SEE MANUFACTURING PROCESSES IN ACTION WITH A NEW DVD!This updated edition is packaged with a new DVD based on the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' Fundamental Manufacturing Processes video series. The DVD contains 22 video clips (5 to 6 minutes each) that promote visualization of key manufacturing processes.Often emulated but never matched, DeGarmo's Materials and Processes in Manufacturing has been the standard introduction to manufacturing fundamentals since 1957. The book has long been noted for its comprehensive coverage of the basic workings of various materials and processes.FEATURESStudy new processes. While this book still focuses on casting, forming, machining, and joining, new material on rapid prototyping, electronics, and metal-cutting has been added.See the big picture redesigning the factory. This edition includes more coverage of lean manufacturing and manufacturing systems design, as well as in-depth material on quality control and process capability, to help you understand the system as a whole.Understand machinability factors. The Ninth Edition features a new section in Chapter 21 on machinery dynamics. This is the only text that explains how machinability factors are determined and how the values for speed, feed, and depth of cut are rationalized.Understand manufacturing fundamentals. The authors cover the properties and behaviors of a range of materials and the basics of various manufacturing processes, so you get a clear introduction to a variety of options.Get familiar with the language and the equipment of real factories. The authors introduce you to the technical terms used on the factory floor, and numerous photos and illustrations help you understand how equipment works.Apply what you've learned online. The Student Companion Site www.wiley.com/college/degarmo features Computer Based Exercises for selected chapters.E. Paul DeGarmo is the author of 'Materials and Processes in Manufacturing, with Manufacturing Processes Sampler DVD', published 2003 under ISBN 9780471656777 and ISBN 0471656771.