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Manufacturing Engineering & Technology (6th Edition)

Manufacturing Engineering & Technology (6th Edition)
Author: Serope Kalpakjian - Steven Schmid
ISBN 13: 9780136081685
ISBN 10: 136081681
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-04-06
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
List Price: $205.00


  • New chapter on Rapid Prototyping (Ch. 19).
  • New Every chapter has been reviewed and updated.
  • Every bibliography has been revised, new examples from industry have been added, and over 30% of the problems are new.
  • Superior use of analogies, discussions and problems.
  • Motivates interest in the subject.
  • Excellent overview of manufacturing concepts is provided with a balance of relevant fundamentals and real-world practice.
  • Covers the latest technological advances Such as abrasive machining, nanofabrication, rapid tooling and semisolid metalworking.
  • Contains four kinds of EOC problems
      Review Questions, Qualitative Problems, Quantitative Problems, and Synthesis and Design Problems.


New edition of a text that provides balanced coverage of relevant fundamentals and real-world practices so that the student can understand the important and often complex interrelationships among the many technical and economic factors involved in manufacturing. In the 40 chapters, Kalpakjian (Illinois Institute of Technology) and Schmid (aerospace and mechanical engineering, U. of Notre Dame) discuss fundamentals of materials (their behavior and manufacturing properties), metal-casting processes and equipment, forming and shaping processes and equipment, material-removal processes and machines, joining processes and equipment, surface technology, common aspects of manufacturing, and manufacturing in a competitive environment. Illustrated with b&w charts and drawings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)