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  • Freight Transport and Distribution

    Concepts and Optimisation Models

    By Tolga Bektas

    This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    CRC Press

  • Diagnosis

    Interpreting the Shadows

    By Pat Croskerry, Karen Cosby, Mark L. Graber, Hardeep Singh

    Despite diagnosis being the key feature of a physician's clinical performance, this is the first book that deals specifically with the topic. In recent years, however, considerable interest has been shown in this area and significant developments have occurred in two main areas: a) an awareness and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    CRC Press

  • Risk Analysis and Crisis Response

    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR 2017), June 5-9, 2017, Ostrava, Czech Republic

    Edited by Ales Bernatik, Olivier Salvi, Chongfu Huang

    This work contain the collected papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Crisis Response (RACR-2017) held in Ostrava/Prague, Czech Republic, on June 5-9, 2017, organized by VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The overall theme of the sixth…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    CRC Press
    Communications in Cybernetics, Systems Science and Engineering – Proceedings

  • Rolling of Advanced High Strength Steels

    Theory, Simulation and Practice

    Edited by Jingwei Zhao, Zhengyi Jiang

    Advanced high strength steels (AHSSs) for auto-making are primarily produced by rolling, plus heat treatment technologies if necessary. However, due to the metallurgical complexity of AHSSs, it is impossible to roll all of the AHSS grades in a rolling mill with the same rolling technology. Each of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • Lean Culture for the Construction Industry

    Building Responsible and Committed Project Teams, Second Edition

    By Gary Santorella

    Lean tools alone don't lead to successful Lean initiatives: The missing piece is culture. The author will revise all chapters based on new insights and will expand the chapter on relationships between owners and architects as Kaizan events on culture/vulnerability-based trust improved processes and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Productivity Press

  • Advances in Aviation Psychology, Volume 2

    Using Scientific Methods to Address Practical Human Factors Needs

    By Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang

    Since 1981, the biennial International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP) has been convened for the purposes of (a) presenting the latest research on human performance problems and opportunities within aviation systems, (b) envisioning design solutions that best utilize human capabilities for…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 

  • Early Equipment Management (EEM)

    Continuous Improvement for Projects

    By Dennis McCarthy

    Capital projects often fail not for technical reasons but due to poor design, specification, and project management processes. The book explains how Early Equipment Management provides countermeasures to these weaknesses through: Processes that define clear accountabilities for each step of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Productivity Press

  • Decision Modes in Complex Task Environments

    By Norbert Steigenberger, Thomas Lubcke, Heather Fiala, Alina Riebschlager

    Despite intense research on decision-making in action, we still know little about when decision-makers rely on deliberate vs. intuitive decision-making in decision situations under complexity and uncertainty. Building on default-interventionist dual-processing theory, this book studies…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    CRC Press

  • HAZMAT Guide for First Responders

    By Michael L. Madigan

    The goal of this book is to help train hazmat response teams and other responders in disaster training, techniques, and planning.The book will also help define and sharpen training plans and assumptions. Focusing on lessons learned from real-world experiences during actual disasters, the book will…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    CRC Press

  • Measurement Technology for Process Automation

    By Anders Andersson

    Almost every industry that use liquids and gas in any form has a need to measure flow, temperature and pressure. This text is a practical guide on how to accurately use these measuring instruments to control processes in manufacturing industries for food, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, oil,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18 
    CRC Press

  • Work Design

    A Systematic Approach

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Sharon C. Bommer

    Work is all around us and permeates everything we do and everyday activities. Not all work is justified, not all work is properly designed, or evaluated accurately, or integrated. A systems model will make work more achievable through better management. Work is defined as a process of performing a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • Design for Health

    Edited by Emmanuel Tsekleves, Rachel Cooper

    One of the complex global challenges is improving wellbeing and developing strategies for promoting health or preventing ‘ill-being’ of the population. The role of designers in indirectly supporting the promotion of healthy lifestyle or in their contribution to ill-being has emerged and this means…

    Hardback – 2017-05-17 
    Design for Social Responsibility

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