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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95
This book is written for current and prospective users of maintenance management systems within industrial manufacturing facilities. Whilst dealing with common resource management techniques, it focuses on material requirements management, including more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 659.00
The first encyclopaedic source in this interdisciplinary field. This is a unique professional reference available in either three hardback volumes or CDROM. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 349.95
Topics Include: industrial ergonomics, risk, accidents and accident prevention, safety and surveillance, posture perception, cognitive ergonomics, telerobotics, military occupational ergonomics, and international ergonomics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00
Through the writings of the late, eminent ergonomist Paul Branton, this book explains the nature of the `person-centred' approach to ergonomics and human factors. It has become increasingly apparent that mechanistic, information-centred views of people in work is no longer tenable, and the emphasis has begun to shift towards considering the emotional,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 35.99
?Scathing exposť of the coal industry.? -- The New York Times Book Review On April 5, 2010, an explosion ripped through Massey Energy?s Upper Big Branch Mine, killing twenty-nine coal miners. This tragedy was the deadliest mine disaster in the United States in forty years?a disaster that never should have happened. These deaths were rooted in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This is a collection of essays on aspects of British women's lives in the period 1914-1945. Concentrating on women's activities in many different areas ranging from teacher training colleges to women's institutes; the BBC artiste's group to political militancy. "This Working Day World" presents a women's cultural history that is a kaleidoscope of sub-... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95
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...