Machine Devices And Components Illustrated Sourcebook

Hardcover | October 12, 2004

byRobert Parmley

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Invaluable to anyone who designs, repairs, or operates machines, this sourcebook contains 2000 illustrations of the most commonly used components found in home appliances, office machines, vehicles, aircraft, ships, construction, factory equipment, and machine tools. The author also includes design formulas and structural data.

Contents: Mechanisms * Machine Elements * Gearing * Fluid-Filled Bearing * Bearings with Rolling Contact * Packing and Seals * Pipe, Fitting, and Valves * Key Equations and Charts for Designing Mechanisms

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Invaluable to anyone who designs, repairs, or operates machines, this sourcebook contains 2000 illustrations of the most commonly used components found in home appliances, office machines, vehicles, aircraft, ships, construction, factory equipment, and machine tools. The author also includes design formulas and structural data.Content...

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THE ULTIMATE COMPENDIUM OF MECHANICAL PARTS AND INGENIOUS DEVICESThis user-friendly, visual guide to parts and assemblies is an ideal working tool for anyone who designs, repairs, or operates machinery. Robert O. Parmley's Machine Devices and Components: Illustrated Sourcebook gives quick access to detailed images of hundreds of machin...

Robert O. Parmley, P.E., CMfgE, CSI, is co-founder, President and Principal Consulting Engineer of Morgan & Parmley, Ltd., Professional Consulting Engineers, Ladysmith, Wisconsin. He is also a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 11.2 × 8.7 × 1.16 inPublished:October 12, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071436871

ISBN - 13:9780071436878

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

Section 1: Ingenious Mechanisms

Section 2: Creative Assemblies

Section 3: Linkages

Section 4: Connections

Section 5: Locking Devices & Methods

Section 6: Gears & Gearing

Section 7: Clutches

Section 8: Chains, Sprockets & Ratchets

Section 9: Belts & Belting

Section 10: Shafts & Couplings

Section 11: Threaded Components

Section 12: Pins

Section 13: Springs

Section 14: Cams

Section 15: Grommets, Spacers & Inserts

Section 16: Washers

Section 17: O-Rings

Section 18: Retaining Rings

Section 19: Balls

Section 20: Bushings & Bearings

INDEX

Editorial Reviews

Henry Ford claimed to have invented nothing new but simply to have combined the discoveries of others. Similarly, modern designers of complex devices, even those as innovative as the Segway, rely on earlier designers for many of the basic elements in the new device. The trick is to be aware of these earlier designs. Sourcebooks such as Parmley's are a primary source of such information. It is the latest in a line extending at least from Ramelli in the 16th century through Henry T. Brown's 1868 Five Hundred and Seven Mechanical Movements... (many reprint eds.); Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices Sourcebook, comp. by Nicholas P. Chironis (CH, Mar'92); Preben W. Jensen's Classical and Modern Mechanisms for Engineers and Inventors (1991); and Parmley's own more quantitative and analytical Illustrated Sourcebook of Mechanical Components (2000). Here Parmley, a registered professional engineer, reproduces more than 1,500 clearly diagrammed, ingenious and practical mechanisms selected from specialist engineering journals. He divides them into three categories: assemblies (to minimize vibration, limit torque and/or overloading); power transmission (gear systems, clutches, chains, belts, shafts); and individual components. An engineering library should have at least one of these modern sourcebooks; Parmley's is an excellent example. Summing Up: High recommended. Upper-division undergraduates; professionals; two-year technical program students. -- G.E. Herrick, emeritus, Maine Maritime Academy