Designed as a teaching and learning resource, each chapter begins with learning objectives, explores the theory behind process planning, and sets it in a 'real-life' context through the use of case studies and examples. Furthermore, the questions in the book develop the problem-solving skills of the reader.
ISO standards are used throughout the book (these are cross-referenced to corresponding British standards).
This is a core textbook, aimed at undergraduate students of manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering with manufacturing options and materials science.
- Features numerous case studies and examples from industry to help provide an easy guide to a complex subject
- Fills a gap in the market for which there are currently no suitable texts
- Learning aims and objectives are provided at the beginning of each chapter - a user-friendly method to consolidate learning
As well as holding a masters degree in Computer Aided Engineering Design, Peter Scallan is a qualified teacher, assessor and internal verifier, and has taught at Kilmarnock College, the University of Paisley and the Open University. His teaching experience includes courses in Manufacturing Technology, Quality Management, Operations Management and Manufacturing Management. He has written and presented numerous papers nationally and internationally. Currently, Peter is Head of Studies at the Saudi British Electronics Institute in Riyadh.