ISBN-10:
0470467002
ISBN-13:
9780470467008
Pub. Date:
01/07/2010
Publisher:
Wiley
Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems / Edition 4

Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems / Edition 4

by Mikell P. Groover

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Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems / Edition 4

This book takes a modern, all-inclusive look at manufacturing processes. Its coverage is strategically divided between manufacturing process technologies, as well as dealing with engineering materials and production systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470467008
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/07/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1024
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Mikell P. Groover is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh University, where he also serves as faculty member in the Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program. He received his B.A. in Arts and Science (1961), B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (1962), M.S. in Industrial Engineering (1966), and Ph.D. (1969), all from Lehigh. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania. His industrial experience includes several years as a manufacturing engineer with Eastman Kodak Company. Since Joining Lehigh, he has done consulting, research, and project work for a number of industrial companies.

His teaching and research areas include manufacturing processes, production systems, automation, material handling, facilities planning, and work systems. He has received a number of teaching awards at Lehigh University, as well as the Albert G. Holzman Outstanding Educator Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (1995) and the SME Education Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (2001). His publications include over 75 technical articles and ten books (listed below). His books are used throughout the world and have been translated into French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese. The first edition of the current book Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing received the IIE Joint Publishers Award (1996) and the M. Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Textbook Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (1996).

Dr. Groover is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), the North American Manufacturing Research Institute (NAMRI), and ASM International. He is a Fellow of IIE (1987) and SME (1996).

Table of Contents

Introduction.
PART I: MATERIAL PROPERTIES AND PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES.
The Nature of Materials.
Mechanical Properties of Materials.
Physical Properties of Materials.
Dimensions, Tolerances, and Surfaces.
PART II: ENGINEERING MATERIALS.
Metals.
Ceramics.
Polymers.
Composite Materials.
PART III: SOLIDIFICATION PROCESSES.
Fundamentals of Metal Casting.
Metal Casting Processes.
Glassworking.
Shaping Processes for Plastics.
Rubber Processing Technology.
Shaping Processes for Polymer Matrix Composites.
PART IV: PARTICULATE PROCESSING OF METALS AND CERAMICS.
Powder Metallurgy.
Processing of Ceramics and Cermets.
PART V: METAL FORMING AND SHEET METALWORKING.
Fundamentals of Metal Forming.
Bulk Deformation Processes in Metal Working.
Sheet Metal Working.
PART VI: MATERIAL REMOVAL PROCESSES.
Theory of Metal Machining.
Machining Operations and Machine Tools.
Cutting Tool Technology.
Economic and Product Design Considerations in Machining.
Grinding and Other Abrasive Processes.
Nontraditional Machining and Thermal Cutting Processes.
PART VII: PROPERTY ENHANCING AND SURFACE PROCESSING OPERATIONS.
Heat Treatment of Metals.
Cleaning and Surface Treatments.
Coating and Deposition Processes.
PART VIII: JOINING AND ASSEMBLY PROCESSES.
Fundamentals of Welding.
Welding Processes.
Brazing, Soldering,and Adhesive Bonding.
Mechanical Assembly.
PART IX: SPECIAL PROCESSING AND ASSEMBLY TECHNOLOGIES.
Rapid Prototypiing.
Processing of Integrated Circuits.
Electronics Assembly and Packaging.
Microfabrication Technologies.
PART X: MANUFACTURINGSYSTEMS.
Numerical Control and Industrial Robotics.
Group Technology and Flexible Manaufacturing Systems.
Production Lines.
PART XI: MANUFACTURING SUPPORT SYSTEMS.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Production Planning and Control.
Quality Control.
Measurement and Inspection.
Index.

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