Manufacturing Process Selection Handbook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080993575
  • ISBN-13: 9780080993577
  • DDC: 670.42
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 456 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Manufacturing Process Selection Handbook give engineers and designers process knowledge and essential technological and cost data to guide the selection of manufacturing processes. Building on content from the authors' introductory Process Selection guide, this expanded handbook begins with the challenges and benefits of identifying manufacturing processes in the design phase and appropriate strategies for process selection. The bulk of the book is dedicated to concise coverage of different manufacturing processes, providing a quick reference guide for informed decision making. It is an ideal reference for those working in mechanical design and a valuable resource for advanced students undertaking design modules and projects as part of broader engineering programs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction to the Handbook.
2: Process Selection Strategies and Case Studies.
3: Casting Processes.
4: Forming Processes.
5: Plastics and Composites Processing.
6: Machining Processes.
7: Non-Traditional Machining Processes.
8: Rapid Prototyping Processes.
9: Surface Engineering Processes.
10: Assembly Systems.
11: Joining Processes.
12: Component Costing.
13: Assembly Costing.