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  • Philosophy of Manufacturesby Andrew Ure

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Andrew Ure (1778-1857) was a professor at the University of Glasgow and an enthusiast for the Industrial Revolution?s new systems of manufacturing. As we know, a consequence of these new developments was the redundancy of many workers, just as we are experiencing today with ?downsizing? and ?reengineering?. This study details the creation of the... more...

  • Innovation Development for Highly Energy-Efficient Housingby E. Mlecnik

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 116.00

    In previous years we have seen a recognition of the significant potential that exists for reducing energy use through innovation in residential buildings. This study investigates innovation challenges and identifies opportunities that could lead to a rapid increase in the adoption of highly energy-efficient housing concepts, particularly that of the... more...

  • In Sheep's Clothing; Paperboundby Nola Fournier; Elisabeth Fournier

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.96

    This highly readable, authoritative reference provides a comprehensive look at the characteristics of wool of 100 breeds of sheep. Essential reading for handspinners, wool growers, and other fiber craft enthusiasts. more...

  • Quality Strategy for Research and Developmentby Ming-Li Shiu; Jui-Chin Jiang; Mao-Hsiung Tu

    Wiley 2013; US$ 118.00 US$ 102.27

    Provides a clear, useful framework and methods for R&D, including robust technology development, product planning, and product design and development management Quality Strategy for Research and Development integrates the Japanese and Western perspectives on Quality Function Deployment (QFD), updates the strategy of Robust Engineering (RE),... more...

  • Intelligent Modelling, Diagnosis and Control of Manufacturing Processesby B.T. Chu; S.S. Chen

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1992; US$ 126.00 US$ 114.66

    This volume demonstrates that the key to the modeling, diagnosis and control of the next generation manufacturing processes is to integrate knowledge-based systems with traditional techniques. An up-to-date study is given here of this relatively recent development. The book is for those working primarily with traditional techniques and those working... more...

  • Huddersfield Millsby Vivien Teasdale

    Wharncliffe 2010; US$ 5.99

    Huddersfield's famous mills played a crucial role in the town's history and now they are a vital element in its heritage. In this fascinating survey Vivian Teesdale documents the mills themselves- some have been demolished whilst others have changed use and a few are still connected with the modern textile industry. Vivian also recalls the... more...

  • Environmental Compliance Made Easyby Sr. Andre R. Cooper

    Government Institutes 2003; US$ 119.99

    The newly revised and thoroughly updated Environmental Compliance Made Easy handbook from Government Institutes' popular 'Made Easy' series reorganizes thousands of pages worth of federal environmental regulatory programs into one easy-to-use compliance resource, organized by program. Intended as both a beginner's guide and a veteran's reference, this... more...

  • Cloth in West African Historyby Colleen E. Kriger

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 43.99

    In this holistic approach to the study of textiles and their makers, Colleen Kriger charts the role cotton has played in commercial, community, and labor settings. She pays close attention the details of how people made, exchanged, and wore cotton cloth from before industrialization in Europe to the twentieth century. Closely tracing this history in... more...

  • Fertigungsmesstechnikby Tilo Pfeifer; Robert Schmitt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 64.32

    Das Werk stellt die Systematik der Fertigungsmesstechnik ausgehend von der Prüfplanung über die Prüfdatenerfassung bis hin zur Prüfdatenauswertung vor. Dem Leser wird damit einerseits das Basiswissen zum Verständnis der vorgestellten Verfahren und zu deren praktischem Einsatz vermittelt. Andererseits wird auch die grundsätzliche Bedeutung der Fertigungsmesstechnik... more...

  • Operative Produktionsplanung und -steuerungby Herfried M. Schneider; John A. Buzacott; Thomas Rücker

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 37.50

    Ziel des Buches ist es, Studierenden die Grundlagen der operativen Produktionsplanung und -steuerung zu vermitteln und darauf aufbauend zu zeigen, wie aus der Modellierung der Materialflüsse mittels konventioneller Konzepte schrittweise die Modellierung des PAC-Konzeptes entwickelt werden kann. Dazu ist ein gewisser formal-analytischer Apparat erforderlich,... more...