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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...

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...

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...

Organizational Risk Management and Sustainability: A Practical Step-by-Step Guide

Robert B. Pojasek
February 21, 2017

This book offers a practical and reliable approach to how an organization can move beyond all of the separate initiatives and hype associated with sustainability. It shows how to build in what is already in place, in order to create a sense of stewardship that protects the environment, creates a...

ISO 9001: 2015 - A Complete Guide to Quality Management Systems

Itay Abuhav
February 07, 2017

This book covers all of the new ISO 9001 requirements in detail, including examples and demonstrations from various fields and industries. In the practice of industry, the changes will demand from the ISO 9001 standard certified organizations to initiate massive adjustments to their quality...

Basic Experimental Strategies and Data Analysis for Science and Engineering

John Lawson, John Erjavec
December 15, 2016

Although books covering experimental design are often written for academic courses taken by statistics majors, most experiments performed in industry and academic research are designed and analyzed by non-statisticians. Therefore, a need exists for a desk reference that will be useful to...

Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: A Practical Guide, Third Edition

Mohammad Modarres, Mark P. Kaminskiy, Vasiliy Krivtsov
December 01, 2016

This undergraduate and graduate textbook provides a practical and comprehensive overview of reliability and risk analysis techniques. Written for engineering students and practicing engineers, the book is multi-disciplinary in scope. The new edition has new topics in classical confidence interval...

Reliability Engineering: Probabilistic Models and Maintenance Methods, Second Edition

Joel A. Nachlas
December 01, 2016

Without proper reliability and maintenance planning, even the most efficient and seemingly cost-effective designs can incur enormous expenses due to repeated or catastrophic failure and subsequent search for the cause. Today’s engineering students face increasing pressure from employers, customers,...

Affordability: Integrating Value, Customer, and Cost for Continuous Improvement

Paul Walter Odomirok, Sr.
December 01, 2016

Affordability is a new concept that allows the implementation of Continuous Improvement for any organization. It encapsulates contemporary methods that improve product and service profitability, increases market share, value, speed, quality and capability, and cuts down on cost. This new method...

The Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in the Textile Industry

Stanley Bernard Brahams
November 09, 2016

The role of quality assurance is to ensure that once a specification has been agreed, every product and every production run meets that standard. The Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in the Textile Industry describes how quality professionals in the apparel industry coordinating with overseas...

Reliability Engineering: A Life Cycle Approach

Edgar Bradley
November 03, 2016

Reliability Engineering – A Life Cycle Approach is based on the author’s knowledge of systems and their problems from multiple industries, from sophisticated, first class installations to less sophisticated plants often operating under severe budget constraints and yet having to deliver first class...

Quality-I Is Safety-ll: The Integration of Two Management Systems

Sasho Andonov
October 24, 2016

This book deals with the present and future situation with Quality and Safety management Systems (QMS and SMS). It presents new ideas, points to the basic misunderstandings in the two management systems, and covers a wide range of industries, as well as providing a practical assessment of...

X-Ray Imaging: Fundamentals, Industrial Techniques and Applications

Harry E. Martz, Clint M. Logan, Daniel J. Schneberk, Peter J. Shull
October 03, 2016

While books on the medical applications of x-ray imaging exist, there is not one currently available that focuses on industrial applications. Full of color images that show clear spectrometry and rich with applications, X-Ray Imaging fills the need for a comprehensive work on modern industrial...

Design Error: A Human Factors Approach

Ronald William Day
September 16, 2016

This book shows how to identify potential design errors and modify procedures in the design process to mitigate design-induced error. Real life examples are used to demonstrate the points being made. Many of the concerns raised in the book have come from a worldwide study conducted with designers,...

Handbook of Construction Management: Scope, Schedule, and Cost Control

Abdul Razzak Rumane
August 23, 2016

The book is developed to provide significant information and guidelines to construction and project management professionals (owners, designers, consultants, construction managers, project managers, supervisors, contractors, builders, developers, and many others from the construction-related...

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