Audel Millwrights and Mechanics Guide, All New 5th Edition

  • 14h 9m
  • Carl A. Nelson, Sr., Thomas Bieber Davis
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2004

Here, in concise, straightforward language, is the guidebook your father trusted, completely overhauled and updated for the first time in three decades. Clearly organized to help you find what you need, it covers tools, drawing and sketching, measuring and connecting, installation, bearings, motor maintenance, electrical devices structural steel, and more. Everything about the newest equipment is here, as well as information vital to maintaining the older machinery still found in many shops.

  • Apply the right method of installation for various types of machinery and equipment
  • Install, repair, and maintain chain drives and V-belt drives
  • Perform preventive and predictive motor maintenance
  • Understand and maintain wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair pumps, air compressors, fans and blowers
  • Create and use sheet metal patterns
  • Sharpen hand saws, band saws and circular saws

About the Authors

Thomas Bieber Davis is a mechanical engineer and trainer in preventive and predictive maintenance at all levels. He has also developed preventive maintenance products for industrial use.

Carl A. Nelson wrote numerous practical manuals for the mechanical trades, including earlier editions of this book, before his death in 1993.

In this Book

  • Audel Millwrights and Mechanics Guide, All New 5th Edition
  • Introduction
  • Safety
  • Drawing and Sketching
  • The Basic Toolbox
  • Portable Power Tools
  • Stationary Power Tools
  • Measurement
  • Screw Threads
  • Mechanical Fasteners
  • Machinery and Equipment Installation
  • Bearings
  • Principles of Mechanical Power Transmission
  • Shafting
  • Flat Belts
  • V-Belt Drives
  • Chain Drives
  • Gears
  • Couplings
  • Gaskets, Packings, and Seals
  • Lubrication and Oil Analysis
  • Vibration Measurement
  • Preventive and Predictive Maintenance
  • Electricity
  • AC Motors
  • Fans and Blowers
  • Pumps
  • Air Compressors
  • Pipe Fittings
  • Pipe Valves
  • Structural Steel
  • Sheet-Metal Work
  • Welding
  • Sharpening Saws
  • Wood Fastenings
  • Carpentry
  • Blacksmithing
  • Rigging
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Mensuration and Mechanical Calculations
  • List of Vendors