"The Bible" in its field. "Machinery's Handbook" is the most popular engineering reference book of all time and is considered the standard reference for the mechanical industries worldwide.
Extensive Updates and 90 New Pages! Machinery's Handbook has been in continuous publication with frequent comprehensive revisions for more than a century. Released at the end of 2011, we proudly offer Machinery's Handbook 29th Edition - Toolbox. The edition's growth exceeds 90 pages. It offers major revisions as well as all-new material on a variety of topics. The Toolbox Edition employs our standard type size. We also offer a Large Print Edition that is easier to read yet fits the same pagination as Toolbox Edition. Here's a summary of new content:
•Micromachining section is entirely new to this edition
•Expanded material on the calculation of hole coordinates
•Introduction to Metrology, the science of measurement
•Additional content in sheet metal and presses; shaft alignment; taps and tapping; helical coil screw thread inserts; solid geometry; how to distinguish between bolts and screws; statistics, calculating thread dimensions, keys and keyways, miniature screws, metric screw threads and fluid mechanics.
Numerous sections have been thoroughly refreshed, reworked or renovated, including
•Mechanics and Strength of Materials
•Properties of Materials
•Gaging and Measuring
•Threads and Threading
Metric content has been dramatically expanded. Wherever practical, metric units are listed adjacent to customary U.S. units. And, many formulas now offer equivalent metric expressions. Frequent metric examples have been added.
The design and typography of Machinery's Handbook 29th Edition has also improved with expanded tables of content at the beginning of each section. Our editors have fine-tuned these tables to make it easier to find the information you seek. The typography, including all tables and equations has been updated and reset. And, a large number of illustrations have been redrawn for enhanced clarity.
It is also available in a large print edition and in the popular CD version. Thumb indexed, 5" x 7".