Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing Products

  • Personality, Design and Marketing

    Matching design to customer personal preferences

    Edited by Gloria Moss

    It is a marketing truism that products should be shaped around the preferences of customers, not designers, and that a design or advert that is effective with one personality type may not be effective with another. Since purchasing intent can be increased by providing products that appeal to…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 

  • New Concepts and Trends of Hybrid Multiple Criteria Decision Making

    By Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng, Kao-Yi Shen

    When humans or computers need to make a decision, typically multiple conflicting criteria need to be evaluated--such as when we buy a car, we need to consider safety, cost and comfort. Multiple-Criteria Decision-Making has been researched for decades. Now as the rising trend of big-data analytics…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    CRC Press

  • Industrial Design Engineering

    Inventive Problem Solving

    By John X. Wang

    Designing new products and improving existing ones is a continual process. Industrial design engineering is an industrial engineering process applied to product designs that are to be manufactured through techniques of production operations. Excellent industrial design engineering programs are…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27 
    CRC Press

  • Energy Management for the Metals Industry

    By Cynthia K. Belt

    Energy management training and solutions are not one size fits all. While some general methods apply, the metals industry has its own unique processes and environments for which a more tailored approach is necessary. Aimed at managers, engineers, and supervisors working in the metals industry,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    CRC Press

  • Fitting the Human

    Introduction to Ergonomics / Human Factors Engineering, Seventh Edition

    By Karl H.E. Kroemer

    This new edition undergraduate introductory textbook follows the motto of the previous versions: "Solid information, easy-to-read, easy to understand, easy to apply." The aim remains the same: "Human engineering" workplaces, tools, machinery, computers, lighting, shiftwork, work demands, the…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2017-01-19 
    CRC Press

  • Lean TRIZ

    How to Dramatically Reduce Product-Development Costs with This Innovative Problem-Solving Tool

    By H. James Harrington

    Lean TRIZ is a new workshop-based process that brings together teams to focus on specific processes, evolutionary product designs, and improvement opportunities. It combines the insight of TRIZ with the simplicity of Value Engineering, EXPRESS, or FAST methodologies. TRIZ is the most advanced…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • Project Feasibility

    Tools for Uncovering Points of Vulnerability

    By Olivier Mesly

    This book presents a set of tools that will aid in deciding whether a project should go ahead, be improved, or abandoned altogether by pinpointing its vulnerabilities. It offers a review of project feasibility analysis, and more critically, psychodynamic aspects that are often neglected, including…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16 
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • Smart Technologies in Healthcare

    Edited by Bruno Bouchard

    Assistive technologies for the old and people with disabilities is now a very active field of research. It also constitutes a very profitable market (expected to reach US $60 billion p.a. by 2018). The book covers key aspects of this important field and provides guidelines for developing assistive…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2017-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Nanofinishing Science and Technology

    Basic and Advanced Finishing and Polishing Processes

    Edited by Vijay Kumar Jain

    Finishing is the final operation after a part is sized and shaped. Currently in high tech industries, there is a demand for nano level surface finishing of components. This process is done to improve the surface finish, to remove the recast layer, or to remove surface and sub-surface defects. The…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    CRC Press
    Micro and Nanomanufacturing Series

  • Psychology and Design

    By Ian Gordon

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Psychology Press

  • The Gower Handbook of Extreme Risk

    Assessment, Perception and Management of Extreme Events

    By Vicki Bier

    The Gower Handbook of Extreme Events reviews approaches for assessing and managing the risk of extreme events: environmental catastrophe; engineering failure; financial or business meltdown; nuclear or other extreme terrorism. Extreme events are not only severe, but also outside the normal range of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 

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