A Textbook of Machine Design

A Textbook of Machine Design


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About the book The person who designs the solution for different engineering problems has to go through the various stages of the design process to arrive at an optimal solution. “A Textbook of Machine Design” studies these design aspects with relevance to machines. It begins with an introduction to the machine design process and engineering materials (with their properties) and goes on to discuss major topics such as manufacturing considerations in machine design, simple stresses in machine parts and internal combustion engine parts. A book which has seen, foreseen and incorporated changes in the subject for close to 40 years, it continues to be one of the most sought after texts by the students while also helping professionals as well as aspirants of various entrance examinations to really grasp the core concepts of the subject. Key Features : 1. Divided in 32 chapters, the text amply explains every concept of the subject. 2. More than 1100 examples, figures and tables aid to the concepts explained. 3. Close to 900 chapter-end questions (objective and subjective) and exercises add to the practice of the students. TOC : 1. Introduction 2. Engineering Materials and their Properties 3. Manufacturing Considerations in Machine Design 4. Simple Stresses in Machine Parts 5. Torsional and Bending Stresses in Machine Parts 6. Variable Stresses in Machine Parts 7. Pressure Vessels 8. Pipes and Pipe Joints 9. Riveted Joints 10. Welded Joints 11. Screwed Joints 12. Cotter and Knuckle Joints 13. Keys and Coupling 14. Shafts 15. Levers 16. Columns and Struts 17. Power Screws 18. Flat belt Drives 19. Flat Belt Pulleys 20. V-belt and Rope Drives 21. Chain Drives 22. Flywheel 23. Springs 24. Clutches 25. Brakes 26. Sliding Contact Bearings 27. Rolling Contact Bearings 28. Spur Gears 29. Helical Gears 30. Bevel Gears 31. Worm Gears 32. Internal Combustion Engine Parts



R.S Khurmi: He was born on 29 Aug 1939 in Sunam, a small town in Punjab. He completed his schooling in Sunam and then he completed his professional studies from Phagwara and Delhi. He started his career in Punjab Irrigation Department as an Engineer. After guidance from Professor Das of Chandigarh Engineering College, Dr. Khurmi came to Delhi and took up Teaching and Writing Engineering Text Books as a full time career. He had a great respect for his Guru Shri B.L. Theraja, who introduced him to S. Chand and Company. His books got a good market, not only in India but also abroad. According to the survey of UNESCO, he is the leading and No. 1 author of Engineering textbooks in Asia. He wrote his first book when he was just 26 years old. People in teaching profession always referred that Khurmi has revolutionized the way of writing Engineering Text Books. He was one of the founder members in Executive Committee of Afro-Asia Book Council.



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