Green Production Engineering and Management is an interdisciplinary collection on the latest advances from academia and industry on the management of production engineering in a green and responsible way. Themes such as social responsibility, green manufacturing, and productivity management are all tackled together, helping the reader to see how they are all linked in the industrial environment, and how new advances in one field could lead to benefits in others. Background theory, methods, tools, techniques and case study examples are all combined to make a complete guide for researchers, engineers and managers. Through the interdisciplinary exchange of principles, strategies, models, methodologies and applications, this book hopes to help readers uncover new ways to manage, think and understand organizations, thus making them more strategic and competitive in current markets or in new markets they seek to occupy in the near future. Includes case studies from industry that illustrate how advances can be applied in the real world Covers the environmental regulations relevant to green production, thus helping readers find better ways to meet them Draws on research from several different disciplines to help readers discover innovative solutions to complex problems
|Author||: Uthayakumar, M.,Raj, S. Aravind,Ko, Tae Jo,Kumaran, S. Thirumalai,Davim, J. Paulo|
|Publisher||: IGI Global|
|Release Date||: 2018-11-16|
|ISBN 10||: 1522554467|
|Pages||: 403 pages|
Green manufacturing has developed into an essential aspect of contemporary manufacturing practices, calling for environmentally friendly and sustainable techniques. Implementing successful green manufacturing processes not only improves business efficiency and competitiveness but also reduces harmful production in the environment. The Handbook of Research on Green Engineering Techniques for Modern Manufacturing provides emerging perspectives on the theoretical and practical aspects of green industrial concepts, such as green supply chain management and reverse logistics, for the sustainable utilization of resources and applications within manufacturing and engineering. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as additive manufacturing, integrated manufacturing systems, and machine materials, this publication is ideally designed for engineers, environmental professionals, researchers, academicians, managers, policymakers, and graduate-level students seeking current research on recent and sustainable practices in manufacturing processes.
This book focusses on the challenges and changes organizational management faces in an era when the need to develop environmentally aware processes meets high levels of competition. It covers the synergetic effects, how re-use, recycling, waste reduction, and other sustainable production strategies can add value, low costs and time of production. Sustainable business behavior is not only an environmental perspective on management, but more and more contains an organizational perspective. Taking into account these issues, green and lean management appears as the way managers can drive their employees to continuously improve the management processes that add value to the organization and costumers. This book provides information on principles, strategies, models, and applications of green and lean management, and at the same time communicates the latest research activity relating to this scientific field world-wide.
Organisations are now focused on total customer satisfaction. However there is a lack of understanding the requirements and the customer needs. Total Quality Management (TQM) integrates all phases and ensures a defect free quality product. This textbook provides the understanding of all aspects of TQM and the implementation. This textbook covers all aspects of TQM, discusses quality systems in detail, highlights the importance of the needs of the customer, and presents the concept of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). Written as a textbook for students of engineering and management, but also explains all quality systems which will be helpful to all organisations in choosing the correct quality system and helpful to managers in decision making while analyzing any process. A solutions manual and power point presentations slides are available for qualified adoptions.
|Author||: Hsiao-Fan Wang,Surendra M. Gupta|
|Publisher||: McGraw Hill Professional|
|Release Date||: 2011-08-05|
|ISBN 10||: 0071626085|
|Pages||: 384 pages|
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO IMPLEMENTING A GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN This detailed resource provides a stage-by-stage production methodology within the life cycle of a product to ensure environmental compliance and economic goals. After covering basic concepts and background, Green Supply Chain Management: Product Life Cycle Approach discusses green engineering technologies, green value chain management, and green information management systems. The book delivers the knowledge to quantify the environmental impact on supply chains and identify opportunities for making improvements, leading to both green engineering and green management of a product. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Mathematical background Green engineering Green materials Environmental design Green procurement--vendor selection with risk analysis Green production--manufacture and remanufacture in certain and uncertain environments Green logistics--recycling with certain and uncertain situations Green customers--features and identification End-of-life management--disassembly and reuse Database for life cycle assessment--procedure with database Web-based information support systems
|Author||: Michael Tomlinson,John Woodward|
|Publisher||: CRC Press|
|Release Date||: 2013-06-06|
|ISBN 10||: 1315879484|
|Pages||: 704 pages|
The rise of manufacturing intelligence is fuelling innovation in processes and products concerning a low environmental impact over the product‘s lifecycle. Sustainable intelligent manufacturing is regarded as a manufacturing paradigm for the 21st century, in the move towards the next generation of manufacturing and processing technologies. The manu
Computational Methods and Production Engineering: Research and Development is an original book publishing refereed, high quality articles with a special emphasis on research and development in production engineering and production organization for modern industry. Innovation and the relationship between computational methods and production engineering are presented. Contents include: Finite Element method (FEM) modeling/simulation; Artificial neural networks (ANNs); Genetic algorithms; Evolutionary computation; Fuzzy logic; neuro-fuzzy systems; Particle swarm optimization (PSO); Tabu search and simulation annealing; and optimization techniques for complex systems. As computational methods currently have several applications, including modeling manufacturing processes, monitoring and control, parameters optimization and computer-aided process planning, this book is an ideal resource for practitioners. Presents cutting-edge computational methods for production engineering Explores the relationship between applied computational methods and production engineering Presents new innovations in the field Edited by a key researcher in the field
Although many were skeptical of the green chemistry movement atfirst, it has become a multimillion-dollar business. In preventingthe creation of hazardous wastes, laboratories and corporations cansave millions in clean up efforts and related health costs. Thisbook supplies students with concepts commonly taught inundergraduate general chemistry and general engineering courses,but with a green perspective. It is unique in presenting anintegrated discussion of green chemistry and engineering from firstprinciples – not as an afterthought. Real-world examples showcreative problem solving based on the latest issues.
Industry 4.0 promises tremendous opportunities for industries to go green by leveraging virtual physical systems and internet driven technologies for a competitive advantage and set the platform for the factory of the future and smart manufacturing. The book provides measures that can be adopted by practicing design engineers, to develop products that will be sustainable in all stages of its life cycle. It helps organizations in implementation of sustainable manufacturing practices and formulation of critical strategies in their transition towards Industry 4.0., and the book will provide insights on ways of deploying these practices in correlation with the environmental benefits mapped to support the practicing managers and stakeholders. Features Assists in the understanding of the shifting paradigm in manufacturing sector towards smart and sustainable practices Showcases contemporary technologies and their insurgence in existing industries Focuses on need, applications, and implementation framework for Industry 4.0 Encapsulates all that one has to learn about sustainability and its transformation in Industry 4.0 Real time case studies are presented
|Author||: Sam Kubba|
|Release Date||: 2010-05-20|
|ISBN 10||: 0080957048|
|Pages||: 560 pages|
Green Construction is a specialized and skilled profession, and the author has extensive experience in this field. With this in mind, the reference is designed to provide practical guidelines and essential insights in preparing competent and professional looking ?Project Analysis Reports? and ?Project Status Reports?. The book also provides numerous tips on how to phrase the language of reports in a manner that is articulate and clearly understood by Real Estate Lenders and investors, as well as being an indispensable companion for both information and stimulus. Written in a conversational manner, this book will clarify the nuts and bolts of green construction, finance, and cost monitoring? as a profession, and will outline the many attributes required to being successful in this field. Moreover, it will scrutinize the mechanics of organizing monthly meetings, contractor payment certifications, budgets, change orders, construction schedules, code compliance, waivers of lean, and much more. Drawing on over 30 years of personal experience across the world - both as an employee and as an employer, the reader will learn how to plan and implement sound business strategies and form alliances in a global context. The book also offers important information and penetrating insights into the process of setting up and working as a due-diligence consultant. In a clear, practical style, it will be explained how to identify opportunities for business development and how to maximize return. It will also articulate how to meet new challenges as well as avoid many of the pitfalls along the way. For the individual professional, this guide provides useful information and tips to help secure a high paying professional position. The book will include amongst other things, up-to-date information on hundreds of useful contacts. Topics covered in this guide include: types of services offered, the consultant's role on the construction loan team, what the lender needs to know, and marketing techniques. The guide will also include a comprehensive appendix that will contain numerous sample letters (e.g. for marketing and certification), building loan agreements, AIA forms, lender/consultant agreement, closeout documents and much more. Likewise included will be an extensive list of useful references from a variety of resources, and much more. Indeed, this handbook will be the most detailed & comprehensive program on the market. It meets all the criteria of a major work and will provide vital and absorbing reading. Provides a detailed blueprint of how to conduct monthly meetings, investigations, understand typical client/consultant agreements, analyze contractor requisitions Includes sample letters, reports, forms and agreements for easy reference. Practical guidelines for preparing Property Analysis and Property Status Reports Includes a glossary of important terms, abbreviations and acronyms
This book comprises the select proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Future Learning Aspects of Mechanical Engineering (FLAME) 2020. In particular, this volume discusses different topics of industrial and production engineering such as sustainable manufacturing processes, logistics, Industry 4.0 practices, circular economy, lean six sigma, agile manufacturing, additive manufacturing, IoT and Big Data in manufacturing, 3D printing, simulation, manufacturing management and automation, surface roughness, multi-objective optimization and modelling for production processes, developments in casting, welding, machining, and machine tools. The contents of this book will be useful for researchers as well as industry professionals.