Today's fast-paced manufacturing culture demands a handbook that provides how-to, no-holds-barred, no-frills information. Completely revised and updated, the Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering, Second Edition is now presented in four volumes. Keeping the same general format as the first edition, this second edition not only provides more information but makes it more accessible. Each individual volume narrows the focus while broadening the coverage, giving you immediate access to the information you need.
This four-volume set includes:
Product Design and Factory Development - reveals how human factors affect productivity, cost, and safety in the workplace and why the modern manufacturing engineer must be well versed in these areas to maximize profit and minimize product liability.
Factory Operations: Planning and Instructional Methods - covers practical cost estimating for manufacturing as well as workflow of production and materials and examines current manufacturing trends.
Parts Fabrication: Principles and Process - discusses efficient deductive and systematic approaches to machine debugging and product manufacturing techniques while providing a refresher on the principles of structural mechanics.
Assembly Processes: Finishing, Packaging, and Automation - deals exclusively with the surface finishing and coating of a product, exploring the varied options available for assembly processes, and emphasizes the importance of proper selection.
The challenges presented by the fiercely technical world in which we live and work are met by the manufacturing engineer. Companies can no longer afford to allow the manufacturing engineer to learn on the job. Therefore, the manufacturing engineer must gain as much knowledge from as many credible sources as possible. Covering the global picture of manufacturing, this handbook shows you how to successfully apply manufacturing engineering skills on the job.
Table of Contents
Volume I: Product Design and Factory Development
Product Development; Jack M. Walker and Richard D. Crowson, with Geoffrey Boothroyd
Product Design; Jack M. Walker and Richard D. Crowson
The Deductive Machine Troubleshooting Process; Richard D. Crowson
Factory Requirements; Vijay S. Sheth and Richard D. Crowson
Factory Design; William L. Walker
Human Elements in the Factory; Jack M. Walker with Timothy L. Murphy, Jeffery W. Vincoli, and Paul R. Riedel
Computer and Controllers; Allen E. Plogstedt with Marc Plogstedt
Volume II: Factory Operations: Planning and Instructional Methods
Practical Cost Estimating for Manufacturing; John P. Tanner
Product Tooling and Equipment; Richard D. Crowson, with Clyde S. Mutter
Computer-Aided Process Planning; Alexander Houtzeel
Work Measurement; Kjell Zandin
Control of Production and Materials; Stephen C. Cimorelli, with Greg Chandler
Control of Quality; Robert L. Lints
Volume III: Parts Fabrication: Principles and Process
Principles of Structural Mechanics; Jack M. Walker
Materials Characteristics of Metals; Jack M. Walker
Conventional Fabrication Processes; Jack M. Walker
Nontraditional Machining Methods; Lawrence J. Rhoades, with V.M. Torbillo
Nonmetals: Plastics; Bruce Wendle
Composite Manufacturing; John F. Maguire with Don Weed and Thomas J. Rose
Finishing; Frank Altmayer with Jack M. Walker and Robert E. Persson
Volume IV: Assembly Processes: Finishing, Packaging, and Automation
Manual Assembly; John P. Tanner and Jack M. Walker
Assembly Automation; Jack M. Walker and Vijay Sheth
Electronics Assembly; Michael Pecht, Denise Burkus Harris, and Shrikar Bhagath