Precision Machining Technology, SI Edition

  • AUTHORS: Peter J. Hoffman; Eric S. Hopewell; Brian Janes; Kent M. Sharp, Jr.
  • ISBN-13: 9781133949978 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 768 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2014     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Carefully written to align with the Machining Level I Standard and to support achievement of the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credentials, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, SI Edition carries the exclusive endorsement of the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) which recommends this book for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Level I Programs. It is the ideal book to introduce readers to the excitement of today's machine tool industry and provides a good understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills needed for successful twenty first century careers. With an emphasis on safety with many caution boxes throughout the book to remind readers about necessary precautions, it offers a fresh view of the role of modern machining in today's economic environments and covers such topics as the basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, and milling and grinding processes. The book concludes with a section on Computer Numerical Control (CNC), which presents the world of high-tech automated processes and provides many examples of CNC programming for machining and turning centers, as well as use of tooling.

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.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Peter J. Hoffman

    Peter J. Hoffman teaches at Berks Career and Technology Center West in Leesport, Pennsylvania. He has an Associate in Applied Sciences 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.

  • Eric S. Hopewell

    Eric S. Hopewill teaches at Berks Career and Technology Center West in Leesport, Pennsylvania. He has an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Tool Technology from the Pennsylvania College of Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Albright College. Mr. Hopewell also has National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I 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 1: INTRODUCTION TO MACHINING.
1. Introduction to Machining.
2. Careers in Machining.
3. Workplace Skills.
SECTION 2: MEASUREMENT, MATERIALS, AND SAFETY.
1. Introduction to Safety.
2. Measurement Systems and Machine Tool Math Overview.
3. Semi-Precision Measurement.
4. Precision Measurement.
5. Quality Assurance, Process Planning, & Quality Control.
6. Metal Composition and Classification.
7. Heat Treatment of Metals.
8. Maintenance, Lubrication, and Cutting Fluid Overview.
SECTION 3: JOB PLANNING, BENCHWORK, AND LAYOUT.
1. Understanding Drawings.
2. Layout.
3. Hand Tools (Safety Integration).
4. Saws and Cut-Off Machine.
5. Offhand Grinding.
6. Drilling, Treading, Tapping and Reaming.
SECTION 4: DRILL PRESS.
1. Introduction to the Drill Press
2. Tools, Toolholding, and Workholding for the Drill Press
3. Drill Press Operation.
SECTION 5: TURNING.
1. Introduction to the Lathe.
2. Workholding and Toolholding Devices for the Lathe.
3. Machining Operations on the Lathe.
4. Manual Lathe Threading.
5. Taper Turning.
SECTION 6: MILLING.
1. Introduction to the Vertical Milling Machine.
2. Tools, Toolholding, and Workholding for the Vertical Milling Machine.
3. Vertical Milling Machine Operations.
4. Indexing and Rotary Table Operations.
SECTION 7: GRINDING.
1. Introduction to Precision Grinding Machines.
2. Grinding Wheels for Precision Grinding.
3. Surface Grinding Operations.
SECTION 8: COMPUTER NUMERICAL CONTROL.
1. CNC Basics.
2. Introduction to CNC Turning.
3. CNC Turning: Programming.
4. CNC Turning: Set-up and Operation.
5. Introduction to CNC Milling.
6. CNC Milling: Programming.
7. CNC Milling: Set-up and Operation.
8. Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Machining.