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  • K. C. John
  • ISBN13: 9788120341661
  • ISBN10: 812034166X
  • Language: English
  • Author: John, K C
  • Publisher: Phi Learning Pvt. Ltd-New Delhi
  • Number of pages: 240
  • SUPC: SDL353712581

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Book Description:
Designed for the core course on Workshop Practice offered to all first-year diploma and degree level students of engineering, this book presents clear and concise explanation of the basic principles of manufacturing processes and equips students with overall knowledge of engineering materials, tools and equipment commonly used in the engineering field.

The book describes the general principles of different workshop processes such as primary and secondary shaping processes, metal joining methods, surface finishing and heat treatment. The workshop processes covered also include the hand-working processes such as benchwork, fitting, arc welding, sheet metal work, carpentry, blacksmithy and foundry. It also explains the importance of safety measures to be followed in workshop processes and details the procedure of writing the records of the practices. The tools and equipment used in each hand-working process are enumerated before elaborating the process. Finally, the book discusses the machining processes such as turning operations, the cutting tools and the tools used for measuring and marking, and explains the working principle of Engine Lathe. An appendix for advanced level practice and assessment of work has also been included.

New to This Edition :

A separate chapter on Plumbing as per the revised syllabus of Indian Universities

Method for sketching isometric single line piping layout

Neatly-drawn illustrations and examples on Plumbing

Key Features :

Follows the International Standard Organization (ISO) code of practice for drawings.

Includes a large number of illustrations to explain the methods and processes discussed.

Contains chapter-end questions for viva voce test and exercises for making models.

Contents Preface Module A INTRODUCTION TO WORKSHOP PRACTICE Chapter 1 Workshop Processes Chapter 2 Workshop Practice and Record Writing Module B HAND WORKING PROCESSES Chapter 3 Fitting Chapter 4 Arc Welding Chapter 5 Sheet Metal Work Chapter 6 Carpentry Chapter 7 Blacksmithy Chapter 8 Foundry Chapter 9 Plumbing Module C MACHINING PROCESSES Chapter 10 Turning Appendix Suggested Reading Index
About the Author:
K.C. John is Professor and Head, Department of Production Engineering, Vidya Academy of Science and Technology, Thalakkottukara, Thrissur, Kerala. He has more than 34 years of teaching experience including overseas assignments. Professor John is a Fellow member of the Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). He is the author of several books. His books titled Textbook of Machine Drawing, Engineering Graphics for Degree, and Engineering Graphics for Diploma have been published by PHI Learning, Delhi.

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