Solutions Manual available. -- The publisher, John Wiley & Sons
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The longest running active book in the field, this edition includes new and updated information on operations planning, quality systems, process automation, operator-machine systems, cost estimating and all the latest technology. Presenting the latest information in the technology of manufacturing, it describes the processes whereby materials are converted into products, without losing sight of the economics involved. It focuses on integration and covers nontraditional processes and powder metallurgy, tool design, computer numerical control, plastic materials and much more.