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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...

Safety Design Criteria for Industrial Plants: Volume 2

1st Edition

Antonio Naviglio, Maurizio Cumo
July 12, 2019

First published in 1989: A generalization and rationalization of the main safety design criteria and safety analysis methodologies developed in nuclear aerospace and chemical engineering is presented in two comprehensive volumes. The concepts of risk, damage and probability of hazardous events are...

Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Linguistic Programming: New Insights for Managers and Engineers

1st Edition

Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim
July 08, 2019

The development of a new book about Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and the challenges to managers and engineers is essential because it introduces new lines of research in management and production. The use of EI and NLP allows management to take a more strategic...

Advanced Drying Technologies for Foods

1st Edition

Arun S Mujumdar, Hong-Wei Xiao
June 28, 2019

The goal of all drying research and development is to develop cost-effective innovative processes that yield high-quality dried products with less energy consumption and reduced environmental impact. With the literature on drying widely scattered, Advanced Drying Technologies for Foods compiles...

Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing

1st Edition

Ivana Špelić, Alka Mihelić-Bogdanić, Anica Hursa Šajatović
June 25, 2019

Providing detailed analysis of the thermal comfort assessment of clothing as the basis for developing standards, this book discusses the thermal protective role of clothing as a way of modelling heat transfer from the body, general thermal regulation of humans, and the importance of globally...

Emerging Frontiers in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Success Through Collaboration

1st Edition

Harriet B. Nembhard, Elizabeth A. Cudney, Katherine M. Coperich
June 24, 2019

Success is driven through collaboration. The field of Industrial and Systems Engineering has evolved as a major engineering field with interdisciplinary strength drawn from effective utilization, process improvement, optimization, design, and management of complex systems. It is a broad discipline...

Lean for the Process Industries: Dealing with Complexity, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Peter L. King
June 19, 2019

Compared to its widespread implementation across almost all areas of production, Lean improvement efforts lag within the process industries. While many innovators have successfully applied Lean principles to these industries during the past three decades, most of those pioneering efforts were never...

Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations

1st Edition

Sachin K. Mangla, Sunil Luthra, Suresh Kumar Jakhar, Anil Kumar, Nripendra P. Rana
June 14, 2019

Sustainable Procurement is an emerging concept in supply chain and operations management. Manufacturing industries have made improvements in moving from cost-based to quality-based, and customer-focused supply chain management strategies. This is becoming an integrated component in the supply chain...

Working Across Boundaries: Resilient Health Care, Volume 5

1st Edition

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Erik Hollnagel, Garth S Hunte
June 13, 2019

The book demonstrates how Resilient Health Care principles can enable those on the frontline to work more effectively towards interdisciplinary care by gaining a deeper understanding of the boundaries that exist in everyday clinical settings. This is done by presenting a set of case studies,...

The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Lawrence, Ronald K. Klimberg, Virginia M. Miori
June 12, 2019

Reporting on cutting-edge research in production, distribution, and transportation, The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications provides the understanding needed to tackle key problems within the supply chain. Viewing the supply...

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...

Project Management: Systems, Principles, and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
June 04, 2019

The goal of the new edition is to continue with a systems view of the world. For a more robust and worldwide market dissemination, the new edition has changed to a reference book. The project systems approach to project management, is needed in executing projects across countries and across...