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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...

Introduction to Linear Programming with MATLAB

Shashi Kant Mishra, Bhagwat Ram
August 30, 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...

An Introduction to the Mathematics of Planning and Scheduling

Geza Paul Bottlik
February 27, 2017

This book introduces readers to the many variables and constraints involved in planning and scheduling complex systems, such as airline flights and university courses. Students will become acquainted with the necessity for scheduling activities under conditions of limited resources in industrial...

Introduction to SolidWorks: A Comprehensive Guide with Applications in 3D Printing

Godfrey C. Onwubolu
December 19, 2016

This senior undergraduate level textbook is written for Advanced Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, as well as CAD/CAM courses. Its goal is to assist students in colleges and universities, designers, engineers, and professionals interested in using SolidWorks as the design and 3D printing tool...

Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysis: A Practical Guide, Third Edition

Mohammad Modarres, Mark P. Kaminskiy, Vasiliy Krivtsov
December 01, 2016

This undergraduate and graduate textbook provides a practical and comprehensive overview of reliability and risk analysis techniques. Written for engineering students and practicing engineers, the book is multi-disciplinary in scope. The new edition has new topics in classical confidence interval...

Reliability Engineering: Probabilistic Models and Maintenance Methods, Second Edition

Joel A. Nachlas
December 01, 2016

Without proper reliability and maintenance planning, even the most efficient and seemingly cost-effective designs can incur enormous expenses due to repeated or catastrophic failure and subsequent search for the cause. Today’s engineering students face increasing pressure from employers, customers,...

Principles of Woven Fabric Manufacturing

Abhijit Majumdar
November 16, 2016

Weaving as a subject is an integral part of any textile engineering/technology program, the others being fibre manufacturing, yarn manufacturing and textile chemical processing. This book amalgamates both the compartments (preparatory processes and the loom mechanism) of weaving technology and...

Reliability Engineering: A Life Cycle Approach

Edgar Bradley
November 03, 2016

Reliability Engineering – A Life Cycle Approach is based on the author’s knowledge of systems and their problems from multiple industries, from sophisticated, first class installations to less sophisticated plants often operating under severe budget constraints and yet having to deliver first class...

Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Industrial Engineering: Methodology and Applications

Gerald William Evans
June 28, 2016

This textbook presents methodologies and applications associated with multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA), especially for those students with an interest in industrial engineering. With respect to methodology, the book covers (1) problem structuring methods; (2) methods for ranking...

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges, Second Edition

C. M. Chang
June 06, 2016

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges prepares engineers to fulfill their managerial responsibilities, acquire useful business perspectives, and take on the much-needed leadership roles to meet the challenges in the new millennium. Value addition, customer focus, and business...

Facilities Design, Fourth Edition

Sunderesh S. Heragu
May 24, 2016

Now in Its Fourth Edition: Your Guide to Successful Facility Design Overcome design and planning problems using the fourth edition of Facilities Design. Dedicated to the proper design, layout, and location of facilities, this definitive guide outlines the main design and operational problems that...

Quality by Experimental Design, Fourth Edition

Thomas B. Barker, Andrew Milivojevich
February 08, 2016

Achieve Technological Advancements in Applied Science and Engineering Using Efficient Experiments That Consume the Least Amount of Resources Written by longtime experimental design guru Thomas B. Barker and experimental development/Six Sigma expert Andrew Milivojevich, Quality by Experimental...