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DeGarmo's Materials and Processes in Manufacturing, 12th Edition

DeGarmo's Materials and Processes in Manufacturing, 12th Edition

J. T. Black, Ronald A. Kohser

ISBN: 978-1-119-29958-5

Jun 2017

864 pages


Newly revised for its twelfth edition, DeGarmo's Materials and Processes in Manufacturing, 12th Edition continues to be a market-leading text on manufacturing and manufacturing processes courses for over fifty years. Authors J T. Black and Ron Kohser have continued this book's long and distinguished tradition of exceedingly clear presentation and highly practical approach to materials and processes, presenting mathematical models and analytical equations only when they enhance the basic understanding of the material. Updated to reflect all current practices, standards, and materials, the twelfth edition has new coverage of additive manufacturing, lean engineering, and processes related to ceramics, polymers, and plastics.

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1 Introduction to DeGarmo’s Materials and Processes in Manufacturing 1

2 Properties of Materials 26

3 Nature of Materials 51

4 Equilibrium Phase Diagrams and the Iron–Carbon System 65

5 Heat Treatment 77

6 Ferrous Metals and Alloys 101

7 Nonferrous Metals and Alloys 124

8 Nonmetallic Materials: Plastics, Elastomers, Ceramics, and Composites 146

9 Material Selection 178 and the Iron–Carbon System 65

10 Measurement and Inspection 192

11 Nondestructive Examination (NDE) / Nondestructive Testing (NDT) 218

12 Process Capability and Quality Control 232

13 Fundamentals of Casting 259

14 Expendable-Mold Casting Processes 277

15 Multiple-Use-Mold Casting Processes 303

16 Powder Metallurgy (Particulate Processing) 320

17 Fundamentals of Metal Forming 341

18 Bulk Forming Processes 355

19 Sheet Forming Processes 387

20 Fabrication of Plastics, Ceramics, and Composites 419

21 Fundamentals of Machining/Orthogonal Machining 446

22 Cutting Tool Materials 472

23 Turning and Boring Processes 499

24 Milling 520

25 Drilling and Related Hole-Making Processes 536

26 CNC Processes and Adaptive Control: A(4) and A(5) Levels of Automation 558

27 Sawing, Broaching, Shaping, and Filing Machining Processes 581

28 Abrasive Machining Processes 604

29 Nano and Micro-Manufacturing Processes 632

30 Nontraditional Manufacturing Processes 657

31 Thread and Gear Manufacturing 678

32 Surface Integrity and Finishing Processes 705

33 Additive Processes — Including 3-D Printing 730

34 Manufacturing Automation and Industrial Robots 751

35 Fundamentals of Joining 779

36 Gas Flame and Arc Processes 792

37 Resistance and Solid-State Welding Processes 817

38 Other Welding Processes, Brazing and Soldering 833

39 Adhesive Bonding, Mechanical Fastening, and Joining of Non-Metals 856

40 JIG and Fixture Design 872

41 The Enterprise (Production System) 893

42 Lean Engineering 910

43 Mixed-Model Final Assembly 943

Summary 953

Review Questions 953

Problems 953



  • NEW chapter on Additive Manufacturing incorporates the aspects of rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, and direct digital manufacturing, and provide updated information on many recent advances in this area
  • NEW emerging technology is incorporated, and existing technologies are updated to accurately reflect current capabilities
  • Four additonal chapters are provided online at the book website: these chapters cover electronic manufacturing, thread and gear manufacture, nondestructive testing and inspection, and the enterprise (production system).
  • Materials section focuses on properties and behaviors, while coverage of processes offers a descriptive introduction to the wide variety of options
  • Emphasizes application and design
  • Presents mathematical models and analytical equations sparingly
  • Case studies provide real-world examples