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Work Study and Ergonomics



ISBN 9781138049550
Published April 20, 2018 by CRC Press
200 Pages 50 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

In the present era of liberalization, privatization and globalization, industrial growth is probably the most critical factor while analyzing a country’s economy. Sustenance of industry primarily depends on its productivity levels in the highly competitive environment.

Productivity enhancement can be achieved by using the principles of industrial engineering such as Work Study and Ergonomics.

These principles have been addressed in this book in order to develop better understanding of the subject in the minds of readers pertaining to topics such as productivity, work and method study with measurements and ergonomics.

Table of Contents

Productivity. Work Study. Method Study. Work Measurement. Ergonmics.

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Biography

P.C. Tewari is currently Professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra (Haryana, India). He has 27 years of rich teaching and research experience. He did his B.E. (Industrial Engineering) in 1986, M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) in 1991 from I.I.T. Roorkee (Formerly University of Roorkee), India and Ph.D. (Mech. Engg.) in 2003 from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana, India).

His major areas of research interest are Performance Evaluation and Optimization, Decision Support System, System Behavioral Analysis, Maintenance Resource Allocation (especially for Process Industries), Statistical Quality Control and Reliability Maintenance Engineering, Total Productive Maintenance, Total Quality Management, Work Study and Ergonomics and Productivity Management. He has guided about 30 B.Tech. Projects, 25 M.Tech. and 7 Ph.D. dissertations.

He has published more than 150 Research Papers in National and International Journals and also chaired many Technical Sessions of National and International Conferences. He is member of Reviewer Committee for Institution of Engineers Journals, Production Engineering Journal and International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management besides being a Life member of ISTE and ISTAM.