Audel Mechanical Trades Pocket Manual

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 31, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 528 pages
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Fully revised and updated, this convenient guide covers the latest industrial equipment as well as all the tools and machines prevalent in older plants, even those from the early 1970s and before.

Your complete reference tool
* Discusses machinery installation, welding, rigging, carpentry, basic electricity, and more
* Features a chapter on safety issues
* Covers belts, drives, transmissions, and bearings
* Examines automatic sprinkler systems
* Offers tips for preventive maintenance
* Includes coverage of piping and pipefitting
* Reviews shop mathematics, geometry, and trigonometry
 

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Contents

1 SAFETY
1
2 THE BASIC TOOLBOX
3
3 POWER TOOLS PORTABLE
12
4 POWER TOOLS STATIONARY
39
5 TWIST DRILLS
44
6 MECHANICAL DRAWING
49
7 ELECTRICAL DRAWING
60
8 ISOMETRIC DRAWING
64
28 CHAIN DRIVES
191
29 GEAR DRIVES
202
30 SHAFT COUPLINGS
210
31 SCREW THREADS
228
32 MECHANICAL FASTENERS
248
33 GASKETS PACKING AND MECHANICAL SEALS
256
34 PUMPS
283
35 FANS
291

9 SINGLELINE ISOMETRIC PIPE DRAWING
66
10 SKETCHING
69
11 FIELD LAYOUT
73
12 MACHINERY INSTALLATION
79
13 MACHINE ASSEMBLY
86
14 USE OF THE TORQUE WRENCH
90
15 TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
94
16 MEASUREMENT
99
17 PLAIN BEARINGS
106
18 ANTIFRICTION BEARINGS
114
19 LIFE OF ANTIFRICTION BEARINGS
133
20 INSTALLATION OF ANTIFRICTION BEARINGS
137
21 VIBRATION MEASUREMENT
146
22 LUBRICATION
151
23 MECHANICAL POWER TRANSMISSION
158
24 SHAFTING
162
25 FLAT BELTS
168
26 VBELTS
172
27 POSITIVEDRIVE BELTS
187
36 BASIC ELECTRICITY
299
37 AC MOTORS
313
38 PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT
325
39 STRUCTURAL STEEL
330
40 WELDING
348
41 RIGGING
362
42 HAND SIGNALS FOR CRANES AND HOISTS
380
43 PIPING AND PIPEFITTING
387
44 STEAM TRAPS
406
45 STEAM PIPING
412
46 AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
418
47 CARPENTRY
424
48 SHOP MATHEMATICS
444
49 SHOP GEOMETRY
448
50 SHOP TRIGONOMETRY
459
APPENDIX
463
Index
497
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Thomas B. Davis (Newark, DE) is president of Maintenance Troubleshooting, a 25-year old technical trades book re-seller and consulting company. As a mechanical engineer, Tom provides training in the preventive and predictive maintenance fields from the corporate boardroom to the maintenance break room on the shop floor. He has developed unique preventive maintenance products including a coupling alignment kit; a professional dynamic balancing kit, a hand-held balancing computer, and a vibration based tagging kit.

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