Today's industrial technician needs a broad knowledge of the operating principles, maintenance, and repair of manufacturing machinery and the electrical systems that power this equipment. This new book provides this important background, leading to a rewarding career in the field. Key features of this edition: Easily understood explanations of the principles of machine operation, including fluid power, lubricants, and electromechanical controls. Workplace Practice sections describe real-world troubleshooting situations with multiple choice solutions. Includes a review of shop math, hand tools, and measurement tools. Safety considerations are introduced early and repeatedly emphasized throughout.Kibbe, Richard R. is the author of 'Mechanical Systems for Industrial Maintenance', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130164902 and ISBN 0130164909.