McGraw-Hill Machining and Metalworking Handbook / Edition 2

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Covering the latest equipment and technologies, this massive compendium has been an industry standard for more than a decade. This edition provides professionals with complete information on procedures, tools, standards, and equations.
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A reference containing a vast array of topics and technical data as well as many current American standards important to machinists, mechanical design engineers, design draftsmen, and metalworkers throughout industry. Important data from the latest ANSI, SAE, ASTM, ASME, AWS, AFBMA, NEMA, SMI, AGMA standards, and other American standard practices are included. The material is presented in 23 sections with some 900 illustrations, 120 photographs, and 480 tables. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070680593
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 8/31/1998
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Handbooks Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1683
  • Product dimensions: 5.22 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 2.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Modern Metalworking Machinery, Tools, and Measuring Devices 1
Ch. 2 Mathematics for Machinists and Metalworkers 23
Ch. 3 Modern Calculator Techniques for Designers, Machinists, and Metalworkers 107
Ch. 4 U.S. Customary and Metric (SI) Measures and Conversions 129
Ch. 5 Materials: Physical and Chemical Properties, Characteristics, and Uses 147
Ch. 6 Fastening and Joining Techniques and Hardware 441
Ch. 7 Machining, Machine Tools, and Practices 571
Ch. 8 American National Standards Applicable to Machinery, Machining, and Metalworking Practices 803
Ch. 9 Tooling, Die Making, Molds, Jigs, and Fixtures 817
Ch. 10 Gears 921
Ch. 11 Antifriction Bearings 1067
Ch. 12 Cams and Cam Development, Layout, and Design 1095
Ch. 13 Springs 1111
Ch. 14 Power Transmission Systems 1169
Ch. 15 Mechanisms and Linkages 1229
Ch. 16 Sheet Metal Practices and Layout 1273
Ch. 17 Hardening and Tempering Steels and Nonferrous Alloys 1371
Ch. 18 Castings, Moldings, Extrusions, and Powder-Metal Technology 1397
Ch. 19 Plating Practices and Finishes for Metals 1459
Ch. 20 Practical Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Air Handling, and Heat 1511
Ch. 21 Engineering Design Data 1543
Ch. 22 Safety Practices in Industry 1601
Ch. 23 Societies, Associations, Institutes, and Specification Authorities 1611
Ch. 24 CAD/CAM, CAE, and CNC Software Systems 1619
Ch. 25 Modern Engineering Drawing Practices 1629
Index 1657
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    Very well written for all those in the field. A vast amount of information presented very professional

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