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Machining Fundamentals, 9th Edition

Machining Fundamentals, 9th Edition
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By: John R. Walker and Bob Dixon

ISBN: 978-1-61960-209-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2014
Subject: Manufacturing / Metals
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $116.00
School Price: $87.00


Machining Fundamentals provides a comprehensive introduction to operations, setups, and procedures. Both traditional methods and newer, nontraditional methods are presented in an easy-to-understand manner. Safety is emphasized throughout the text.
  • Correlated to the duties and standards for NIMS Machining Level I to help students achieve certification.
  • Updated and expanded coverage of CNC machining is found in the text.
  • Color-coded artwork helps students understand concepts quickly.

Table of Contents

  1. An Introduction to Machining Technology
  2. Careers in Machining Technology
  3. Shop Safety
  4. Understanding Drawings
  5. Measurement
  6. Layout Work
  7. Hand Tools
  8. Fasteners
  9. Jigs and Fixtures
10. Cutting Fluids
11. Sawing and Cutoff Machines
12. Drills and Drilling Machines
13. Offhand Grinding
14. The Lathe
15. Other Lathe Operations
16. Cutting Tapers and Screw Threads on the Lathe
17. Broaching Operations
18. The Milling Machine
19. Milling Machine Operations
20. Precision Grinding
21. Band Machining
22. Introduction to CNC Machining
23. CNC Programming Basics
24. CNC Milling
25. CNC Turning
26. Automated Manufacturing
27. Quality Control
28. Metal Characteristics
29. Heat Treatment of Metals
30. Metal Finishing
31. Electromachining Processes
32. Nontraditional Machining Techniques
33. Other Processes

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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
   sample Chapter 2 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
   sample Chapter 11 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
   sample Glossary (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Manufacturing / Metals)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 2 (PPS, 1.19 MB)
   sample Chapter 11 (PPS, 1.27 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


NIMS Correlation Chart
   PDF NIMS Correlation Chart (PDF, 265 KB)
   PDF NIMS KSAO Correlation Chart (PDF, 252 KB)
   PDF Principles of Machining I (PDF, 593 KB)
   PDF Precision Metal Manufacturing TEKS (PDF, 305 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

John R. Walker - is the author of thirteen textbooks and has written many magazine articles. Mr. Walker did his undergraduate studies at Millersville University and has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Education from the University of Maryland. He taught industrial arts and vocational education for thirty-two years and was Supervisor of Industrial Education for five years. He also worked as a machinist for the U.S. Air Force and as a draftsman at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

Bob Dixon - is an Associate Professor and Head of the Engineering Technology Department at Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tennessee. Bob holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Engineering Technology from East Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee. Prior to entering the education field, Bob spent over 20 years in industry working in a variety of machining, manufacturing, and engineering positions. Bob is an ATMAE Certified Senior Technology Manager and recipient of the 2005 ATMAE Outstanding Faculty of Industrial Technology Award for Region 3.


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