Manufacturing Processes for the Technician

Manufacturing Processes for the Technician

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For courses in Introduction to Manufacturing Processes in Engineering, Technology, Industrial Technology, and Manufacturing Technology programs.This practical text is devoted to the many ways in which raw materials are economically converted into useful products--grouping together discussions of large-scale processes (materials addition, removal, and change), followed by coverage of applications. It allows students to build a thorough foundational knowledge of similarities and differences in processes, and to then understand how to choose the optimal processes for a specific project. Throughout the narrative, consideration is given to economies of time and material, to environmental consequences, and to the safety of various processes and procedures...as well as to presenting the most current, industry-sanctioned processes being used today.show more

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  • Hardback | 483 pages
  • 203.2 x 238.8 x 27.9mm | 1,043.27g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130177911
  • 9780130177919

Table of contents

I. FUNDAMENTALS OF MANUFACTURING. 1. An Approach to Manufacturing Processes. 2. Properties of Materials. 3. Measurements in Manufacturing. II. MATERIAL REMOVAL. 4. Mechanical Methods of Material Removal. 5. Electrical Methods of Material Removal. 6. Chemical Methods of Material Removal. 7. Thermal and Other Methods of Material Removal. III. MATERIAL ADDITION. 8. Material Addition. IV. CHANGE OF FORM. 9. Thermal Methods of Change of Form. 10. Powder Methods of Change of Form. 11. Mechanical and Other Methods of Change of Form. V. CHANGE OF CONDITION. 12. Change of Condition. VI. MATERIAL JOINING. 13. Adhesives. 14. Welding. 15. Mechanical Methods of Joining. VII. FINISHING. 16. Mechanical Surface Finishing Processes. 17. Surface Treatment Processes and Coatings. VIII. MANUFACTURING WITH PLASTICS AND COMPOSITES. 18. Manufacturing with Plastics. 19. Manufacturing with Composites. IX. INDUSTRIAL SAFETY AND HEALTH. 20. Industrial Safety and Health. X. PRODUCTION CONTROL. 21. Production Control. APPENDICES. A. Glossary. B. Derivation of Equations. C. Formulas and Equations. D. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. E. Conversion Factors. Index.show more

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