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Quality Control

  • Lean Transformations for Small and Medium Enterprisesby Arnaldo Camuffo

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    Lean Transformations for Small and Medium Enterprises: Lessons Learned from Italian Businesses summarizes two decades of research, teaching, and practice on lean thinking. Based on quantitative analysis of 100 cases of Lean transformations and 20 in-depth case studies of successfully transformed SMEs, it explains how to undertake lean transformations... more...

  • A Circular Economy Handbook for Business and Supply Chainsby Catherine Weetman

    Kogan Page 2016; US$ 42.27

    Provides a comprehensive guide to the circular economy, featuring real life examples and case studies. more...

  • Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainabilityby Sophie D'Amours; Mustapha Ouhimmou; Jean-François Audy; Yan Feng

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    This book provides a global perspective on the various issues that the industry has to face as well as to provide some key global strategies that can help coping with those global challenges, such as collaboration, strategic value chain planning, and interdependency analyses. It presents literature reviews, strategic research orientations, assessment... more...

  • Reliability Engineering and Risk Analysisby Mohammad Modarres; Mark P. Kaminskiy; Vasiliy Krivtsov

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    This undergraduate and graduate textbook provides a practical and comprehensive overview of reliability and risk analysis techniques. Written for engineering students and practicing engineers, the book is multi-disciplinary in scope. The new edition has new topics in classical confidence interval estimation; Bayesian uncertainty analysis; models for... more...

  • The Fundamentals of Quality Assurance in the Textile Industryby Stanley Bernard Brahams

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    The book describes the role of a quality professional in the apparel industry with the emphasis on working with overseas factories and how to ensure products delivered are to the agreed specification. It explains what tools are required and how to manage products from style conception to finished production and the methods used to track and evaluate... more...

  • Capacitated Planned Maintenanceby Torben Kuschel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 74.00

    This book examines the problem of maintenance planning and scheduling in industrial production systems. It presents two practically relevant, deterministic mathematical models: the capacitated planned maintenance problem (CPMP) and the weighted uncapacitated planned maintenance problem (WUPMP). It introduces specific optimization algorithms such as... more...

  • Global Leanby Samuel Yankelevitch

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    As organizations evolve into global networks, Lean initiatives must now meet new needs. This book demonstrates how to use Lean thinking to uncover and reduce waste in the interactions required in today's global organizations. Currently, people must coordinate actions and collaborate with teams sitting in geographically separated places; thus, excellent... more...

  • Reliability Engineeringby Edgar Bradley

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Reliability Engineering ? A Life Cycle Approach is based on the author?s knowledge of systems and their problems from multiple industries, from sophisticated, first class installations to less sophisticated plants often operating under severe budget constraints and yet having to deliver first class availability. Taking a practical approach and drawing... more...

  • Basic Experimental Strategies and Data Analysis for Science and Engineeringby John Lawson; John Erjavec

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    Although books covering experimental design are often written for academic courses taken by statistics majors, most experiments performed in industry and academic research are designed and analyzed by non-statisticians. Therefore, a need exists for a desk reference that will be useful to practitioners who use experimental designs in their work. This... more...

  • Quality-I Is Safety-llby Sasho Andonov

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95

    This book deals with the present and future situation with Quality and Safety management Systems (QMS and SMS). It presents new ideas, points to the basic misunderstandings in the two management systems, and covers a wide range of industries, as well as providing a practical assessment of scientific theory. It explains the fundamental misunderstanding... more...