Acknowledged author J. Barry Duvall wrote Manufacturing Processes: Materials, Productivity, and Lean Strategies comprising 528 pages back in 2011. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1605255696 and 9781605255699. Since then Manufacturing Processes: Materials, Productivity, and Lean Strategies textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $48.41 or rent at the marketplace.
Manufacturing Processes provides an excellent introduction to today’s manufacturing processes, as well as an overview of automated manufacturing systems. The text concentrates on the five major types of industrial materials: metals, plastics, ceramics, woods, and composites. It provides thorough coverage of the forming, separating, fabricating, conditioning, and finishing processes related to each material. The text includes a chapter covering the materials and manufacturing processes used in packaging finished goods.