Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing Products

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Research Methods

    By Alison J. Williams, Rachel Woodward, Matthew Rech

    This volume is concerned with the practices of conducting research on military issues. As an edited collection, the book brings together an extensive selection of authors whose chapters engage with a core concern about the process of conducting research on military issues from a range of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 

  • Fatigue in Aviation

    A Guide to Staying Awake at the Stick, 2nd Edition

    By John A. Caldwell

    This updated edition includes fatigue and sleep definitions as well as strategies for the measurement and assessment of fatigue. The aviation performance, mood, and safety problems associated with sleep restriction and circadian disruptions in operational settings are highlighted. The biological…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 

  • Food and the Risk Society

    The Power of Risk Perception

    By Charlotte Fabiansson

    This book offers a comprehensive understanding of the current scientific knowledge concerning risks associated with food preparation, processing and consumption, with particular attention to the gap between scientific research and public perception. Examining the effects of food on the body from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 

  • Tribosystem Analysis

    A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Wear Problems

    By Peter J. Blau

    Practicing engineers often encounter problems related to friction and/or wear. This book helps define such problems to the point where appropriate follow-on strategies can be applied. It includes a structured discussion of the types of wear and how they can be identified and measured, filling an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    CRC Press

  • Facilities Design, Fourth Edition

    By Sunderesh S. Heragu

    This textbook continues to strike a healthy balance between theory and practice. It provides students with an understanding of the practical aspects of implementing preliminary design development through analytical models. This new edition features chapter reorganization, rewrites, deletion of some…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-05-17 
    CRC Press

  • Mastering the Five Tiers of Audit Competency

    The Essence of Effective Auditing

    By Ann Butera

    Unlike compliance and Sarbanes-Oxley audits, risk-based operational audits and performance audits require a broad array of competencies. This is a book for auditors and risk professionals who want to improve their results during risk-based audits. Each section of this self-help book is devoted to a…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17 
    Auerbach Publications
    Internal Audit and IT Audit

  • Self-Assembly Lab

    Experiments in Programming Matter

    By Skylar Tibbits

    What if structures could build themselves or adapt to fluctuating environments? Skylar Tibbits, Director of the Self-Assembly Lab in the Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge, MA, crosses the boundaries between architecture, biology, materials science and the arts, to envision a world where…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 

  • Usability Testing of Video Games

    Multidisciplinary Case Studies

    Edited by Miguel Angel Garcia-Ruiz

    Usability is about making digital products, such as video games, easier to use and matching them closely to player requirements, needs, and desires. Video games with high usability are generally played more efficiently and frequently and typically experience higher sales volumes. This book presents…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Using Games and Simulations for Teaching and Assessment

    Edited by Harold F. O'Neil, Eva L. Baker, Ray S. Perez

    Using Games and Simulations for Teaching and Assessment: Key Issues comprises a multidisciplinary investigation into the issues that arise when using games and simulations for educational purposes. Using both theoretical and empirical analyses, this collection examines cognitive, motivational, and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 

  • The Basics of Process Improvement

    By Tristan Boutros, Jennifer Cardella

    Implementing a high level of process maturity is the key that unlocks performance potential in organizations. Most companies, though, attempt to build organizational maturity without a formal framework, process or strategy. This book serves as a basic Process Improvement primer that focuses on…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Productivity Press

  • Cold Gas Dynamic Spray

    Edited by Roman Gr. Maev, Volf Leshchynsky

    Step-by-step, this text explains how cold gas dynamic spray works and what it can do. It walks the reader through the very first principles of cold spraying all the way through powder preparation, problems related to the transport and injection of a powder into a gas-powder jet, metallurgy of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-03 
    CRC Press

  • Safety and Reliability in the Oil and Gas Industry

    A Practical Approach

    By B.S. Dhillon

    Each year billions of dollars are spent in the area of oil and gas to design, construct/manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of equipment/systems around the globe. Safety and reliability has become an important issue due to various types of accidents and problems over the years. There…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    CRC Press

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