The latest machining and metalworking processes, tools, equipment, and calculation techniques Since 1991, the McGraw-Hill Machining and Metalworking Handbook has been an essential source of information for machine designers and machinists alike. Covering a wide variety of subjects, ranging from machine tooling to die making, it is the only professional reference to encompass both machining and metalworking. This updated and expanded Third Edition is the most comprehensive compendium of design data and calculations procedures available. Arranged in a user-friendly format, the McGraw-Hill Machining and Metalworking Handbook, Third Edition, also covers the latest relevant American National Standards and contains hundreds of photos, tables, charts, and illustrations. New coverage includes: bull; bull;Rapid prototyping and manufacturing bull;Process optimization bull;Product development bull;CAD/CAM/CAE bull;Product data management SHOP-TESTED SHORTCUTS AND SOLUTIONS TO VIRTUALLY ANY MACHINING AND METALWORKING PROBLEM: Modern Metalworking Machinery * Tools and Measuring Devices * Mathematics for Machinists and Metalworkers * U.S. and Metric Measures and Conversions * Materials: Physical Properties, Characteristics, and Uses * Modern Engineering Drawing Practices * Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing, and Engineering Systems * Machining, Machine Tools, and Practices * Tooling, Die Making, Molds, Jigs, and Fixtures * Sheet Metal Practices and Layout * Solid Freeform Fabrication * Hardening and Tempering Steels and Nonferrous Alloys * Castings, Moldings, Extrusions, and Powder Metallurgy * Plating Practices and Finishes for Metals * Fastening Techniques, Joining Techniques, and Hardware * Safety Practices in Industry * Societies and Associations * American National Standards Applicable to Machinery, Machining, and Metalworking PracticesCormier, Denis is the author of 'Mcgraw-hill Machining And Metalworking Handbook ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780071457873 and ISBN 0071457879.