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Maintenance Costs and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

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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 (L...

3D Printing: Technology, Applications, and Selection

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Rafiq Noorani
August 21, 2017

3D Printing is a faster, more cost-effective method for building prototypes from three-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) drawings. 3D Printing provides a fundamental overview of the general product design and manufacturing process and presents the technology and application for designing and f...

Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems: Theories and Implementation Techniques

Ole Ivar Sivertsen, Bjorn Haugen
July 16, 2018

Automation in the Virtual Testing of Mechanical Systems: Theories and Implementation Techniques provides a practical understanding of Knowledge-Based Engineering (KBE), an approach that is driving automation in engineering. Companies are using the technology to automate engineering tasks, achieving...

Advances in Silk Research

N. Gokarneshan
July 12, 2018

The book comprehensively reviews the significant researches in silk during the millennium. Silk known as the queen of textiles is a fibre, has unique properties which have been well explored and exploited for varied applications. The primary objective of writing this book is to create an awareness...

Probability Foundations for Engineers

Joel A. Nachlas
June 28, 2018

Suitable for a first course in probability theory and designed specifically for industrial engineering and operations management students, Probability Foundations for Engineers covers theory in an accessible manner and includes numerous practical examples based on engineering applications....

Design Synthesis: Integrated Product and Manufacturing System Design

Graeme Arthur Britton, Seppo Torvinen
June 28, 2018

The biggest challenge in any marketplace is uncertainty. The major changes taking place in world economies, politics, and demographics has raised market uncertainty to its highest level in the past 50 years. However, with new markets opening up in emerging and developing economies, the...

Quantitative Risk Assessment for Environmental and Occupational Health

William H. Hallenbeck
June 28, 2018

Many individuals and groups need a usable treatment of the methodology required to assess the human health risks caused by toxicant exposure. This need is shared by industrial hygienists, environmental, occupational and public health professionals, toxicologists, epidemiologists, labor unions,...

Production Economics: Evaluating Costs of Operations in Manufacturing and Service Industries

Anoop Desai, Aashi Mital
June 11, 2018

This book will serve a unique purpose within the world of production engineering. It will cover the economics of modern manufacturing and focus on examining the techniques and methods from a cost perspective. Additionally, it will deal with the computation of direct and indirect cost for...

Apparel Merchandising

R. Rathinamoorthy, R. Surjit
June 08, 2018

Apparel Merchandising has been written keeping in mind the requirements of students, academicians and industry personnel with respect to the merchandising activities in an apparel company. This book discusses the different job responsibilities of the merchandiser at the varied stages of order...

Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering

Ryspek Usubamatov
June 06, 2018

The mathematical models of productivity theory allows for the productivity rate of manufacturing machines and systems to be modelled with results that are validated by their actual output. This book presents the analytical approaches and methods to define maximal productivity rate of manufacturing...

Service Supply Chain Systems: A Systems Engineering Approach

Tsan-Ming Choi
May 27, 2018

Supply chain management is a well-developed area. The traditional supply chains are dynamic systems which include the forward and reverse flows of physical products and the related information and fund. However, a service supply chain is different because the real "product" may take the form of a "...

Manufacturing: Mathematical Models, Problems, and Solutions

Zainul Huda
May 16, 2018

This book is written for readers who are either practicing engineers in industry or engineering-degree students taking a course in manufacturing technology. The book is divided into three parts which includes problems and solutions in basic manufacturing processes, problems and solutions in...

ISO 13485:2016: A Complete Guide to Quality Management in the Medical Device Industry, Second Edition

Itay Abuhav
May 15, 2018

This book will be a substantial revision, which will reflect the new version of the ISO 13485:2016. This represents the standard protocols that all medical device manufacturers must follow, in the fabrication of their products. It will focus on changes in the structure of the quality management...

Healthcare Systems: Future Predictions for Global Care

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Russell Mannion, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Paul G. Shekelle, Stuart Whittaker, Samir Al-Adawi
May 15, 2018

This book brings together professionals who have dedicated their careers to the health system. It presents a canvas to paint their prediction of the future of healthcare. This third book complements the previous two books, Healthcare Reform, Quality, and Safety: Perspectives, Participants,...

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