Synopses & Reviews
Whether you are an engineer considering technologist certification through SME, or a non-engineer seeking to communicate more intelligently about manufacturing-related issues, this revised edition provides virtually all the information you need to know. The book is based singularly on the Body of Knowledge required to obtain the Certified Manufacturing Technologist (CMfgT) designation -- the basis for obtaining more advanced certification. Fifteen manufacturing experts, including educators, practitioners in the field, and subject matter specialists have checked the content for relevancy, accuracy, and clarity, guaranteeing focused self-study and solid answers to questions regarding the fundamentals. The major areas of manufacturing science reviewed include mathematics, physics, materials science and metallurgy, engineering drawing, planning and strategy, and metrics and the SI system.