Books, workbooks and guides
A framework and methodology for developing business improvement tools
Dr Imoh Ilevbare, Product Manager for IfM Education and Consultancy Services, describes the IfM’s approach to developing business tools and processes from cutting-edge research.
Flow measurement handbook. Industrial designs, operating principles, performance, and applications. SECOND EDITION
Flow Measurement Handbook is a reference for engineers on flow measurement techniques and instruments. This is the second edition.£74.99
From droplet formation to final applications, this practical book presents the subject in a comprehensive and clear form, using only content derived from the latest published results.£63.99
Technology roadmapping is a core method to help companies and other organisations gain orientation for future opportunities and changes.
This book is a key resource for technology roadmapping – it provides expert knowledge in four areas.
Communicating Technology Intelligence
This Practice Guide examines some of the barriers to effective Technology Intelligence communication and explores the ways in which intelligence can be better communicated and hence transferred to decision-makers.
How well does your organization manage the risks associated with information quality?
Explores ways in which designers might support the commercialisation of early stage science.£49.00 plus P&P
Describes a structured approach to understanding and exploiting a company's international 'manufacturing footprint' - the location of its plants around the globe, what their roles should be and how they interact with each other.Download free or £25 hardcopy plus P&P
A step-by-step guide to applying technology and product roadmapping techniques in your organisation using the minimum of resources. Volume discounts are available, please enquire for details. (2001, Spiralbound, 124 pages).£149.00 plus P&P
Helps companies evaluate their systems for keeping abreast of the latest technology developments and to identify areas for improvement.£75.00 plus P&P
Convincing someone to invest in new technologies is one of the most important tasks of technology management. Yet the actual process of getting the buy-in decision is often inconclusive. (2009, Paperback, 26 pages)£75.00 plus P&P
Offers a structured process, reviewing all relevant factors, to help the choice between producing 'in-house' and using an outside supplier. £95 (2001, Spiralbound, 68 pages)£95.00 plus P&P
A structured approach to making 'make-or-buy' decisions. (IEE Manufacturing series 1) (1997, hard cover, 132 pages)£35.00 plus P&P
Provides cost analysis techniques and design tactics for products manufactured in small batch sizes, to help you meet demanding cost targets or reduce manufacturing costs. £39 (2001, Spiralbound, 88 pages)£39.00 plus P&P
Manufacturing location decisions: Choosing the right location for international manufacturing facilities
Provides a systematic process to follow when choosing the location of international manufacturing sites, taking into account both strategic and operational issues. (2000, Spiralbound, 58 pages)£75.00 plus P&P
A step-by-step guide to planning the international transfer of production technology, allowing potential problems to be identified early in the planning stages. (1999, Spiralbound, 50 pages)£75.00 plus P&P
Deals with one of the most problematic stages in international manufacturing transfer - evaluating the ease or difficulty with which a particular technology may be moved to a new location. (1999, Spiralbound, 68 pages)£75.00 plus P&P
Aimed at the busy practising engineer who wishes to become familiar with the fundamentals of fluid mechanics as quickly and painlessly as possible. The essential ideas are presented in a clear and concise way, using straightforward mathematics, links with everyday observations, and some simple engineering calculations. (1996, hardbound, 230 pages)£30.00 plus P&P