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Manufacturing Processes for Engineering Materials, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Serope Kalpakjian, Steven Schmid

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 26, 2007

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For undergraduate courses in Mechanical, Industrial, Metallurgical, and Materials Engineering Programs. For graduate courses in Manufacturing Science and Engineering.


This comprehensive, up-to-date text has balanced coverage of the fundamentals of materials and processes, its analytical approaches, and its applications in manufacturing engineering. Students using this text will be able to properly assess the capabilities, limitations, and potential of manufacturing processes and their competitive aspects.

Table of Contents

1     Introduction      1


2     Fundamentals of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials  27


3     Structure and Manufacturing Properties of Metals      85


4     Surfaces, Tribology, Dimensional Characteristics, Inspection, and Product Quality Assurance   135


5     Metal-Casting Processes and Equipment; Heat Treatment 191


6     Bulk Deformation Processes    267


7     Sheet-Metal Forming Processes 351


8     Material-Removal Processes: Cutting 425


9     Material-Removal Processes: Abrasive, Chemical, Electrical, and High-Energy Beams   537


10    Properties and Processing of Polymers and Reinforced Plastics; Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling     599


11    Properties and Processing of Metal Powders, Ceramics, Glasses, Composites, and Superconductors   687


12    Joining and Fastening Processes     753


13    Fabrication of Microelectronic, Micromechanical, and Microelectromechanical Devices; Nanomanufacturing 829


14    Automation of Manufacturing Processes and Operations  899


15    Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Systems 945


16    Product Design and Manufacturing in a Global Competitive Environment    985

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$95.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-604370-6