Acknowledged author Philip D. Rufe (Editor) wrote Fundamentals of Manufacturing 3rd Edition comprising 650 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0872638707 and 9780872638709. Since then Fundamentals of Manufacturing 3rd Edition textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $42.57 or rent at the marketplace.
Fundamentals of Manufacturing, Third Edition provides a structured review for the Manufacturing Technologist and Manufacturing Engineer Certification Examinations. This book has been updated according to the most recent version of the Manufacturing Fundamentals "Body of Knowledge" published by the Certified Manufacturing Technologist and Certified Manufacturing Engineer Oversight & Appeals Committee of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. This body of knowledge is an outstanding reference for industry and academia as a standard baseline for foundational manufacturing knowledge. Reviewed by subject matter experts, the major areas of manufacturing science covered include mathematics, applied engineering science, materials, product design, manufacturing processes, production systems, automated systems and control, quality, manufacturing management, and personal effectiveness. In each area, the topics emphasized are those fundamental to basic manufacturing processes and practices. Sample problems and questions at the conclusion of each chapter are provided for practice. Answers are included to confirm the problem-solving process. A selection of over 40 SME video clips, comprising over 3 hours of content, is available online to complement study.