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Maintenance Costs and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

1st Edition

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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

1st Edition

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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...

Global Advances in Engineering Education

1st Edition

J.P. Mohsen, Mohamed Y. Ismail, Hamid R. Parsaei, Waldemar Karwowski
May 23, 2019

 The engineering profession is at a critical juncture that requires reforming engineering education. The supply of engineers is declining whereas the nature of the demand is changing. Formulating a response to these challenges demands the adoption of new and innovative tools and methods for...

A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability: Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier
May 23, 2019

In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period, the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company...

Peak Performance: How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management

1st Edition

Patricia Melton Allen, Frances E. Alston, Emily Millikin DeKerchove
May 21, 2019

The key to success and reaching peak performance is integrating three processes to optimize business through the use of human performance improvement tools, lean thinking, operational excellence, along with a strong organizational culture as the underpinning. These components form the basis of the...

Engineering Maintenance: A Modern Approach

1st Edition

B.S. Dhillon
May 21, 2019

Of the more than $300 billion spent on plant maintenance and operations, U.S. industry spends as much as 80 percent of this amount to correct chronic failures of machines, systems, and people. With machines and systems becoming increasingly complex, this problem can only worsen, and there is a...

Lean Problem Solving and QC Tools for Industrial Engineers

1st Edition

Maharshi Samanta
May 02, 2019

The manufacturing and service sector needs to resolve a lot of issues relating to products, process and service in everyday operation. Successful resolution depends on the methodology, rigor and systematic implementation techniques. The essential purpose of this book is to impart the necessary...

Recent Advancements in Software Reliability Assurance

1st Edition

Adarsh Anand, Mangey Ram
April 23, 2019

The aim of this book is to provide a platform to academicians, practitioners, and researchers to understand current and future trends in software reliability growth modeling. Emphasis will be on qualitative work relevant to the theme with particular importance given to mathematical modeling for...

Systems Engineering: Reliability Analysis Using k-out-of-n Structures

1st Edition

Mangey Ram, Tadashi Dohi
April 18, 2019

A substantial amount of research has been conducted on consecutive k-out-of-n and related reliability systems over the past four decades. These systems have been used to model various engineering systems such as the microwave stations of telecoms network, oil pipeline systems, and vacuum systems in...

Processes and Design for Manufacturing, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Sherif D. El Wakil
April 12, 2019

Processes and Design for Manufacturing, Third Edition, examines manufacturing processes from the viewpoint of the product designer, investigating the selection of manufacturing methods in the early phases of design and how this affects the constructional features of a product. The stages from...

Systems Reliability and Usability for Engineers

1st Edition

B.S. Dhillon
April 11, 2019

Engineering systems are an important element of world economy. Each year billions of dollars are spent to develop, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of engineering systems about the globe. The reliability and usability of these systems have become important because of their...

The Grammar of Pattern

1st Edition

Michael Hann
April 03, 2019

The Grammar of Pattern describes characteristics of textile and other surface patterns, and identifies, illustrates, and reviews a wide range of pattern types including spotted, striped, checked, tessellating and other types of all-over patterns with original drawings and images. This book...

Advanced Optimization and Decision-Making Techniques in Textile Manufacturing

1st Edition

Anindya Ghosh, Prithwiraj Mal, Abhijit Majumdar
March 29, 2019

Optimization and decision making are integral parts of any manufacturing process and management system. The objective of this book is to demonstrate the confluence of theory and applications of various types of multi-criteria decision making and optimization techniques with reference to textile...

Systems Engineering Models: Theory, Methods, and Applications

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
March 28, 2019

This book presents a comprehensive compilation of practical systems engineering models. The application and recognition of systems engineering is spreading rapidly, however there is no book that addresses the availability and usability of systems engineering models. Notable among the models to be...

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