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Maintenance Costs and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

1st Edition

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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...

Bayesian Damage Assessment and Prognostics in Engineering Materials

1st Edition

Juan Chiachio-Ruano, Shankar Sankararaman, Manuel Chiachio-Ruano
December 15, 2018

This book is intended to provide a bottom-up and fundamental understanding of the use of probabilistic methods and reliability analysis techniques in engineering applications. Divided into two parts, the book covers fundamental topics about uncertainty quantification in engineering and particular...

Advanced Product Quality Planning: The Road to Success

1st Edition

D. H. Stamatis
December 10, 2018

This book defines, develops, and examines the foundations of the APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) methodology. It explains in detail the five phases, and it relates its significance to national, international, and customer specific standards. It also includes additional information on the...

Engineering Economics of Life Cycle Cost Analysis

1st Edition

John Vail Farr, Isaac Faber
November 05, 2018

Engineering has changed dramatically in the last century. With modern computing systems, instantaneous communication, elimination of low/mid management, increased complexity, and extremely efficient supply chains, all have dramatically affected the responsibilities of engineers at all levels. The...

The Story of Industrial Engineering: The Rise from Shop-Floor Management to Modern Digital Engineering

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
November 05, 2018

Industrial engineering is the profession dedicated to making collective systems function better with less waste, better quality, and fewer resources, to serve the needs of society more efficiently and more effectively. This book uses a story-telling approach to advocate and elaborate the...

Mechanics of Project Management: Nuts and Bolts of Project Execution

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, S. Abidemi Badiru, I. Adetokunboh Badiru
November 05, 2018

Every organizational endeavor is based on project management. Projects range from simple to complex, with a definite beginning and a definite end. In manufacturing, as an example, the production of each unit of a product is defined as a project. The lifecycle goes from raw material to the product...

System Reliability Management: Solutions and Technologies

1st Edition

Adarsh Anand, Mangey Ram
October 06, 2018

This book provides the latest research advances in the field of system reliability assurance and engineering. It contains reference material for applications of reliability in system engineering, offering a theoretical sound background with adequate numerical illustrations. Included are concepts...

Work Activity Studies Within the Framework of Ergonomics, Psychology, and Economics

1st Edition

Gregory Z. Bedny, Inna S. Bedny
September 20, 2018

Systemic-structural activity theory (SSAT), founded by Gregory Bedny, is a relatively new unified framework for the study of efficiency of human performance, equipment, and software design. This book presents new recently obtained data in the field of SSAT that can be used in the study of...

Healthcare Affordability: Motivate People, Improve Processes, and Increase Performance

1st Edition

Paul Walter Odomirok, Sr.
September 17, 2018

Healthcare Affordability: Motivate People, Improve Processes, and Increase Performance applies the Theory of Affordability across the Healthcare Enterprise. Affordability is realized when the Value delivered exceeds the Patient’s requirements, while the expense for the quality resources required to...

A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality, Third Edition

3rd Edition

K. S. Krishnamoorthi, V. Ram Krishnamoorthi, Arunkumar Pennathur
September 14, 2018

This book is the leader among the new generation of text books on quality that follow the systems approach to creating quality in products and services; the earlier generations focused solely on parts of the system such as statistical methods, process control, and management philosophy. It follows...

Reliability Engineering: Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Ilia Vonta, Mangey Ram
August 22, 2018

Reliability theory is a multidisciplinary science aimed at developing complex systems that are resistant to failures. Reliability engineering has emerged as a main field not only for scientists and researchers, but also for engineers and industrial managers. This book covers the recent developments...

Modeling and Simulation Based Analysis in Reliability Engineering

1st Edition

Mangey Ram
August 10, 2018

Recent developments in reliability engineering has become the most challenging and demanding area of research. Modeling and Simulation, along with System Reliability Engineering has become a greater issue because of high-tech industrial processes, using more complex systems today. This book gives...

Robust Quality: Powerful Integration of Data Science and Process Engineering

1st Edition

Rajesh Jugulum
August 08, 2018

Historically, the term quality was used to measure performance in the context of products, processes and systems. With rapid growth in data and its usage, data quality is becoming quite important. It is important to connect these two aspects of quality to ensure better performance. This book...

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