Engineers Precision Data Pocket Reference

May 01, 2014

"Engineers Precision Data Pocket Reference" by Steve Heather is a pocket-size reference from Industrial Press Inc. that reportedly has all the fundamental data that engineers need in their daily work.

Tapping and drilling charts, hole coordinate charts with common sizes already worked out, speeds/feeds, material specs, drawing symbols and standards, CNC machine codes, plus much more. Ideal for Mechanical, Manufacturing, and Design Engineers, Draftsmen, Toolmakers, Machinists, Students, and Hobbyists.

Book features:

• Is compact, lightweight, easy-to-carry and really does fit in your pocket

• Contains the essential data you need practically every day, yet is uncluttered by extraneous information

• Is organized so you can easily locate the data you need very quickly

• Contains data not found in similar books, such as thread charts showing all effective sizes

Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • tapping


    Machining operation in which a tap, with teeth on its periphery, cuts internal threads in a predrilled hole having a smaller diameter than the tap diameter. Threads are formed by a combined rotary and axial-relative motion between tap and workpiece. See tap.


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