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Practical Plant Failure Analysis: A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability, Second Edition

2nd Edition


Neville W Sachs, P.E.
October 18, 2019

This is a practical guide for those who do the work of maintaining and improving the reliability of mechanical machinery. It is for engineers and skilled trades personnel who want to understand how failures happen and how the physical causes of the great majority can be readily diagnosed in the fiel...

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 viewe...

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Through Human Systems Engineering

1st Edition

Rod D. Roscoe, Erin K. Chiou, Abigail R. Wooldridge
October 17, 2019

Advancing Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice through Human Systems Engineering highlights how scholars and practitioners of HSE (inclusively defined to span many fields) can apply their theories and methods to understand and support healthy communities, include and empower diverse populations...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 08, 2019

This two-volume set addresses a variety of human factors issues and engineering concerns across various real-world applications such as aviation and driving, cybersecurity, and healthcare systems. The contents of these books also present recent theories and methods related to human performance,...

Green Up!: Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments

1st Edition

Stevie Famulari
October 07, 2019

There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when moving...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems: Current Theory and Methods

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 02, 2019

This book examines recent advances in theories, models, and methods relevant to automated and autonomous systems. The following chapters provide perspectives on modern autonomous systems, such as self-driving cars and unmanned aerial systems, directly from the professionals working with and...

Human Performance in Automated and Autonomous Systems: Emerging Issues and Practical Perspectives

1st Edition

Mustapha Mouloua, Peter A. Hancock
October 02, 2019

This book is devoted to the examination of emerging practical issues related to automated and autonomous systems. The book highlights the significance of these emergent technologies that determine the course of our daily lives. Each unique chapter highlights human factors and engineering concerns...

Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Amit Bhattacharya, James D. McGlothlin
September 30, 2019

In the fifteen years since the publication of Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications significant advances have been made in this field. These advances include understanding the impact of ageing and obesity on workplace, the role of ergonomics in promoting healthy workplaces and...

Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance

1st Edition

Demetris Yiannakides, Charalampos Sergiou
September 30, 2019

This book provides an in-depth analysis of human failure and its various forms and root causes. The analysis is developed through real aviation accidents and incidents and the deriving lessons learned. Features: Employs accumulated experience, and the scientific and research point of view, and...

Ergonomics for the Layman: Applications in Design

1st Edition

Prabir Mukhopadhyay
September 11, 2019

This book explains the application of ergonomics in three different areas of design, namely product, space, and communication. The book is written in layman's language and provides examples so that the reader can easily apply the principles to their designs. This book is easy to understand for...

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit

1st Edition

Jason A. Maldonado
September 04, 2019

A Practical Guide to the Safety Profession: The Relentless Pursuit will help reshape the way we talk about safety, prompt action, and engage workers from all levels of an organization. The book includes real-life experiences and characters that are relatable to anyone who has worked in the safety...

Advice for the Novice Investigator: Examples Taken from Movement Sciences

1st Edition

Nick Stergiou
August 23, 2019

This book is intended to help young and novice scientists by providing them with advice on how to overcome adversities. This advice comes in the form of numerous examples from the author’s career but also from the careers of many other scientists. It follows the thinking process of Ramon Y Cajal...

Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances

1st Edition

Chang S. Nam, Anton Nijholt, Fabien Lotte
August 19, 2019

Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances provides a tutorial and an overview of the rich and multi-faceted world of Brain–Computer Interfaces (BCIs). The authors supply readers with a contemporary presentation of fundamentals, theories, and diverse applications of...

Auditory Cognition and Human Performance: Research and Applications

1st Edition

Carryl L. Baldwin
July 29, 2019

Hearing and understanding sound — auditory processing — greatly enriches everyday life and enhances our ability to perform many tasks essential to survival. The complex soundscape in which we live influences where we direct our attention, how we communicate with each other, and how we interact with...