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- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 149.00
Useful for an optimization course for graduates and senior undergraduates, this book systematically describes optimization theory and several powerful methods. It discusses an idea's motivation, studies the derivation, establishes the global and local convergence, describes algorithmic steps, and discusses the numerical performance. more...
- Allen & Unwin 1995; US$ 25.40
* Who is responsible for workplace safety? * Does self-regulation work? * Does safety pay? Managers are often reluctant to commit to occupational health and safety despite proven benefits to employees and the organisation. In Making Safety Work , Andrew Hopkins looks at the reasons behind the reluctance and argues that the current policy of emphasizing... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 199.00
In recognition of nonlinearity's academic significance in optimization and its importance in real world applications, this work is a systematic treatment of the methodology. It investigates theory and solution methodologies for general nonlinear integer programming, and provides a summary of the theoretical and algorithmic development. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 129.00
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization, EMO 2007, held in Matsushima, Japan in March 2007. The 65 revised full papers presented together with 4 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 124 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections... more...
The Contribution of "Information Science" to the Social and Ethical Challenges of the Information AgeEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
This e-book explores the contribution of information science to social and ethical aspects of the information age such as: individual empowerment; education toward information awareness; information needs; the problem of decision making; manipulation of search result on the web; and the role of the information professionals in diminishing digital divide. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 59.95
Dennis Lock's masterly exposition of the principles and practice of project management has been pre-eminent in its field for four decades. It explains the entire project management process in great detail, demonstrating techniques ranging from the simplest of charts to sophisticated computer applications. Everything is reinforced throughout with... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 255.00
Fundamentals of Petroleum Refining presents the fundamentals of thermodynamics and kinetics, and it explains the scientific background essential for understanding refinery operations. The text also provides a detailed introduction to refinery engineering topics, ranging from the basic principles and unit operations to overall refinery economics. The... more...
- Studium Press 2010; US$ 70.00
In 1910, H.P. Gillette wrote : "Engineering is the conscious application of science to the problems of economic production?. Chemical engineering largely involves the design, improvement and maintenance of processes related to chemical or biological transformations in order to be applied to large-scale manufacture. Chemical engineers ensure the process... more...