Precision Machining Technology / Edition 3 available in Hardcover
Packed with detailed examples and illustrations, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, Third Edition, is your ideal introduction to today's machine tool industry, equipping you with a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills. The text is now fully integrated with MindTapan online, highly personalized learning resourceso you can enjoy an interactive and engaging experience. Aligned with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard, the text can help you achieve NIMS credentials. PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY carries NIMS' exclusive endorsement and recommendation for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Programs, and the Third Edition includes expanded coverage of CNC programming, updated images, and newly formatted multi-step procedures that are even easier to follow. The text continues to emphasize safety throughout, and it includes thorough coverage of a wide range of topics, including hand tool basics, job planning, benchwork, layout, drill press, lathe, milling, grinding, and CNC. In addition, a companion Workbook and Shop Manual include review material to help you master key concepts, along with guided practice operations and hands-on projects using a wide range of machine tools to pave the way for NIMS credentialing success.
About the Author
Peter J. Hoffman teaches at Berks Career and Technology Center West Campus in Leesport, Pennsylvania. He has an Associate of Applied Science 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. Mr. Hoffman is also a SkillsUSA National gold and silver medalist in Precision Machining Technology.
Eric S. Hopewell teaches at Berks Career and Technology Center West Campus in Leesport, Pennsylvania. He has an Associate of Applied Science degree in machine tool technology from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Albright College, and a Master of Education degree from Temple University. Mr. Hopewell also holds several National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining certifications.
Table of Contents
SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO MACHINING. Unit 1. Introduction to Machining. Unit 2. Careers in Machining. Unit 3. Workplace Skills. SECTION 2: MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS, AND SAFETY. Unit 1. Introduction to Safety. Unit 2. Measurement Systems and Machine Tool Math Overview. Unit 3. Semi-Precision Measurement. Unit 4. Precision Measurement. Unit 5 Quality Assurance, Process Planning, and Quality Control. Unit 6 Metal Composition and Classification. Unit 7. Heat Treatment of Metals. Unit 8. Maintenance, Lubrication, and Cutting Fluid Overview. SECTION 3: JOB PLANNING, BENCHWORK, AND LAYOUT. Unit 1. Understanding Drawings. Unit 2. Layout. Unit 3. Hand Tools (Safety Integration). Unit 4. Saws and Cut-Off Machine. Unit 5. Offhand Grinding. Unit 6. Drilling, Threading, Tapping and Reaming. SECTION 4: Drill Press. Unit 1. Introduction to the Drill Press. Unit 2. Tools, Toolholding, and Workholding for the Drill Press. Unit 3. Drill Press Operations. SECTION 5: Turning. Unit 1. Turning. Unit 2. Workholding and Toolholding Devices for the Lathe Unit 3. Machining Operations on the Lathe. Unit 4. Manual Lathe Threading Unit 5. Taper Turning. SECTION 6: Milling. Unit 1. Introduction the the Vertical Milling Machine. Unit 2. Tools, Toolholding, and Workholding for the Vertical Milling Machine. Unit 3. Vertical Milling Machine Operations. Unit 4. Indexing and Rotary Table Operations. SECTION 7: Grinding Unit 1. Introduction to Precision Grinding Machines. Unit 2. Grinding Wheels for Precision Grinding. Unit 3. Surface Grinding Operations. SECTION 8. Computer Numerical Control Unit 1. CNC Basics. Unit 2. Introduction to CNC Turning. Unit 3. CNC Turning: Programming Unit 4. CNC: Turning: Setup and Operation. Unit 5. Introduction to CNC Milling. Unit 6. CNC Milling: Programming. Unit 7. CNC Milling: Setup and Operation. Unit 8. Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing.