Audel Millwrights and Mechanics Guide

Audel Millwrights and Mechanics Guide

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The hardcover, fully updated edition of the only multi-craft trade guide Respected by generations of skilled workers, Audel Millwright's and Mechanic's Guide is the only trade manual to cover maintenance and troubleshooting for all the mechanical trades in a single volume. Now available in hardcover, it covers the newest equipment on shop floors as well as older machinery, sometimes more than 30 years old, for which little maintenance and repair information remains available. Millwrights, mechanics, machinists, carpenters, pipe fitters, electricians, engineers, and those who supervise them will find this book invaluable. The only hardcover maintenance and repair manual to cover all the mechanical trades in one guideThis updated guide covers new industrial machinery as well as 30-year-old equipment for which little information can be foundEssential for those who repair machinery as well as machinists, carpenters, pipe fitters, electricians, millwrights, mechanics, engineers, mechanical technicians, industrial maintenance managers, and construction tradespeople This hardcover edition of Audel Millwright's and Mechanic's Guide is as valuable to today's skilled workers as previous editions were to their fathers and more

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  • Paperback | 1152 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 38.1mm | 1,088.62g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 5th Edition
  • 0764541714
  • 9780764541711
  • 793,720

About Thomas B. Davis

Thomas Bieber Davis is a mechanical engineer and trainer in preventive and predictive maintenance at all levels. He has also developed preventive maintenance products for industrial use. Carl A. Nelson wrote numerous practical manuals for the mechanical trades, including earlier editions of this book, before his death in more

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Find the answer every time Here, in concise, straightforward language, is the guidebook your father trusted, completely overhauled and updated for the first time in three decades. Clearly organized to help you find what you need, it covers tools, drawing and sketching, measuring and connecting, installation, bearings, motor maintenance, electrical devices, structural steel, and more. Everything about the newest equipment is here, as well as information vital to maintaining the older machinery still found in many shops. Apply the right method of installation for various types of machinery and equipment Install, repair, and maintain chain drives and V-belt drives Perform preventive and predictive motor maintenance Understand and maintain wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems Troubleshoot and repair pumps, air compressors, fans, and blowers Create and use sheet metal patterns Sharpen hand saws, band saws and circular sawsshow more

Table of contents

Introduction v About the Author vi Chapter 1 Safety 1 Chapter 2 Drawing and Sketching 7 Chapter 3 The Basic Toolbox 49 Chapter 4 Portable Power Tools 59 Chapter 5 Stationary Power Tools 89 Chapter 6 Measurement 101 Chapter 7 Screw Threads 109 Chapter 8 Mechanical Fasteners 129 Chapter 9 Machinery and Equipment Installation 153 Chapter 10 Bearings 187 Chapter 11 Principles of Mechanical Power Transmission 245 Chapter 12 Shafting 253 Chapter 13 Flat Belts 263 Chapter 14 V-Belt Drives 293 Chapter 15 Chain Drives 323 Chapter 16 Gears 351 Chapter 17 Couplings 373 Chapter 18 Gaskets, Packings and Seals 409 Chapter 19 Lubrication and Oil Analysis 453 Chapter 20 Vibration Measurement 461 Chapter 21 Preventive and Predictive Maintenance 471 Chapter 22 Electricity 479 Chapter 23 AC Motors 495 Chapter 24 Fans and Blowers 509 Chapter 25 Pumps 523 Chapter 26 Air Compressors 551 Chapter 27 Pipe Fittings 589 Chapter 28 Pipe Valves 627 Chapter 29 Structural Steel 649 Chapter 30 Sheet-Metal Work 669 Chapter 31 Welding 693 Chapter 32 Sharpening Saws 749 Chapter 33 Wood Fastening 765 Chapter 34 Carpentry 805 Chapter 35 Blacksmithing 891 Chapter 36 Rigging 913 Chapter 37 Hydraulics and Pneumatics 987 Chapter 38 Mensuration and Mechanical Calculations 1015 Appendix 1039 List of Vendors 1071 Index 1075show more

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