Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems

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Table of Contents
1 Introduction 1
Pt. I Material Properties and Product Attributes
2 The Nature of Materials 24
3 Mechanical Properties of Materials 39
4 Physical Properties of Materials 66
5 Dimensions, Tolerances, and Surfaces 77
Pt. II Engineering Materials
6 Metals 88
7 Ceramics 125
8 Polymers 143
9 Composite Materials 175
Pt. III Solidification Processes
10 Fundamentals of Metal Casting 193
11 Metal Casting Processes 213
12 Glassworking 246
13 Shaping Processes for Plastics 256
14 Rubber Processing Technology 306
15 Shaping Processes for Polymer Matrix Composites 317
Pt. IV Particulate Processing of Metals and Ceramics
16 Powder Metallurgy 334
17 Processing of Ceramics and Cermets 358
Pt. V Metal Forming and Sheet Metalworking
18 Fundamentals of Metal Forming 374
19 Bulk Deformation Processes in Metal Working 386
20 Sheet Metal Working 435
Pt. VI Material Removal Processes
21 Theory of Metal Machining 475
22 Machining Operations and Machine Tools 499
23 Cutting Tool Technology 534
24 Economic and Product Design Considerations in Machining 565
25 Grinding and Other Abrasive Processes 585
26 Nontraditional Machining and Thermal Cutting Processes 610
Pt. VII Property Enhancing and Surface Processing Operations
27 Heat Treatment of Metals 639
28 Cleaning and Surface Treatments 651
29 Coating and Deposition Processes 659
Pt. VIII Joining and Assembly Processes
30 Fundamentals of Welding 679
31 Welding Processes 694
32 Brazing, Soldering, and Adhesive Bonding 734
33 Mechanical Assembly 752
Pt. IX Special Processing and Assembly Technologies
34 Rapid Prototyping 772
35 Processing of Integrated Circuits 786
36 Electronics Assembly and Packaging 819
37 Microfabrication Technologies 845
Pt. X Manufacturing Systems
38 Numerical Control and Industrial Robotics 860
39 Group Technology and Flexible Manufacturing Systems 884
40 Production Lines 896
Pt. XI Manufacturing Support Systems
41 Manufacturing Engineering 912
42 Production Planning and Control 928
43 Quality Control 947
44 Measurement and Inspection 965
Index 989

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Mikell P. Groover is Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Director of the George E. Kane Manufacturing Technology Laboratory at Lehigh University. His industrial experience includes several years as a manufacturing engineer with Eastman Kodak and extensive consulting, research, and project work. His technical articles and papers have been widely published in trade journals, and his six previous books on manufacturing are use throughout the world. The first edition of Fundamentals of Modern Manufacturing received the 1996 IIE Joint Publishers Award and the 1996 M. Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Textbook Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

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