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Books Mechanical + Engineering

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Safety in the Digital Age

Sociotechnical Perspectives on Algorithms and Machine Learning

This open access book gathers authors from a wide range of social-scientific and engineering disciplines to review challenges from their respective fields that arise from the processes of social and technological transformation taking place …

Editors:
Jean-Christophe Le Coze, Stian Antonsen

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Visualising Safety, an Exploration

Drawings, Pictures, Images, Videos and Movies

This open access book explores the role visual tools and graphical models play in safety management. It explains the importance of visualising safety, for teaching concepts, communicating ideas to peers, and raising awareness of potential threats …

Editors:
Jean-Christophe Le Coze, Teemu Reiman

Open Access 2022 | Open Access | Book

Contracting and Safety

Exploring Outsourcing Practices in High-Hazard Industries

This open access book examines the increase in outsourcing, contracting and subcontracting as ways of organising work. It explores the impact of these employment arrangements on public safety, particularly when they are linked to complex supply …

Editors:
Assoc. Prof. Jan Hayes, Assoc. Prof. Stéphanie Tillement

Open Access 2019 | Open Access | Book

Principles of Mechanics

Fundamental University Physics

This open access textbook takes the reader step-by-step through the concepts of mechanics in a clear and detailed manner. Mechanics is considered to be the core of physics, where a deep understanding of the concepts is essential in understanding …

Author:
Salma Alrasheed

2024 | Book

Piezoelectric Sensors

This book provides a comprehensive overview of piezoelectric sensor devices and instrumentation and their use for chemical and biochemical analysis. Sensors relying on established transducers, such as the quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) and the …

Editor:
Peter Lieberzeit

2005 | Book

The New Premises of the European Central Bank/Der Neubau der Europäischen Zentralbank

International Architectural Competition / Internationaler Architekturwettbewerb
Editors:
Peter Cachola Schmal, Ingeborg Flagge

2024 | Book

Machine Tools Production Systems 1

Machine Types and Application Fields

The first part of the Machine Tools and Production Systems Compendium presents the wide range of machine tools and a comprehensive overview of different machine types. Based on the categorization of manufacturing processes according to the German …

Authors:
Christian Brecher, Manfred Weck

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Internet of Production

Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

This seminal compendium, available through open access, illuminates the forefront of digital collaboration in production. It introduces the visionary concept of the Internet of Production (IoP), an ambitious initiative by Germany's esteemed …

Editors:
Christian Brecher, Günther Schuh, Wil van der Aalst, Matthias Jarke, Frank T. Piller, Melanie Padberg

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Uncertainty in Mechanical Engineering

Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Uncertainty in Mechanical Engineering (ICUME 2021), June 7–8, 2021

This open access book reports on methods and technologies to describe, evaluate and control uncertainty in mechanical engineering applications. It brings together contributions by engineers, mathematicians and legal experts, offering a …

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Peter F. Pelz, Prof. Dr. Peter Groche

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Manufacturing Driving Circular Economy

Proceedings of the 18th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, October 5-7, 2022, Berlin

This is an open access book. It gathers the proceedings of the 18th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, held on October 5-7, 2022, as a hybrid event, in/from Berlin, Germany. With a focus on manufacturing advances and practices driving …

Editors:
Holger Kohl, Günther Seliger, Franz Dietrich

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing: The Human-Data-Technology Nexus

Proceedings of FAIM 2022, June 19–23, 2022, Detroit, Michigan, USA

This is an open access book. It gathers the first volume of the proceedings of the 31st edition of the International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, FAIM 2022, held on June 19 – 23, 2022, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Editors:
Kyoung-Yun Kim, Leslie Monplaisir, Jeremy Rickli

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Advances on Mechanics, Design Engineering and Manufacturing III

Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Mechanics, Design Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing, JCM 2020, June 2-4, 2020

This open access book gathers contributions presented at the International Joint Conference on Mechanics, Design Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (JCM 2020), held as a web conference on June 2–4, 2020. It reports on cutting-edge topics in …

Editors:
Lionel Roucoules, Manuel Paredes, Benoit Eynard, Dr. Paz Morer Camo, Prof. Caterina Rizzi

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Designing Sustainability for All

The Design of Sustainable Product-Service Systems Applied to Distributed Economies

This open access book introduces design for Sustainable Product-Service Systems (S.PSS) and for Sustainable Distributed Economies (S.DE). These are introduced as technical and operative tools for the development of a new generation of designers …

Editors:
Prof. Carlo Vezzoli, Brenda Garcia Parra, Dr. Cindy Kohtala

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Next Generation Supply Chains

A Roadmap for Research and Innovation

This open access book explores supply chains strategies to help companies face challenges such as societal emergency, digitalization, climate changes and scarcity of resources. The book identifies industrial scenarios for the next decade based on …

Editors:
Dr. Rosanna Fornasiero, Dr. Saskia Sardesai, Dr. Ana Cristina Barros, Dr. Aristides Matopoulos

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Interfacial Phenomena in Adhesion and Adhesive Bonding

This open access book reviews the recent research achievements of the investigation of interfacial phenomena in polymer/polymer and polymer/metal joint interfaces with the state-of-the-art analytical techniques not previously used in the field of …

Editors:
Shin Horiuchi, Nao Terasaki, Takayuki Miyamae

2024 | Book

Biopolymers in the Textile Industry

Opportunities and Limitations

This book highlights the comprehensive overview of the current status and future potential of biopolymers in the textile industry, including the properties and performance of different types of biopolymers, the applications of biopolymers in …

Editors:
Shakeel Ahmed, Mohd Shabbir

2024 | Book

Mathematical and Statistical Approaches for Anaerobic Digestion Feedstock Optimization

This book examines biomass mixture modeling and optimization.

The book discusses anaerobic digestion and related fermentative processes and explains their compositional dynamics. Early chapter examine macromolecules, elemental fractions, and their …

Authors:
Federico Moretta, Giulia Bozzano

2024 | Book

Exploratory Potential Methods in Geothermal Power Generation

A Survey on Innovative Gravimetry and Magnetometry

The book provides the geoscientific context, that arises in gravimetric/magnetometric exploration. It essentially uses mathematics as a key technology for modeling issues on the basis of analysis and interpretation according to dense and precise …

Authors:
Willi Freeden, Helga Nutz

2024 | Book

Advanced Chemical and Creep Modeling for Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

This book presents the numerical results of the use of the chemical model to analyse the advancement of the reaction and the mechanical model to simulate creep and shrinkage phenomena in COMSOL Multiphysics®, as a way to reassess concrete …

Authors:
Fernando A. N. Silva, Rodrigo F. Roma, Mohamed K. Bourbatache, Mahfoud Tahlaiti, João M. P. Q. Delgado, António C. Azevedo

2024 | Book

AI in Business: Opportunities and Limitations

Volume 1

This book is a comprehensive guide to understanding the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in improving business functions, as well as the limitations and challenges that come with its implementation. In this book, readers will learn about …

Editors:
Reem Khamis, Amina Buallay