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MATLAB® Essentials: A First Course for Engineers and Scientists

1st Edition

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William Bober
September 1, 2017

All disciplines of science and engineering use numerical methods for complex problem analysis, due to the highly mathematical nature of the field. Analytical methods alone are unable to solve many complex problems engineering students and professionals confront. Introduction to MATLAB® Programming ...

Systems Engineering: Design Principles and Models

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Dahai Liu
August 26, 2015

For the past several decades, systems engineering has grown rapidly in its scope and application and shown significant benefits for the design of large, complex systems. However, current systems engineering textbooks are either too technical or at a high conceptual level. Written by an expert with m...

Guide to Research Projects for Engineering Students: Planning, Writing and Presenting

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Eng Choon Leong, Carmel Lee-Hsia Heah, Kenneth Keng Wee Ong
July 23, 2015

Presents an Integrated Approach, Providing Clear and Practical Guidelines Are you a student facing your first serious research project? If you are, it is likely that you’ll be, firstly, overwhelmed by the magnitude of the task, and secondly, lost as to how to go about it. What you really need is a...

The Making of an Expert Engineer

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James Trevelyan
September 22, 2014

This book sets out the principles of engineering practice, knowledge that has come to light through more than a decade of research by the author and his students studying engineers at work. Until now, this knowledge has been almost entirely unwritten, passed on invisibly from one generation of engin...

Inventive Engineering: Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers

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Tomasz Arciszewski
March 3, 2016

Inventive Engineering is an emerging engineering science focused on the conceptual designing processes whereby creative, or inventive, designs are developed. Its core concepts are too often unknown and even surprising, but they are also feasible and can be learned, leading to potentially patent...

Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects

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G. Maarten Bonnema, Karel T. Veenvliet, Jan F. Broenink
December 15, 2015

As its name implies, the aim of Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects is to help systems engineers develop the skills and thought processes needed to successfully develop and implement engineered systems. Such expertise typically does not come through st...

Designing with Natural Materials

1st Edition

Graham A. Ormondroyd, Angela F. Morris
September 21, 2018

In a world now forced to address the issues of sustainability, environmental impact, and the widespread pollution of land and oceans with manmade materials, alternative resources must be considered for the future of the planet. A vast array of natural materials is available throughout the world...

Systems Thinking in Practice: Applications of the Event Analysis of Systemic Teamwork Method

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Neville A. Dr. Stanton, Paul Dr. Salmon, Guy H. Dr. Walker
September 18, 2018

This book brings the state-of-the-science together for Distributed Cognition (DCOG) in complex socio-technical systems. It introduces the latest thinking on the Event Analysis of Systemic Teamwork (EAST) method, together with practical guidance and applications in domains as diverse as: air traffic...

Project Management Capability Assessment: Performing ISO 33000-Based Capability Assessments of Project Management

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Peter T. Davis, Barry D. Lewis
September 18, 2018

Learn how to perform project management according to international standards of compliance using capability assessment processes. This book compares and contrasts the approach to project management using ISO 21500 against the more direct ISO 33000 Capability Assessment. It shows how to assess...

Szycher’s Practical Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

1st Edition

Michael Szycher
September 14, 2018

This practical and comprehensive handbook offers step-by-step instruction, guiding entrepreneurs of innovative technology startups all the way from idea to profitability. With its easy-to-follow format aimed at both experienced as well as novice entrepreneurs, this book covers all technical,...

Systems Thinker's Toolbox: Tools for Managing Complexity

1st Edition

Joseph Eli Kasser
September 13, 2018

This book provides more than 100 tools based on systems thinking and beyond. Each tool is described, and when necessary, examples are provided of how each of them can be used. Some of the simplest tools can be combined into more complex tools. The tools may be things such as lists, causal loops,...

Defense Innovation Handbook: Guidelines, Strategies, and Techniques

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Adedeji B. Badiru, Cassie Barlow
September 04, 2018

Innovation is the lifeline of national development. This handbook is a collection of chapters that will provide techniques and methodologies for achieving the transfer of defense-targeted science and technology development for general industrial applications. Experts from national defense...

Fractional Order Processes: Simulation, Identification, and Control

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Seshu Kumar Damarla, Madhusree Kundu
September 04, 2018

The book presents efficient numerical methods for simulation and analysis of physical processes exhibiting fractional order (FO) dynamics. The book introduces FO system identification method to estimate parameters of a mathematical model under consideration from experimental or simulated data. A...

Culturally Tuning Change Management

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Risto Gladden
September 01, 2018

Managing change across cultures can be tricky, and universal approaches to change management may not serve their purpose in every cultural setting. This book examines the cultural dimensions that can influence the perceptions of and reactions to change in different cultural contexts and highlights...

Systems Engineering for Projects: Achieving Positive Outcomes in a Complex World

1st Edition

Lory Mitchell Wingate
September 01, 2018

Systems engineering has been applied to some of the most important projects of our time, including those that have helped humanity explore the world and the universe, expand our technical abilities, and enhance the quality of human life. Without formal training in systems engineering, the...

Leading Science and Technology-Based Organizations: Mastering the Fundamentals of Personal, Managerial, and Executive Leadership

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Anthony P. Graffeo
August 30, 2018

R&D Leadership: Mastering the Fundamentals for Engineers and Scientists lays out practical strategies for improving personal, team, and organizational performance in technology organizations. The roles of leadership, management, and coaching have been defined and integrated with examples from...

Engineering Emergence: A Modeling and Simulation Approach

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Larry B. Rainey, Mo Jamshidi
August 23, 2018

This book examines the nature of emergence in context of man-made (i.e. engineered) systems, in general, and system of systems engineering applications, specifically. It investigates emergence to interrogate or explore the domain space from a modeling and simulation perspective to facilitate...

Reliability Engineering: Theory and Applications

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Ilia Vonta, Mangey Ram
August 22, 2018

Reliability theory is a multidisciplinary science aimed at developing complex systems that are resistant to failures. Reliability engineering has emerged as a main field not only for scientists and researchers, but also for engineers and industrial managers. This book covers the recent developments...

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