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Machining Fundamentals, 10th Edition

Machining Fundamentals, 10th Edition

By: John R. Walker and Bob Dixon

ISBN: 978-1-63563-208-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2019
Subject: Manufacturing / Metals
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $124.00
School Price: $93.00


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Machining Fundamentals
is a comprehensive text that provides an introduction to the various machining operations, setups, and procedures. This colorful and detailed textbook covers all traditional machining methods, as well as newer and nontraditional methods. This edition includes expanded coverage of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing; additional features on careers, workplace skills, and green machining practices; and updated illustrations.

  • Clear, easy-to-understand introduction to machining.
  • Strong emphasis on safety throughout the textbook.
  • Career Connections, Workplace Skills, and Green Machining features engage, motivate, and prepare students for career success.
  • Heavily illustrated with well-designed, color-coded artwork to help students understand concepts quickly.
  • Correlated to the duties and standards for NIMS Machining Level I to help students achieve certification.

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. The Milling Machine
18. Milling Machine Operations
19. Precision Grinding
20. Band Machining and Broaching
21. Introduction to CNC Machining
22. CNC Programming Basics
23. CNC Milling
24. CNC Turning
25. Automated Manufacturing
26. Quality Control
27. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
28. Metal Characteristics
29. Heat Treatment of Metals
30. Metal Finishing
31. Electromachining Processes
32. Nontraditional Machining Techniques
33. Other Processes

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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