A detailed reference to production techniques and materials counsels today's product designers on the range of processes, from traditional crafts to the latest technologies, in a guide that profiles more than seventy manufacturing processes.
An encyclopaedic guide to production techniques and materials for product and industrial designers, engineers, and architects.Today's product designers are presented with a myriad of choices when creating their work and preparing it for manufacture. They have to be knowledgeable about a vast repertoire of processes, ranging from what used to be known as traditional "crafts" to the latest technology, to enable their designs to be manufactured effectively and efficiently. Information on the internet about such processes is often unreliable, and search engines do not usefully organize material for designers. This fundamental new resource explores innovative production techniques and materials that are having an impact on the design industry worldwide. Organized into four easily referenced parts -Forming, Cutting, Joining, and Finishing -over seventy manufacturing processes are explained in depth with full technical descriptions; analyses of the typical applications, design opportunities, and considerations each process offers; and information on cost, speed, and environmental impact. The accompanying step-by-step case studies look at a product or component being manufactured at a leading international supplier.
|Author||: Rob Thompson,Martin Thompson|
|Release Date||: 2014-10-01|
|ISBN 10||: 9780500517413|
|Pages||: 544 pages|
This fundamental resource for all textile and fashion designers explores over 70 production techniques and over 60 materials used in textile and fashion design. Organized into four main parts Fibre and Yarn Technology, Textile Technology, Construction Technology, and Materials it is a complete overview of the life cycle of textile and fashion manufacturing, from the spinning of yarn to recycling. In parts 13, over 70 major processes are explained in detail, each featuring a technical description, an analysis of the applications, design opportunities and considerations, quality, cost, speed and environmental impact. All of the processes feature detailed step-by-step case studies showing the process either at source or in manufacture at a leading international supplier. Part 4 features essential knowledge on over 60 natural and synthetic materials.
A new series for designers, engineers, architects, and students.
A new series for designers, engineers, architects, and students.
Industrial Design: Materials and Manufacturing Guide, SecondEdition provides the detailed coverage of materials andmanufacturing processes that industrial designers need without thein-depth and overly technical discussions commonly directed towardengineers. Author Jim Lesko gives you the practical knowledge youneed to develop a real-world understanding of materials andprocesses and make informed choices for industrial designprojects. In this book, you will find everything from basic terminology tovaluable insights on why certain shapes work best for particularapplications. You'll learn how to extract the best performance fromall of the most commonly used methods and materials.
An indispensable reference for design professionals on selecting and using materials in new ways to make their designs ever more efficient and effective
There are many ways in which a product can be manufactured but most designers know only a handful of techniques. Informative and incredibly easy to use, this bestselling book discusses more than a hundred production methods in detail. Making It appeals not only to product designers but also to interior, furniture, and graphic designers who need access to a range of production methods, as well as to all students of design. This expanded edition includes nine new processes and an all-new section of over 40 finishing techniques.
|Author||: Robert Creese|
|Publisher||: CRC Press|
|Release Date||: 2017-12-19|
|ISBN 10||: 1351990705|
|Pages||: 416 pages|
The first manufacturing book to examine time-based break-even analysis, this landmark reference/text applies cost analysis to a variety of industrial processes, employing a new, problem-based approach to manufacturing procedures, materials, and management. An Introduction to Manufacturing Processes and Materials integrates analysis of material costs and process costs, yielding a realistic, effective approach to planning and executing efficient manufacturing schemes. It discusses tool engineering, particularly in terms of cost for press work, forming dies, and casting patterns, process parameters such as gating and riser design for casting, feeds, and more.
This book provides comprehensive and in-depth coverage of manufacturing processes from the standpoint of the product designer. Reflecting a growing need in industry and education for design-driven instruction, this book demonstrates the importance of considering the selection of manufacturing method early in the design process, illustrating how the selection of method directly affects the geometric characteristics of products. Beginning with a study of the design process itself in Chapter 1, readers are taken through the product development process, with concurrent engineering presented in Chapter 2 (new to this Second Edition) and cost - as a factor affecting design and manufacturability - covered in a new Chapter 11. Augmenting the book's design orientation are new chapters on design for assemble (Chapter 12) and environmentally conscious design and manufacturing (Chapter 13). The book also includes a wealth of worked-out design examples and design projects (in Chapters 3-11), and an appendix on materials engineering that explains how materials are selected in the design of products. This book provides engineers and product designers with solidly quantitative, design-driven discussion of manufacturing processes that supports a systems approach to manufacturing.
Describes 35 ecologically sound materials and processes
Provides an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of a wide range of state-of-the-art materials manufacturing processes Modern manufacturing is at the core of industrial production from base materials to semi-finished goods and final products. Over the last decade, a variety of innovative methods have been developed that allow for manufacturing processes that are more versatile, less energy-consuming, and more environmentally friendly. This book provides readers with everything they need to know about the many manufacturing processes of today. Presented in three parts, Modern Manufacturing Processes starts by covering advanced manufacturing forming processes such as sheet forming, powder forming, and injection molding. The second part deals with thermal and energy-assisted manufacturing processes, including warm and hot hydrostamping. It also covers high speed forming (electromagnetic, electrohydraulic, and explosive forming). The third part reviews advanced material removal process like advanced grinding, electro-discharge machining, micro milling, and laser machining. It also looks at high speed and hard machining and examines advances in material modeling for manufacturing analysis and simulation. Offers a comprehensive overview of advanced materials manufacturing processes Provides practice-oriented information to help readers find the right manufacturing methods for the intended applications Highly relevant for material scientists and engineers in industry Modern Manufacturing Processes is an ideal book for practitioners and researchers in materials and mechanical engineering.