Neil Sclater switched his career from engineering in the military/aerospace industry to writing and editing in the field of electromechanical and electronic technology. After years as a staff editor for engineering magazines, he set up his own consulting firm in technical communications. Mr. Sclater contributed hundreds of articles to various engineering publications. He has authored or co-authored 11 McGraw-Hill Professional books, including two earlier editions of this book.
Not much description of mechanisms or illustrations of uses ... just a compilation of diagrams of mechanical devices .. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Bruce
Really nice to have all this info in one spot. Great for tinkerers who like to build one of a kind things for the house and shop.Published 2 months ago by J. Hallfrisch
It was a lot of old copied mechanism. Not to thrilled with the book. I would not recommend buying this book,Published 12 months ago by Norman Collier
I recommend to purchase the amazon kindle/cloud version of this book and avoid the hard cover version. Read morePublished 18 months ago by NP
A must have for all makers, creators and the mechanically minded. A beautiful reference book that will come in very handy with very good illustrations.Published 18 months ago by Helena
This was purchased form my ME student son, but I've had a few peeks to
get ideas for my home workshop projects as well