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Technical books - some good books on plastics, engineering and manufacture


See Picture Mechanics of Solid Polymers: Theory and Computational Modeling - Plastics Design
Introducing and demonstrating the utility of computational tools and simulations, this book provides a modern view of how solid polymers behave and how to predict their behavior in different load environments, as industrial work relies heavily on finite element simulations and specialized computer software... Read more
See Picture Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding
The book aims to assist the designer in the development of parts that are functional, reliable, manufacturable, and aesthetically pleasing. Since injection molding is the most widely used manufacturing process for the production of plastic parts, a full understanding of the integrated design process presented is essential to... Read more
See Picture Modern Plastics Handbook
This book is a reference loaded with information, data, and guidelines in plastics processes, plastic forms and formulations, plastic design auxiliary equipment, plastic testing and plastics recycling. The purpose of this book is to provide readers with the best possible information for most uses of... Read more
See Picture Handbook of Plastics, Elastomers, and Composites From Book News, Inc.
The present revised and updated edition presents all of the fundamental information required to understand the large number of materials and material forms, and provides the necessary data and guidelines for optimal use of... Read more
See Picture The Business of Injection Molding : What It Takes to Succeed As a Custom Molder
Plastic injection molding is an exceedingly technical business. We turn small blobs of petroleum by-product into some of the finest artifacts of our technological society. To do so, we must manage skills from such diversified disciplines as... Read more
See Picture Plastic Component Design
From Book News, Inc.
Explains how different plastics are processed, how a range of common and unusual plastic components and products are manufactured, how to choose the best processing method, fastening and joining methods, and how to use the characteristics of... Read more

See Picture The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
The Economist
"A survey of the reading habits of managers found that though they buy books by the likes of Tom Peters for display purposes, the one management book they have actually read from cover to cover is The Goal." Read more
See Picture Critical Chain
Harvard Business Review
"This book (Critical Chain) is valuable to two main audiences: project managers and senior managers... useful for dealing with one of the most difficult and pressing management challenges: developing highly innovative new products." Read more
See Picture New Shop Floor Management: Empowering People for Continuous Improvement
In this comprehensive departure from the time-and-motion dictums of Frederick Taylor's Shop Management that have influenced management practices for most of the century, Kiyoshi Suzaki demonstrates how modern shop floor management techniques, focusing maximum energy on the front line, leads to dramatic improvements in productivity and value added to services. Read more
See Picture Developing Products in Half the Time: New Rules, New Tools, 2nd Edition
In 1991, the original edition of this book became an instant hit as the leading guide to reducing product development cycle time. The expanded set of tools in this new edition meets the needs of today's more demanding times. The book's premise remains solid: time is worth money, and if you quantify... Read more
See Picture Markets of One: Creating Customer-Unique Value through Mass Customization
Harvard Business Book
What does it mean "to dell?" This newly coined business verb means to mass-customize, making products only in response to actual demand. This allows a product to "go direct" to a customer, and it's what Dell Computer does instead of forcing mass-produced computers on its customers. And Dell's not... Read more
See Picture The New Manufacturing Challenge : Techniques for Continuous Improvement
As a consultant, Kiyoshi Suzaki has helped scores of Fortune 500 clients improve manufacturing operations and get the job done faster, cheaper, better, and safer. Now, in this detailed "operating manual" – full of more step-by-step applications than any other book available – Suzaki spells out new... Read more
See Picture 5S for Operators : 5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace
The "five pillar" approach to improving workshop environments (and consequently productivity) written for shop floor workers and designed to be used in group sessions. The text outlines and discusses the five main principles (organization, orderliness, cleanliness, cleanup, and discipline)... Read more
See Picture Kaizen : The Key to Japan's Competitive Success
For the professional manager or student of management, a comprehensive handbook of 16 Kaizen management practices that can be put to work. KAIZEN uses more than 100 examples in action and contains 15 corporate case studies. Read more
See Picture Toyota Production System : An Integrated Approach to Just-In-Time : The nuts and bolts of how JIT works. 
With all of the recent attention to "Lean Manufacturing" (Womak, The Machine That Changed The World, Lean Thinking), this book, now in its third edition, is different. Rather than telling you how to implement the Toyota Production System, Monden gives the reader a comprehensive technical... Read more
See Picture Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM): A Companywide Approach to Reducing Lead Times
Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) builds upon kaizen, TQM, TPM, and other strategies to use speed for competitive advantage. The difference between QRM and other time-based programs is QRM involves the entire organization – from the shop floor to the office, from purchasing to sales. Read more
See Picture Introduction to Statistical Quality Control
From Book News, Inc.
A new edition of the undergraduate engineering text emphasizing statistical methods for quality control. Montgomery (industrial and management systems engineering, Arizona State U.) introduces the basic concepts of quality improvement and total quality management (TQM), the statistical methods... Read more
See Picture The Practical Application of the Process Capability Study: Evolving From Product Control to Process Control
This book shows readers how to use the process capability study to increase return on investment from their statistical process control/Six Sigma effort and make their company more competitive. It provides benefits to every department within a manufacturing organization... Read more

See Picture Balanced Scorecard Evolution: A Dynamic Approach to Strategy Execution - Wiley Corporate
Here is an accounting text that requires absolutely no knowledge of methods and acronyms, but rather needs a strong business orientation to understand. What professor Kaplan and consultant Norton have created is a system that not only measures but, more important, manages such elusive corporate... Read more
See Picture Performance Drivers : A Practical Guide to Using the Balanced Scorecard
The concept of the Balanced Scorecard, first introduced by Kaplan and Norton in a Harvard Business Review article in 1992, enables managers and company leaders to implement a successful performance measurement plan which incorporates both financial and operational concerns. It gives managers a fast,... Read more
See Picture Service Profit Chain A Complete Guide - 2021
That the customer should be--indeed, must be--at the heart of any service company's strategy is certainly not a cosmos-altering revelation. But the equations, formulas, research, and just plain common sense that three Harvard Business School professors apply to the process of creating a lifetime... Read more
See Picture Only The Paranoid Survive
The President and CEO of Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reveals how to identify and exploit the key moments of change in any industry that generates either drastic failure or incredible success. Under Andrew Grove's leadership, Intel has become the world's largest computer chipmaker, the 5th most... Read more
See Picture Understanding Just in Time (Barron's Business Success Guide)
Just in Time is a cost effective method of inventory control, which can spell the difference between big profits and business failure. Just in Time is explained in detail here, including how to work with suppliers, how to schedule deliveries to minimize delivery time, how to maintain high quality... Read more
See Picture Business Process Management: Practical Guidelines to Successful Implementations
Business Process Management, a huge bestseller, has helped thousands of leaders and BPM practitioners successfully implement BPM projects, enabling them to add measurable value to their organizations. The book’s runaway success can be attributed partly to its overview of all major useful frameworks... Read more

Industrial, Manufacturing & Operational > Production & Management
See Picture Energy Management in Plastics Processing: Strategies, Targets, Techniques, and Tools
This book addresses energy benchmarking and site surveys, how to understand energy supplies and bills, and how to measure and manage energy usage and carbon footprinting. How to to reduce the kWh/kg of materials processed and the resulting permanent reductions in consumption and costs. Read more
See Picture Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs
Innovation principles to bring about meaningful and sustainable growth in your organization using a list of more than 2,000 successful innovations, including Cirque du Soleil, IBM mainframes, and many more, the authors applied a proprietary algorithm and determined ten meaningful Read more
See Picture Lean supply chain and logistics management
Expert Strategies for Improving Supply Chain and Logistics Performance using Lean. This practical guide reveals how to identify and eliminate waste in your organization's supply chain and logistics function and provides explanations of both basic and advanced Lean tools, as well as specific Lean implementation opportunities. Read more
See Picture The Basics of Process Mapping
Process mapping gives you an accurate picture of work flow and customer-supplier relationships, which in turn helps you make the right improvements. The Basics of Process Mapping introduces process mapping and shows you how to use it in your organization. Two levels of process mapping are detailed:... Read more
See Picture Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager
No project management training? No problem! In today's workplace, employees are routinely expected to coordinate and manage projects. Yet, chances are, you aren't formally trained in managing projects - you're an unofficial project manager and this book is for you.. Read more
See Picture Project Management All–in–One For Dummies (2021)
Your ultimate go-to project management bible Perform Be Agile! The business world has never moved so fast and project managers have never been so much in demand. The PMI has estimated that industries will need at least 87 million employees with the full spectrum of PM skills by 2027. This book will provide you with... Read more

Engineering > Materials > Polymer Science
See Picture Plastic Part Design for Injection Molding
Dr.Malloy's book reflects the common problems an engineer would face while designing a plastic part. His book takes all the possible design problems that one might not even expect.
See Picture Materials Handbook
Properties and uses of 15,000 materials-at your fingertips. Only one resource lets you instantly check the properties and uses of more than 15,000 industrial materials and substances-including plastics, metals and alloys, rubbers, chemicals,... Read more
See Picture Principles of Polymerization
Describes the physical and organic chemistry of the reactions by which polymer molecules are synthesized. Begins by introducing the characteristics which distinguish polymers from their much smaller sized homologs. Proceeds to a detailed study of three types of polymerization reactions: step, chain... Read more
See Picture Encyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes
A must for the best
This encyclopedia serves the rapidly expanding demand for information on technological developments. In addition to providing information for manufacturers and assemblers of materials, components, systems. and structures, it is for use by managers responsible for... Read more
See Picture Plastics: Materials and Processing
An introductory text on materials, processes, and performance of plastics, examining materials and the effects of processing from the molecular, micro, and macro levels. Requires a basic understanding of high school or freshman chemistry, physics, and mathematics, and contains chapter introductions,... Read more
See Picture Shape Memory Materials
The shape memory effect is a unique property of certain alloys. Even though the alloy is deformed in the low temperature phase, it recovers its original shape on being heated to a critical higher temperature. This book presents a systematic and up-to-date account of all aspects of shape memory... Read more
See Picture Handbook of Plastics Testing and Failure Analysis Society of Plastics Engineers Monographs
A compilation of the common tests used in the plastics industry. Provides descriptions and diagrams of testing procedures and explains the significance of tests. Properties that can be tested by the methods described include mechanical, thermal, electrical, weathering, optical, chemical, and... Read more
See Picture Synthetic Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds (Tissue Engineering)
Reviews the synthesis and properties of biodegradable polymers used in tissue engineering, and discusses applications for engineering a variety of tissue types, as well as relevant FDA and patent issues. Traces the history of tissue engineering, overviews legal issues, examines properties of... Read more
See Picture An Introduction to the Mechanical Properties of Solid Polymers
This edition features all the most salient selections from Professor Ward's 'The Mechanical Properties of Solid Polymers', 2nd Edition but introduces them in a way that will be helpful for the less experienced student or industrial researcher. Uses a physical approach to deal with the mechanics of.. Read more
See Picture PhysicalProperties of Polymers Handbook (Aip Series in Polymers and Complex Materials)
Offers concise information on the properties of polymeric materials, particularly those most relevant to the areas of physical chemistry and chemical physics. It emphasizes properties of greatest utility to polymer chemists, physicists, and engineers; the more synthetic-organic topics such as the... Read more

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