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Paperback Audel Mechanical Trades Pocket Manual Book

ISBN: 0764541706

ISBN13: 9780764541704

Audel Mechanical Trades Pocket Manual

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This tool needs no maintenance Fully revised and updated, this convenient guide covers the latest industrial equipment as well as all the tools and machines prevalent in older plants, even those from the early 1970s and before. Your complete reference tool * Discusses machinery installation, welding, rigging, carpentry, basic electricity, and more * Features a chapter on safety issues * Covers belts, drives, transmissions, and bearings * Examines...

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Quick reference for multi-craft mechanics

Keep this one in the tool box for fast references to many problems encountered by multi-craft maintenance men. This is great for training apprentices and helps those experienced mechanics by providing a handy pocket size reference book. IDEAL for company issue to craft trades.

Audel's mechanical trades pocket guide

If your in the mechanical trades this book has an exceptional wealth of information.information has helped me accomplish tasks in supprising accuracy & time.Nothing can cover an entire subject, yet there is enough information and explainations to get one out of a stickey situation.

An excellent book, easy to read and follow

I have to agree with the other reviewers, this book is very handy, and easy to read. It covers quite a lot of ground for a pocket manual, which is great.There are fifty short chapters in the book, each focused on a different aspect of mechanical trades. Here's the table of contents from my copy of the book:1. Safety. 2. The Basic Toolbox. 3. Power Tools-Portable. 4. Power Tools-Stationary. 5. Twist Drills. 6. Mechanical Drawing. 7. Electrical Drawing. 8. Isometric Drawing. 9. Single-Line Isometric Pipe Drawing. 10. Sketching. 11. Field Layout. 12. Machinery Installation. 13. Machine Assembly. 14. Use of the Torque Wrench. 15. Torque Specifications. 16. Measurement. 17. Plain Bearings. 18. Anti-Friction Bearings. 19. Life of Anti-Friction Bearings. 20. Installation of Anti-Friction Bearings. 21. Vibration Measurement. 22. Lubrication. 23. Mechanical Power Transmission. 24. Shafting. 25. Flat Belts. 26. V-Belts. 27. Positive-Drive Belts. 28. Chain Drives. 29. Gear Drives. 30. Shaft Couplings. 31. Screw Threads. 32. Mechanical Fasteners. 33. Gaskets, Packing, and Mechanical Seals. 34. Pumps. 35. Fans. 36. Basic Electricity. 37. AC Motors. 38. Preventive Maintenance of Equipment. 39. Structural Steel. 40. Welding. 41. Rigging. 42. Hand Signals for Cranes and Hoists. 43. Piping and Pipefitting. 44. Steam Traps. 45. Steam Piping. 46. Automatic Sprinkler Systems. 47. Carpentry. 48. Shop Mathematics. 49. Shop Geometry. 50. Shop Trigonometry.

A classic reborn!

Audel books have been around forever, but I could never find a revision, at least not of this really well-known book for my toolbox. I had an old copy, but it was really out of date. I'm recommending this new one to all the other guys in the shop!

excellent reference source

this book contains a ton of quick references for alot of things you will use if your in the mechanical trades, or industrial maintenance. some of them are,drawing and print sysmbols,all about belts,chains,gears and couplings,seals,bearings,and pumps, rigging information and techniques,piping andallowances for elbows,couplings,unions ect,sprinkler systems, and a whole lot of other references to other things i cant list here because of time. im in industrial maintenance and i know ill use mine alot. its also very easy to read and understand.
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