Books in category Technology & Engineering – Industrial Technology

  • Visionary Manufacturing Challenges for 2020

    Visionary Manufacturing Challenges for 2020
    Committee on Visionary Manufacturing Challenges, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

    Manufacturing will unquestionably be a very different enterprise in 2020 from what it is today. This book presents an exciting picture of the profitable and productive potential of manufacturing two decades hence.

  • Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics

    Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics
    National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council, Committee on Industrial Environmental Performance Metrics

    The book examines the metrics implications to businesses as their responsibilities expand beyond the factory gate–upstream to suppliers and downstream to products and services.

  • The Handbook of Innovation and Services

    The Handbook of Innovation and Services
    F. Gallouj, F. Djellal

    'This book represents a significant step towards dealing with the lacuna constituted by the inadequacy of the literature on the services. And, as such, it approaches its task from a variety of directions.

  • Networks Alliances and Partnerships in the Innovation Process

    Networks, Alliances and Partnerships in the Innovation Process
    John de la Mothe, Albert N. Link

    By looking at the dynamics of these strategic organizational activities, leading authors in the field examine, in this book, how firms align themselves, how they use networks and enter into partnerships in order to develop new or radically …

  • Surviving Supply Chain Integration

    Surviving Supply Chain Integration:
    Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Committee on Supply Chain Integration, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design

    This book explores the benefits of continuously improving the relationship between the firm, its suppliers, and its customers to ensure the highest added value.

  • Industrial Pressure Level and Density Measurement

    Industrial Pressure, Level, and Density Measurement
    Donald R. Gillum

    Chapter exercises and answers are also included to reinforce the material presented, making this book an excellent learning/teaching resource.

  • The Advanced Technology Program

    The Advanced Technology Program:
    Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs

    It is the most comprehensive study to date of the program’s origins, operations, achievements, and assessment. Its conclusion: the program works.

  • Starting Smart

    Starting Smart:
    Federal Facilities Council Standing Committee on Organizational Performance and Management, Michael P. Pappas, G. Edward Gibson, Jr., Federal Facilities Council, Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

    Although most federal facilities projects are successfully completed (i.e., they reasonably meet the agency's requirements and expectations), the perception is that development of the scope of work for design for these projects is …

  • Manufacturing Systems

    Manufacturing Systems:
    Committee on Foundations of Manufacturing, National Academy of Engineering

    Executives, managers, engineers, researchers, faculty, and students will find this book an essential tool for guiding this nation's businesses toward developing more competitive manufacturing systems.

  • S T Strategies of Six Countries

    S&T Strategies of Six Countries:
    Committee on Global Science and Technology Strategies and Their Effect on U.S. National Security, Committee on Global Science and Technology Strategies, Standing Committee on Technology Insight-Gauge, Evaluate & Review, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

    This book analyzes the S&T strategies of Japan, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Singapore (JBRICS), six countries that have either undergone or are undergoing remarkable growth in their S&T capabilities for the purpose of identifying …

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