Modern Metalworking provides a comprehensive introduction to the various tools, machines, and materials involved in metalworking. Expanded coverage throughout the text introduces students to the equipment and processes required to pursue a career in the metalworking industry. The text covers both traditional and modern metalworking technologies. Step-by-step procedures with a focus on safety are included for many processes and techniques.
Completely reorganized chapter layout arranges material for optimal student learning.
Expanded and updated CNC content presents students with an introduction to CNC programming and machining.
A new chapter on manufacturing, an updated chapter on careers, and new career features at the start of every chapter help students pursue career-focused educational goals.
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Table of Contents
Introduction to Metalworking
1. Introduction to Manufacturing 2. Careers in Metalworking 3. Safety Practices 4. Classifying Metals 5. Understanding Drawings 6. Measurement 7. Layout Work 8. Hand Tools 9. Hand Tools That Cut 10. Hand Threading 11. Fasteners
12. Sand Casting 13. Metal Casting Techniques 14. Powder Metallurgy
Sheet Metal and Metal Forming
15. Sheet Metal 16. Metal Spinning 17. Cold Forming Metal Sheet 18. Forging 19. Extrusion Processes
20. Sawing and Cutoff Machines 21. Drills and Drilling Machines 22. Grinding 23. Metal Lathe 24. Other Lathe Operations 25. Cutting Tapers and Screw Threads on a Lathe 26. Milling Machines 27. Introduction to Computer Numerical Control and Automation 28. Introduction to CNC Programming and Machining 29. Nontraditional Machining Techniques
30. Soldering and Brazing 31. Gas Welding 32. Shielded Metal Arc Welding 33. Other Welding Processes
Other Metalworking Applications
34. Heat Treatment of Metals 35. Quality Control 36. Metal Finishes 37. Art Metal 38. Wrought Metal
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John R. Walker - is the author of thirteen textbooks and has written numerous magazine articles. Mr. Walker completed his undergraduate studies at Millersville University and has a master’s degree in Industrial Education from the University of Maryland. He has taught industrial arts and vocational education for more than thirty-two years, including five years as Supervisor of Industrial Education. He has also worked as a machinist for the U.S. Air Force and as a draftsman at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
Kenneth W. Stier - completed his bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Wisconsin–Stout and his doctorate at Illinois State University. He taught industrial education at the secondary level for six years and taught for thirty years in the Department of Technology at Illinois State University. During his tenure, Dr. Stier was Coordinator of the Engineering Technology Program and taught courses on manufacturing, machine tool technology, and materials technology. He has written numerous refereed journal articles and proceedings, has presented at conferences for various professional organizations, and served as team leader of several ATMAE accreditation site visitation teams. Dr. Stier has received several awards, including the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Sargent Americanism Award and the ATMAE Outstanding Industrial Technology Professor Award for Region 2.