Fundamental Principles of Manufacturing Processes

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Industrial Press Inc., 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 164 pages
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The key to understanding how to produce products with low response time, low inventory, and flexibility can be found in this important text. Using a systematic approach, this unique analysis of contemporary manufacturing processes identifies family characteristics of individual processes to facilitate learning. Using the same classification system, detailed descriptions of each individual process can be found in the Manufacturing Processes Reference Guide by the same authors. Identifies and studies six families of shaping processes that change the basic geometry of shape of a workpiece (Mechanical Mass Reducing, Thermal Mass Reducing, Chemical Mass Reducing, Mass Conserving, Consolidation, and Joining) and four families of nonshaping processes that modify the engineering and aesthetic properties of materials (Hardening, Softening, Surface Preparation, and Surface Coatings). This classification, or taxonomy, now used in the United States and Europe, is a valuable tool in identifying processes and their capabilities.
 

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This book Gives a very good and comprehensive Taxonomy of Manufacturing Processes. This Taxonomy might not be good at some specific places regarding some particular class of processes e.g Joining where it misses the classes of Permanent or Temporary Joining Processes. But Overall I have not seen a better classification of manufacturing processes in any book. Kalpakjian, S. and Others like Ostwald may be the other options for limited classification. 

Contents

Mechanical MassReducing Processes
17
Thermal MassReducing Processes
41
Chemical Reducing Processes
51
Consolidation Processes
57
Deformation Processes
79
Mechanical Thermal and Chemical Joining Processes
97
Annealing Softening Processes
111
Thermal Hardening Processes
129
Surface Preparation Processes
139
Surface Coating Processes
145
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