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This data-rich white paper describes in clear and compelling terms the scientific case for climate change as the biggest adaptive challenge humanity has ever faced.
This white paper, written by John Kinser, PMP and provided by Management Concepts, Inc, looks at a backpacker's approach through the lens of the five project management process groups.
This concise whitepaper, written by Mark Stromme and provided by J.J.Keller & Associates, explains why specialized training for oil and gas workers is critical to employee safety.
Finding the right equation to fit the right use case is a daunting task for engineers, who lack the basic tools to efficiently navigate today's over-abundance of data and ensure ...
Safety and health programs are as different as the number of companies that implement them.
Aerospace has become split between the military and civilian sectors, and both face similar challenges with the pace of technological advancement.But there are also significant opportunities.
This thought-provoking White Paper by Donald R. Wulfinghoff deals with our energy future, an issue that will determine whether our civilization can survive this century.
Follow this real-time overview of profitable opportunities for U.S. petroleum refiners as Dr. James Latty shares why co-refining U.S. bio-crude oils has significant refining potential.
An Aberdeen Paper — Being "green" provides an element of competitive differentiation for organizations, allowing them to better address customer requirements and to promote product innovation from within.
Creating more innovative products was reported as the top business goal for product development by participants in The 2008 Aberdeen Report.
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Advanced Materials are revolutionizing how companies do business. Discover how they can help your company be faster, stronger and more sustainable.
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) conducted a survey in early 2014 to collect water shortage tracking and response information from 485 utilities.
Newly promoted engineering managers rarely imagine the challenges that await them. Of course, development schedules are shorter, products are getting more complex and budgets are shrinking...
Manufacturing companies have given a lot of attention to business process improvement, organizational design and enabling software technology to improve engineering productivity.
Download this exclusive excerpt from the book, Composite Materials for Aircraft Structures (AIAA), to get an introduction to the technology of composite materials as used in aeronautical design and structure.
From the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age, to today's age of high-performing plastics and composites, materials provide milestones in human progress. Download this free excerpt to "Polymer Matrix.
The most complete guide of its kind, this is still the favored handbook for chemical and process engineers.
This classic reference has built a reputation as the "go to" book to solve even the most vexing pipeline problems. Now in its seventh edition.
Experimental Methods and Instrumentation for Chemical Engineers is a practical guide for research engineers and students, process engineers and, consultants, and others in the chemical engineering field.
"Bottom line: For a holistic view of chemical engineering design, this book provides as much, if not more, than any other book available on the topic." - from Chemical Engineering Resource Review
One of the first questions an agency must answer is what technology will be chosen to convert its solid waste into energy.
Exclusive excerpt from: Handbook of Environmental Engineering Assessment Strategy, Planning, and Management
Covered in this book are subjects related to environmental engineering and planning which include environmental laws and regulations, international perspectives on environmental analysis engineering and planning, economic and social impact.
Continuous permanent improvement (CPI) is not a new ism. The purpose of this book is not to expound any new theory or tools, but to share experiences in implementing existing improvement strategies.
For decades, U.S. companies and organizations have desperately tried to reduce costs in order to stay competitive. This book reveals the secrets of Process Improvement (PI).
More than 34 million tons of food waste was generated in the United States in 2009, at a cost of approximately $43 billion. Fortunately, there is growing interest and development
Available now! Exclusive digital edition of Stimson's Introduction to Airborne Radar, 3rd Edition (July 2014), published by SciTech, an imprint of The IET.
Download a free excerpt of over 10 pages from Stanislaw Sieniutycz and Jacek Jezowski's Energy Optimization in Process Systems and Fuel Cells.
Download a free excerpt of over 20 pages from Introduction to Carbon Capture and Sequestration (Chapter 8 - "Introduction to Geological Sequestration").
Download over 30 pages from Lead With A Story, written by Paul Smith and provided by AMACOM, a division of the American Management Association.
Download over 25 pages from the 4th edition of The Science and Technology of Rubber, edited by James E. Mark, Burak Erman and C. Michael Roland.
Download a free excerpt of over 20 pages from Thomas W. Kerlin's Future Energy: Opportunities and Challenges, provided by ISA and focusing on geothermal energy. conservation and improved efficiency.
Download a free excerpt of nearly 40 pages from Drinking Water - Principles and Practices.
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