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  • Supply Chain Management
    Supply Chain Management
    Editor Pengzhong Li
    ISBN 978-953-307-184-8
    590 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 206040 times.
    The purpose of supply chain management is to make production system manage production process, improve customer satisfaction and reduce total work cost. With indubitable significance, supply chain management attracts extensive attention from business ...
  • Process Management
    Process Management
    Editor Maria Pomffyova
    ISBN 978-953-307-085-8
    338 pages, April, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 192277 times.
    The content of the book has been structured into four technical research sections with total of 18 chapters written by well recognized researchers worldwide. These sections are: 1. process and performance management and their measurement methods, ...
  • Factory Automation
    Factory Automation
    Editor Javier Silvestre-Blanes
    ISBN 978-953-307-024-7
    602 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 177882 times.
    Factory automation has evolved significantly in the last few decades, and is today a complex, interdisciplinary, scientific area.  In this book a selection of papers on topics related to factory automation is presented, covering a broad spectrum, s ...
  • PID Control, Implementation and Tuning
    PID Control, Implementation and Tuning
    Editor Tamer Mansour
    ISBN 978-953-307-166-4
    238 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 105327 times.
    The PID controller is considered the most widely used controller. It has numerous applications varying from industrial to home appliances. This book is an outcome of contributions and inspirations from many researchers in the field of PID control. Th ...
  • Manufacturing System
    Manufacturing System
    Editor Faieza Abdul Aziz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0530-5
    448 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 66104 times.
    This book attempts to bring together selected recent advances, tools, application and new ideas in manufacturing systems. Manufacturing system comprise of equipment, products, people, information, control and support functions for the competitive dev ...
  • Search Algorithms for Engineering Optimization
    Search Algorithms for Engineering Optimization
    Editor Taufik Abrão
    ISBN 978-953-51-0983-9
    284 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 38128 times.
    Heuristic Search is an important sub-discipline of optimization theory and finds applications in a vast variety of fields, including life science and engineering. Search methods have been useful in solving tough engineering-oriented problems that eit ...
  • Supply Chain
    Supply Chain
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-22-6
    568 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 196446 times.
    Traditionally supply chain management has meant factories, assembly lines, warehouses, transportation vehicles, and time sheets. Modern supply chain management is a highly complex, multidimensional problem set with virtually endless number of variabl ...
  • Quality Assurance and Management
    Quality Assurance and Management
    Editor Mehmet Savsar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0378-3
    424 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 62902 times.
    The purpose of this book is to present new concepts, state-of-the-art techniques and advances in quality related research. Novel ideas and current developments in the field of quality assurance and related topics are presented in different chapters, ...
  • Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
    Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
    Editor Eugene Levner
    ISBN 978-3-902613-02-8
    436 pages, December, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 188281 times.
    A major goal of the book is to continue a good tradition - to bring together reputable researchers from different countries in order to provide a comprehensive coverage of advanced and modern topics in scheduling not yet reflected by other books. The ...
  • Optical Fiber New Developments
    Optical Fiber New Developments
    Editor Christophe Lethien
    ISBN 978-953-7619-50-3
    586 pages, December, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 124419 times.
    The optical fibre technology is one of the hop topics developed in the beginning of the 21th century and could substantially benefit applications dealing with lighting, sensing and communication systems. Many improvements have been made in the past ...
  • Mass Transfer - Advances in Sustainable Energy and Environment Oriented Numerical Modeling
    Mass Transfer - Advances in Sustainable Energy and Environment Oriented Numerical Modeling
    Editor Hironori Nakajima
    ISBN 978-953-51-1170-2
    511 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 20403 times.
    Our knowledge of mass transfer processes has been extended and applied to various fields of science and engineering including industrial processes in recent years. Since mass transfer is primordial phenomenon, it plays a key role in the scientific re ...
  • Operations Management
    Operations Management
    Editor Massimiliano M. Schiraldi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1013-2
    240 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 29837 times.
    Operations Management is an area of business concerned with managing the process that converts inputs into outputs, in the form of goods and/or services. Increasingly complex environments together with the recent economic swings and substantially s ...
  • Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Editor Abdurrahman Coskun
    ISBN 978-953-307-130-5
    276 pages, August, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 82263 times.
    If you do not measure, you do not know, and if you do not know, you cannot manage. Modern Quality Management and Six Sigma shows us how to measure and, consequently, how to manage the companies in business and industries. Six Sigma provides principle ...
  • Knowledge Management
    Knowledge Management
    Editor Pasi Virtanen and Nina Helander
    ISBN 978-953-7619-94-7
    272 pages, March, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 91801 times.
    This book is a compilation of writings handpicked in esteemed scientific conferences that present the variety of ways to approach this multifaceted phenomenon. In this book, knowledge management is seen as an integral part of information and communi ...
  • Six Sigma Projects and Personal Experiences
    Six Sigma Projects and Personal Experiences
    Editor Abdurrahman Coskun
    ISBN 978-953-307-370-5
    184 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 60921 times.
    In the new millennium the increasing expectation of customers and products complexity has forced companies to find new solutions and better alternatives to improve the quality of their products. Lean and Six Sigma methodology provides the best soluti ...
  • Risk Management Trends
    Risk Management Trends
    Editor Giancarlo Nota
    ISBN 978-953-307-314-9
    266 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 58544 times.
    In many human activities risk is unavoidable. It pervades our life and can have a negative impact on individual, business and social levels. Luckily, risk can be assessed and we can cope with it through appropriate management methodologies. The book ...
  • Environmental Management
    Environmental Management
    Editor Santosh Sarkar
    ISBN 978-953-307-133-6
    258 pages, August, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 75269 times.
    There has been a steady increase in anthropogenic pressure over the past few years due to rapid industrialization, urbanization and population growth, causing frequent environmental hazards. Threats of global environmental change, such as climate cha ...
  • Production Scheduling
    Production Scheduling
    Editor Rodrigo da Rosa Righi
    ISBN 978-953-307-935-6
    242 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28325 times.
    Generally speaking, scheduling is the procedure of mapping a set of tasks or jobs (studied objects) to a set of target resources efficiently. More specifically, as a part of a larger planning and scheduling process, production scheduling is essential ...
  • Management and Services
    Management and Services
    Editor Mamun Habib
    ISBN 978-953-307-118-3
    112 pages, October, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 26017 times.
    Management in all business areas and organisational activities are the acts of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives. Service is intangible, therefore, it is not too easy to define the theory application in varieties of s ...
  • Practical Concepts of Quality Control
    Practical Concepts of Quality Control
    Editor Mohammad Saber Fallah Nezhad
    ISBN 978-953-51-0887-0
    119 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 9088 times.
    This book aims to provide a concise account of the essential elements of quality control. It is designed to be used as a text for courses on quality control for students of industrial engineering at the advanced undergraduate, or as a reference for r ...