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Introduction to Industrial Automation

1st Edition

Stamatios Manesis, George Nikolakopoulos
April 05, 2018

This book provides an extended overview and fundamental knowledge in industrial automation, while building the necessary knowledge level for further specialization in advanced concepts of industrial automation. It covers a number of central concepts of industrial automation, such as basic...

Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentry

4th Edition

Les Goring
April 05, 2018

Les Goring’s book covers all the detailed knowledge required for carrying out first fixing carpentry – such as modern and traditional roofing and fitting and fixing modern and traditional floor joists on new-build sites before plastering or drylining of walls and ceilings takes place –...

Human-in-the-Loop: Probabilistic Modeling of an Aerospace Mission Outcome

1st Edition

Ephraim Suhir
April 05, 2018

Improvements in safety in the air and in space can be achieved through better ergonomics, better work environments, and other efforts of traditional avionic psychology that directly affect human behaviors and performance. Not limited to just the aerospace field, this book discusses adaptive...

Automation in Textile Machinery: Instrumentation and Control System Design Principles

1st Edition

L. Ashok Kumar, M Senthil kumar
April 04, 2018

Book includes comprehensive analysis of the trends and technologies in automation and control systems used in textile engineering. Each of the chapter explain important components of an integrated control system in various facets of textile manufacturing and its applications....

Modeling and Simulation: Challenges and Best Practices for Industry

1st Edition

Guillaume Dubois
March 27, 2018

Modeling, in the past 60 years, has been constantly evolving and has revolutionized the industrial sector. Its continuous development will still have profound impact in the upcoming future. For big or small companies, modeling is a tool which brings technical improvement and profitability.What is...

Home Furnishing

1st Edition

V. Ramesh Babu, S. Sundaresan
March 26, 2018

This book focuses on the home textiles market and its products such as furnishings, floor coverings, carpets, curtains and draperies, living room furnishings, bed linens, kitchen linens, hospital linens, towels etc. The book discusses latest developments and future prospectus in the home textile...

Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Nicholas
March 23, 2018

Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition introduces Lean philosophy and illustrates the effective application of Lean tools with real-world case studies. From fundamental concepts to integrated planning and...

Manufacturing Techniques for Materials: Engineering and Engineered

1st Edition

T.S. Srivatsan, T.S. Sudarshan, K. Manigandan
March 15, 2018

Manufacturing Techniques for Materials: Engineering and Engineered provides a cohesive and comprehensive overview of the following: (i) prevailing and emerging trends, (ii) emerging developments and related technology, and (iii) potential for the commercialization of techniques specific to...

Care and Maintenance of Textile Products Including Apparel and Protective Clothing

1st Edition

Rajkishore Nayak, Saminathan Ratnapandian
March 15, 2018

Proper care and maintenance of textile materials is essential in prolonging their durability and appearance. This books describes methods of care and maintenance for textile products, focusing on types of laundering and dry-cleaning processes, chemicals, and equipment, while considering the...

Project Management for Performance Improvement Teams

1st Edition

William S. Ruggles, H. James Harrington
March 12, 2018

Project Management for Performance Improvement Teams (or, PM4PITs, for short) provides practical guidance based on innovative concepts for project teams -- especially Performance Improvement Teams (PITs)—and their Project Managers on how to successfully complete individual projects and programs...

The Right Light: Matching Technologies to Needs and Applications

1st Edition

Spiros Kitsinelis
March 09, 2018

With so many new lighting technologies available for a wide range of visual environments, how do you choose the options that best address the needs and improve the quality of life for various groups? Focusing on applications and everyday use of light sources, The Right Light: Matching Technologies...

Safety, Health and Environmental Auditing: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Simon Watson Pain
February 26, 2018

This new edition builds on the success of the first edition. It has been enhanced to embrace new topics including Due Dilgence, EHS Auditing, Process Safety Auditing, and a chapter summarizing auditing with the relevant ISO standards. The rest of the book has been updated to fit with the guidance...

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