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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...

Production Economics: Evaluating Costs of Operations in Manufacturing and Service Industries

Anoop Desai, Aashi Mital
June 11, 2018

This book will serve a unique purpose within the world of production engineering. It will cover the economics of modern manufacturing and focus on examining the techniques and methods from a cost perspective. Additionally, it will deal with the computation of direct and indirect cost for...

Apparel Merchandising

R. Rathinamoorthy, R. Surjit
June 08, 2018

Apparel Merchandising has been written keeping in mind the requirements of students, academicians and industry personnel with respect to the merchandising activities in an apparel company. This book discusses the different job responsibilities of the merchandiser at the varied stages of order...

Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering

Ryspek Usubamatov
June 06, 2018

The mathematical models of productivity theory allows for the productivity rate of manufacturing machines and systems to be modelled with results that are validated by their actual output. This book presents the analytical approaches and methods to define maximal productivity rate of manufacturing...

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...

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...

Modeling and Simulation: Challenges and Best Practices for Industry

Guillaume Dubois
March 27, 2018

Modeling, in the past 60 years, has been constantly evolving and has revolutionized the industrial sector. Its continuous development will still have profound impact in the upcoming future. For big or small companies, modeling is a tool which brings technical improvement and profitability.What is...

Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition

John Nicholas
March 23, 2018

Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition introduces Lean philosophy and illustrates the effective application of Lean tools with real-world case studies. From fundamental concepts to integrated planning and...

Manufacturing Techniques for Materials: Engineering and Engineered

T.S. Srivatsan, T.S. Sudarshan, K. Manigandan
March 15, 2018

Manufacturing Techniques for Materials: Engineering and Engineered provides a cohesive and comprehensive overview of the following: (i) prevailing and emerging trends, (ii) emerging developments and related technology, and (iii) potential for the commercialization of techniques specific to...

The Right Light: Matching Technologies to Needs and Applications

Spiros Kitsinelis
March 09, 2018

With so many new lighting technologies available for a wide range of visual environments, how do you choose the options that best address the needs and improve the quality of life for various groups? Focusing on applications and everyday use of light sources, The Right Light: Matching Technologies...

Manufacturing Cost Policy Deployment (MCPD) Transformation: Uncovering Hidden Reserves of Profitability

Alin Posteuca
February 20, 2018

Achieving a long-term acceptable level of manufacturing profitability through productivity requires the total commitment of management teams and all staff in any manufacturing company and beyond. Awareness and continuous improvement of manufacturing costs behind losses and waste is the core goal...

Optics Manufacturing: Components and Systems

Christoph Gerhard
December 21, 2017

Optical components are essential key elements in modern engineering and everyday life. The education of skilled personnel and specialists in the fields of theoretical and practical optics manufacturing is of essential importance for next-generation technologies. Against this background, this book...

Productivity Improvement in Manufacturing SMEs: Application of Work Study

Thomas Thinandavha Munyai, Boysana Lephoi Mbonyane, Charles Mbohwa
December 19, 2017

This book focuses on the application of workstudy in productivity of manufacturing SMEs locally and abroad and also explores various industrial problems which face manufacturing SMEs in developing and underdeveloped countries in the rest of the world. Low productivity is currently a serious...