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Author Speck, James A., 1948- author.

Title Mechanical fastening, joining, and assembly / James A. Speck
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
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Contents Fastener Functions and Assembly Testing -- Fastener Types and Their Production -- Fastening and Joining Mechanics -- Economic Factors in Fastener/Assembly Decisions -- Assemblies under Dynamic Loading -- Assembly Sites and Systems -- Fastener Materials -- Environmental Factors and Corrosion -- Assembly Analysis -- Appendix A: Fastening, Joining, and Assembly Glossary -- Appendix B: Ingenious Fasteners and Assemblies -- Appendix C: Some Frequent Fastener Questions and Answers -- Appendix D: Article from American Fastener Journal -- Appendix E: Some Additional Problem Solution Ideas and Summary Thoughts
Summary Mechanical Fastening, Joining, and Assembly offers practical information for understanding how fasteners and fastening systems work as well as how these products and systems are manufactured. This book provides the knowledge and tools necessary to increase fastening system performance and reliability. This second edition also explores changes that have occurred in the practice of fastening and joining. New material includes joint efficiency, creativity and innovation in fastener applications, engineering dynamics, corrosion resistant materials, thermodynamics, an overview of statics, and numerical methods
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Assembling machines.
Joints (Engineering)
Assembling machines.
Joints (Engineering)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1482276550