Audel Automated Machines and Toolmaking

Audel Automated Machines and Toolmaking

by Rex Miller, Mark Richard Miller, Mark Richard Miller
     
 

Master today's toolmaking equipment

Here, fully updated to include new machines and electronic and digital controls, is the ultimate guide to automated machines and toolmaking. Whether you're a professional machinist, an apprentice, or a trade student, this fully illustrated volume helps you work with metal-safely, precisely, efficiently-using today's tools and

Overview

Master today's toolmaking equipment

Here, fully updated to include new machines and electronic and digital controls, is the ultimate guide to automated machines and toolmaking. Whether you're a professional machinist, an apprentice, or a trade student, this fully illustrated volume helps you work with metal-safely, precisely, efficiently-using today's tools and techniques. It's packed with review questions for students, and loaded with answers you need on the job.

• Understand automated machine fundamentals and work with jigs and fixtures

• Learn the basics of spiral and helix milling, gear cutting, and cam machining

• Discover how to cut, punch, or shape a die with minimum waste

• Master the operations of today's grinders and lapping machines

• Find out all about toolmaking, from allowances and tolerances to layouts and master plates

• Follow the clear, step-by-step illustrations to gain a hands-on knowledge of techniques and procedures

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764555282
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/20/2004
Series:
Audel Technical Trades Series, #10
Edition description:
All New 5th Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author

Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at The State University of New York—College at Buffalo for over 35 years. He has taught on the technical school, high school, and college level for well over 40 years. He is the author or coauthor of over 100 textbooks ranging from electronics through carpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50 magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He is also the author of seven Civil War regimental histories.

Mark Richard Miller finished his B.S. degree in New York and moved on to Ball State University where he obtained the master’s and went to work in San Antonio. He taught in high school and went to graduate school in College Station, Texas, finishing the doctorate. He took a position at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, where he now teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professor and Department Chairman. He has coauthored seven books and contributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbies include refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971 Roadrunner. He is also interested in playing guitar, which he did while in college as lead in The Rude Boys band.

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