A Textbook of Manufacturing Technology (Manufacturing Processes)

ISBN: 978-81-318-0244-1

Edition: First, 2007

Pages: 899

Price US$ 46

About the Book:

"A Textbook of Manufacturing Technology" (Manufacturing Processes) has been written for students preparing for B.E./B.Tech., A.M.I.E and competitive examinations. It consists of 26 chapters in all, covering the various topics systematically and exhaustively.

Salient Features:

  • The presentation of the subject matter is very systematic and the language of text is lucid, direct and easy to understand.
  • Each chapter of the book is saturated with much needed text supported by neat and self-explanatory diagrams to make the subject matter self-speaking to a great extent.
  • A large number of solved examples, properly graded, have been added in various chapters to enable the students to attempt different types of questions in the examination without any difficulty.
  • At the end of each chapter "Questions with Answers", Highlights, Objective Type Questions, Theoretical Questions and Unsolved Examples have been added to make the book a complete unit in all respects.


1.    Concept of Manufacturing
2.    Casting Processes
3.    Metal Forming Processes
4.    Powder Metallurgy
5.    Processing of Plastics
6.    Ceramic and Composite Materials-Their Structure, Properties and Processing
7.    Welding and Allied Processes
8.    Metal Cutting
9.    Machine Tools and Machining Processes
10.  Thread Manufacturing
11.  Gear Manufacturing
12.  Unconventional Machining Processes
13.  Machine Tools Testing
14.  Numerical Control of Machine Tools and CAD/CAM
15.  Automatic Machines
16.  Jigs and Fixtures
17.  Metrology
18.  Economics of Machining and Manufacturing

19.  Need for Integration of Design and Manufacturing
20.  Elements of Integration
21.  Product and Process Design for Integration
22.  Computer Aided Process Planning
23.  Group Technology

24.  Inspection and Quality Control
25.  Maintenance Management, Work Study and MIS

      Additional Objective Type Questions
      (Selected from IES, IAS, GATE etc., Examinations)


Mechanical Engineering

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