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  • Basic Electro-Optics for Electrical Engineersby Glenn D. Boreman

    SPIE 1999; US$ 44.00

    This text introduces imaging, radiometry, sources, detectors, and lasers, with special emphasis on flux-transfer issues. The first-order approach enables students to make back-of-the-envelope calculations needed for initial setup of optical apparatus. It is intended for students and newcomers to electro-optics. more...

  • Optomechanical Systems Engineeringby Keith J. Kasunic

    Wiley 2015; US$ 120.00

    Covers the fundamental principles behind optomechanical design This book emphasizes a practical, systems-level overview of optomechanical engineering, showing throughout how the requirements on the optical system flow down to those on the optomechanical design. The author begins with an overview of optical engineering, including optical fundamentals... more...

  • The Field Guide to Understanding Human Errorby Sidney Dekker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 34.95

    The old "Bad Apple Theory" of human error promotes the idea that a system is basically safe, with the exception of a few unreliable people. Breaking new ground beyond its successful predecessor, The Field Guide to Understanding Human Error guides you through the traps and misconceptions of the old view. Sidney Dekker presents the view that... more...

  • Design for Six Sigma + LeanToolsetby Christian Staudter; Clemens Hugo; Philipp Bosselmann; Jens-Peter Mollenhauer; Renata Meran; Olin Roenpage

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book offers a comprehensive collection of the Design for Six Sigma+Lean tools for innovation projects. All tools are presented in the order they are used in a development project, allowing users to quickly find and apply the right tool for the job. more...

  • Wissenschaft und Kunst der Modellierungby Bernhard Thalheim; Ivor Nissen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Models are one of the main instruments in scientific research. Disciplines have developed a different understanding of the notion, function and purpose of models. We thus need a systematic approach in order to understand, to build and to use models. This book gives an insight into the disciplinary modelling know-howand is a starting point... more...

  • Introduction to Operational Modal Analysisby Rune Brincker; Carlos Ventura

    Wiley 2015; US$ 144.50

    Comprehensively covers the basic principles and practice of Operational Modal Analysis (OMA). Covers all important aspects that are needed to understand why OMA is a practical tool for modal testing Covers advanced topics, including closely spaced modes, mode shape scaling, mode shape expansion and estimation of stress and strain in operational... more...

  • Optical Design Using Excelby Hiroshi Nakajima

    Wiley 2015; US$ 130.00

    A practical introductory guide to optical design covering geometrical optics, simple wave-optics and diffraction, using Excel software ? explains practical calculation methods for designing optical systems with fully worked-out examples and avoiding complex mathematical methods ? includes practical calculations for ray tracing, laser beam (Gaussian... more...

  • Politics Across the Hudsonby Philip Mark Plotch

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    Politics Across the Hudson offers a behind-the-scenes look at three decades of contentious planning for the new Tappan Zee Bridge, revealing valuable lessons for those trying to tackle complex public policies. Drawing on his own extensive experience in planning megaprojects, more than one hundred exclusive interviews with key figures (including... more...

  • Managing Qualityby Barrie G. Dale

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00

    "Managing Quality" reflects contemporary developments and includes information on the latest international standards and the excellence model. It should provide readers with an understanding of the principles of TQM whilst explaining the links between TQM theories and other business models. more...

  • Special issue on the discreet element methodby Matthew R. Kuhn

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Accurate 3D experimental particle trajectory data, acquired from a laboratory tumbling mill using bi-planar X-ray filming, are used to validate the discrete element method (DEM). Novel numerical characterisation techniques are presented that provide a basis for comparing the experimental and simulated charge behaviour. These techniques are based on... more...