The author includes numerous examples, problems, and solutions to test the reader's comprehension. He also lists important journals, organizations, standards, and books for further study, creating a comprehensive resource for design, system, safety and manufacturing engineers as well as reliability specialists and quality assurance professionals.
-Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1072 No. 23, 2005
About the Author
Arturo Santa-Cruz is Associate Professor at the Department of Pacific Studies, University of Guadalajara. He is the author of Un debate teorico empiricamente ilustrado: La construccion de la soberania japonesa, 1853-1902, editor of What's in a Name? Globalization Regionalization, and APEC, and co-editor of Globalization, Regionalization and Domestic Trajectories in the Pacific Rim: The Economic Impact. He has published several articles in refereed journals in Australia, Chile, Great Britain, Mexico, South Korea, and the United States.