Re: [SystemSafety] Fwd: Re: New book

From: nfr < >
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:58:41 +0000


Self-publish. It seems the only way - in the UK - to achieve a reasonable price. The Club has had a good experience in publishing its Symposium '13 Proceedings. Felix.

On 15 Apr 2013, at 14:22, SPRIGGS, John J wrote:

> My publisher offers softback print-on-demand textbooks at a lower price to students (under certain conditions); unfortunately my intended main audience is engineers, who are not eligible for the offer and who cannot afford the hardback...
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> Self-publish next time?
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> John
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> On 4/15/13 12:10 PM, jean-louis Boulanger wrote:

>>  Safety Management of Software-based Equipment
>> 
>> Autor : jean-Louis Boulanger

>
> Thanks!
>
> But the price: 63.50 / 76.20 :-( I don't know any students who would afford that.
>
> That is an issue I haven't solved. I was quoted an asking price of 75 from a major publisher for my
> 2001 book Causal System Analysis, knew none of my students would ever pay, so I printed hard-bound
> hard copies privately for the university library and for people who wanted them, at a quarter the
> price, and left it on-line.
>
> On other other hand, I don't know how to do that much better. The Fukushima book is currently being
> negotiated to cost about 40 (hard copy or electronic).
>
> John Spriggs has a book out on GSN with Springer:
> http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-1-4471-2312-5/page/1 Felix Redmill reviewed it in a
> recent edition of Safety Systems, and remarked on the steep price.
>
> John Knight does best. His 2012 book http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781439862551 costs about
> 32 = 37.50
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> PBL
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> Prof. Peter Bernard Ladkin, Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, 33594 Bielefeld, Germany
> Tel+msg +49 (0)521 880 7319 www.rvs.uni-bielefeld.de
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