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The one-semester textbook in manual machining acquaints students with the
machines and processes that have led up to the development of precision
numerically controlled machine tools. -- Copyright © 1999 Book News, Inc.,
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This basic training guide for machinists offers step-by-step coverage of
the machine tools and processes that have led to the development of precision
numerically controlled machine tools -- helping readers understand the material
and machines of their trades more fully, and empowering them with the tools
necessary to solve a variety of problems encountered in their particular field.
Divides key sections into individual units containing a statement of purpose,
objectives, an information section, and questions , and contains just the right
amount of information necessary to develop a solid foundation in the subject to
avoid confusion and material overload. Discusses shop techniques, dimensional
measurement, the selection and identification of materials, preparations for
machining operations, plus drilling, turning, milling and grinding machines.
Visually support material with extensive drawings and photographs. For the
technical trades; modern machinists.
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