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Precision Machining Technology 2nd Edition

Peter J. Hoffman | Eric S. Hopewell | Brian Janes

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Overview

PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY delivers the ideal introduction to today's machine tool industry, equipping readers with a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills. Aligned with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard, the second edition fully supports the achievement of NIMS credentials and carries NIMS' endorsement for use in NIMS-accredited machining programs. It includes new coverage of cutting tools, teamwork, and leadership, and continues to emphasize safety throughout and deliver thorough coverage of basic topics. A companion workbook and shop manual provide guided practice. This edition is fully integrated with the optional MindTap® online learning resource.

Peter J. Hoffman, Berks Career and Technology Center West, Leesport, Pennsylvania

Peter J. Hoffman teaches at Berks Career and Technology Center West in Leesport, Pennsylvania. He has an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Machine Tool Technology from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Vocational Education Level II certification from Temple University, and National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level II certifications.

Eric S. Hopewell, Berks Career and Technology Center West, Leesport, Pennsylvania

Eric S. Hopewill teaches at Berks Career and Technology Center West in Leesport, Pennsylvania. He has an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Tool Technology from the Pennsylvania College of Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Albright College. Mr. Hopewell also has National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I certifications.

Brian Janes, Bowling Green Technical College

Brian Janes teaches at Bowling Green Technical College in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He has an Associate in Science Degree from Vincennes University, a Bachelor of Science Degree from Western Kentucky University, and a Master of Science Degree from Murray State University. Mr. Janes also has National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I certifications.

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  • A supplemental Workbook/Shop Manual reinforces the text, offers practical "hands on" learning exercises, and emphasizes the use of critical thinking skills.
  • Packed with real-world illustrations, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, 2e offers a thorough introduction to the field of precision machining as it is practiced today.
  • Endorsed by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), this book is recommended for use in Level I Machining Programs. The text and package are aligned with NIMS Machining Level I Standards and support credentialing achievement.
  • Extremely reader friendly, the text meets the needs and capabilities of students with little or no technical background.
  • Detailed four-color photographs and illustrations show many step-by-step procedures, making the material easier for students to understand and apply.

Precision Machining Technology

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO MACHINING.
1. Introduction to Machining.
2. Careers in Machining.
3. Workplace Skills.
SECTION II: MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS, AND SAFETY.
4. Introduction to Safety.
5. Measurement Systems and Machine Tool Math Overview.
6. Semi-Precision Measurement.
7. Precision Measurement.
8. Quality Assurance, Process Planning, and Quality Control.
9. Metal Composition and Classification.
10. Heat Treatment of Metals.
11. Maintenance, Lubrication, and Cutting Fluid Overview.
SECTION III: JOB PLANNING, BENCHWORK, AND LAYOUT.
12. Understanding Drawings.
13. Layout.
14. Hand Tools (Safety Integration).
15. Saws and Cut-Off Machine.
16. Offhand Grinding.
17. Drilling, Treading, Tapping and Reaming.
SECTION IV: TURNING.
18. The Lathe.
19. Work and Tool Holding Devices.
20. Machining Operations on the Lathe.
21. Threading.
22. Taper Turning.
SECTION V: DRILL PRESS.
23. Sizes and Types of Drill Presses.
24. Drills, Reamers, Countersinks and Counterbores.
25. Work Holding Devices.
26. Drill Press Operation.
SECTION VI: MILLING.
27. Major Parts.
28. Vertical Milling Machine Cutter.
29. Work Holding Devices.
30. Drills and Drilling.
31. Squaring a Work Piece on the Milling Machine.
32. Milling Slots and Key Ways.
33. Pocket Milling.
34. Milling Angels, Radii and Diameters.
SECTION VII: GRINDING.
35. Surface Grinders and Grinding Wheels.
36. Grinding Wheels.
SECTION VIII: COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL.
37. CNC Basics.
38. CNC Turning: Getting Started.
39. CNC Turning: Programming.
40. CNC Turning: Set-up and Operation.
41. CNC Milling: Getting Started.
42. CNC Milling: Programming.
43. CNC Milling: Set-up and Operation.
44. Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Machining.

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The workbook is design to help you retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions; key-term definition queries; and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true-or-false problems.