Machine Tool Practices (Hardcover)
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For courses in machine shop, machine tool technology, machining processes/manufacturing processes technology, industrial technology, industrial mechanics, and industrial engineering at the undergraduate level.
The all-in-one solution for teaching machining, BPR, GD&T, and CNC courses
Machine Tool Practices provides clear, practical, and richly illustrated treatment of machine tool technology and prepares students 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 dramatically 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, while saving students the expense of two extra texts.
About the Author
About our authors Jon Stenerson served an apprenticeship in toolmaking with Mercury Marine and was an instructor in the Machine Tool Program at Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) in Appleton, WI. An industry consultant, Jon is the author of textbooks in the fields of machining, CNC programming and industrial automation. He has a BBA from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and a master's degree in vocational education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Kelly S. Curran grew up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where he started working in machine shops at a young age. Mr. Curran has considerable machine shop experience as well as industrial teaching experience. He is the author and coauthor of several publications in the machine tool manufacturing field. Mr. Curran has spent many years developing a self-paced machine tool curriculum for the State of Wisconsin and Fox Valley Technical College. He holds a bachelor's degree in career, technical education and training from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, an associate of applied science degree with an emphasis in machine tool from Ferris State College, and an associate of applied science degree with an emphasis in business from Northern Michigan University.