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- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
From its origins in the malachite mines of ancient Egypt, mining has grown to become a global industry which employs many hundreds of thousands of people. Today, the mining industry makes use of various types of complex and sophisticated equipment, for which reliability, maintainability and safety has become an important issue. Mining Equipment Reliability,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 49.95
For Resilience Engineering, "failure" is the result of the adaptations necessary to cope with the complexity of the real world, rather than a malfunction. Human performance must continually adjust to current conditions and, because resources and time are finite, such adjustments are always approximate. Featuring contributions from leading... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00
About the Book: Manufacturing process has become important in the industrial environment to produce products for the service of mankind. The basic need is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge of manufacturing processes to all the engineering students. This book covers most of the syllabus of manufacturing processes for engineering classes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95
What Works for GE May Not Work for You: Using Human Systems Dynamics to Build a Culture of Process Improvement provides new tools for managing and sustaining process improvement in today?s complex non-linear environments and helps readers apply new, relevant theory to their own management practices. With more than 50 combined years of change management... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 771.00
Containing papers presented at the 18th European Safety and Reliability Conference (Esrel 2009) in Prague, Czech Republic, September 2009, Reliability, Risk and Safety ? Theory and Applications will be of interest for academics and professionals working in a wide range of industrial and governmental sectors, including Aeronautics and Aerospace,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 220.00
Covers a Host of Groundbreaking Techniques Thermal processing is known to effectively control microbial populations in food, but the procedure also has a downside?it can break down the biochemical composition of foods, resulting in a marked loss of sensory and nutritional quality. Processing Effects on Safety and Quality of Foods delineates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Review of previous edition: "This will be of particular importance to companies that act as suppliers to larger multinational organisations, whose original specifications may not translate readily into local practice". Quality Today Small and medium-sized companies face many challenges today; not least that their larger institutional and multinational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 91.95
The normal or bell curve distribution is far more common in statistics textbooks than it is in real factories, where processes follow non-normal and often highly skewed distributions. Statistical Process Control for Real-World Applications shows how to handle non-normal applications scientifically and explain the methodology to suppliers and customers.... more...
- Pearson Education 2006; US$ 29.99
Start Six Sigma Fast?And Achieve Powerful Business Benefits Within Months This book offers leaders a proven turnkey approach to launching a Six Sigma initiative in 90 days and using it to transform your company within a year. Drawing on their experience with fifty Six Sigma programs at companies ranging from AlliedSignal to Motorola,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95
While it is a given that most Lean companies adopt methods to standardize cyclical activities, they often fail to apply the same rigor to noncyclical work, believing that it cannot be measured. Standardized Work for Noncyclical Processes cuts to the core of this mistaken belief and shows you how to measure nonrepeating job processes and eliminate... more...