This classic book features a richly illustrated, intensely visual treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects, including measurement and tools, reading drawings, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metallurgy, and the essentials of CNC. Covering introductory through advanced topics, Machine Tool Practices is formatted so that it may be used in a traditional lab-lecture program or a self-paced program. The book is divided into major sections that contain many instructional units. Each unit contains listed objectives, self tests with answers, and boxed material covering shop tips, safety, and new technologies. In this updated edition there are over 600 new photos and 1,500 revised line drawings!
New edition of a text for students training to be machinists either through apprenticeship, vocational schools, or community college programs. Dense with information, illustrations, and self tests (with answers). No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)