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Fundamentals of Tool Design Sixth Edition (eBook)

Author(s)/Editor(s): John Nee, CMfgE, PhD
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Pages in Print Edition: 464PP

Published: 05/01/2010
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For over 40 years students, designers, and manufacturing practitioners have used the Fundamentals of Tool Design to gain an in-depth understanding of all the factors that impact tool success. Fully illustrated, readers will find practical design examples, cost analysis calculations, process data, operating parameters, and tips and techniques — all of the concrete knowledge needed to spark innovation and resolve complex tooling challenges.

Newandnbsp;to the sixth edition, you'll find updated and expanded tool designer objectives and responsibilities, a designer's guide to machine tools, revised tool material, mechanical definitions and reference tables, expanded broaching examples and concepts, new sections on part location and support, expanded bushing applications, and revised GDandT information to include ASME Y14.5-2009. New appendices provide sources for tool design components, related web sites and search engines, and handy GDandT reference charts.

Additional review questions are at the end of chapters, along with an expanded, standalone Instructor's Guide enhance training and classroom instruction.

Table of Contents

  • General Tool Design
  • Materials Used for Tooling
  • Cutting Tool Design
  • Workholding Concepts
  • Jig Design
  • Fixture Design
  • Power Presses
  • Die Design and Operation
  • Inspection and Gage Design
  • Tool Design for Joining Processes
  • Modular and Automated Tool Handling
  • Computer Applications in Tool Design
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing