Past few decades have seen Industrial Engineering emerging as a full-fledged profession which is offering big career opportunities. Here’s bringing a assorted collection of 14 free ebooks for those studying this discipline.
Author: Javier Silvestre-Blanes
Publisher: InTech, 2010
The book is a selection of papers based on various topics of factory automation. The book covers a vast variety of topics so that readers can get familiar with the various fields in factory automation as well as study them deeply.
2. Manufacturing Processes and Materials: Exercises
Author: Miltiadis A. Boboulos
Publisher: BookBoon, 2010
The book addresses concerns that are essential to understand in modern manufacturing. The topics range right from traditional ones like as casting, forming, machining, joining, etc. to advanced ones like as nanomaterials. It comprehensively covers relevant engineering fundamentals.
Author: Joseph M. Powers
Publisher: University of Notre Dame, 2010
The book explains thermodynamics and chemical kinetics of combustion reactions, modeling of reacting fluid mechanical systems, subsonic and supersonic combustion, detailed and one-step kinetics, ignition theory, asymptotic and numerical modeling techniques.
Author: Maria Pomffyova
Publisher: InTech, 2010
Process management is presented as knowledge, skills, tools, techniques and systems to define, visualize, measure, control, report and improve processes. This book reports about the process management research results in many various areas.
5. Industrial Robotics: Theory, Modelling and Control
Author: Sam Cubero
Publisher: Pro Literatur Verlag, 2006
This book covers a wide range of topics relating to advanced industrial robotics, sensors and automation technologies. Included are topics such as networking, properties of manipulators, forward and inverse robot arm kinematics, etc.
6. Supply Chain
Author: Vedran Kordic
Publisher: InTech, 2008
Modern supply chain management is a highly complex problem set with virtually endless number of variables for optimization. An Internet enabled supply chain may have just-in-time delivery, inventory visibility, and distribution-tracking capabilities.
7. Multiprocessor Scheduling, Theory and Applications
Author: Eugene Levner
Publisher: InTech, 2007
This volume covers the state of the art in theory and algorithms for classical and non-standard scheduling problems; new exact optimization algorithms, approximation algorithms with performance guarantees, heuristics and metaheuristics; and more.
Author: V. Kordic, A. Lazinica, M. Merdan
Publisher: InTech, 2006
This book covers the state-of-the-art development and future directions in modern manufacturing systems: trends in distributed manufacturing, modern manufacturing equipment, product design process, rapid prototyping, quality assurance, etc.
9. Industrial Robotics: Programming, Simulation and Applications
Author: Low Kin Huat
Publisher: InTech, 2006
This book covers a wide range of topics relating to advanced industrial robotics, sensors and automation technologies. These papers represent some of the latest cutting edge technologies and advancements in industrial robotics technology.
Author: U.S. Department of Energy
Publisher: University Press of the Pacific, 2004
Fuel cells are an important technology for a potentially wide variety of applications in a large number of industries worldwide. This edition includes calculation examples for fuel cells for the wide variety of possible applications.
Author: Steven M. LaValle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 2006
Written for computer scientists and engineers with interests in artificial intelligence, robotics, or control theory, this book tightly integrates a vast body of literature from several fields into a coherent source for reference in applications.
12. Integration and Automation of Manufacturing Systems
Author: Hugh Jack, 2001
The text covers PLCs and networking, industrial robotics, robot applications, spatial kinematics, motion control, CNC machines, CNC programming, data aquisition, vision systems, integration issues, material handling, petri nets, simulation, etc.
13. Automated Manufacturing Systems with PLCs
Author: Hugh Jack, 2008
The book designed for students with some knowledge of technology, including limited electricity, who wish to learn the discipline of practical control system design on commonly used hardware. The techniques described are portable to other PLCs.
14. Fundamentals of Die Casting Design
Author: Genick Bar-Meir, 2000
This book describes the fundamentals of design of the die casting process and die mold/runner. It will be useful for the die casting engineer as well as managers and anyone else who deals with the die casting operations.