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  • Performance-Based Specifications and Control of Concrete Durabilityby Hans Beushausen; Luis Fernandez Luco

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 119.75

    This work gives an overview of significant research from recent years concerning performance-based design and quality control for concrete durability and its implementation. In engineering practice, performance approaches are often still used in combination with prescriptive requirements. This is largely because, for most durability test methods,... more...

  • Quality and Reliability Management and Its Applicationsby Hoang Pham

    Springer London 2015; US$ 119.75

    Integrating development processes, policies, and reliability predictions from the beginning of the product development lifecycle to ensure high levels of product performance and safety, this book helps companies overcome the challenges posed by increasingly complex systems in today?s competitive marketplace.   Examining both research on and practical... more...

  • A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainabilityby Holly A. Duckworth; Andrea Hoffmeier

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period, the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company launched in 578 AD that managed to thrive as a family-owned... more...

  • Trust in Virtual Teamsby Thomas P. Wise

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    As projects become more complex and the project teams are more geographically and culturally dispersed, so strong, trusting relationships come to the fore. Trust provides the security that enables project teams to work together effectively, even when they face project-threatening problems and challenges. Because today?s team members work virtually... more...

  • Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Detection & Mechatronics, Volume 7by Alfred Wicks; Christopher Niezrecki

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 163.30

    Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Detection & Mechatronics, Volume 7. Proceedings of the 34th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Dynamics of Multiphysical Systems: From Active Materials to Vibroacoustics, 2016, the seventh volume of ten from the Conference brings together contributions to this important area of research and... more...

  • Lean Six Sigma for Small and Medium Sized Enterprisesby Jiju Antony; S. Vinodh; E. V. Gijo

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    It is no secret that Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is not as popular with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as it is with larger ones. However, many SMEs are suppliers to larger entities who are pushing for superior quality and world-class process efficiencies from suppliers. Lean Six Sigma for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Practical Guide... more...

  • The Standardized Work Field Guideby Timothy D. Martin; Jeffrey T. Bell; Scott A. Martin

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    This field guide can be used directly on the gemba (work area) for implementing and documenting standardized work. It promotes the "future state" of standardized work along with crucial step-by-step techniques and explanations not found in other publications. The authors furnish many real examples of work problems that cause Lean practitioners difficulty... more...

  • ISO 9001:2015 In Briefby Ray Tricker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95

    ISO 9001: 2015 In Brief provides an introduction to quality management systems for students, newcomers and busy executives, with a user friendly, simplified explanation of the history, the requirements and benefits of the new standard. This short, easy-to-understand reference tool also helps organisations to quickly set up an ISO 9001:2015 compliant... more...

  • ISO 9001:2015 Audit Proceduresby Ray Tricker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    Revised and fully, ISO 9001:2015 Audit Procedures describes the methods for completing management reviews and quality audits and describes the changes made to the standards for 2015 and how they are likely to impact on your own audit procedures. Now in its fourth edition, this text includes essential material on process models, generic processes... more...

  • Design for Six Sigmaby Elizabeth A. Cudney; Tina Kanti Agustiady

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) is an innovative continuous improvement methodology for designing new products, processes, and services by integrating Lean and Six Sigma principles. This book will explain how the DFSS methodology is used to design robust products, processes, or services right the first time by using the voice of the customer to meet Six... more...