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Exploring Drafting is designed for use in introductory drafting courses at any instructional level. This text provides a strong foundation in drafting fundamentals and teaches essential manual (traditional) and CAD drafting skills. Coverage includes detailed instruction on geometric constructions, orthographic projection, and dimensioning practices. The text covers techniques and procedures used in creating multiview drawings, section views, auxiliary views, pictorial views, and pattern developments. End-of-chapter drawing problems reinforce the chapter content and help students build problem-solving skills. Exploring Drafting features a colorful, highly illustrated design to promote student interest.
The Sixth Edition of Introduction to Hospitality focuses on hospitality operations while offering a broad, comprehensive foundation of current knowledge about the world's largest industry. The text is organized into five sections: the hospitality industry and tourism; lodging; restaurants, managed services, and beverages; recreation, theme parks, clubs, and gaming entertainment; and assemblies and event management.
Machining Fundamentals is a comprehensive text that provides an introduction to the various machining operations, setups, and procedures. This colorful and detailed textbook covers all traditional machining methods, as well as newer and nontraditional methods. This edition includes expanded coverage of CNC machining and updated illustrations. Clear, easy-to-understand introduction to machining. Strong emphasis on safety throughout the textbook. Heavily illustrated with well-designed, color-coded artwork to help students understand concepts quickly. Clear and simple organization of content makes the textbook easy to use.
Modern Metalworking emphasizes the important place metals occupy in our everyday lives; it explores the numerous metalworking career opportunities. It is designed to provide a broad experience in metalworking through the use of tools, machines, and materials that are basic to this important area of industry. It covers both hand and machine-tool operations, and supplies background knowledge on industrial equipment and processes.
The Restaurant: From Concept to Operation takes the reader from the initial idea to the grand opening. It features comprehensive, applications-based coverage of all aspects of developing, opening, and running a restaurant. This includes topics such as staffing, legal and regulatory concerns, cost control and general financing, marketing and promotion, equipment and design, the menu, sanitation, and concept. A one-stop guide to the restaurant business, the Seventh Edition of Walker's, The Restaurant continues the success of previous editions, providing, in an easy-to-read way, all of the skills and information needed to master every challenge and succeed in this highly competitive and rewarding industry. Each chapter has been revised, updated, and enhanced with numerous industry examples, sidebars, charts, tables, photographs, and menus. Greater emphasis is placed on restaurant business plans, restaurant management, and restaurant operations. The themes of sustainability and sustainable restaurant management have been added throughout. The Seventh Edition includes new sections on purchasing meat, cocktails, and the early history of eating out. All of this information will help restaurant owners make the decisions necessary to build a thriving business.
This Fifth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the principles, theories, human relations techniques, and decision-making skills that are required to manage a workforce to profitable results. It helps managers satisfy obligations to owners, customers, and employees while maintaining a positive work climate, developing job expectations, disciplining marginal employees, and addressing workplace diversity.
Welding Print Reading is a combination text and workbook that teaches students how to read and comprehend the various types of prints found in the welding industry. Text problems are based on actual prints from industry. Content includes print reading basics, math and measurement, an overview of welding processes, types of welds and joints, and welding symbol use.
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