Machine Tool Metrology: An Industrial Handbook

Machine Tool Metrology: An Industrial Handbook

by Graham T. Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319797366
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/21/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 685
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author




Graham T. Smith is the retired Head of the Technology Research Centre which was a specialised section within Southampton Solent University. He worked as a Professor of Industrial Engineering there, and was one of the three original Founder Members of the Laser Metrology & Machine Performance International Conferences (LAMDAMAP, which has been running from 1993 to the present. Professor Smith has lectured-widely within the UK at industrial and exhibition venues, likewise across a diverse-range of university campuses in both Europe and North America, moreover he has continued to maintain close-links in the related machine tool and metrology industries. He has also previously refereed technical submissions for The Machine Tool Technologies Association (now known as the MTA) as a judge for the biennial MACH-awards and has regularly undertaken book and journal reviews, as well as periodic technical articles for the Industrial Press. Furthermore, he has also acted as an Expert Witness for many engineering/metrological litigation cases for some years and has also produced certain specific end-user products for a range of international companies, during last 50-plus years.


Table of Contents

Machine Tools - an Introduction.- Laser Instrumentation and Calibration.- Optical Instrumentation for Machine Calibration.- Telescoping Ballbars and other Diagnostic Intrumentation.- Artefacts for Machine Verification.- Machine Tool Performance - Spindle Analysis; Corrosion and Oil Debris Monitoring; Thermography.- Uncertainty of Measurement and Statistical Process Control.- Machine Tool Reliability.- Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Reliability-centred Maintenance (RCM).

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