Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance (2nd Edition)

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9780130474698: Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance (2nd Edition)
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An exceptionally readable training resource designed in a flexible “stand-alone” chapter format, this modern book gives future industrial technicians a solid foundation in basic theory coupled with a practical “hands-on” approach that includes exposure to real-life equipment used in the industry today. Using a direct and straightforward style of writing, it focuses on the needs of industrial mechanics, technicians and engineers working with industrial mechanical and power transmission products, and integrates safety and troubleshooting components within each chapter to encourage diagnostic skill-building. For plant engineers, maintenance supervisors, and training directors.

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This new edition offers a comprehensive overview of the equipment and mechanical systems commonly used in manufacturing industries. Intended for the technician, it combines principles of operation with troubleshooting and servicing procedures.

Some of the key features include:
  • A complete glossary of terms.
  • New photos and line drawings to further enhance the clear, practical presentation.
  • Expanded coverage of using precision measuring tools.
  • Expanded troubleshooting information in each chapter.

About the Author:

Larry Chastain is the program director for Industrial Systems Technology at Athens Technical College in Athens, Georgia.  He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Technology from Southern Polytechnic University and a Master’s in Education from Georgia State University.


Prof. Chastain has fourteen years experience working in industry engineering and troubleshooting electrical and mechanical systems.  He has been teaching in technical education for 22 years.  He has worked as a consultant for several major companies such as Cooper Tires, E.I. DuPont, Georgia Pacific, and Michelin. 

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Larry Chastain
Published by Prentice Hall (2003)
ISBN 10: 013047469X ISBN 13: 9780130474698
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