Machining Fundamentals

Overview

Machining Fundamentals is a comprehensive text that provides an introduction to the various machining operations, setups, and procedures. The extensively revised text details all traditional machining methods, as well as newer and nontraditional methods. Extensive coverage of CNC and automated manufacturing processes is included.

Provides information for machining and shaping techniques required to work currently used metals and ...

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Overview

Machining Fundamentals is a comprehensive text that provides an introduction to the various machining operations, setups, and procedures. The extensively revised text details all traditional machining methods, as well as newer and nontraditional methods. Extensive coverage of CNC and automated manufacturing processes is included.

Provides information for machining and shaping techniques required to work currently used metals and alloys.

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An introduction to this important area of manufacturing technology, explaining various machining operations, set-ups, and procedures. Advantages and disadvantages of various machining techniques are discussed, along with their suitability for particular applications. Details common methods of machining and shaping parts to meet given specifications, and also covers newer processes such as laser machining and robotics. Computer numerical control in operation of most machine tools, and its role in automated manufacturing, is explored. Includes objectives, quizes, and color photos and diagrams. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590702529
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Teacher's Edition, Instructor's Manual,
  • Edition number: 8
  • Age range: 14 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 4.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

John R. Walker is the author of thirteen textbooks and has written numerous magazine articles. Mr. Walker completed his undergraduate studies at Millersville University and has a master’s degree in Industrial Education from the University of Maryland. He taught industrial arts and vocational education for more than thirty-two years, including five years as Supervisor of Industrial Education. He also worked as a machinist for the US Air Force and as a draftsman at the US Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

Bob Dixon is an Associate Professor and Head of the Engineering Technology Department at Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tennessee. Bob holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Engineering Technology from East Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee. Prior to entering the education field, Bob spent over 20 years in industry working in a variety of machining, manufacturing, and engineering positions. Bob is an ATMAE Certified Senior Technology Manager and recipient of the 2005 ATMAE Outstanding Faculty of Industrial Technology Award for Region 3.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. An Introduction to Machining .... 11
1.1 Technology
1.2 The Evolution of Machine Tools .... 12
1.3 Basic Machine Tool Operation .... 14
1.4 Nontraditional Machining Processes .... 17
1.5 Automating the Machining Process .... 17
1.6 The Evolving Role of the Machinist .... 20
Chapter 2. Shop Safety .... 23
2.1 Safety in the Shop .... 23
2.2 General Machine Safety .... 26
2.3 General Tool Safety .... 27
2.4 Fire Safety .... 27
Chapter 3. Understanding Drawings .... 29
3.1 Dimensions .... 31
3.2 Information Included on Drawings .... 32
3.3 Types of Prints .... 37
3.4 Types of Drawings Used in the Shop .... 38
3.5 Parts List .... 38
3.6 Drawing Sizes ...38
3.7 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing .... 41
Chapter 4. Measurement .... 55
4.1 The Rule .... 55
4.2 The Micrometer Caliper .... 57
4.3 Vernier Measuring Tools .... 63
4.4 Gages .... 67
4.5 Dial Indicators .... 70
4.6 Other Gaging Tools .... 71
4.7 Helper Measuring Tools .... 75
Chapter 5. Layout Work .... 81
5.1 Making Lines on Metal .... 81
5.2 Squares .... 85
5.3 Measuring Angles .... 85
5.4 Simple Layout Steps .... 87
5.5 Layout Safety .... 89
Chapter 6. Hand Tools .... 91
6.1 Clamping Devices .... 91
6.2 Pliers .... 92
6.3 Wrenches .... 95
6.4 Screwdrivers .... 99
6.5 Striking Tools .... 101
6.6 Chisels .... 102
6.7 Hacksaw .... 104
6.8 Files .... 107
6.9 Reamers .... 112
6.10 Hand Threading .... 114
6.11 Hand Polishing .... 122
Chapter 7. Fasteners .... 127
7.1 Threaded Fasteners .... 127
7.2 Nonthreaded Fastening Devices .... 135
7.3 Adhesives .... 138
7.4 Fastener Safety .... 140
Chapter 8. Jigs and Fixtures .... 143
8.1 Jigs .... 143
8.2 Fixtures .... 145
8.3 Jig and Fixture Construction .... 46
Chapter 9. Cutting Fluids .... 149
9.1 Types of Cutting Fluids .... 149
9.2 Application of Cutting Fluids .... 150
Chapter 10. Drills and Drilling Machines .... 153
10.1 Drilling Machines .... 153
10.2 Drill Press Safety .... 157
10.3 Drills .... 158
10.4 Drill-holding Devices .... 163
10.5 Work-holding Devices .... 164
10.6 Cutting Speeds and Feeds .... 167
10.7 Cutting Compounds .... 168
10.8 Sharpening Drills 170
10.9 Drilling .... 173
10.10 Countersinking .... 176
10.11 Counterboring .... 177
10.12 Spotfacing .... 178
10.13 Tapping ..... 178
10.14 Reamingt .... 180
Chapter 11. Offhand Grinding
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