The edition addresses issues essential to modern manufacturing, ranging from traditional topics such as casting, forming, machining, and joining, to advanced topics such as the fabrication of nanomaterials. Comprehensive coverage of relevant engineering fundamentals, mathematical analysis, and traditional as well as advanced applications of manufacturing processes and operations. This
material is written mainly for students in mechanical, industrial, and metallurgical and materials engineering programs. The text continually emphasizes the important interactions among a wide variety of technical disciplines and the economics of manufacturing operations. A solid introduction to the fundamentals of manufacturing along with the most up-to-date information. In order to make the
concepts easier to understand, a variety of engineering materials are discussed as well as their properties and means of modifying them. Manufacturing processes and the concepts dealing with producing quality products are also covered.