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- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 230.00
Translated from Japanese, this book details some of the most interesting developments of the last few decades in the field of fibre manufacture. Many of these have been the result of intensive study in industry and research institutes in Japan - the country at the forefront of research in fibre spinning technology. more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 132.95
Preface Part I: Advanced manufacturing: Foresight and roadmapping initiatives Part II: Product lifecycle management Part III: Sustainable products and processes Part IV: Production scheduling and control Part V: Benchmarking and performance measures Part VI: Industrial services Part VII: Human factors and education... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00
The paper industry generally defines specialty papers as products that are given unique characteristics in their manufacture, converting or processing and that have properties suitable for specific purposes. Specialty papers are generally perceived to be higher added-value products, although their supply, demand and utility are relatively small compared... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 275.00
This book provides an invaluable single source of information on the advances in yarn spinning technologies. Advanced spinning systems are described and comparisons are made of the properties of the yarns produced, and resultant finished products, with those from conventional systems. Part one provides an introduction to yarn fibre spinning and structure.... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 89.99
This book examines development issues, particularly spatial integration, in Sub-Saharan Africa regarding its tropical timber trade, and the related formal-informal operational turf creation, control and dynamics. Focusing primarily on Ghana, it examines the scramble to control the timber trade by various political and socio-economic interests, from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 210.00
The African manufacturing sector continues to face many problems as it struggles to progress from its presently underdeveloped state. If the countries that make up Africa are ever to raise the living standards of the vast majority of its population to a more acceptable level, then the economic growth that would result from an enlarged and improved... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
This new edition of The Age of Manufactures provides an exciting alternative overview of the eighteenth-century British economy. Recent macro-economic history has discounted many of the achievements of the Industrial Revolution. Maxine Berg argues that at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, we find many new consumer industries employing a women's... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Private military contractors, especially those in Iraq, have taken on far more than their original mandates required. Initially intended for combat support, they have become full-fledged warriors, many with little experience, scant oversight, and no accountability to the rules of engagement that constrain the U.S. military and coalition forces. When... more...