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Safety Management in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

George Boustras, Frank W. Guldenmund
September 19, 2017

Safety is an important aspect of everyday business operations. It can have an impact on the operations of an enterprise as well as the wellbeing of the workers. Literature shows that SMEs face extra problems in this area due to limited resources and lack of knowledge. A potential accident on the...

Maintenance Costs and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

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 (...

Primary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites

Kishore Debnath, Inderdeep Singh
September 18, 2017

This book offers an insight into the primary and secondary manufacturing of different class of polymer matrix composites (PMCs). The major focus is on the fabrication of a variety of PMCs with substantial coverage of various processing techniques and related advantages and limitations. The book...

Handbook of Induction Heating, Second Edition

Valery Rudnev, Don Loveless, Raymond L. Cook
September 12, 2017

The second edition of the Handbook of Induction Heating reflects the number of substantial advances that have taken place over the last decade in theory, computer modeling, semi-conductor power supplies, and process technology of induction heating and induction heat treating. This edition continues...

Make Your Business a Lean Business: How to Create Enduring Market Leadership

Paul C. Husby, Jerome Hamilton
September 11, 2017

Make Your Business a Lean Business is a written by business leaders for business leaders as a how-to guide to building enduring market leadership. Written by authors with more than 60 years’ experience applying Lean to operations and businesses, this book will allow readers to understand Lean...

Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications

Azharul Karim, Chung-Lim Law
September 11, 2017

The first comprehensive book on intermittent drying, Intermittent and Nonstationary Drying Technologies: Principles and Applications demonstrates the benefits of this process and covers key issues, including technologies, effect of operating parameters, mathematical modelling, energy-efficiency,...

Global Production Networks: Operations Design and Management, Second Edition

Ander Errasti
September 11, 2017

The phenomenon of globalization has increased in recent decades due to the opening of borders in Eastern Europe and the sudden emergence of other countries in the global trade economy. Yet, the process of becoming global to get access to growing markets or to achieve quality, service, and/or cost...

Designing Controls for the Process Industries

Wayne Seames
September 08, 2017

Offering a modern, process-oriented approach emphasizing process control scheme development instead of extended coverage of LaPlace space descriptions of process dynamics, this text focuses on aspects that are most important for process engineering in the 21st century. Instead of starting with the...

Fluctuation Mechanism and Control on System Instantaneous Availability

Yi Yang, Yong-Li Yu, Li-Chao Wang
September 01, 2017

Fluctuation Mechanism and Control on System Instantaneous Availability facilitates the development of modeling and identification skills for both theoretical research and applications. Supplying a systematic introduction to the basic results in fluctuation analysis of instantaneous availability, it...

Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Innovative Strategies and Practical Solutions

Zhe Liang, Wanpracha Art Chaovalitwongse, Leyuan Shi
August 30, 2017

Designed by practitioners for practitioners, Supply Chain Management and Logistics: Innovative Strategies and Practical Solutions provides a wide-spectrum resource on many different aspects involved in supply chain management, including contemporary applications. With contributions from leading...

Introduction to Linear Programming with MATLAB

Shashi Kant Mishra, Bhagwat Ram
August 23, 2017

This book is based on the lecture notes of the author delivered to the students at the Institute of Science, Banaras Hindu University, India.  It covers simplex, revised simplex, two-phase method, duality, dual simplex, complementary slackness, transportation and assignment problems with good...

Diamond Turn Machining: Theory and Practice

R. Balasubramaniam, RamaGopal V. Sarepaka, Sathyan Subbiah
August 22, 2017

The goal of this book is to familiarize professionals, researchers, and students with the basics of the Diamond Turn Machining Technology and the various issues involved. The book provides a comprehensive knowledge about various aspects of the technology including the background, components of the...

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