Books in category Technology & Engineering – Industrial Technology

  • Handbook on Life Cycle Assessment

    Handbook on Life Cycle Assessment
    Jeroen Guinée

    The assessment tool most widely used for this is the environmental Life Cycle Assessment, or LCA. Before you is the new Handbook of LCA replacing the previous edition of 1992.

  • Electronic Resources and Services in Sci tech Libraries

    Electronic Resources and Services in Sci-tech Libraries
    Mary C. Schlembach, William H. Mischo

    “Advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” –Arthur C. Clarke This well-researched book makes sense of the new advances in electronic services and resources available to science and technology libraries.

  • Foundations of the Knowledge Economy

    Foundations of the Knowledge Economy
    Knut Ingar Westeren

    This book presents new evidence concerning the influential role of context and institutions on the relations between knowledge, innovation, clusters and learning.

  • The Advanced Technology Program

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

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

  • Advanced Topics in Microelectronics and System Design

    Advanced Topics in Microelectronics and System Design
    Giuseppe Ferla, Luigi Fortuna, Antonio Imbruglia

    This volume covers a wide area — from research topics to the design and improvement of integrated circuit devices, already existing or to be introduced to the market.

  • Some Industrial Chemicals

    Some Industrial Chemicals
    IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization

    Evaluates or re-evaluates the carcinogenic risks to humans posed by exposure to sixteen organic industrial chemicals.

  • Knowledge Diffusion and Innovation

    Knowledge Diffusion and Innovation
    Piergiuseppe Morone, Richard Taylor

    I especially liked the methodological rigour in the exposition of the model, yet at the same time the text remains accessible to a wide readership. I highly recommend the book.

  • The Small Business Innovation Research Program

    The Small Business Innovation Research Program
    National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Policy Division, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy

    This volume of original field research includes case studies comparing Fast Track and non-Fast Track firms, a large survey of SBIR awardees, and statistical analyses of the impact of regular SBIR and Fast Track awards.

  • The Philosopher s Stone for Sustainability

    The Philosopher’s Stone for Sustainability
    Yoshiki Shimomura, Koji Kimita

    Industrial Product-Service Systems (IPS2), which is defined as “an integrated industrial product and service offering that delivers value in use,” has expanded rapidly over the last decade.

  • Future Trends in Production Engineering

    Future Trends in Production Engineering
    Günther Schuh, Reimund Neugebauer, Eckart Uhlmann

    These themes represent not only the key focus for the scientific work of the WGP, but also the central themes of the first annual conference in June 2011, whose paper is publically available in this volume.

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