Fundamentals of Manufacturing, Third Edition provides a structured review for the Manufacturing Technologist and Manufacturing Engineer Certification Examinations. This book has been updated according to the most recent version of the Manufacturing Fundamentals "Body of Knowledge" published by the Certified Manufacturing Technologist and Certified

Manufacturing Engineer Oversight & Appeals Committee of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. This body of knowledge is an outstanding reference for industry and academia as a standard baseline for foundational manufacturing knowledge.

Reviewed by subject matter experts, the major areas of manufacturing science covered include mathematics, applied engineering science, materials, product design, manufacturing processes, production systems, automated systems and control, quality, manufacturing management, and personal effectiveness. In each area, the topics emphasised are those fundamental to basic manufacturing processes and practices. Sample problems and questions at the conclusion of each chapter are provided for practice. Answers are included to confirm the problem-solving process. A selection of over 40 SME video clips, comprising over 3 hours of content, is available online to complement study.

Table of Contents

Mathematics - Units of Measure - Light Sound Electricity/Electronics - Statics Dynamics - Strength of Materials - Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer Fluid Power Chemistry - Material Properties - Metals Plastics Composites Ceramics - Engineering Drawing - Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Computer-aided - Design/Engineering - Product Development and Design - Intellectual Property Product Liability Cutting Tool Technology - Traditional Production Planning and Control - Lean Production - Industrial Safety, Health, and Environmental Management - Computer Numerical - Control Machining - Statistical Methods for Quality Control - Continuous Improvement Management - Introduction Personal Effectiveness

Review from Venkadesh Narayanan, Principal Consultant, Fhyzics