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Industrial Health & Safety

  • Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcareby Karina Aase; Lene Schibevaag

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Health Care: A Nordic Perspective is an anthology based on contributions from leading researchers on quality and safety in healthcare in the Nordic countries together with four internationally renowned patient safety authors. Research on patient safety and quality has been dominated by countries such as the... more...

  • Human Motion Simulationby Karim Abdel-Malek; Jasbir Arora

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    Simulate realistic human motion in a virtual world with an optimization-based approach to motion prediction. With this approach, motion is governed by human performance measures, such as speed and energy, which act as objective functions to be optimized. Constraints on joint torques and angles are imposed quite easily. Predicting motion in this way... more...

  • Code Compliance for Advanced Technology Facilitiesby William R. Acorn

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    Facilities which utilize hazardous liquids and gases represent a significant potential liability to the owner, operator, and general public in terms of personnel safety and preservation of assets. It is obvious that a catastrophic incident or loss of property or personnel is to be avoided at all costs. This book was conceived to give the reader a... more...

  • Industrial Chemicalsby G. Agam

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    The special world of industrial chemistry is illuminated in this text. Issues such as naming and classification of chemicals, safety, formulations and specifications, information and patents are treated. Process-related topics are discussed, such as scaling-up, equipment selection, construction materials, environmental impact and waste minimization.... more...

  • Cosmetics Applications of Laser and Light-Based Systemsby Gurpreet Ahluwalia

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 275.00

    In recent decades, cosmetic science has found new high-potency, bioactive ingredients that produce visibly superior skin benefits to the consumer. Light-based devices, including lasers and intense-pulsed light systems, have been used for years in the treatment of cutaneous vascular and pigmented lesions, yet have only recently appeared in cosmetic... more...

  • Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Safetyby Tareq Z. Ahram; Waldemar Karwowski

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 87.95

    Based on recent research, this book discusses physical ergonomics, which is concerned with human anatomical, anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to physical activity. Topics include working postures, materials handling, repetitive movements, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, workplace layout, safety,... more...

  • Application of Big Data for National Securityby Babak Akhgar; Gregory B. Saathoff; Hamid R Arabnia; Richard Hill; Andrew Staniforth; Petra Saskia Bayerl

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Application of Big Data for National Security provides users with state-of-the-art concepts, methods, and technologies for Big Data analytics in the fight against terrorism and crime, including a wide range of case studies and application scenarios. This book combines expertise from an international team of experts in law enforcement, national security,... more...

  • Usability of Complex Information Systemsby Michael Albers; Brian Still

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 94.95

    Why do enterprise systems have complicated search pages, when Google has a single search box that works better? Why struggle with an expense reimbursement system that is not as easy as home accounting software? Although this seems like comparing apples to oranges, as information and communication technologies increasingly reach into every industry... more...

  • Cleanup of Chemical and Explosive Munitionsby Richard Albright

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 145.00

    Unexploded military ordnance and toxic chemicals, some dating back to World War I, are a worldwide concern, especially at closed military bases that will be redeveloped for housing or civilian use. In Europe and Asia, many munitions sites are former battlegrounds; in Russia and its former territories, sites are used for storage and waste disposal.... more...

  • Cleanup of Chemical and Explosive Munitionsby Richard Albright

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 158.00

    Unexploded military ordnance and toxic chemicals, some dating back to the two World Wars, are a global concern, especially when former military bases are redeveloped for housing or other civilian uses. Internationally, there are the added challenges of cleanup of battlegrounds and minefields. Experts estimate that the United States alone could spend... more...