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  • Reliability Design of Mechanical Systemsby Seongwoo Woo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 138.11

    This book describes basic reliability concepts ? parametric ALT plan, failure mechanism and design, and reliability testing with acceleration factor and sample size equation. A generalized life-stress failure model with a new effort concept has been derived and recommended to calculate the acceleration factor of the mechanical system. The new sample... more...

  • Sustainable Power Systemsby Nava Raj Karki; Rajesh Karki; Ajit Kumar Verma; Jaeseok Choi

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 81.80

    This book deals with quantifying and analyzing the risks associated with sustainable energy technology growth in electric power systems, and developing appropriate models and methodologies to mitigate the risks and improve the overall system performance. The rapid increase in the installation of renewable energy sources in electric power systems has... more...

  • New Perspectives on Food Blanchingby Felipe Richter Reis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.80

    This book provides information on the advances in blanching and its effect on food. The author presents the concepts involved in old and novel blanching processes, the typical effects of blanching and the studies on novel blanching technologies.  more...

  • Risk-Based Maintenance for Electricity Network Organizationsby Ravish Preshant Yashraj Mehairjan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.80

    This book focuses on the   introduction of new and modern maintenance management frameworks of assets in the electricity & gas network sector and more specifically, on electricity networks for distribution. The author describes methodologies for developing and implementing maintenance management maturity models, using... more...

  • Standpipe Systems for Fire Protectionby Kenneth E Isman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 138.11

    This important new manual goes beyond the published NFPA standards on installation of standpipe systems to include the rules in the International Building Code, municipal fire codes, the National Fire Code of Canada, and information on inspection, testing, and maintenance of standpipe systems. Also covered are the interactions between standpipe and... more...

  • Affordabilityby Paul Walter Sr. Odomirok

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    Affordability is a new concept that allows the implementation of Continuous Improvement for any organization. It encapsulates contemporary methods that improve product and service profitability, increases market share, value, speed, quality and capability, and cuts down on cost. This new method addresses the needs of growing, improving, and sustaining... more...

  • Intelligent Network Integration of Distributed Renewable Generationby Nadarajah Mithulananthan; Duong Quoc Hung; Kwang Y. Lee

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.80

    This book introduces several simple analytical approaches to aid the seamless integration of renewable distributed generation. It focuses on the idea of intelligent integration, which involves locating and developing suitable operational characteristics of renewable distributed generation. After reviewing the options available, the best location should... more...

  • Tritium: Fuel of Fusion Reactorsby Tetsuo Tanabe

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 138.11

    This book focuses on tritium as a fuel for fusion reactors and a next-generation energy source. Following an introduction of tritium as a hydrogen radioisotope, important issues involved in establishing safe and economical tritium fuel cycles including breeding for a fusion reactor are summarized; these include the handling of large amounts of tritium:... more...

  • Durability of Critical Infrastructure, Monitoring and Testingby Alexander Kravcov; Elena B. Cherepetskaya; Vaclav Pospichal

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 159.36

    This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Durability of Critical Infrastructure. Monitoring and Testing held in Satov, Czech Republic from 6 to 9 December 2016. It discusses the developments in the theoretical and practical aspects in the fields of Safety, Sustainability and Durability of the Critical Infrastructure. The... more...

  • Advances in Reliability and System Engineeringby Mangey Ram; J. Paulo Davim

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 106.24

    This book presents original studies describing the latest research and developments in the area of reliability and systems engineering. It helps the reader identifying gaps in the current knowledge and presents fruitful areas for further research in the field. Among others, this book covers reliability measures, reliability assessment... more...