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Engineering Research and America's Future: Meeting the Challenges of a Global Economy
(National Academy Press, 2006)
Parametric VaR with goodness-of-fit tests based on EDF statistics for extreme returns
Parametric VaR (Value-at-Risk) is widely used due to its simplicity and easy calculation. However, the normality assumption, often used in the estimation of the parametric VaR, does not provide satisfactory estimates for ...
The impact of design methods on the creativity of 1st-year engineering student projects: the case of Computer Programming
Creativity, understood as the ability to produce novel and useful products or services, is one of the most valued professional skills of engineers (Boyyet et al. 2010; Chak, 2011; Tomasco, 2010). However, engineers are not ...
Adjustment of discrete load changes in feeder databases for improving medium-term demand forecasting
(Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2017)
A discrete load change (DLC) event may be described as an abrupt change in feeder demand. These events are due to network reconfigurations, or the connection/disconnection of large consumers to the grid. This phenomenon ...
Value Stream Mapping as a Strategic Tool in Lean Transition. Waste Elimination and Creation of Value in Different Processes Management
(Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2015)
Propuesta de mejoramiento de procesos constructivos en la construcción del Centro Nacional de Congresos y Convenciones
(Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 2017)
The developed theme was the measurement of productivity and its yields in construction processes of the National Center of Congress and Conventions, and the search of a good plan to get improvements. The main objective was ...
The Millennium Development Goals and Production Engineering training
Purpose – The search for a more sustainable society depends on more sustainable organisations and, as such, Production (Industrial) Engineering may contribute to this process through the training of professionals with a ...
AVALIAÇÃO DE MOTORES DE TRATORES AGRÍCOLAS UTILIZANDO DINAMÔMETRO MÓVEL
(Universidade Federal de Santa MariaBREngenharia AgrícolaUFSMPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Agrícola, 2014-02-25)
Tractors are the most used agricultural machines in most mechanized operations in a rural property. This has raised agricultural tractors production and trading. Together with such production raise, questions have also ...