CNC Programming : Principles and Applications
CNC Programming: Principles and Applications sets machinists and machine operators on a systematic path to mastering G- and M-code programming, guiding them from initial planning through programming of an actual NC machining job. The first section of the book lays the foundation by introducing readers to the fundamentals of CNC machine tools, manufacturing processes, and necessary technical mathematics. The next four chapters of the book explain concepts of NC part programming, and the final section features advanced programming concepts and techniques for the milling center and lathe. Readers who have acquired some conventional machining experience, yet have little or no formal academic training, will find this how-to and reference book to be particularly well-suited to their needs.
- Paperback | 358 pages
- 185.4 x 228.6 x 15.2mm | 498.96g
- 01 Jan 2002
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
Table of contents
Automatically Controlling the Movements of a Machine Tool. The NC Programming Process. NC Tooloing and Machining Processes. Tool and Workpiece Setup. Programming Concepts and Job Planning. Codes for Positioning and Milling. Basic Codes to Control Machine Functions. Hole Making Cycles. Tool Radius Compensation. Adavanced Programming Concepts. Lathe Programming. CAD/CAM. Mathematics for NC Programming. G & M-Codes Reference. Reference Information. Speeds and Feeds. Speed and Feed Formulas. Matching Data. Units and Conversions Factors. Mathematics. Pythagorean Theorem. Law of Sines. Law Of Cosines. Engineering Materials. Documentation Tools. Manufacturing Operations. Setup Sheet. Programming Manuscript. Glossary.