Quality Control & Reliability Products

  • Supply Chain Risk Management

    Applying Secure Acquisition Principles to Ensure a Trusted Technology Product

    By Anne Kohnke, Ken Sigler, Dan Shoemaker

    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 – 2017-11-17 
    Auerbach Publications
    Internal Audit and IT Audit

  • Statistical Process Control

    A Pragmatic Approach

    By Stephen Mundwiller

    People with minimal math skills, and even those with advanced math skills, have difficulty grasping the intuitive concepts behind Statistical Process Control (SPC). Many practitioners do not understand the concepts behind Control Charts, the differences of out of control and out of specification,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    CRC Press
    Continuous Improvement Series

  • Crisis in Higher Education

    A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution

    By Mark A. Vonderembse

    While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press
    Resource Management

  • Bowtie Methodology

    A Guide for Practitioners

    By Sasho Andonov

    Bow Tie Methodology (BTM) consists of two methods, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Event Tree Analysis (ETA), which are connected by a single event. The methodology is holistic and provides the tools and pre-event analysis, which is also called the risk calculations, and post-event analysis, also…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press

  • Quality Management in Construction Projects, Second Edition

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    The first edition published in 2010. The response was encouraging and many people appreciated a book that was dedicated to quality management in construction projects. Since it published, ISO 9000: 2008 has been revised and ISO 9000: 2015 has published. The new edition will focus on risk-based…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    CRC Press
    Systems Innovation Book Series

  • Routines for Results

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

    By Ryan Burge, James Bagg, Chris Hook

    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 – 2017-10-15 
    Productivity Press

  • The Safety Anarchist

    Relying on human expertise and innovation, reducing bureaucracy and compliance

    By Sidney Dekker

    Work has never been as safe as it seems today. Safety has also never been as bureaucratized as it is today. Over the past two decades, the number of safety rules and statutes has exploded, and organizations themselves are creating ever more internal compliance requirements. At the same time,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 

  • Handbook of Measurements

    Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz

    Planning, measuring, and paying attention to details form the basis for all successful engineering operations. Measurements pervade everything we do and must be viewed from a systems perspective. A comprehensive all-encompassing guide to measurements, Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press
    Systems Innovation Book Series

  • Nonlinear Systems Stability Analysis

    Lyapunov-Based Approach

    By Seyed Kamaleddin Yadavar Nikravesh

    The equations used to describe dynamic properties of physical systems are often nonlinear, and it is rarely possible to find their solutions. Although numerical solutions are impractical and graphical techniques are not useful for many types of systems, there are different theorems and methods that…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Safety Management in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)

    Edited by George Boustras, Frank W. Guldenmund

    Safety is an important aspect of everyday business operations. It can have an impact on the operations of an enterprise as well as the wellbeing of the workers. Literature shows that SMEs face extra problems in this area due to limited resources and lack of knowledge. A potential accident on the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    CRC Press
    The Interface of Safety and Security

  • Safety Culture and High-Risk Environments

    A Leadership Perspective

    By Cindy L. Caldwell

    This book provides leaders in high risk industries a better understanding of how their values and behaviors can influence the organization's safety culture and improve its capacity to bounce back from failure. Examples are illustrated through case studies and practical tools are provided to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

  • Maintenance Costs and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

    By Diego Galar, Peter Sandborn, Uday Kumar

    Authors have attempted to create coherent chapters and sections on how the fundamentals of maintenance cost should be organized, to present them in a logical and sequential order. Necessarily, the text starts with importance of maintenance function in the organization and moves to life cycle cost (…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    CRC Press

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