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Industrial Technology

  • Maintaining Small-Farm Equipmentby Steve Hansen; Ann Larkin Hansen

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2015; US$ 4.99

    This Storey Basics® title offers exactly what you need to know to keep your small farm's equipment in good working order. Long-time farmers Steve and Ann Larkin Hansen cover everything from tractors and mowers to trimmers, tillers, ATVs, plows, discs, drills, planters, cultivators, mechanical rakes, and balers, showing you how to care for your equipment... more...

  • Methode zur Ableitung eines gestaltungsaufgabenspezifischen Anforderungsraums für die Produktentwicklungby Patrick Ansgar Hacker

    Apprimus Wissenschaftsverlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Beherrschung der Produktentwicklung ist für westliche Unternehmen ein Schlüsselfaktor, um ihre Wettbewerbsfähigkeit in den globalisierten Märkten zu behaupten. Dazu bedarf es der Verbesserung der Steuerungssysteme. Dazu wird mit der in dieser Arbeit entwickelten Methode zum Ableiten eines gestaltungsaufgabenspezifischen Anforderungsraums, ein Werkzeug... more...

  • Lean-Driven Innovationby Norbert Majerus

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    In 2005, Goodyear?s research and development (R&D) engine was not performing up to its full potential. The R&D organization developed high-quality tires, but the projects were not always successful. Goodyear embarked on a major initiative to transform its innovation creation processes by learning, understanding, and applying lean product development... more...

  • The 5S Playbookby Chris A. Ortiz

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    A powerful and effective Lean tool, 5S can help prevent company failure and launch an organization into world-class operational excellence. Until now, however, there has been a need for a book with detailed step-by-step guidelines on how to properly implement 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Scrub, Standardize, Sustain) and the visual workplace. Complete with... more...

  • Mistake Proofing for Lean Healthcareby Samuel MD Carlson; Maura May

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    The principles of mistake proofing, long used to eliminate errors and defects across a range of industries, are now being applied in healthcare organizations around the world to help ensure patient safety, improve services, and eliminate waste. Mistake Proofing for Lean Healthcare is based on the definitive mistake-proofing philosophy and system... more...

  • The Green Factoryby Andrea Pampanelli; Neil Trivedi; Pauline Found

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    This book proposes a new model, the Lean and Green Business Model (L&GBM), where the environmental aspect of sustainability is integrated with Lean thinking in order to create a way of thinking that contributes to and balances the three sustainability dimensions of people, profit, and planet. The model presented uses a kaizen approach that will... more...

  • Leading Business Changeby Karin Stumpf

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Most books dealing with change management focus on how companies reach their corporate goals, instead of on what individual leaders must do. Filling this need, Leading Business Change : A Practical Guide to Transforming Your Organization is an easy and fun read that will inspire you to think more closely about how you implement change as a leader.... more...

  • Model-Based Temperature Monitoring for Broaching Safety-Critical Aero Engine Componentsby Sascha Gierlings

    Apprimus Wissenschaftsverlag 2015; US$ 36.30

    Cutting temperatures are the main factor adversely affecting the product quality and limiting the productivity in the manufacture of safety-critical aero engine components. This work presents the development of a monitoring solution enabling the detection of critical process conditions and therewith allows manufacturers to adapt processes appropriate... more...

  • Uptimeby John D. Campbell; James V. Reyes-Picknell

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Uptime describes the combination of activities that deliver fewer breakdowns, improved productive capacity, lower costs, and better environmental performance. The bestselling second edition of Uptime has been used as a textbook on maintenance management in several postsecondary institutions and by many companies as the model framework for their... more...