World Class Reliability

Author: Keki R. Bhote
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814427996
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Making sure your products straight-from-the-line quality lasts in the field.

World Class Quality

Author: Keki R. Bhote
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814426425
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This revised, expanded best-seller is a powerful new tool kit for the 21st century.

Mathematical Concepts And Applications In Mechanical Engineering And Mechatronics

Author: Ram, Mangey
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522516409
Size: 29.57 MB
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The application of mathematical concepts has proven to be beneficial within a number of different industries. In particular, these concepts have created significant developments in the engineering field. Mathematical Concepts and Applications in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the use of applied mathematics to enhance the current trends and productivity in mechanical engineering. Highlighting theoretical foundations, real-world cases, and future directions, this book is ideally designed for researchers, practitioners, professionals, and students of mechatronics and mechanical engineering.

Designing Electronic Product Enclosures

Author: Tony Serksnis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319693956
Size: 56.90 MB
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This text explains the process of the design of product electronic enclosures. These products typically contain a printed circuit board. The text takes the reader from the original idea for a product, through the shipment in quantity to a customer. For the product enclosure designer, this proceeds through design layout, material selection, prototype building, testing, and ongoing design improvement. The book presents a substantive and lucid treatment of the structural, thermal, user-interface, assembly, quality control, and cost considerations of the product enclosure. Of special note is a discussion on the regulatory issues involved with the design of a product. A main thrust of the text is on the "commercialization" aspects of electronic products, that is, when an enclosure is needed for the product to meet environmental and certification requirements globally. The book targets the broadest audience tasked to design/manufacture an enclosure, from mechanical/industrial engineers to designers and technicians. While the intent of the text is not to provide a complete understanding of relevant physical phenomena addressed (strength of materials, shock and vibration, heat transfer), the book provides a ready reference on how and where these key properties may be considered in the design of most electronic enclosures. Elucidates successful enclosure design for electronic products, defining the design team and the definition of success Explains the processes for building enclosures, including printed circuit board layout (mechanical considerations) and optimal object placement, structural considerations, material selection, and user interface design Includes treatment of serviceability, product environments, standards and testing, cooling techniques as well as guidelines for Electromagnetic Compliance (EMC) standards and testing required to pass FCC/CE Reinforces design concepts presented with relevant solved problems

Handbook Of Performability Engineering

Author: Krishna B. Misra
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1848001312
Size: 23.93 MB
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Dependability and cost effectiveness are primarily seen as instruments for conducting international trade in the free market environment. These factors cannot be considered in isolation of each other. This handbook considers all aspects of performability engineering. The book provides a holistic view of the entire life cycle of activities of the product, along with the associated cost of environmental preservation at each stage, while maximizing the performance.

The Ultimate Six Sigma

Author: Keki R. Bhote
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
ISBN: 9780814426418
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"Why confine a company to a handful of elitist black belts when we can convert all the people to black belts at a fraction of the cost and with far greater effectiveness." -- Author Keki R. Bhote Six Sigma started as a revolutionary quality tool at Motorola, gained fame as a powerful driver of cost savings at GE, and has spawned an entire industry of publications and consultants, many peddling a watered-down version of the original Motorola Six Sigma process. Now, Keki Bhote, one of the founders of Six Sigma, taps into the rigors and rewards of this breakthrough process--but moves it beyond mere quality to focus on total business excellence in 12 key areas. From customer loyalty to leadership to supply chain management, "The Ultimate Six Sigma" provides the techniques and metrics needed to measure success, and supplies self-assessment audits to help readers ensure that they're getting it right. Case studies illustrate how Six Sigma has been successfully implemented in each key area.

Beyond Customer Satisfaction To Customer Loyalty

Author: Keki R. Bhote
Publisher: Amacom Books
ISBN: 9780814423622
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This is part of a series of AMA management briefings which provide concise reports on current trends for professionals. It considers the question of customer satisfaction and customer loyalty, showing how to maximize profitability.

And The Band Played On

Author: Randy Shilts
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429930390
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Upon it's first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigative reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and made into a critically acclaimed movie, Shilts' expose revealed why AIDS was allowed to spread unchecked during the early 80's while the most trusted institutions ignored or denied the threat. One of the few true modern classics, it changed and framed how AIDS was discussed in the following years. Now republished in a special 20th Anniversary edition, And the Band Played On remains one of the essential books of our time.