Basic Machine Tool Operations

Basic Machine Tool Operations

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For a basic, one-semester Machine Shop course at the undergraduate level; an ideal adjunct text for Computer Numerical Control (CNC) instruction. A perfect starter text for future machinists, this detail-oriented yet easy-to-read guide offers step-by-step coverage of the basic machine tools and processes that have led to the development of precision numerically controlled machine tools. Written by an author with over 25 years of experience in mechanical technology, it helps students understand the material and machines of their trades more fully, and will give them the tools necessary to solve a variety of problems encountered in their particular fields. The emphasis is on the manual machining processes needed for work in CNC.show more

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  • Paperback | 441 pages
  • 203.2 x 269.2 x 27.9mm | 1,020.59g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130996777
  • 9780130996770

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I. SHOP TECHNIQUES AND INFORMATION. 1. Shop Safety. 2. Selection and Identification of Metals. 3. Cutoff Machines. II. DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENT. 1. Systems of Measurement. 2. Using Micrometer Instruments and Calipers. 3. Using Comparison and Angular Measuring Instruments. 4. Tolerances, Fits, Geometric Dimensions, and Statistical Process Control (SPC). 5. Reading Shop Drawings. III. PREPARATIONS FOR MACHINING OPERATIONS. 1. Machinability and Chip Formation. 2. Speeds and Feeds for Machine Tools. 3. Cutting Fluids. IV. DRILLING MACHINES. 1. The Drill Press. 2. Drilling Tools. 3. Workholding Locations and Holding Devices on Drilling Machines. 4. Operating Drilling Machines. 5. Countersinking and Counterboring. 6. Reaming in the Drill Press. V. TURNING MACHINES. 1. The Engine Lathe. 2. Turning Machine Safety. 3. Toolholders and Toolholding for the Lathe. 4. Cutting Tools for the Lathe. 5. Lathe Spindle Tooling. 6. Operating the Machine Controls. 7. Facing and Center Drilling. 8. Turning Between Centers. 9. Alignment of the Lathe Centers. 10. Lathe Operations. 11. Cutting External and Internal Threads. 12. Taper Turning, Taper Boring, and Forming. 13. Lathe Accessories. VI. MILLING MACHINES. 1. Vertical Milling Machines. 2. Using the Vertical Milling Machine. 3. Using Horizontal Milling Machines. 4. Using the Horizontal Milling Machine. VII. GRINDING MACHINES. 1. Selection and Identification of Grinding Wheels. 2. Grinding Wheel Safety. 3. Using the Surface Grinder. 4. Problems and Solutions in Surface Grinding. 5. Cylindrical Grinders. 6. Using the Cylindrical Grinder. Appendix 1. Tables. Appendix 2. Answers to Self-Tests. Glossary. Index.show more

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