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  • This textbook provides an introduction to the important area of manufacturing processes and explains the hows, whys, and whens of various machining operations, set-ups, and procedures. Throughout this text, you will learn how machine tools operate, and when to use one particular machine instead of another. It is organized for students who plan to enter the manufacturing technology field and for those who wish to develop the skills essential for advancement in this occupational cluster.