Category Archives: Industrial Engineering

Applied Probability and Stochastic Processes

This book presents applied probability and stochastic processes in an elementary but mathematically precise manner, with numerous examples and exercises to illustrate the range of engineering and science applications of the concepts. The book is designed to give the reader … Continue reading

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Human Error, Safety and Systems Development: 7th IFIP WG 13.5 Working Conference, HESSD 2009, Brussels, Belgium, September 23-25, 2009, Revised Selected … Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI)

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th IFIP WG 13.5 Working Conference on Human Error, Safety and Systems Development, HESSD2009, held in Brussels, Belgium, in September 2009. The8 revised full papers presented with were carefully reviewed and selected … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Imperative: A Critical Look at the Approaching Energy Crisis (More Physics for Presidents) (Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality)

In this global wake-up call, nuclear physicist Jeff Eerkens explores remedies for the impending energy crisis, when oil and natural gas are depleted. The Nuclear Imperative demonstrates that solar, wind, and biomass power are incapable of supplying the enormous quantities … Continue reading

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Innovation performance accounting: Financing Decisions and Risk Assessment of Innovation Processes

For successful innovation in business the responsible managers need a consistent view of the individual processes as well as an assessment of key projects in all phases of the development. Generating new ideas, fast examination of its feasibility requires skilled … Continue reading

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Detection and Diagnosis of Stiction in Control Loops: State of the Art and Advanced Methods (Advances in Industrial Control)

In the process industries, stiction is the most common performance-limiting valve problem and over the last decade numerous different techniques for overcoming it have been proposed. This book represents a comprehensive presentation of these methods, including their principles, assumptions, strengths … Continue reading

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Introduction to Engineering Statistics and Lean Sigma: Statistical Quality Control and Design of Experiments and Systems

The Toyota Production System, or lean production, has long been regarded as critical to business success in many industries. Over the last ten years, instruction in six sigma has been increasingly linked with learning about the elements of lean production. … Continue reading

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Project Management – Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence (The IIL/Wiley Series in Project Management)

From senior executives across the globe, insights for successful project management implementation The bestselling first edition of Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence set the course for project managers navigating the increasingly challenging task of working within global corporations … Continue reading

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Securing Electricity Supply in the Cyber Age: Exploring the Risks of Information and Communication Technology in Tomorrow’s Electricity Infrastructure (Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality)

The electricity infrastructure is one of society‚Äôs most critical infrastructures. The complexity of the electricity infrastructure system is increasing quickly, due to the increasing intensity of market-based power exchanges between electricity systems, the associated market restructuring and an increasing share … Continue reading

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Robotics (Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering)

This supplementary introductory tutorial treats the following subjects: the basic characteristics of industrial robot mechanisms; the pose and movement of an object, which are described by homogenous transformation matrices; a geometric model of robot mechanism; a short introduction into kinematics … Continue reading

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Calculation of Roundabouts: Capacity, Waiting Phenomena and Reliability

Roundabouts have become one of the most significant traffic control measures because they are generally statistically safer and more efficient than traditional at grade intersections. This book is dedicated to the evaluation of the operating conditions of roundabouts. In five … Continue reading

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