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Title:
Mechanical trades pocket manual
Author:
Davis, Thomas Bieber, 1942-
Personal Author:
Edition:
All new fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
vii, 520 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: published as Mechanical trades pocket manual, by Carl A. Nelson. New York: Macmillan, 1990.

Includes index.

At head of title: Audel
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780764541704
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This tool needs no maintenance

Fully revised and updated, this convenient guide covers the latest industrial equipment as well as all the tools and machines prevalent in older plants, even those from the early 1970s and before.

Your complete reference tool
* Discusses machinery installation, welding, rigging, carpentry, basic electricity, and more
* Features a chapter on safety issues
* Covers belts, drives, transmissions, and bearings
* Examines automatic sprinkler systems
* Offers tips for preventive maintenance
* Includes coverage of piping and pipefitting
* Reviews shop mathematics, geometry, and trigonometry


Author Notes

Thomas B. Davis (Newark, DE) is president of Maintenance Troubleshooting, a 25-year old technical trades book re-seller and consulting company. As a mechanical engineer, Tom provides training in the preventive and predictive maintenance fields from the corporate boardroom to the maintenance break room on the shop floor. He has developed unique preventive maintenance products including a coupling alignment kit; a professional dynamic balancing kit, a hand-held balancing computer, and a vibration based tagging kit.


Table of Contents

1. Safetyp. 1
2. The Basic Toolboxp. 3
3. Power Tools--Portablep. 12
4. Power Tools--Stationaryp. 39
5. Twist Drillsp. 44
6. Mechanical Drawingp. 49
7. Electrical Drawingp. 60
8. Isometric Drawingp. 64
9. Single-Line Isometric Pipe Drawingp. 66
10. Sketchingp. 69
11. Field Layoutp. 73
12. Machinery Installationp. 79
13. Machine Assemblyp. 86
14. Use of the Torque Wrenchp. 90
15. Torque Specificationsp. 94
16. Measurementp. 99
17. Plain Bearingsp. 106
18. Anti-Friction Bearingsp. 114
19. Life of Anti-Friction Bearingsp. 133
20. Installation of Anti-Friction Bearingsp. 137
21. Vibration Measurementp. 146
22. Lubricationp. 151
23. Mechanical Power Transmissionp. 158
24. Shaftingp. 162
25. Flat Beltsp. 168
26. V-Beltsp. 172
27. Positive-Drive Beltsp. 187
28. Chain Drivesp. 191
29. Gear Drivesp. 202
30. Shaft Couplingsp. 210
31. Screw Threadsp. 228
32. Mechanical Fastenersp. 248
33. Gaskets, Packing, and Mechanical Sealsp. 256
34. Pumpsp. 283
35. Fansp. 291
36. Basic Electricityp. 299
37. AC Motorsp. 313
38. Preventive Maintenance of Equipmentp. 325
39. Structural Steelp. 330
40. Weldingp. 348
41. Riggingp. 362
42. Hand Signals for Cranes and Hoistsp. 380
43. Piping and Pipefittingp. 387
44. Steam Trapsp. 406
45. Steam Pipingp. 412
46. Automatic Sprinkler Systemsp. 418
47. Carpentryp. 424
48. Shop Mathematicsp. 444
49. Shop Geometryp. 448
50. Shop Trigonometryp. 459
Appendixp. 463
Indexp. 497

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