Manufacturing Processes / Edition 8

Manufacturing Processes / Edition 8

by B. H. Amstead, Phillip F. Ostwald, Myron L. Begeman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471842362

ISBN-13: 9780471842361

Pub. Date: 02/28/1987

Publisher: Wiley

This Eighth Edition of a classic text presents the most recent information in the technology of manufacturing. It describes the processes whereby materials are converted into products, without losing sight of the economics involved. Manufacturing systems and manufacturing integration are developed. New topics include recent progress in numerical control, electronic

Overview

This Eighth Edition of a classic text presents the most recent information in the technology of manufacturing. It describes the processes whereby materials are converted into products, without losing sight of the economics involved. Manufacturing systems and manufacturing integration are developed. New topics include recent progress in numerical control, electronic fabrication, robotics, group technology, plant layout, conveyors, vision sensing, and safety. There is an expanded discussion of quality control and an entire chapter on operations planning and cost estimating. Includes career guidance and contains many problems and case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471842361
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1987
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Manufacturing and the Economic System.

Nature and Properties of Materials.

Production of Ferrous Metals.

Production of Nonferrous Metals.

Conventional Foundry Processes.

Contemporary Casting Processes.

Heat Treatment.

Welding, Brazing, and Adhesive Bonding.

Powder Metallurgy.

Plastic Materials and Processes.

Metrology and Quality Control.

Hot Working of Metal.

Cold Working of Metal.

Press Work and Tooling.

Basic Machine Tool Elements.

Numerical Control.

Manufacturing Systems.

Metal Cutting.

Turning, Drilling, Boring, and Milling Machine Tools.

Machining Operations.

Shaping, Planing, Sawing, and Broaching.

Threads and Gears.

Grinding and Abrasive Machines.

Special Processes and Electronic Fabrication.

Operations Planning and Cost Estimating.

Bibliography.

Index.

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