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  • Bevölkerungsschutzby Harald Karutz; Wolfram Geier; Thomas Mitschke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 43.41

    Dieses interdisziplinäre Lehrbuch und Nachschlagewerk gibt einen klar strukturierten, orientierenden Überblick über Aufgaben, Strukturen, Organisationen und Akteure in den unterschiedlichen Bereichen von Notfallvorsorge und Gefahrenabwehr. Thematisiert werden sowohl natur- und ingenieurwissenschaftliche als auch sozial- und humanwissenschaftliche... more...

  • Risk Based Assessment of Subsynchronous Resonance in AC/DC Systemsby Atia Adrees

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.62

    This relevant and timely thesis presents the pioneering use of risk-based assessment tools to analyse the interaction between electrical and mechanical systems in mixed AC/DC power networks at subsynchronous frequencies. It also discusses assessing the effect of uncertainties in the mechanical parameters of a turbine generator on SSR in a meshed network... more...

  • Fire Science and Technology 2015by Kazunori Harada; Ken Matsuyama; Keisuke Himoto; Yuji Nakamura; Kaoru Wakatsuki

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 339.67

    Thisbook focuses on topics in the entire spectrum of fire safety science, targetingresearch in fires, explosions, combustion science, heat transfer, fluiddynamics, risk analysis, structural engineering, and other subjects. The bookcontributes to a gain in advanced scientific knowledge and presents or advancesnew ideas in all topics in fire safety... more...

  • Incorporating Resiliency Concepts into NFPA Codes and Standardsby Kenneth W. Dungan

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 47.26

    This brief addresses the contextual definition of resilience, explains the existing resiliency frameworks developed by Federal Agencies, and emphasizes the risk informed approach to applying resiliency concepts to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) documents. In an effort to assess and further define NFPA?s position in the realm of resiliency,... more...

  • Transport Planning and Traffic Safetyby Geetam Tiwari; Dinesh Mohan

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95

    In recognition of the importance of road safety as a major health issue, the World Health Organization has declared 2011-2021 the Decade of Safety Action. Several countries in Europe, North America, and Asia have been successful in reducing fatalities and injuries due to road traffic crashes. However, many low-income countries continue to experience... more...

  • Thermodynamic Degradation Scienceby Alec Feinberg

    Wiley 2016; US$ 118.95 US$ 103.09

    Thermodynamic degradation science is a new and exciting discipline. This book merges the science of physics of failure with thermodynamics and shows how degradation modeling is improved and enhanced when using thermodynamic principles. The author also goes beyond the traditional physics of failure methods and highlights the importance of having new... more...

  • Design Errorby Ronald William Day

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    This book shows how to identify potential design errors and modify procedures in the design process to mitigate design-induced error. Real life examples are used to demonstrate the points being made. Many of the concerns raised in the book have come from a worldwide study conducted with designers, managers, and end-users. more...

  • An Integrated Solution Based Irregular Driving Detectionby Rui Sun

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.62

    This thesis introduces a new integrated algorithm for the detection of lane-level irregular driving. To date, there has been very little improvement in the ability to detect lane level irregular driving styles, mainly due to a lack of high performance positioning techniques and suitable driving pattern recognition algorithms. The algorithm combines... more...

  • Lean Six Sigma for Hospitals: Improving Patient Safety, Patient Flow and the Bottom Line, Second Editionby Jay Arthur

    McGraw-Hill Education 2016; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    Simple Steps to Improve Patient Safety, Patient Flow and the Bottom Line This thoroughly revised resource shows, step-by-step, how to simplify, streamline, analyze, and optimize healthcare performance using tested Lean Six Sigma and change management techniques. Lean Six Sigma for Hospitals, Second Edition , follows the patient from the front... more...

  • Occupational Injuries From Electrical Shock and Arc Flash Eventsby Richard B. Campbell; David A. Dini

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 47.26

    This brief presents information on occupational injuries from electric shock and arc flash events through a review of literature, electrical incident data, and similar sources. It includes pertinent information such as the nature of the incident, adherence to safety requirements, use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and extent of... more...