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Automotive Product Development: A Systems Engineering Implementation

1st Edition

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Vivek D. Bhise
March 22, 2017

This book is about how to develop future automotive products by applying the latest methodologies based on a systems engineering approach and by taking into account many issues facing the auto industry such as meeting government safety, emissions and fuel economy regulations, incorporating advances ...

Quality Management in Construction Projects

2nd Edition

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Abdul Razzak Rumane
October 13, 2017

The first edition published in 2010. The response was encouraging and many people appreciated a book that was dedicated to quality management in construction projects. Since it published, ISO 9000: 2008 has been revised and ISO 9000: 2015 has published. The new edition will focus on risk-based think...

Practical Plant Failure Analysis: A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Neville W Sachs, P.E.
October 18, 2019

This is a practical guide for those who do the work of maintaining and improving the reliability of mechanical machinery. It is for engineers and skilled trades personnel who want to understand how failures happen and how the physical causes of the great majority can be readily diagnosed in the...

Operations Excellence Management System (OEMS): Getting It Right the First Time

1st Edition

Chitram Lutchman, Kevan Lutchman, Ramakrishna Akula, Charles Lyons, Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi
September 30, 2019

Written for users, this book provides a structured approach with processes for implementing OEMS based on the learnings and experiences from companies who have implemented OEMS. The book leverages the knowledge of experienced OEMS personnel to provide a compelling sense of direction for...

The Art of Safety Auditing: A Tutorial for Regulators

1st Edition

Sasho Andonov
September 30, 2019

The Art of Safety Auditing: A Tutorial for Regulators provides the theory and practice of auditing safety management systems implemented by the companies in risk industries. With his extensive knowledge and experiences in quality and safety, Sasho Andonov provides the tools to fill the gap in...

Industrial Maintenance: Techniques, Stories, and Cases

1st Edition

José Baptista
September 23, 2019

This book explains the tools and processes that allow changes in the way maintenance works. It allows you to learn industrial maintenance and reliability concepts and how to improve the maintenance performance, so you can move from reactive maintenance to proactive maintenance. This book includes...

Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems: Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation

1st Edition

Arnstein Fedøy, Ajit Kumar Verma
September 11, 2019

This book covers fire and extinguishing theory and reliability theory and how to validate any survey within the field of engineering. It’s based on a year’s study of historical literature, using critical review and document analysis. It covers how data is collected, analyzed, and presented. It...

Higher Education and Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

1st Edition

Ulisses Manuel de Miranda Azeiteiro, J. Paulo Davim
September 09, 2019

The book provides descriptions of experiences from research and educational sustainability projects and the role HEIs can play together with contributions presenting a variety of initiatives showing how SDGs are being implemented. The book promotes the theoretical and practical understanding on...

Quality Management in Engineering: A Scientific and Systematic Approach

1st Edition

Jong S. Lim
August 08, 2019

This book introduces fundamental, advanced, and future-oriented scientific quality management methods for the engineering and manufacturing industries. It presents new knowledge and experiences in the manufacturing industry with real world case studies. It introduces Quality 4.0 with Industry 4.0,...

Root Cause Analysis: Improving Performance for Bottom-Line Results, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Mark A. Latino, Robert J. Latino, Kenneth C. Latino
July 12, 2019

This book comprehensively outlines what a holistic and effective Root Cause Analysis (RCA) system looks like. From the designing of the support infrastructure to the measuring of effectiveness on the bottom-line, this book provides the blueprint for making it happen. While traditionally RCA is...

Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems

1st Edition

Frank Beichelt, Peter Tittmann
June 07, 2019

Reliability and Maintenance: Networks and Systems gives an up-to-date presentation of system and network reliability analysis as well as maintenance planning with a focus on applicable models. Balancing theory and practice, it presents state-of-the-art research in key areas of reliability and...

Global Advances in Engineering Education

1st Edition

J.P. Mohsen, Mohamed Y. Ismail, Hamid R. Parsaei, Waldemar Karwowski
May 23, 2019

 The engineering profession is at a critical juncture that requires reforming engineering education. The supply of engineers is declining whereas the nature of the demand is changing. Formulating a response to these challenges demands the adoption of new and innovative tools and methods for...

A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability: Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier
May 23, 2019

In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period, the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company...

Peak Performance: How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management

1st Edition

Patricia Melton Allen, Frances E. Alston, Emily Millikin DeKerchove
May 21, 2019

The key to success and reaching peak performance is integrating three processes to optimize business through the use of human performance improvement tools, lean thinking, operational excellence, along with a strong organizational culture as the underpinning. These components form the basis of the...

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