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Books in the series: Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering

Practical Aspects of Chemical Engineering

Practical Aspects of Chemical Engineering

Author: Marek Ochowiak Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/03/2019

This book focuses on Chemical Engineering and Processing, covering interdisciplinary innovation technologies and sciences closely related to chemical engineering, such as computer image analysis, modelling and IT. The book presents interdisciplinary aspects of chemical and biochemical engineering interconnected with process system engineering, process safety and computer science.

Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management

Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management

Author: Jiuping Xu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/02/2019

This proceedings book is divided in 2 Volumes and 8 Parts. Part I is dedicated to Decision Support System, which is about the information system that supports business or organizational decision-making activities; Part II is on Computing Methodology, which is always used to provide the most effective algorithm for numerical solutions of various modeling problems; Part III presents Information Technology, which is the application of computers to store, study, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, or information in the context of a business or other enterprise; Part IV is dedicated to Data Analysis, which is a process of inspecting, cleansing, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of discovering useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision-making; Part V presents papers on Operational Management, which is about the plan, organization, implementation and control of the operation process; Part VI is on Project Management, which is about the initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time in the field of engineering; Part VII presents Green Supply Chain, which is about the management of the flow of goods and services based on the concept of low-carbon ; Part VIII is focused on Industry Strategy Management, which refers to the decision-making and management art of an industry or organization in a long-term and long-term development direction, objectives, tasks and policies, as well as resource allocation.

Simulations for Design and Manufacturing

Simulations for Design and Manufacturing

Author: Uday S. Dixit Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2019

This book focuses on numerical simulations of manufacturing processes, discussing the use of numerical simulation techniques for design and analysis of the components and the manufacturing systems. Experimental studies on manufacturing processes are costly, time consuming and limited to the facilities available. Numerical simulations can help study the process at a faster rate and for a wide range of process conditions. They also provide good prediction accuracy and deeper insights into the process. The simulation models do not require any pre-simulation, experimental or analytical results, making them highly suitable and widely used for the reliable prediction of process outcomes. The book is based on selected proceedings of AIMTDR 2016. The chapters discuss topics relating to various simulation techniques, such as computational fluid dynamics, heat flow, thermo-mechanical analysis, molecular dynamics, multibody dynamic analysis, and operational modal analysis. These simulation techniques are used to: 1) design the components, 2) to investigate the effect of critical process parameters on the process outcome, 3) to explore the physics of the process, 4) to analyse the feasibility of the process or design, and 5) to optimize the process. A wide range of advanced manufacturing processes are covered, including friction stir welding, electro-discharge machining, electro-chemical machining, magnetic pulse welding, milling with MQL (minimum quantity lubrication), electromagnetic cladding, abrasive flow machining, incremental sheet forming, ultrasonic assisted turning, TIG welding, and laser sintering. This book will be useful to researchers and professional engineers alike.

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Science

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Science

Author: Kurian Antony Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2019

This book presents selected papers from the international conference on advanced manufacturing and materials sciences (ICAMMS 2018). The papers reflet recent advances in manufacturing sector focusing on process optimization and give emphasis to testing and evaluation of new materials with potential use in industrial applications.

Application of Lasers in Manufacturing

Application of Lasers in Manufacturing

Author: Uday Shanker Dixit Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2019

This book mainly addresses the applications of lasers in the manufacture of various industrial components. The technologies presented here have scopes of application ranging from the macro to meso and micro level of components and features. This book includes chapters on the basic and advanced applications of lasers in the manufacturing domain. They present theoretical and practical aspects of laser technology for various applications such as laser-based machining, micro-scribing, texturing, machining of micro-sized channels; laser welding; laser-based correction of sheet metal, i.e. straightening; laser forming; and laser technology for 3-D printing. Lasers have various applications such as the production of powerful lights for illumination or decoration; measurement of velocity (transportation) and length; interferometry; printing; recording; communication; bio-medical instrumentation and pollution detection. A significant body of literature is available on the physics of lasers and types of lasers. However it has been noted there are a few books published on the applications of lasers in manufacturing domain, a gap that this book remedies. Gathering contributions by leading engineers and academicians in this area, it offers a valuable source of information for young scientists and research students.

Precision Product-Process Design and Optimization

Precision Product-Process Design and Optimization

Author: Sanjay S. Pande Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/12/2018

This book introduces readers to various tools and techniques for the design of precision, miniature products, assemblies and associated manufacturing processes. In particular, it focuses on precision mechanisms, robotic devices and their control strategies, together with case studies. In the context of manufacturing process, the book highlights micro/nano machining/forming processes using non-conventional energy sources such as lasers, EDM (electro-discharge machining), ECM (electrochemical machining), etc. Techniques for achieving optimum performance in process modeling, simulation and optimization are presented. The applications of various research tools such as FEM (finite element method), neural networks, genetic algorithms, etc. to product-process design and optimization are illustrated through case studies. The state-of-the-art material presented here provides valuable directions for product development and future research work in this area. The contents of this book will be of use to researchers and industry professionals alike.

Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management

Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management

Author: Jiuping Xu Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2018

This book is organized in 2 volumes and 6 parts. Part I is Big Data Analytics, which is about new advances of analysis, statistics, coordination and data mining of big data; Part II is Information Systems Management, which is about the development of big data information system or cloud platform. Part III is Computing Methodology with Big Data, which is about the improvements of traditional computation technologies in the background of big data; Part IV is Uncertainty Decision Making, which is about the decision making methods with various uncertain information, such as fuzzy, random, rough, gray, unascertained. Part V is Intelligence Algorithm. Part VI is Data Security, which is a particularly important aspect in the modern management environment.