial design engineering programs are...

Advances in Materials Sciences, Energy Technology and Environmental Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Materials Science, Energy Technology and Environmental Engineering, MSETEE 2016, Zhuhai, China, May 28-29, 2016

Aragona Patty, Zhou Peijiang
December 06, 2016

The 2016 International Conference on Materials Science, Energy Technology and Environmental Engineering (MSETEE 2016) took place May 28-29, 2016 in Zhuhai City, China. MSETEE 2016 brought together academics and industrial experts in the field of materials science, energy technology and...

Building a Lean Service Enterprise: Reflections of a Lean Management Practitioner

Debashis Sarkar
December 01, 2016

This book provides an assorted set of reflections/lessons from the "trenches" of Lean service and brings to fore leadership challenges, new tools, and the known-unknowns (insights that very few know but many in journey of Lean transformation need to know). Lean has the ability to address a wide...

Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Production and Bioresource Utilization

Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha
July 25, 2016

This important new book covers recent advancements, innovations, and technologies in industrial biotechnology, specifically addressing the application of various biomolecules in industrial production and in cleaning and environmental remediation sectors. The goal of industrial biotechnology is to...

Applied System Innovation: Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015), May 22-27, 2015, Osaka, Japan

Teen-Hang Meen, Stephen Prior, Artde Donald Kin-Tak Lam
June 20, 2016

The 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015) was held May 22-27, 2015 in Osaka, Japan and provided a unified communication platform for researchers active in a wide range of research fields. Professionals from industry, academia and government were encouraged to...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
April 05, 2016

Occupational Safety and Hygiene IV covers a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to: - Occupational Safety - Risk Assessment - Ergonomics - Management Systems - Physical Environment - Construction Safety, and - Human Factors This compilation of papers in the domain of occupational...

The Lean Practitioner's Field Book: Proven, Practical, Profitable and Powerful Techniques for Making Lean Really Work

Charles Protzman, Fred Whiton, Joyce Kerpchar, Christopher Lewandowski, Steve Stenberg, Patrick Grounds
April 04, 2016

While there are numerous Lean Certification programs, most companies have their own certification paths whereby they bestow expert status upon employees after they have participated in or led a certain number of kaizen events. Arguing that the number of kaizen events should not determine a person's...

Project Management for Research: A Guide for Graduate Students

Adedeji B. Badiru, Christina F. Rusnock, Vhance V. Valencia
March 09, 2016

Graduate research is a complicated process, which many undergraduate students aspire to undertake. The complexity of the process can lead to failures for even the most brilliant students. Success at the graduate research level requires not only a high level of intellectual ability but also a high...

Handbook of Power Management Circuits

Haruo Kobayashi, Takashi Nabeshima
February 24, 2016

This comprehensive book focuses on DC–DC switching power supply circuits, which are receiving attention as a key technology in green IT, especially in the automotive and consumer electronics industries. It covers buck converters, isolated converters, PFC converters, their modeling and analysis,...

Case Studies in Strategic Planning

Hakan Butuner
February 01, 2016

Case Studies in Strategic Planning shows you how to do systematic strategic planning in real-life cases, regardless of your level of expertise. The simplified version of this methodology and its analysis tools, based on fundamentals, are easily understood and universally applied to any type of...

Project Management Simplified: A Step-by-Step Process

Barbara Karten
January 27, 2016

Are projects a problem for you? Do your projects cost too much, take too long, or are just not quite right? If so, Project Management Simplified: A Step-by-Step Process is the book for you. It applies well-defined processes for managing projects to managing change in our lives. It describes an...