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  • PID Control, Implementation and Tuning
    PID Control, Implementation and Tuning
    Editor Tamer Mansour
    ISBN 978-953-307-166-4
    238 pages, April, 2011
    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 ...
  • Process Management
    Process Management
    Editor Maria Pomffyova
    ISBN 978-953-307-085-8
    338 pages, April, 2010
    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, ...
  • Supply Chain Management
    Supply Chain Management
    Editor Pengzhong Li
    ISBN 978-953-307-184-8
    600 pages, April, 2011
    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 ...
  • Search Algorithms for Engineering Optimization
    Search Algorithms for Engineering Optimization
    Editor Taufik Abrão
    ISBN 978-953-51-0983-9
    292 pages, February, 2013
    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 ...
  • Six Sigma Projects and Personal Experiences
    Six Sigma Projects and Personal Experiences
    Editor Abdurrahman Coskun
    ISBN 978-953-307-370-5
    194 pages, July, 2011
    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 ...
  • Factory Automation
    Factory Automation
    Editor Javier Silvestre-Blanes
    ISBN 978-953-307-024-7
    602 pages, March, 2010
    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 ...
  • Management and Services
    Management and Services
    Editor Mamun Habib
    ISBN 978-953-307-118-3
    112 pages, October, 2010
    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 ...
  • Risk Management Trends
    Risk Management Trends
    Editor Giancarlo Nota
    ISBN 978-953-307-314-9
    278 pages, July, 2011
    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 ...
  • Supply Chain
    Supply Chain
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-22-6
    568 pages, February, 2008
    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 ...
  • Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
    Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
    Editor Eugene Levner
    ISBN 978-3-902613-02-8
    436 pages, December, 2007
    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 ...
  • Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Quality Management and Six Sigma
    Editor Abdurrahman Coskun
    ISBN 978-953-307-130-5
    276 pages, August, 2010
    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 ...
  • Manufacturing the Future
    Manufacturing the Future
    Editor V. Kordic, A. Lazinica and M. Merdan
    ISBN 3-86611-198-3
    908 pages, July, 2006
    The primary goal of this book is to cover the state-of-the-art development and future directions in modern manufacturing systems. This interdisciplinary and comprehensive volume, consisting of 30 chapters, covers a survey of trends in distributed man ...
  • Manufacturing System
    Manufacturing System
    Editor Faieza Abdul Aziz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0530-5
    460 pages, May, 2012
    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 ...
  • Operations Management
    Operations Management
    Editor Massimiliano M. Schiraldi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1013-2
    248 pages, March, 2013
    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 ...
  • Future Manufacturing Systems
    Future Manufacturing Systems
    Editor Tauseef Aized
    ISBN 978-953-307-128-2
    276 pages, August, 2010
    This book is a collection of articles aimed at finding new ways of manufacturing systems developments. The articles included in this volume comprise of current and new directions of manufacturing systems which I believe can lead to the development of ...
  • Supply Chain Management - Pathways for Research and Practice
    Supply Chain Management - Pathways for Research and Practice
    Editor Dilek Onkal
    ISBN 978-953-307-294-4
    246 pages, August, 2011
    Challenges faced by supply chains appear to be growing exponentially under the demands of increasingly complex business environments confronting the decision makers. The world we live in now operates under interconnected economies that put extra pre ...
  • Advances in Risk Management
    Advances in Risk Management
    Editor Giancarlo Nota
    ISBN 978-953-307-138-1
    270 pages, August, 2010
    Risk management is an important part of governance sciences and has applications in several domains ranging from enterprise risk management to environmental surveillance. The ideas and approaches described in the book deal with general aspects of ris ...
  • Production Scheduling
    Production Scheduling
    Editor Rodrigo da Rosa Righi
    ISBN 978-953-307-935-6
    242 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...
  • Quality Assurance and Management
    Quality Assurance and Management
    Editor Mehmet Savsar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0378-3
    436 pages, March, 2012
    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, ...
  • Assembly Line - Theory and Practice
    Assembly Line - Theory and Practice
    Editor Waldemar Grzechca
    ISBN 978-953-307-995-0
    262 pages, August, 2011
    An assembly line is a manufacturing process in which parts are added to a product in a sequential manner using optimally planned logistics to create a finished product in the fastest possible way. It is a flow-oriented production system where the pro ...