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Industrial Technology

  • Value Analysis and Engineering Reengineeredby Abate O. Kassa

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Thought leader Abate Kassa finds the U.S. government?s arbitrary cost-cutting directives of austerity measures or sequestration as a perfect example of moving in the wrong direction. Their system follows rule-sense rather than value-sense. In this book, Mr. Kassa proposes reengineered value analysis/value engineering (VA/VE) as the way to deliver... more...

  • One-Piece Flow vs. Batchingby Charles Protzman; Joe McNamara; Dan Protzman

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Although batching often appears more efficient than one-piece flow for individual tasks, the practice creates waste for other parts of the organization that more than offset its perceived benefits. A silent productivity killer, batching is an extremely difficult mindset to overcome and, as a result, numerous Lean initiatives have been destroyed by... more...

  • Design for Profitabilityby Salah Ahmed Mohamed Elmoselhy

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    Since the success of products significantly depends on the quality of product performance, inadequate management of the product design process can lead to improper performance of products that can result in significant long-term business losses. Design for Profitability: Guidelines to Cost Effectively Manage the Development Process of Complex Products... more...

  • Lean Six Sigmaby Terra PhD Vanzant Stern

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    A hybrid methodology, Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is designed to accommodate global challenges and constraints by capitalizing on Six Sigma and Lean Thinking. LSS incorporates best practices from programs such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Capability Maturity Model, and Total Quality Management. International Lean Six Sigma... more...

  • The Lean IT Field Guideby Michael A. Orzen; Thomas A. Paider

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    How many IT books have you read that are long on theory and short on practical application? They are interesting, but not very impactful. They provide a framework from which to think and understand, but lack a process from which to act. Addressing this urgent need for the IT community, The Lean IT Field Guide explains how to initiate, execute, and... more...

  • The Quality Improvement Field Guideby Matthew A. Barsalou

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The Quality Improvement Field Guide: Achieving and Maintaining Value in Your Organization covers the key aspects that quality professionals must know to attain mastery in their field. After reading this book, readers will not only gain an understanding of the key quality improvement concepts, but will gain the practical insight required to implement... more...

  • Materials for Total Joint Arthroplastyby Robert Sonntag; Jan Philippe Kretzer

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 192.00

    The replacement of a degenerated joint such as the hip and knee is one of the most outstanding interventions that allows the medical community to restore the patient's quality of life. However, today's patient is increasingly younger and more active and this presents a challenge for the orthopaedic community as a greater demand has been created... more...

  • The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellenceby Larry E. Fast

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Following in the tradition of its bestselling predecessor, The 12 Principles of Manufacturing Excellence: A Lean Leader's Guide to Achieving and Sustaining Excellence, Second Edition outlines a comprehensive, proven process for delivering world-class performance while also cultivating the right culture through leadership, mentoring, and hourly associate... more...

  • Design, Manufacturing and Mechatronicsby A. Mehran Shahhosseini

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 475.00

    This book brings together one hundred and seventy nine selected papers presented at the 2015 International Conference on Design, Manufacturing and Mechatronics (ICDMM2015), which was successfully held in Wuhan, China during April 17–18, 2015. The ICDMM2015 covered a wide range of fundamental studies, technical innovations and industrial applications... more...

  • Managing Lean Projectsby Ralph L. Kliem

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Lean is a set of disciplines that can result in tremendous savings and profitability for companies. It can significantly reduce cycle times and increase customer satisfaction. Lean, however, must be applied efficiently and effectively to achieve optimum results. This book discusses project management concepts, tools, and techniques as they apply to... more...