Precision Machining Technology, 1st Edition

  • Peter J. Hoffman Berks Career and Technology Center West, Leesport, Pennsylvania
  • Eric S. Hopewell Berks Career and Technology Center West, Leesport, Pennsylvania
  • Brian Janes Bowling Green Technical College
  • Kent M. Sharp, Jr. Radford High School, Radford, Virginia
  • ISBN-10: 1435447670  |  ISBN-13: 9781435447677
  • 608 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
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About

Overview

PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY has been carefully written to align with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard and to support achievement of NIMS credentials. This new text carries NIMS’ exclusive endorsement and recommendation for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Level I Programs. It’s the ideal way to introduce students to the excitement of today’s machine tool industry and provide a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills needed for successful 21st Century careers. With an emphasis on safety throughout, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY offers a fresh view of the role of modern machining in today’s economic environment. The text covers such topics as the basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, milling and grinding processes, and CNC. The companion Workbook/Shop Manual contains helpful review material to ensure that readers have mastered key concepts and provides guided practice operations and projects on a wide range of machine tools that will enhance their NIMS credentialing success.


Features/Benefits

  • Introduces students 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 is aligned with NIMS Machining Level I Standards and supports credentialing achievement.
  • Written in an easy to read and understand manner that meets the needs and capabilities of students with little or no technical background.
  • Contains detailed four-color photographs and illustrations that show many step-by-step procedures, making the material easier for students to understand.
  • Workbook/Shop Manual that reinforces the text and offers practical "hands on" learning exercises and opportunities to practice critical thinking skills is available separately.

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, & 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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Supplements

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Supplements

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Online Adobe PDF eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111640378 | ISBN-13: 9781111640378)

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The Instructor Resources provide ExamView® computerized test bank, PowerPoint® lecture slides that present the highlights of each chapter, NIMS correlations, Image Library of images taken from the text, and an Answer Key to the end of chapter review questions.


Shop Manual  (ISBN-10: 1435447689 | ISBN-13: 9781435447684)

Reinforces the text and offers practical “hands on” learning exercises and use of critical thinking skills. It contains helpful review material to ensure that students have mastered key concepts in the book, guided practice operations and projects on a wide range of machine tools that will enhance their NIMS credentialing success.

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Print Reading for Engineering and Manufacturing Technology  (ISBN-10: 1111308713 | ISBN-13: 9781111308711)

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FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING 3E is a unique book that meets the needs of readers studying industrial technology, CAD, engineering technology, or manufacturing technology. This book clearly organizes geometric dimensioning and tolerancing fundamentals into small, logical units for step-by-step understanding. Measurable performance objectives help readers assess their progress. Discussion questions promote interaction and higher-order thinking, and practice problems ensure thorough understanding of the concepts presented. FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOMETRIC DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING 3E defines and fully encompasses the revised ANSI/ASME Y14.5M-2009 to keep readers current on these important industry standards. This book is cited by top industry professionals as meeting the highest GD&T "standards"!

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CNC Programming: Principles and Applications  (ISBN-10: 1418060992 | ISBN-13: 9781418060992)

A proven guide to computer-aided machining, CNC Programming: Principles and Applications has been revised to give readers the most up-to-date information on G- and M- code programming available today. This edition retains the book’s comprehensive yet concise approach, offering an overview of the entire manufacturing process, from planning through code writing and setup. is the new edition includes expanded coverage of tooling, manufacturing processes, print reading, quality control, and precision measurement. Designed to meet the needs of both beginning machinists and seasoned machinists making the transition to the abstract realm of CNC, this book is a valuable resource that will be referred to again and again.

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Mathematics for Machine Technology  (ISBN-10: 1428336567 | ISBN-13: 9781428336568)

The new edition of this best-selling text has been reviewed and revised to clarify and update an understanding of mathematical concepts necessary for success in the machine trades and manufacturing fields. Mathematics for Machine Technology, Sixth Edition overcomes the often mechanical "plug in" approach found in many trade-related texts. A complete grasp of mathematical concepts are emphasized in the presentation and application of a wide-range of topics from general arithmetic processes to oblique trigonometry, compound angles, and numerical control. The material covered by this text is accompanied by realistic industry-related examples, illustrations, and actual applications, which progress from the simple to the relatively complex. Mathematics for Machine Technology, Sixth Edition provides readers with practical vocational and technical applications of mathematical concepts necessary to excel in the machine, tool-and-die, and tool design industry.

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Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching  (ISBN-10: 1435483782 | ISBN-13: 9781435483781)

For over 50 years, Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching has been an international best-seller, with close to $500,000 in sales and THE definitive resource for blueprint reading. The newly revised 9th edition of Basic Blueprint Reading and Sketching continues the traditions in helping to readers achieve competence in reading and sketching technical drawings. This classic interactive book/workbook will help users develop skills in reading and interpreting industrial drawings and preparing basic to advanced technical sketches. This book will provide them with basic principles, concepts, ANSI and SI Metric drafting symbols and standards, terminology, manufacturing process notes, and other related technical information contained on a mechanical or CAD drawing. Each unit features a basic principle and at least one blueprint and assignment that encourages students to practice newly learned skills. This edition contains coverage of the latest ANSI, ISO, AWS and ASME standards.

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Precision Machining Technology, International Edition  (ISBN-10: 1111308063 | ISBN-13: 9781111308063)

Carefully written to align with the Machining Level I Standard and to support achievement of the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credentials, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, International Edition carries the exclusive endorsement of the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) which recommends this book for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Level I Programs. It is the ideal book to introduce readers to the excitement of today’s machine tool industry and provides a good understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills needed for successful twenty first century careers. With an emphasis on safety with many caution boxes throughout the book to remind readers about necessary precautions, it offers a fresh view of the role of modern machining in today’s economic environments and covers such topics as the basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, milling and grinding processes. The book concludes with a section on Computer Numerical Control (CNC), which presents the world of high-tech automated processes and provides many examples of CNC programming for machining and turning centers, as well as use of tooling. The companion Workbook/Shop Manual contains helpful review material to ensure that readers have mastered key concepts and guided practice operations and projects on a wide range of machine tools that will enhance their NIMS credentialing success.

List Price = $119.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $89.00


Student Supplements

Student Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Online Adobe PDF eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111640378 | ISBN-13: 9781111640378)

List Price = $67.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $67.00


Adobe PDF eBook on CD  (ISBN-10: 1111640394 | ISBN-13: 9781111640392)

List Price = $85.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $63.75


CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133601855 | ISBN-13: 9781133601852)

Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

List Price = $86.00  | CengageBrain Price = $86.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00


Shop Manual  (ISBN-10: 1435447689 | ISBN-13: 9781435447684)

Reinforces the text and offers practical “hands on” learning exercises and use of critical thinking skills. It contains helpful review material to ensure that students have mastered key concepts in the book, guided practice operations and projects on a wide range of machine tools that will enhance their NIMS credentialing success.

List Price = $27.95  | CengageBrain Price = $27.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $20.75


CNC Programming: Principles and Applications  (ISBN-10: 1418060992 | ISBN-13: 9781418060992)

A proven guide to computer-aided machining, CNC Programming: Principles and Applications has been revised to give readers the most up-to-date information on G- and M- code programming available today. This edition retains the book’s comprehensive yet concise approach, offering an overview of the entire manufacturing process, from planning through code writing and setup. is the new edition includes expanded coverage of tooling, manufacturing processes, print reading, quality control, and precision measurement. Designed to meet the needs of both beginning machinists and seasoned machinists making the transition to the abstract realm of CNC, this book is a valuable resource that will be referred to again and again.

List Price = $150.95  | CengageBrain Price = $150.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.75


Mathematics for Machine Technology  (ISBN-10: 1428336567 | ISBN-13: 9781428336568)

The new edition of this best-selling text has been reviewed and revised to clarify and update an understanding of mathematical concepts necessary for success in the machine trades and manufacturing fields. Mathematics for Machine Technology, Sixth Edition overcomes the often mechanical "plug in" approach found in many trade-related texts. A complete grasp of mathematical concepts are emphasized in the presentation and application of a wide-range of topics from general arithmetic processes to oblique trigonometry, compound angles, and numerical control. The material covered by this text is accompanied by realistic industry-related examples, illustrations, and actual applications, which progress from the simple to the relatively complex. Mathematics for Machine Technology, Sixth Edition provides readers with practical vocational and technical applications of mathematical concepts necessary to excel in the machine, tool-and-die, and tool design industry.

List Price = $209.95  | CengageBrain Price = $209.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $155.25


Meet the Author

About the Author

Peter J. Hoffman

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

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

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.

Kent M. Sharp, Jr.

Kent M. Sharp, Jr. teaches at Radford High School in Radford, Virginia. He has an Associate Degree in Science from New River Community College and a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree from Radford University. Mr. Sharp also has National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level I certifications.