This classic book features a richly illustrated, intensely visual treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects, including measurement and tools, reading drawings, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metallurgy, and the essentials of CNC. Covering introductory through advanced topics, Machine Tool Practices is formatted so that it may be used in a traditional lab-lecture program or a self-paced program. The book is divided into major sections that contain many instructional units. Each unit contains listed objectives, self tests with answers, and boxed material covering shop tips, safety, and new technologies. In this updated edition there are over 600 new photos and 1,500 revised line drawings!
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Each section of the text begins with an introductory overview, followed by instructional units with clearly stated objectives. Many units are designed around specific projects that provide much of the performance experience for the student. Graphic explanations are used to highlight important concepts and common errors and difficulties encountered by machinists.From the Back Cover:
“Machine Tool Practices, 9e, effectively provides a concise overview of machine tools and related methods and practices that are found in a number of different industry types that utilize various machining processes. The style of writing and illustrating, combined with the authors’ practical experience and knowledge, has yielded a text that can be read and understood by engineers and technicians alike.”
Murray Therrell, Industrial Mechanical Systems Instructor, Arkansas Northeastern College
The Definitive Text!
For over 30 years, Machine Tool Practice, 9e, has served as the definitive text to successfully train computer numerical controllers (CNC) and conventional machine operators, general machinists, and tool and tie makers. The book lends itself well to classes that take a combined lecture/laboratory approach, as well as those using it in a self-paced environment.
With over 1500 line drawings and 600 new photographs, Machine Tool Practices, 9e, is the best illustrated book in this field. The text emphasizes practical knowledge shop and machine tool technology throughout. The text superbly illustrates the tools, equipment and techniques that students are most likely to encounter in an actual industrial machine shop environment.
New to this Edition
Updated to reflect the very latest trends and technology in the machine tool field, the art program in this ninth edition has been completely modernized to reflect the real world environment. In addition, this edition has been accuracy checked and also features:
“This book has been the standard for my 30 years experience both as machinist and machining instructor- a proven benchmark as an excellent comprehensive text. This new edition keeps up with new advances in machining and related fields while still providing the solid core of fundamental knowledge, building upon it in a very logical manner”
Richard Granlund, Faculty-Machine Tool, Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
“As the field of machining is constantly changing, a current textbook is critical. [This author team] takes extra care to make this happen.” William Julien, Assistant Professor, Civil, Construction, Industrial and Mechanical Technologies, Hudson Valley Community College
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