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  • Mechanical Tolerance Stackup and Analysis

    2nd Edition

    By Bryan R. Fischer

    Use Tolerance Analysis Techniques to Avoid Design, Quality, and Manufacturing Problems Before They Happen Often overlooked and misunderstood, tolerance analysis is a critical part of improving products and their design processes. Because all manufactured products are subject to variation, it is…

    Hardback – 2011-04-26
    CRC Press
    Mechanical Engineering

  • Designing Displays for Older Adults

    1st Edition

    By Richard Pak, Anne McLaughlin

    Literally hundreds of papers have been written about interface issues experienced by older adults, but how many actually influence the designs older adults use? The sheer number of articles available, the fast pace of the industry, and time constraints combine to build barriers to knowledge…

    Paperback – 2010-12-02
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Aging Series

  • Ergonomics for All: Celebrating PPCOE's 20 years of Excellence

    Selected Papers of the Pan-Pacific Conference on Ergonomics, 7-10 November 2010, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dyi-Yih Michael Lin, Hsieh-Ching Chen

    This book contains the selected papers presented at the 20th anniversary meeting of the Pan-Pacific Conference on Ergonomics organized by the Ergonomics Society of Taiwan. PPCOE 2010 is an international forum aimed to bring together scholars and practitioners from around the world to…

    Hardback – 2010-09-29
    CRC Press

  • Reverse Engineering

    Technology of Reinvention, 1st Edition

    By Wego Wang

    The process of reverse engineering has proven infinitely useful for analyzing Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) components to duplicate or repair them, or simply improve on their design. A guidebook to the rapid-fire changes in this area, Reverse Engineering: Technology of Reinvention…

    Hardback – 2010-09-16
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors for the Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Mining Equipment

    1st Edition

    By Tim Horberry, Robin Burgess-Limerick, Lisa J. Steiner

    Machines increasingly pervade the mining industry, reducing manual labor and raising production. While the use of new technologies such as remote control, vision enhancement technologies, continuous haulage, and automated equipment has grown, so has the potential for new health and safety risks.…

    Hardback – 2010-07-16
    CRC Press

  • Mechatronics

    A Foundation Course, 1st Edition

    By Clarence W. de Silva

    Now that modern machinery and electromechanical devices are typically being controlled using analog and digital electronics and computers, the technologies of mechanical engineering in such a system can no longer be isolated from those of electronic and computer engineering. Mechatronics: A…

    Hardback – 2010-06-04
    CRC Press

  • Practical Reliability Engineering and Analysis for System Design and Life-Cycle Sustainment

    1st Edition

    By William Wessels

    In today’s sophisticated world, reliability stands as the ultimate arbiter of quality. An understanding of reliability and the ultimate compromise of failure is essential for determining the value of most modern products and absolutely critical to others, large or small. Whether lives are dependent…

    Hardback – 2010-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Modeling and Control of Vibration in Mechanical Systems

    1st Edition

    By Chunling Du, Lihua Xie

    From the ox carts and pottery wheels the spacecrafts and disk drives, efficiency and quality has always been dependent on the engineer’s ability to anticipate and control the effects of vibration. And while progress in negating the noise, wear, and inefficiency caused by vibration has been made,…

    Hardback – 2010-04-16
    CRC Press
    Automation and Control Engineering

  • Piezoelectric Actuators

    Control Applications of Smart Materials, 1st Edition

    By Seung-Bok Choi, Young-Min Han

    Currently, many smart materials exhibit one or multifunctional capabilities that are being effectively exploited in various engineering applications, but these are only a hint of what is possible. Newer classes of smart materials are beginning to display the capacity for self-repair, self-diagnosis…

    Hardback – 2010-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2010

    Proceedings of the International Conference on Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2010, Keele, UK, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Anderson

    The broad and developing scope of ergonomics — the application of scientific knowledge to improve peoples’ interaction with products, systems, and environments — has been illustrated for 25 years by the books in the Contemporary Ergonomics series. Reflecting the name change of the Ergonomics…

    Paperback – 2010-04-06
    Taylor & Francis
    Contemporary Ergonomics

  • Gear Cutting Tools

    Fundamentals of Design and Computation, 1st Edition

    By Stephen P. Radzevich

    This book presents the DG/K-based method of surface generation, a novel and practical mathematical method for designing gear cutting tools with optimal parameters. The author, an industry leader for the past 30 years, proposes a scientific classification for all possible kinds of the gear machining…

    Hardback – 2010-02-23
    CRC Press

  • Driveline Systems of Ground Vehicles

    Theory and Design, 1st Edition

    By Alexandr F. Andreev, Viachaslau Kabanau, Vladimir Vantsevich

    "With this book, Prof. Dr. Vantsevich brings a tremendous contribution to the field of Automotive Transmission and Driveline Engineering, including his innovative methods for optimum driveline synthesis, as well as his experience with the development of various hardware solutions, from the basic…

    Hardback – 2010-01-29
    CRC Press
    Ground Vehicle Engineering

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