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Industrial project management; concepts, tools and techniques.


Industrial project management; concepts, tools and techniques.

Badiru, Adedeji et al.

CRC (Cyclical Redundancy Checking) An error checking technique used to ensure the accuracy of transmitting digital data. The transmitted messages are divided into predetermined lengths which, used as dividends, are divided by a fixed divisor.  / Taylor & Francis


306 pages



Industrial innovation series


Covering both emerging and standard tools and techniques, Badiru (Air Force Institute of Technology The Naval Postgraduate School serves a similar purpose for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. The U.S. Army does not have a comparable school; Army officers study at the Naval Postgraduate School or AFIT. ) presents an integrated approach to using project management in an industrial setting to mitigate the adverse effects of time, cost, and performance constraints CONSTRAINTS - A language for solving constraints using value inference.

["CONSTRAINTS: A Language for Expressing Almost-Hierarchical Descriptions", G.J. Sussman et al, Artif Intell 14(1):1-39 (Aug 1980)].
 typical for any project. Introductory chapters review characteristics of industrial projects, principles of project management, and time and schedule management. This is followed by material on project duration diagnostics, schedule compression, resource analysis and management, Six Sigma Not to be confused with Sigma 6.
Six Sigma is a set of practices originally developed by Motorola to systematically improve processes by eliminating defects.[1] A defect is defined as nonconformity of a product or service to its specifications.
 and Lean Project Management, and risk analysis. A final chapter presents case studies and questions. Appendices ap·pen·di·ces  
A plural of appendix.
 define terms and acronyms.

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