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Unformatted text preview: reflecting the contents of these sections. In the present edition, the Plastics section,
formerly a separate thumb tab, has been incorporated into the Properties of Materials section. A major task in assembling this edition has been the expansion and reorganization of
the index. For the first time, most of the many Standards referenced in the Handbook are
now included in the index.
The American Standards Association was reconstituted in August 1969 as the United
States of America Standards Institute, and standards that had been approved as American
Standards were designated as USA Standards. In October 1969, the name was changed to
the American National Standards Institute. Thus, the designation of present standards is
ANSI instead of ASA or USAS. Standards originally adopted by the American Standards
Association and not revised are still referred to in the Handbook by the designation ASA.
ANSI Standards are copyrighted by the American National Standards Institute, West
42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, from whom current copies may be purchased. Many of
the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standards that deal with mechanical
engineering, extracts from which are included in the Handbook, are produced by the
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and we are grateful for their permission to quote extracts and to update the information contained in the standards, based on
the revisions regularly carried out by the ASME. Information regarding current editions of
any of these Standards can be obtained from ASME International, Three Park Avenue,
New York, NY 10016.
Users who call possible defects to the attention of the editors, or the omission of some
matter that is considered to be of general value, often render a service to the entire manufacturing field. We desire to increase the usefulness of the Handbook as far as possible, so
all criticisms and suggestions about revisions, omissions, or inclusion of new material are
Christopher J. McCauley, Editor vi CONTENTS
Mathematics 1 Mechanics 112 Strength of Materials 193 Properties, Treatment, and Testing of Materials 361 Dimensioning, Gaging, and Measuring 605 Tooling and Toolmaking 720 Machining Operations 974 Manufacturing Processes 1298 Fasteners 1452 Threads and Threading 1702 Gears, Splines, and Cams 1995 Machine Elements 2189 Measuring Units 2513 Index 2556 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
The editors would like to acknowledge all those who contributed ideas and suggestions
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