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Volume 11 - 2015

Volume 10 - 2014

Volume 9 - 2013

Volume 8 - 2012

Volume 7 - 2011

Volume 6 - 2010

Volume 5 - 2009

Volume 4 - 2008

Volume 3 - 2007

Volume 2 - 2006

Book Reviews
In this section, we publish the review of the recently published books. The publishers are encouraged to contact the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. K. B. Misra. for getting a book reviewed belonging to any of the areas of performability engineering (quality, reliability, maintainability, availability, safety, risk, and sustainability). The book shall be reviewed by an expert in the area and the review shall be published in this section within three months of the receipt of the book, the next available issue of the International Journal of Performability Engineering. In addition, it shall also be displayed here. All books received for reviews shall be announced on this webpage.
Book Reviews - Under Review
# Books Author
Book Reviews - Completed
# Books Author
1 Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks: Theory and Applications-9789814338882
Carlos de Morais Cordeiro and Dharma Prakash Agrawal
2 An Introduction to the Basics of Reliability and Risk Analysis - 9789812706393
Enrico Zio
3 Annual Review of Low-Carbon Development in China: 2010 - 9789814374187
Qi Ye
4 Applied Reliability and Quality: Fundamentals, methods and Procedures - 9781846284977
B. S. Dhillon
5 Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability - 9780127999685
Jiří Jaromír Klemeš
6 Bio-Inspired Nanomaterials and Applications - 9789814616911
Donglu Shi
7 Bioenergy Research: Advances and Applications - 9780444595614
Vijai K. Gupta, Maria G. Tuohy, Christian P. Kubicek, Jack Saddler, and Feng Xu
8 Braking of Road Vehicles - 9780123973146
Andrew J. Day
9 Computational Intelligence in Reliability Engineering: Evolutionary Techniques in Reliability Analysis and Optimization - 978354037367
Gregory Levitin
10 Computing System Reliability: Models and Analysis - 030648496X
Min Xie, Yuan Shun Dai, Kim-Leng Poh
11 Corrosion Engineering: Principles and Solved Problems - 9780444627223
Branko N. Popov
12 Cost Analysis of Electronic Systems - 9789814383349
Peter Sandborn
13 Creativity and the Brain - 9789812700193
Mario Tokoro, Ken Mogi
14 Creativity for Engineers - 9812565299
Balbir Singh Dhillon
15 Debating Climate Change: Pathways through Argument to Agreement - 9781844078295
Elizabeth L. Malone
16 Designing Complex Products with Systems Engineering Processes and Techniques - 9781466507036
Vivek D. Bhise
17 Emerging Nanotechnologies for Manufacturing - 9780323289900
Waqar Ahmed, and Mark J. Jackson
18 Encyclopedia and Handbook of Process Capability Indices: A Comprehensive Exposition of Quality Control Measures - 9812567593
W.L. Pearn and Samuel Kotz
19 Energy Analysis for a Sustainable Future: Multi-scale integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism - 9780415539661
Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi, and Alevgȕl Șorman
20 Energy Studies - 9781848168503
W. Shepherd and D.W. Shepherd
21 Exploring Engineering: An Introduction to Engineering and Design (Fourth Edition) - 978-0-12-801242-0
Philip Kosky, Robert Balmer, William Keat, and George Wise
22 Fault Trees - 1905209304
Nikolaos Limnios
23 Flow-Induced Vibrations: Classifications and Lessons from Practical Experiences - 9780080983479
Shigehiko Kaneko, Tomomichi Nakamura, Fumio Inada, Minoru Kato, Kunihiko Ishihara, Takashi Nishihara, Njuki W. Mureithi, Mikael A. Langthjem
24 Handbook of Engineering Statistics - 1852338067
Hoang Pham
25 Handbook of Human Factors in Medical Device Design - 9780805856279
Matthew B. Weinger, Michael E. Wiklund and Daryle J. Gardner-Bonneau
26 Handbook of Reliability Engineering - 1852334533
Hoang Pham
27 Handbook of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety in Engineering Design - 9781848001749
Rudolph Frederick Stapelberg
28 HAZOP: Guide to Best Practice Guidelines to Best Practice for the Process and Chemical Industries (Third Edition) - 9780323394604
Frank Crawley and Brian Tyler
29 High Integrity Systems and Safety Management in Hazardous Industries - 9780128019962
J. R. Thomson
30 Human Reliability and Error in Transportation Systems - 9781846288111
B. S. Dhillon
31 Importance Measures in Reliability, Risk, and Optimization- Principles and Applications - 9781119993445
Way Kuo, and Xiaoyan Zhu
32 Introduction to Quality and Reliability Engineering - 978-3-662-47214-9
Renyan Jiang
33 Lean Six Sigma in Service: Applications and Case Studies - 978-1-4200-7888-6
Sandra L. Furterer
34 Learning from Failures: Decision Analysis of Major Disasters - 97810124167278
Ashraf Labib
35 Life Cycle Reliability Engineering - 9780471715290
Guangbin Yang
36 Life Time Data: Statistical Models and Methods - 9812566074
Jayant V. Deshpande and Sudha G. Purohit
37 Maintenance for Industrial Systems - 9781848825758
Riccardo Manzini, Alberto Regattieri, Hoang Pham and Emilio Ferrari
38 Maintenance Theory of Reliability - 185233939X
Toshio Nakagawa
39 Maintenance, Replacement & Reliability: Theory and Applications - 0849339669
Andrew K. S. Jardine, Albert H. C. Tsang
40 Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise (Lessons from Frontrunner Companies) - 9780415716130
Rob van Tulder, Rob van Tilburg, Mara Francken and Andrea da Rosa
41 Measurement Uncertainty: An Approach via the Mathematical Theory of Evidence - 9780387306551
Simona Salicone
42 Models of Network Reliability: Analysis, Combinatorics and Monte Carlo - 9781439817414
Ilya B. Gertsbakh and Yoseph Shpungin
43 Modern Statistical & Mathematical Methods in Reliability - 9812563563
Alyson Wilson, N. Limnios, Sallie Keller-McNulty & Y. Armijo
44 Multi-state System Reliability Analysis and Optimization for Engineers and Industrial Managers - 9781849963200
Anatoly Lisnianski, Ilia Frenkel, Yi Ding
45 Network Reliability and Resilience-9783642223730
Ilya Gertsbakh and Yoseph Shpungin
46 Optimal Reliability Modeling: Principles and Applications - 047139761X
Way Kuo and Ming J. Zuo
47 Optimization and Anti-Optimization of Structures Under Uncertainty - 9781848164772
Isaac Elishakoff and Makoto Ohsaki
48 Physical Asset Management - 9781848827509
Nicholas A.J. Hastings
49 Product Lifecycle Management: 21st Century Paradigm for Product Realization - 1852338105
John Stark
50 Quality Management System Handbook for Product Development Companies - 1574443526
Vivek Nanda
51 Recent Advances in Sustainable Process Design and Optimization - 9789814271950
Dominic C Y Foo, Mahmoud M El-Halwagi and Raymond R Tan
52 Recent Developments in Reliability-Based Civil Engineering - 9812564195
Achintya Haldar
53 Reforming International Institutions: Another World is possible - 9781844078110
UBUNTU Forum Secretariat
54 Regulating Technology: International Harmonization and Local Realities Metabolism - 9781849712477
Patrick van Zwanenberg, Adrian Ely and Adrian Smith
55 Reliability and Optimal Maintenance - 1846283248
Hongzhou Wang & Hoang Pham
56 Reliability and Radiation Effects in Compound Semiconductors - 9789814277105
Allan Johnston
57 Reliability and Risk Models-0470094885
Michael Todinov
58 Reliability and Safety Engineering - 9781849962322
A. K. Verma, Srividya A. and Durga Rao Karanki
59 Reliability and Six Sigma - 0387302557
U. Dinesh Kumar, John Crocker, T. Chitra and Haritha Saranga
60 Reliability Engineering - 3540493883
Alessandro Birolini
61 Reliability Engineering - 9781118140673
Kailash C. Kapur and Michael Pecht
62 Reliability Modeling, Analysis and Optimization - 9812563881
Hoang Pham
63 Reliability of Structures: Analysis and Applications - 9780974201979
Vladimir Raizer
64 Renewable Motor Fuels: The Past, the Present and the Uncertain Future - 9780128009703
Arthur M. Brownstein
65 Risk Analysis - Assessing Uncertainties Beyond Expected Values and Probabilities - 9780470517369
Terje Aven
66 Risk Analysis and Control for Industrial Processes- Gas, Oil and Chemicals: A System Perspective for Assessing and Avoiding Low-Probability, High-Consequence Events - 978-0-12-800057-1
Hans Pasman
67 Risk Analysis in Engineering: Techniques, Tools and Trends - 1574447947
Mohammad Modarres
68 Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis with Bayesian Networks - 9781439809105
Norman Fenton and Martin Neil
69 Risk Governance - Coping with Uncertainty in a Complex World - 9781844072927
Ortwin Renn
70 Risk Management with Applications from the Off-shore Petroleum Industry - 9781846286520
Terje Aven and Vinnem Jan Erik
71 Risk-based Reliability Analysis and Generic Principles for Risk Reduction-9780080447285
Michael Todinov
72 Risks in Technological Systems - 9781848826403
G. Grimvall, Å. Holmgren, P. Jacobsson and T. Thedéen
73 Robust Design for Quality Engineering and Six Sigma - 9789812778673
Sung H. Park and Jiju Antony
74 Root Cause Analysis: Improving Performance for Bottom-Line Results - 0849353408
Robert J. Latino, Kenneth C. Latino
75 Safety Design for Space Operations - 9780080969213
Foroz A. Allahdadi, Isabelle Rongier and Paul D. Wilde
76 Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era - 978-1-4822-4299-0
Sidney Dekker
77 Satisfying Safety Goals by Probabilistic Risk Assessment - 101846286816
Hiromitsu Kumamoto
78 Simulation Methods for Reliability and Availability of Complex Systems - 9781848822122
Javier Faulin, Angel A. Juan, Sebastián Martorell, and J-E. Ramirez-Márquez
79 Six Sigma Case Studies with Minitab® - 978-1-4822-0557-2
Kishore K. Pochampally and Surendra M. Gupta
80 Six Sigma Software Quality Improvement - Success Stories from Leaders in the High Tech Industry - 9780071700627
Vic Nanda, and Jeffrey A. Robinson
81 Stochastic Ageing and Dependence for Reliability - 0387297421
Chin-Diew Lai and Min Xie
82 Stochastic Processes in Science, Engineering and Finance - 9781584884934
Frank Beichelt
83 Stochastic Simulation Optimization for Discrete Event Systems: Perturbation Analysis, Ordinal Optimization and Beyond - 9789814513005
Chun-Hung Chen, Qing-Shan Jia and Loo Hay Lee
84 Survival Skills for Scientists - 9781860946417
Federico Rosei, Tudor Johnston
85 Sustainability : Key Issues - 978-0-415-52986-0
Helen Kopnina and Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet
86 Sustainability in Engineering Design: An Undergraduate Text - 9780080993690
Anthony Johnson and Andrew Gibson
87 System Reliability Theory; Models, Statistical Methods and Applications - 9780471471332
Marvin Rausand and Amljot Høyland
88 Telexistence - 9789814618069
Sasumu Tachi
89 Ternary Networks Reliability and Monte Carlo - 9783319064390
Ilya Gertsbakh, Yoseph Shpungin, and Radislav Vaisman
90 The 15 Most Common Obstacles to World Class Reliability: A Roadmap for Managers - 9780831133818
Don Nyman
91 The 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident - 9780081001189
Yotaro Hatamura, Seiji Abe, Masao Fuchigami,and Naoto Kasahara
92 The EARTH as a CRADLE for Life: The origin, evolution and future of the environment - 978-9814508322
Frank D. Stacey and Jane H. Hodgkinson
93 The Feeling of Risk: New Perspectives on Risk Perception - 9781849711487
Paul Slovic
94 The Handbook of Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Design- Chemistry, Components, Types and Terminology - 978-3-662-47214-9
John Warner
95 The Maintenance Management Framework: Models and Methods for Complex Systems Maintenance - 9781846288203
Adolfo Crespo Márquez
96 The New Management of Engineering - 1411621492
Patrick D. T. O'Connor
97 The Performance Economy - 9780230584662
Walter R. Stahel
98 The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection - 9780444632838
Monzer Fanun
99 The Universal Generating Function in Reliability Analysis and Optimization - 1852339276
Gregory Levitin
100 The Zeronauts: Breaking the Sustainability Barrier - 9781849713979
John Elkington
101 Transportation Systems Reliability and Safety - 9781439846407
B.S. Dhillon
102 Uncertainty and Risk: Multidisciplinary Perspectives - 9781844078516
Gabriele Bammer and Michael Smithson
103 Understanding the Human Machine : A primer for Bioengineering - 981238930X
Max E. Valentinuzzi
104 Warranty Management and Product Manufacture - 1852339330
D.N.Prabhakar Murthy, Wallace R. Blischke
105 When The Scientist Presents: An Audio and Video Guide to Science Talk - 9789812839190
Jean-Luc Lebrun
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