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Metalwork Technology and Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to metal fabrication technology, It is intended as a textbook for entry level courses that provide laboratory experiences in metal fabrication. It also may be used as a reference book in metal product manufacturing courses or exercises. For the Eighth Edition, each unit has been revised as needed to reflect current practice, The application of mathematics and science to metal processing has been emphasized, and a new Section on Metal Product Manufacturing has been added, The product section has also been revised and expanded, and now includes several new products designed for production on numerically controlled machine tools. The traditional features of the book have been retained. The reading level is as low as practicable for a metalworking technical book of this level. Tech¬nical terms are in boldface type, and a list of them is provided at the end of each unit. A glossary of technical terms is also provided at the end of the text to aid student development of technical vocabulary. The review questions at the end of each unit also provides students with a convenient way to check their knowledge of each topic.
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