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  1. Advances in Affective and Pleasurable Design

    Edited by Yong Gu Ji

    Series: Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series

    This volume discusses pleasurable design — a part of the traditional usability design and evaluation methodologies. The book emphasizes the importance of designing products and services to maximize user satisfaction. By combining this with traditional usability methods it increases the appeal of...

    Published July 16th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II

    Theory and Design, Second Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Bruce

    Since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the growing price and environmental cost of energy have increased the significance of tribology. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition demonstrates how the principles of tribology can address cost...

    Published July 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. Lean Design Management

    Edited by Stephen Emmitt

    Series: Architectural Engineering and Design Management

    The fields of design management and lean construction appear to be developing independently. This volume brings together authors from four continents to argue that lean thinking should be integral to design management in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). The...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Weatherization and Energy Efficiency Improvement for Existing Homes

    An Engineering Approach

    By Moncef Krarti

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Providing a proven set of energy efficiency measures and opportunities for saving energy and reducing operating costs for existing homes, this volume presents general tools and procedures for performing home weatherization such as insulation improvements as well as methods to reduce air leakage....

    Published April 24th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Engineering Optimization

    A Modern Approach

    By Ranjan Ganguli

    This book provides a thorough understanding of the concepts of optimization methods from a modern perspective at the conceptual stage of complex technical systems. It focuses on nonlinear optimization with an emphasis on methods such as response surface and genetic algorithms. The text moves the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Universities Press

  6. Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2012

    Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2012, Blackpool, UK, 16-19 April 2012

    Edited by Martin Anderson

    Series: Contemporary Ergonomics

    The broad and developing scope of ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 25 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series. This book presents the proceedings of the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture, Second Edition

    By Stephen P. Radzevich

    A unique, single source reference for all aspects of gears, Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture, Second Edition provides comprehensive and consistent information on the design and manufacture of gears for the expert and novice alike. The second edition of this industry...

    Published April 1st 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Design Research

    Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jesper Simonsen, Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt, Monika Büscher, John Damm Scheuer

    Design Research is a new interdisciplinary research area with a social science orientation at its heart, and this book explores how scientific knowledge can be put into practice in ways that are at once ethical, creative, helpful, and extraordinary in their results. In order to clarify the common...

    Published January 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Biologically Inspired Robotics

    Edited by Yunhui Liu, Dong Sun

    Robotic engineering inspired by biology—biomimetics—has many potential applications: robot snakes can be used for rescue operations in disasters, snake-like endoscopes can be used in medical diagnosis, and artificial muscles can replace damaged muscles to recover the motor functions of human limbs....

    Published December 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Sliding Mode Control for Synchronous Electric Drives

    By Sergey E. Ryvkin, Eduardo Palomar Lever

    This volume presents the theory of control systems with sliding mode applied to electrical motors and power converters. It demonstrates the methodology of control design and the original algorithms of control and observation. Practically all semiconductor devices are used in power converters, that...

    Published November 20th 2011 by CRC Press