Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance

Hardcover | May 21, 2008

byLarry Chastain

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An exceptionally readable training resource designed in a flexible “stand-alone” chapter format, this modern book gives future industrial technicians a solid foundation in basic theory coupled with a practical “hands-on” approach that includes exposure to real-life equipment used in the industry today. Using a direct and straightforward style of writing that has won praise from readers , it focuses on the needs of industrial mechanics, technicians and engineers working with industrial mechanical and power transmission products, and integrates safety and troubleshooting components within each chapter to encourage diagnostic skill-building.

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An exceptionally readable training resource designed in a flexible “stand-alone” chapter format, this modern book gives future industrial technicians a solid foundation in basic theory coupled with a practical “hands-on” approach that includes exposure to real-life equipment used in the industry today. Using a direct and straightforwar...

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The 3rd edition continues to offer a comprehensive overview of the equipment and mechanical systems commonly used in manufacturing industries. Based on the needs of mechanics, technicians and engineers, this book combines principles of operation with troubleshooting and servicing procedures. It is intended for students in the classroom...

Larry Chastain is the program director for Industrial Systems Technology at Athens Technical College in Athens, Georgia.  He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Technology from Southern Polytechnic University and a Master’s in Education from Georgia State University.   Prof. Chastain has fourteen years experience working in industry eng...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.3 × 7.7 × 1 inPublished:May 21, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0135150965

ISBN - 13:9780135150962

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Table of Contents

1. Hand Tools

2. Fasteners

3. Basic Principles of Mechanical Systems

4. Lubrication

5. Bearings

6. Seals, Gaskets, and Packing

7. Belt Drives

8. Chain Drives

9. Gears

10. Couplings

11. Clutches and Brakes

12. Rigging

13. Industrial Pneumatics

Appendix

Glossary