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Precision Machining Technology, 1st Edition

  • Peter J. Hoffman
  • Eric S. Hopewell
  • Brian Janes
  • Kent M. Sharp, Jr.
  • ISBN-10: 1435447670
  • ISBN-13: 9781435447677
  • 608 Pages | Hardcover
  • COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
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Overview

About the Product

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

  • 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.

About the Author

Peter J. Hoffman

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

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.

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.

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.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Online Adobe PDF eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111640378 | ISBN-13: 9781111640378)
CourseMate, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133601855 | ISBN-13: 9781133601852)

Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch reader comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 143544776X | ISBN-13: 9781435447769)

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.

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.

Student Supplements

Online Adobe PDF eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111640378 | ISBN-13: 9781111640378)
CourseMate, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133601855 | ISBN-13: 9781133601852)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking, an interactive glossary, and interactive learning tools, including: Homework, Quizzes, Flashcards, PowerPoint® presentations, and more!

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.

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.