Workshop Processes, Practices and Materials is an ideal introduction to workshop processes, practices and materials for entry-level engineers and workshop technicians. With detailed illustrations throughout and simple, clear language, this is a practical introduction to what can be a very complex subject. It has been significantly updated and revised to include new material on adhesives, protective coatings, plastics and current Health and Safety legislation. It covers all the standard topics, including safe practices, measuring equipment, hand and machine tools, materials and joining methods, making it an indispensable handbook for use both in class and the workshop. Its broad coverage makes it a useful reference book for many different courses worldwide.
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Essential reading for all students new to mechanical engineering workshop practiceFrom the Back Cover:
Workshop Processes, Practices and Materials is an ideal introduction to the workshop environment for students ready to embark on a career in engineering, or anyone who will be making use of an engineering workshop.
Bruce Black distils workshop techniques and technology in a simple and straightforward style, with hundreds of useful illustrations included throughout the book. The third edition of this comprehensive and well-established text has been updated throughout, now featuring end of chapter review questions to aid student learning, and also includes new chapters on Moving Loads, as well as Drawing, Specifications and Data, with expanded material on Safety and Measuring Equipment.
The broad coverage of this text ensures it will meet the requirements of a wide range of engineering courses world-wide. The new edition has matching to Performing Engineering Operations (PEO Level 2), covering units 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 11 and 12, and will continue to cater for other courses at this level such as Intermediate GNVQ, BTEC First, Vocational GCSE and a range of NVQ Level 2 engineering courses from City and Guilds in the UK.
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