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Sheet Metal Skills: Tools, Materials, and Processes

By: Rex Miller and Mark R. Miller
ISBN: 978-1-60525-325-1
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2011
Subject: Manufacturing / Metals
Grade Level: 8-14
Description
Sheet Metal Skills: Tools, Materials, and Processes provides a comprehensive view of the sheet metal industry and the work involved in it. This write-in text includes up-to-date information on the tools and materials. It includes an overview of sheet metal history, sheet metal uses, and the processes used in the industry. An in-depth safety chapter addresses safety precautions to follow when working with sheet metal. The text focuses on the tools and specific tasks of sheet metal work. Processes covered include joining, drilling, punching, fastening, drawing, and pattern development. The text also includes experiments and projects for hands-on learning.
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Sheet Metal Skills: Tools, Materials, and Processes provides a comprehensive view of the sheet metal industry and the work involved in it. This write-in text includes up-to-date information on the tools and materials. It includes an overview of sheet metal history, sheet metal uses, and the processes used in the industry. An in-depth safety chapter addresses safety precautions to follow when working with sheet metal. The text focuses on the tools and specific tasks of sheet metal work. Processes covered include joining, drilling, punching, fastening, drawing, and pattern development. The text also includes experiments and projects for hands-on learning.
Instructor's CD 978-1-60525-326-8 $200.00 *
This Instructor's CD contains the following items:
  • Chapter Resources. PDF version of answer keys for textbook chapter reviews and chapter quizzes, as well as a list of instructional resources
  • Handout Masters. The handouts for each chapter separated into individual PDFs for convenient use
  • Lesson Slides. Provided as PowerPoint slide shows (PPS) and listed by chapter
  • Chapter Quizzes. Provided in PDF version to conveniently test student knowledge and understanding of each chapter
  • Related Web Links. Direct Internet links provided for numerous content-related Web sites

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120 MHz Pentium II or compatible processor; Windows 2000/XP (or a more recent version); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 32 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Sheet Metal
2. Sheet Metal Safety
3. Measurements and Layouts
4. Print Reading and Ductwork
5. Sheet Metal Hand Tools and Machinery
6. Hems, Edges, and Seams
7. Drilling and Punching
8. Fastening Sheet Metal Components
9. Drafting and Pattern Development
10. Materials and Materials Testing
11. Sheet Metal Forming
12. Sheet Metal Careers
Look Inside
Text
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Chapter 2 (PDF, 610 KB)
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Chapter 10 (PDF, 431 KB)
About the Author(s)

Rex Miller - is professor emeritus of industrial technology at State University College at Buffalo. Dr. Miller taught technical curriculums at the technical school, high school, and college levels for more than 40 years. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs, covering a number of technical areas. He was presented with the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Distinguished Service Award from the Technology Education Association.

Mark R. Miller - is a professor of technology and the coordinator for the industrial technology and industrial management programs in the Department of Human Resource Development & Technology at The University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Miller teaches technology courses for future middle managers and has authored or co-authored more than 40 technical books and numerous technical articles. He has taught technical courses at the high school and university levels for over 25 years.