Quality Control & Reliability Products

  • Sustaining a Culture of Process Control and Continuous Improvement

    The Roadmap for Efficiency and Operational Excellence

    By Philip J. Gisi

    This book presents a methodology for continuous process improvement in a structured, logical, and easily understandable framework based on industry accepted tools, techniques and practices. It starts by highlighting and explaining the conditions necessary for establishing a stable and capable…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Automatic Monitoring, Fault Diagnostics, and Maintenance

    Using Meta-Heuristic Optimization

    By Pasquale Arpaia, Carlo Manna, Annalisa Liccardo

    Based on practical field experience and several case studies, this book presents state-of-the-art artificial intelligence techniques, validating their efficiency and accuracy in real-world industrial applications. The authors show how a meta-heuristic approach can enhance automatic fault monitoring…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Financial Innovation

    Edited by Karen Wendt

    Innovations and consequently future-fitness must form new models and address existing hurdles and new forms of collaborations. They must enable faster innovation cycles and "intelligence mining" by combining open and closed source systems, organic communities, open space techniques and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Formulation Simplified

    Finding the Sweet Spot through Design and Analysis of Experiments with Mixtures

    By Mark J. Anderson, Patrick J. Whitcomb, Martin A. Bezener

    Many chemists – especially those most brilliant in their field – fail to appreciate the power of planned experimentation. They dislike the mathematical aspects of statistical analysis. In addition, these otherwise very capable chemists also dismissed predictive models based only on empirical data.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-30 
    Productivity Press

  • Introduction to Industrial Automation

    By Stamatios Manesis, George Nikolakopoulos

    This book provides an extended overview and fundamental knowledge in industrial automation, while building the necessary knowledge level for further specialization in advanced concepts of industrial automation. It covers a number of central concepts of industrial automation, such as basic…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    CRC Press

  • Project Management for Performance Improvement Teams

    By H. James Harrington, William S. Ruggles

    Project Management for Performance Improvement Teams (or, PM4PITs, for short) provides practical guidance based on innovative concepts for project teams – especially performance improvement teams (PITs) – and their Project Managers. It shows how to successfully complete a project using a scalable,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Productivity Press
    The Little Big Book Series

  • Safety, Reliability, Human Factors, and Human Error in Nuclear Power Plants

    By B.S. Dhillon

    Each year billions of dollars are being spent in the area of nuclear power generation to design, construct, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of systems around the globe. Many times these systems fail due to safety, reliability, human factors, and human error related problems. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Routines for Results

    A Quick-Reference Guidebook of End-to-End Solutions to Solidify Your Small Business

    By Chris Hook, Ryan Burge, James Bagg

    Whether you're a small or mid-size organization, managing operations can be challenging. This book provides greater insight into the methods, techniques, and tools that can be used against a well-proven organizational improvement framework. This book offers readers an opportunity to understand how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Productivity Press

  • Ready? Set? Engage!

    A Field Guide for Employees to Create Their Own Culture of Participation and Implement Innovative Ideas

    By Michael McCarthy, Janis Allen

    All employees want themselves and their colleagues to be better engaged at work, but most just can’t get past the talking stage to actually developing an effective plan. This book is a step-by-step "how-to" guide for those who develop and complete projects – not just supervisors and continuous…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Productivity Press

  • Process Capability Analysis

    Estimating Quality

    By Neil W. Polhemus

    Process Capability Analysis: Estimating Quality presents a systematic exploration of process capability analysis and how it may be used to estimate quality. The book is designed for practitioners who are tasked with insuring a high level of quality for the products and services offered by their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Reliability Models of Complex Systems for Robots and Automation

    By Hamed Fazlollahtabar, Seyed Taghi Akhavan Niaki

    In today's competitive world, customer demands for highly reliable products, makes reliability engineering a more challenging task. Reliability analysis is one of the main tools to ensure agreed upon delivery deadlines, which in turn maintains certainty in tangible factors such as goodwill and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Supply Chain Risk Management

    Applying Secure Acquisition Principles to Ensure a Trusted Technology Product

    By Ken Sigler, Dan Shoemaker, Anne Kohnke

    The book presents the concepts of ICT supply chain risk management from the perspective of NIST IR 800-161. It covers how to create a verifiable audit-based control structure to ensure comprehensive security for acquired products. It explains how to establish systematic control over the supply…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03
    Auerbach Publications
    Internal Audit and IT Audit

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