Machine Tool Practices

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Richard R. Kibbe / Roland O. Meyer / Warren T. White / John E. Neely / Jon Stenerson / Kelly Curran  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
10
Language
English
Total pages
816
Pub.-date
July 2014
ISBN13
9780132912655
ISBN
0132912651



Description

For courses in Machine Shop, Machine Tool Technology, Machining Processes/Manufacturing Processes Technology, Industrial Technology, Industrial Mechanics, and Industrial Engineering at the undergraduate level

 

Machine Tool Practices, Tenth Edition, provides a richly illustrated, practical, and understandable treatment of machine tool technology and related subjects, including  measurement and tools, reading drawings, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metallurgy, and the essentials of computer numerical control. The text’s teaching and learning package includes an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint slides, and computerized testing.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience:

  • Provides a richly illustrated treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects.
  • The definitive text to successfully train computer numerical controllers and conventional machine operators, general machinists, and tool and die makers.
  • Lends itself well to classes that take a combined lecture/laboratory approach, as well as those using it in a self-paced environment. 

Features

For courses in Machine Shop, Machine Tool Technology, Machining Processes/Manufacturing Processes Technology, Industrial Technology, Industrial Mechanics, and Industrial Engineering at the undergraduate level

 

Machine Tool Practices, Tenth Edition, provides a richly illustrated, practical, and understandable treatment of machine tool technology and related subjects, including  measurement and tools, reading drawings, mechanical hardware, hand tools, metallurgy, and the essentials of computer numerical control. The text’s teaching and learning package includes an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint slides, and computerized testing.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience:

  • Provides a richly illustrated treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects.
  • The definitive text to successfully train computer numerical controllers and conventional machine operators, general machinists, and tool and die makers.
  • Lends itself well to classes that take a combined lecture/laboratory approach, as well as those using it in a self-paced environment. 
Hallmark Features:

 

Provides a richly illustrated treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects:

  • Extensive use of hundreds of color photographs provides students with views of actual machining operations.
  • Graphic explanations highlight important concepts, common errors, and difficulties encountered by machinists.

The definitive text to successfully train computer numerical controllers and conventional machine operators, general machinists, and tool and tie makers:

  • Shop Tip and Shop Tip–Craftsmanship boxes offer helpful tips and techniques to make the student a better and more intuitive machinist.
  • Directs students to the latest technology in the field.
  • Professional Practice features provide tips from professional work environments.
  • Safety First boxes provide safety warnings related to handling and working with various pieces of equipment.
    • features offer advice on how to operate machinery students may come across in their studies or careers.
    • The text covers all of the applicable knowledge and skills required for NIMS certification.
  • Many units are designed around specific projects that provide performance experience for the student.  

Lends itself well to classes that take a combined lecture/laboratory approach, as well as those using it in a self-paced environment:

  • Introductory Overviews summarize and provide an overview of the main themes in each major section and help reinforce topics.
  • Learning Objectives enable readers to focus on what they should achieve by the end of each unit.
  • End-of-unit self-tests gauge how well students have mastered the material. 

New to this Edition

Provides a richly illustrated treatment of basic machine tool technology and related subjects:

  • New! The art program has been modernized to reflect the real-world environment and includes new and updatedN nEW an color photos that depict the finer aspects of machine tools practice, including CNC.
  • New! Approximately 400 line drawings provide easy comprehension and visually reinforce learning. Extensive use of hundreds of color photographs provides students with views of actual machining operations.Graphic explanations highlight important concepts, common errors, and difficulties encountered by machinists. 

The definitive text to successfully train computer numerical controllers and conventional machine operators, general machinists, and tool and die makers:

  • New! Updated to reflect the latest trends and technology in the machine tool field, including expanded content of CNC.
  • Added! Additional topics and material have been added on machining careers, attributes of success, and advanced machining methods, such as water jet and laser machining.
  • Improved! Major improvements and revisions to the text make the coverage clear, concise, practical, and fully up to date.
  • Shop Tip and Shop Tip–Craftsmanship boxes offer helpful tips and techniques to make the student a better and more intuitive machinist.
  • Directs students to the latest technology in the field.
  • Professional Practice features provide tips from professional work environments.
  • Safety First boxes provide safety warnings related to handling and working with various pieces of equipment.
    • features offer advice on how to operate machinery students may come across in their studies or careers.
  • The text covers all of the applicable knowledge and skills required for NIMS certification.
  • Many units are designed around specific projects that provide performance experience for the student.  

Lends itself well to classes that take a combined lecture/laboratory approach, as well as those using it in a self-paced environment:

  • Updated! Self-tests at the end of most units help students evaluate their own progress and understanding of the text material.
  • Introductory Overviews summarize and provide an overview of the main themes in each major section and help reinforce topics.
  • Learning Objectives enable readers to focus on what they should achieve by the end of each unit.
  • End-of-unit self-tests gauge how well students have mastered the material.

Table of Contents

SECTION A

Introduction

Unit 1: Shop Safety 

Unit 2: Mechanical Hardware 

Unit 3: Reading Drawings 

 

SECTION B

Hand Tools

Unit 1: Arbor and Shop Presses

Unit 2: Work-Holding and Hand Tools

Unit 3: Hacksaws 

Unit 4:  Files

Unit 5: Hand Reamers 

Unit 6: Identification and Uses of Taps 

Unit 7: Tapping Procedures 

Unit 8: Thread-Cutting Dies and Their Uses 

Unit 9: Off-Hand Grinding 

 

SECTION C

Dimensional Measurement 

Unit 1: Systems of Measurement

Unit 2: Using Steel Rules

Unit 3: Using Vernier, Dial, and Digital Instruments for Direct Measurements 

Unit 4: Using Micrometer Instruments 

Unit 5: Using Comparison Measuring Instruments 

Unit 6: Using Gage Blocks

Unit 7: Using Angular Measuring Instruments

Unit 8: Tolerances, Fits, Geometric Dimensions, and Statistical Process Control

 

SECTION D

Materials

Unit 1: Selection and Identification of Steels 

Unit 2: Selection and Identification of Nonferrous Metals

Unit 3: Hardening, Case Hardening, and Tempering 

Unit 4: Annealing, Normalizing, and Stress Relieving  

Unit 5: Rockwell and Brinell Hardness Testers 

SECTION E

 

Layout

Unit 1: Basic Semiprecision Layout Practice 

Unit 2: Basic Precision Layout Practice 

 

SECTION F

Preparation for Machining Operations

Unit 1: Machinability and Chip Formation

Unit 2: Speeds and Feeds for Machine Tools 

Unit 3: Cutting Fluids

Unit 4: Using Carbides and Other Tool Materials

 

SECTION G

Sawing Machines

Unit 1: Using Reciprocating and Horizontal Band Cutoff Machines

Unit 2: Abrasive and Cold Saws

Unit 3: Preparing to Use the Vertical Band Machine 

Unit 4: Using the Vertical Band Machine 

 

SECTION H

Drilling Machines

Unit 1: The Drill Press

Unit 2: Drilling Tools

Unit 3: Hand Grinding of Drills on the Pedestal Grinder

Unit 4: Operating Drilling Machines

Unit 5: Countersinking and Counterboring 

Unit 6: Reaming in the Drill Press

 

SECTION I

Turning Machines

Unit 1: The Engine Lathe

Unit 2: Toolholders and Toolholding for the Lathe

Unit 3: Cutting Tools for the Lathe 

Unit 4: Lathe Spindle Tooling 

Unit 5: Operating the Machine Controls 

Unit 6: Facing and Center Drilling

Unit 7: Turning between Centers

Unit 8: Alignment of the Lathe Centers 

Unit 9: Other Lathe Operations  

Unit 10: Sixty-Degree Thread Information and Calculations

Unit 11: Cutting Unified External Threads

Unit 12: Cutting Unified Internal Threads 

Unit 13: Cutting Tapers

Unit 14: Using Steady and Follower Rests

Unit 15: Additional Thread Forms

Unit 16: Cutting Acme Threads on the Lathe 

 

SECTION J

Vertical Milling Machines

Unit 1: Vertical Spindle Milling Machines 

Unit 2: Cutting Tools and Cutter Holders for the Vertical Milling Machine

Unit 3:Setups on the Vertical Milling Machine

Unit 4: Vertical Milling Machine Operations

Unit 5: Using the Offset Boring Head

 

SECTION K

Horizontal Spindle Milling Machines

Unit 1: Horizontal Spindle Milling Machines

Unit 2: Types of Spindles, Arbors, and Adapters 

Unit 3: Arbor-Driven Milling Cutters

Unit 4: Work-Holding Methods and Standard Setups

Unit 5: Machine Setup and Plain Milling 

Unit 6: Using Side Milling Cutters

Unit 7: Using Face Milling Cutters on the Horizontal Milling Machine

 

SECTION L

Grinding and Abrasive Machining Processes

Unit 1: Selection and Identification of Grinding Wheels

Unit 2: Truing, Dressing, and Balancing of Grinding Wheels

Unit 3: Grinding Fluids

Unit 4: Horizontal Spindle Reciprocating Table Surface Grinders

Unit 5: Work Holding on the Surface Grinder

Unit 6: Using the Surface Grinder 

Unit 7: Problems and Solutions in Surface Grinding 

Unit 8: Center-Type Cylindrical Grinders 

Unit 9: Using the Cylindrical Grinder

Unit 10: Universal Tool and Cutter Grinder

 

SECTION M

Computer Numerical Control and Other Advanced Machining Processes

Unit 1: CNC Machine Tool Programmable Axes and Position Dimensioning Systems

Unit 2: CNC Programming

Unit 3: CNC Tooling 

Unit 4: Other Advanced Machining Processes

 

Appendix 1: Answers to Self-Tests 

Appendix 2: General Tables

 

Table 1: Decimal Equivalents of Fractional Inches 

Table 2: Inch/Metric Conversion Table

Table 3: Tap Drill Sizes

Table 4: Metric Tap Drill Sizes  

Table 5A: Tapers 

Table 5B: Tapers and Angles  

Table 6: General Measurements 

Table 7A: Density or Specific Gravity of Metals and Alloys 

Table 7B: Approximate Melting Points of Metals and Various Substances  

Table 8: Right-Triangle Solution Formulas 

Table 9: Wire Gages and Metric Equivalents 

Table 10: Cutting Speeds for Commonly Used Materials 

Table 10A: Feeds for High-Speed Steel End Mills 

Table 10B: Coolants and Cutting Oils Used for General Machining