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Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering

2nd Edition

Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru

CRC Press

1,476 pages | 497 B/W Illus.

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A new edition of a bestselling industrial and systems engineering reference, Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition provides students, researchers, and practitioners with easy access to a wide range of industrial engineering tools and techniques in a concise format. This edition expands the breadth and depth of coverage, emphasizing new systems engineering tools, techniques, and models.

See What’s New in the Second Edition:

  • Section covering safety, reliability, and quality
  • Section on operations research, queuing, logistics, and scheduling
  • Expanded appendix to include conversion factors and engineering, systems, and statistical formulae
  • Topics such as control charts, engineering economy, health operational efficiency, healthcare systems, human systems integration, Lean systems, logistics transportation, manufacturing systems, material handling systems, process view of work, and Six Sigma techniques

The premise of the handbook remains: to expand the breadth and depth of coverage beyond the traditional handbooks on industrial engineering. The book begins with a general introduction with specific reference to the origin of industrial engineering and the ties to the Industrial Revolution. It covers the fundamentals of industrial engineering and the fundamentals of systems engineering. Building on this foundation, it presents chapters on manufacturing, production systems, and ergonomics, then goes on to discuss economic and financial analysis, management, information engineering, and decision making. Two new sections examine safety, reliability, quality, operations research, queuing, logistics, and scheduling.

The book provides an updated collation of the body of knowledge of industrial and systems engineering. The handbook has been substantively expanded from the 36 seminal chapters in the first edition to 56 landmark chapters in the second edition. In addition to the 20 new chapters, 11 of the chapters in the first edition have been updated with new materials. Filling the gap that exists between the traditional and modern practice of industrial and systems engineering, the handbook provides a one-stop resource for teaching, research, and practice.

Reviews

"… contains coverage on virtually all areas of industrial engineering viewed from a system prospective … Dr. Adedeji B. Badiru is a well-recognized and respected authority and leader in the fields of industrial and systems engineering with numerous academic and professional publications."

—From the Foreword by Gary E. Whitehouse, Provost Emeritus, Distinguished University Professor, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Table of Contents

General Introductions. Fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. Fundamentals of Systems Engineering. Manufacturing and Production Systems. New Technologies. General Applications.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing