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Advances in industrial engineering, information and water resources.


Advances in industrial engineering, information and water resources.

Ed. by Wang Jun, Li Yanbin, Wang Jinfeng and Rami Hikmat Fouad.

WIT Press


867 pages



WIT transactions on engineering sciences; v.80


This volume contains approximately 90 papers by contributors based worldwide. Organization is in three sections on the very broad themes announced in the book's title. There's no subject index, so readers will need to read the table of contents article by article to find topics of interest. The author index will help those seeking a particular scientist's work. A sampling of topics from the industrial engineering section: evaluation of the social cost of green building projects, analysis of complex systems of industrial cluster knowledge transfer based on system dynamics, and the influence of a controlling shareholder on firm value (R&D investment as a mediating variable). Some topics for the water management and engineering section: flow patterns under natural circulation in a narrow rectangular channel, watershed water resources management, and frost resistance properties of mixed aggregate concrete with mineral admixtures. Some topics from the section on information engineering: Internet marketing in the new economy, a coal enterprise safety management information system, and application of the analytical hierarchy process in a sports events risk assessment. The four editors are affiliated as follows: Wang Jun (Henan University of Technology, China), Li Yanbin (North China Institute of Water Conservancy and Hydrology), Wang Jinfeng (Zhengzhou University, China), and Rami Hikmat Fouad (Hashemite University, Jordan). The US office of WIT Press is Computational Mechanics.

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