Machine Tool Practices, 11th edition

  • Richard R. Kibbe, 
  • Roland O. Meyer, 
  • Jon Stenerson, 
  • Kelly Curran

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Machine Tool Practices is the all-in-one solution for machining, BPR, GD&T and CNC courses. It provides clear, practical and richly illustrated treatment of machine tool technology, while preparing you for NIMS certification. Vast in breadth and depth, this is the definitive text for training computer numerical controllers, conventional machine operators, general machinists, and tool and tie makers.

The 11th Edition includes expanded content and supplements on blueprint reading, GD&T and CNC, giving it the potential to be the sole source of material for courses on these topics. New coverage on the machinist's role in the shop and in ISO 9001:2015 will build your familiarity with typical roles and responsibilities.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137409129

Subject: Engineering Technology

Category: Machine Tool Process


1. Careers and the Machinist's Role in Process Plans
2. Manufacturing Competitiveness and Improvement
3. Shop Safety
4. Threads and Fasteners
5. Blueprint Reading Fundamentals
6. Views and Line Types
7. Dimensions, Tolerances, and Fits
8. Fundamentals of GD&T
9. Geometric Tolerancing

1. Arbor and Shop Presses
2. Work-Holding and Hand Tools
3. Hacksaws
4. Files
5. Hand Reamers
6. Identification and Uses of Taps
7. Tapping Procedures
8. Thread-Cutting Dies and Their Uses
9. Off-Hand Grinding

1. Measurement and Common Measuring Tools
2. Systems of Measurement
3. Using Steel Rules
4. Using Vernier, Dial, and Digital Instruments for Direct Measurements
5. Using Micrometers
6. Using Comparison Measuring Instruments
7. Using Gage Blocks
8. Using Angular Measuring Instruments
9. Quality in Manufacturing
10. Statistics in Manufacturing

1. Selection and Identification of Steels
2. Selection and Identification of Nonferrous Metals
3. Hardening, Case Hardening, and Tempering
4. Annealing, Normalizing, and Stress Relieving
5. Rockwell and Brinell Hardness Testers

1. Layout Tools
2. Basic Semiprecision Layout Practice
3. Basic Precision Layout Practice

1. Machinability and Chip Formation
2. Speeds and Feeds for Machine Tools
3. Cutting Fluids
4. Carbide Tooling Specification and Selection

1. Types of Cutoff Machines and Safety
2. Using Horizontal Cutoff Saws
3. Preparing a Vertical Band Machine for Use
4. Using a Vertical Band Saw

1. Drill Press Fundamentals
2. Drilling Tools
3. Hand Grinding of Drills on the Pedestal Grinder
4. Operating Drilling Machines
5. Countersinking and Counterboring
6. Reaming in the Drill Press

1. Engine Lathe Fundamentals
2. Toolholders and Toolholding
3. Cutting Tools for the Lathe
4. Lathe Spindle Tooling
5. Operating Lathe Controls
6. Facing and Center Drilling
7. Turning between Centers
8. Alignment of Lathe Centers
9. Other Lathe Operations
10. Sixty-Degree Thread Information and Calculations
11. Cutting Unified External Threads
12. Cutting Unified Internal Threads
13. Cutting Tapers
14. Using Steady and Follower Rests
15. Additional Thread Forms
16. Cutting Acme Threads on the Lathe

1. Vertical Milling Machines
2. Cutting Tools and Cutting Tool Holders for the Vertical Milling Machine
3. Setups on the Vertical Milling Machine
4. Vertical Milling Machine Operations
5. Using an Offset Boring Head

1. Horizontal Spindle Milling Machines
2. Types of Spindles, Arbors, and Adapters
3. Arbor-Driven Milling Cutters
4. Work-Holding Methods and Standard Setups
5. Machine Setup and Plain Milling
6. Using Side Milling Cutters

1. Types of Grinders
2. Selection and Use of Grinding Wheels
3. Setup of Surface Grinders
4. Using a Surface Grinder
5. Cylindrical Grinding
6. Using a Cylindrical Grinder
7. Universal Tool and Cutter Grinder

1. Fundamentals of Computer Numerical Control (CNC)
2. Fundamentals of Machining Centers
3. Fundamentals of Programming Machining Centers
4. Programming Examples
5. Programming Canned Cycles for Machining Centers
6. CNC Turning Machines
7. Programming CNC Turning Centers
8. Programming Canned Cycles for CNC Turning Centers
9. Advanced Machining Processes

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