CNC Handbook

by: Hans B. Kief, Helmut A. Roschiwal


Abstract: Practical CNC design, construction, and operation techniques are provided, leading to a thorough understanding of computer-based numerical control systems, components, and technologies. Featuring hundreds of color images and schematic diagrams, the handbook explains machining fundamentals and shows you how to build and safely operate fully automated, technically sophisticated mechatronic equipment. Learn how to work with position controllers, accomplish rapid and precise machine motions, use CAD and CAM systems, and integrate CNC into IT networks. The latest CNC programming languages, flexible manufacturing systems, and troubleshooting methods are also discussed in this hands-on guide.
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Title: CNC Handbook

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2012 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071799485

Authors:

Hans B. Kief is acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts in the field of CNC manufacturing and computer controlled flexible manufacturing systems (FMS). He has worked as a consultant and in the industry, having developed CNC reliability software for the aircraft and automobile industries, and has traveled widely in his professional capacity through the United States and Europe. Hans has a degree in electrical engineering, founded the German NC Society, and is a member of the American Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), the Computer Aided Systems Association (CASA), and the American NC Society.

Helmut A. Roschiwal began his career as an apprentice to a toolmaker and went on to earn his mechanical engineering degree and start his own mechanical engineering product development company with several subsidiaries in Germany and Romania. Helmut is now retired.

Description: Practical CNC design, construction, and operation techniques are provided, leading to a thorough understanding of computer-based numerical control systems, components, and technologies. Featuring hundreds of color images and schematic diagrams, the handbook explains machining fundamentals and shows you how to build and safely operate fully automated, technically sophisticated mechatronic equipment. Learn how to work with position controllers, accomplish rapid and precise machine motions, use CAD and CAM systems, and integrate CNC into IT networks. The latest CNC programming languages, flexible manufacturing systems, and troubleshooting methods are also discussed in this hands-on guide.