The Story of Industrial Engineering: The Rise from Shop-Floor Management to Modern Digital Engineering (Hardcover)

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The Story of Industrial Engineering: The Rise from Shop-Floor Management to Modern Digital Engineering (Hardcover)

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Recipient of the 2020 IISE Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award 

Industrial engineering is the profession dedicated to making collective systems function better with less waste, better quality, and fewer resources, to serve the needs of society more efficiently and more effectively. This book uses a story-telling approach to advocate and elaborate the fundamental principles of industrial engineering in a simple, interesting, and engaging format. It will stimulate interest in industrial engineering by exploring how the tools and techniques of the discipline can be relevant to a broad spectrum of applications in business, industry, engineering, education, government, and the military.

Features

Covers the origin of industrial engineering Discusses the early pioneers and profiles the evolution of the profession Presents offshoot branches of industrial engineering Illustrates specific areas of performance measurement and human factors Links industrial engineering to the emergence of digital engineering Uses the author's personal experience to illustrate his advocacy and interest in the profession
Adedeji B. Badiru is a professor of systems engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). He was previously Professor and Head of Systems Engineering and Management at AFIT, Professor and Department Head of Industrial & Information Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and Professor of Industrial Engineering and Dean of University College at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. He is a registered professional engineer (PE), a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering. He holds BS in Industrial Engineering, MS in Mathematics, and MS in Industrial Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He is a prolific author and has won national and international awards for his scholarly, leadership, and professional accomplishments. He is a member of several professional associations and scholastic honor societies.
Product Details ISBN: 9781138616745
ISBN-10: 1138616745
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: November 5th, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Systems Innovation Book