A Guide for Product Parameters, Coatings, Process, and Equipment. Finishing Systems Design discusses how to smoothly integrate current equipment, product parameters, coating selection, and processes for superior product finishes. Both liquid and powder coating systems are presented, along with their respective management considerations, equipment needs, environmental concerns, and curing methods. Topics include production requirements, coating performance, coating materials, environmental considerations, dip systems, spray systems, drying and curing, sludge handling, liquid waste treatment and disposal, abatement equipment, systems layout, SPC and SQC, and more.
Survey sampling is fundamentally an applied field. The goal in this book is to put an array of tools at the fingertips of practitioners by explaining approaches long used by survey statisticians, illustrating how existing software can be used to solve survey problems, and developing some specialized software where needed. This book serves at least three audiences: (1) Students seeking a more in-depth understanding of applied sampling either through a second semester-long course or by way of a supplementary reference; (2) Survey statisticians searching for practical guidance on how to apply concepts learned in theoretical or applied sampling courses; and (3) Social scientists and other survey practitioners who desire insight into the statistical thinking and steps taken to design, select, and weight random survey samples.
Several survey data sets are used to illustrate how to design samples, to make estimates from complex surveys for use in optimizing the sample allocation, and to calculate weights. Realistic survey projects are used to demonstrate the challenges and provide a context for the solutions. The book covers several topics that either are not included or are dealt with in a limited way in other texts. These areas include: sample size computations for multistage designs; power calculations related to surveys; mathematical programming for sample allocation in a multi-criteria optimization setting; nuts and bolts of area probability sampling; multiphase designs; quality control of survey operations; and statistical software for survey sampling and estimation. An associated R package, PracTools, contains a number of specialized functions for sample size and other calculations. The data sets used in the book are also available in PracTools, so that the reader may replicate the examples or perform further analyses.
Interior Design On A Budget You're about to discover how to... In this book, design expert and author Jennifer Inston shares with you her best knowledge and advice on how to design great homes and how to do so simply by utilizing a few simple tricks and methods. Designing and decorating your home need not be expensive. This book will help you achieve a stunning and deluxe look for your home that is affordable and fits your budget. Discover tricks and special strategies on how to create a luxurious look for all the rooms in your house without spending a lot of money. The book also presents some suggestions on DIY decorating projects from scratch or from repurposed items to create a brand-new look that appears polished and professionally designed without spending too much. Learn how to look for thrift items and add accessories and furniture that look high-end, but do not put a strain on your budget. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Introduction to interior design How to create a luxurious look on a budget Crown Molding and Paint Window Treatments, Lighting and Hardwood Do-It-Yourself Projects Shopping on a Budget Getting Creative with Low-Cost Accessories Much, much more
Graphic Design Articles
Graphic Design Books