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Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Optimization

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Supriyo Roy, J. Paulo Davim
March 05, 2019

This book covers the issues related to optimization of engineering and management problems using soft computing techniques with an industrial outlook. It covers a broad area related to real life complex decision making problems using a heuristics approach. It also explores a wide perspective and...

Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide

1st Edition

Karen L. LaBat, Karen S. Ryan
February 22, 2019

Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer's Guide, unlike other anatomy books, is divided into sections pertinent to wearable product designers. Two introductory chapters include many definitions, an introduction to anatomical terminology, and brief discussions of the body's systems, setting the...

Revival: Reengineering Systems Integration Success (1997)

1st Edition

Michael A. Mische
February 20, 2019

Reengineering is using information technology to improved performance and cut costs. Its main premise is to examine the goals of an organization and redesign work and business processes from the ground up rather than to simply automate existing tasks and functions. Reengineering is driven by open...

Revival: The Acoustics of Wood (1995)

1st Edition

Voichita Bucur
February 20, 2019

Acoustics of Wood offers a detailed treatment of numerous topics that are valuable to those working with wood in architecture, engineering, acoustics, and the crafting of musical instruments. It presents a comprehensive account of the progress and current knowledge concerning wood acoustics,...

Responsible Manufacturing: Issues Pertaining to Sustainability

1st Edition

Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Elif Kongar, Kishore K. Pochampally, Surendra M. Gupta
February 18, 2019

Responsible Manufacturing has become an obligation to the environment and to society itself, enforced primarily by customer perspective and governmental regulations on environmental issues. This is mainly driven by the escalating deterioration of the environment, such as diminishing raw material...

Additive Manufacturing Change Management: Best Practices

1st Edition

David M. Dietrich, Michael Kenworthy, Elizabeth A. Cudney
February 18, 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has altered manufacturing as we know it, with shortened development time, increased performance, and reduced product costs. Executive management in industry are bombarded by marketing from their competitors showcasing design solutions leveraged through AM. Therefore,...

Textile Mechanics and Calculations

1st Edition

J. Hayavadana
February 13, 2019

Textile Mechanics and Calculations is written with exhaustive information on the mechanical elements used in power transmission and textile equipment and machines. For the first time, an attempt has been made to include all the theoretical data for each topic with solved numerical examples. The...

Rapid Prototyping and Engineering Applications: A Toolbox for Prototype Development, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Fuewen Frank Liou
February 12, 2019

Since the publication of the first edition, several Additive Manufacturing technologies have been invented, and many new terminologies have been formalized. Each chapter has been brought up-to-date so that this book continues with its coverage of engineering procedures and the application of modern...

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology and Application in Fashion and Textile Supply Chain

1st Edition

Rajkishore Nayak
February 11, 2019

 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology and Application in Fashion and Textile Supply Chain highlights the technology of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and its applications in fashion and textile manufacturing and supply chain management. It discusses the brief history,...

Principles of Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty

2nd Edition

Charles Yoe
February 11, 2019

The field of risk science continues to expand and grow and the second edition of Principles of Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty responds to several significant changes in the market. The changes identified will be addressed through the addition of several new chapters. The language...

Sustainable Material Forming and Joining

1st Edition

R.Ganesh Narayanan, Jay S Gunasekera
February 06, 2019

The main objective of the book is to expose readers to the basics of sustainable material forming and joining technologies, and to discuss the relationship between conventional and sustainable processes. It also provides case studies for sustainable issues in material forming and joining processes,...

Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
January 28, 2019

Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving focuses upon articulating ways of thinking in today’s world of systems and systems engineering. It also explores how the old masters made the advances they made, hundreds of years ago. Taken together, these considerations represent new ways...