Precision Machining Technology

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Authors : Peter J. Hoffman; Eric S. Hopewell


800 Pages  Hardcover 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2015, 2012

©2020, Published


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Packed with detailed examples and illustrations, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, Third Edition, provides an ideal introduction to today's machine tool industry, equipping readers with a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills. Now fully integrated with MindTap®--an onlin... more


Packed with real-world images and illustrations, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, Third Edition, provides a thorough introduction to the field of precision machining as it is practiced today.

Endorsed by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), this text is recommended for use in Level... more

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The Third Edition features additional coverage of computer numerical control (CNC) programming content, providing additional emphasis on this important aspect of modern machining.

CNC programming examples with graphics are presented in both FANUC and Haas formats, providing exposure to two of the m... more

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The workbook / project manual is designed to help you master key chapter content and apply it in the machine shop. This resource includes review material, plus guided practice operations and projects.

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