Mechanical Systems for Industrial Maintenance

Mechanical Systems for Industrial Maintenance

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For Introductory courses in Industrial Mechanics, Industrial Maintenance, and General Industrial Technology.

This broadly based text addresses a full range of technologies in mechanical maintenance. With this easy-to-understand introduction students will become familiar with technician work relative to manufacturing and service industry equipment outside of the automotive area. Designed for students with little or no previous exposure to general mechanical technology, the text addresses topics ranging from an introduction to machinery and mechanical systems to shop safety, basic rigging, bushings and bearings and interpreting engineering drawings.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 330 pages
  • 205.7 x 271.8 x 15.2mm | 725.74g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0130164909
  • 9780130164902

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Today's industrial technician needs a broad knowledge of the operating principles, maintenance, and repair of manufacturing machinery and the electrical systems that power this equipment. This new book provides this important background, leading to a rewarding career in the field. Key features of this edition: Easily understood explanations of the principles of machine operation, including fluid power, lubricants, and electromechanical controls. Workplace Practice sections describe real-world troubleshooting situations with multiple choice solutions. Includes a review of shop math, hand tools, and measurement tools. Safety considerations are introduced early and repeatedly emphasized throughout.
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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Machinery and Mechanical Systems.

2. Industrial Safety and Basic Rigging.

3. Shop Mathematics.

4. Hand Tools.

5. Measuring Tools.

6. Mechanical Hardware.

7. Power Tools.

8. Machine Tools and Basic Machining Practice.

9. Working on Machinery and Mechanical Systems.

10. Bushings and Bearings.

11. Pipe, Tube, Hose, Valves, and Pressure Vessels.

12. Fluid Power: Hydraulics and Pneumatics.

13. Lubricants and Lubrication Systems.

14. Soldering, Welding, and Flame Cutting Processes.

15. Electricity, Electrical Systems, and Electrical Measurements.

16. Related Skills for Maintenance Technicians.

Appendix 1.

Appendix 2.

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