This unique text presents a thorough introduction to Mastercam Lathe X for students with little or no prior experience. It can be used in virtually any educational setting - from four-year engineering schools to community colleges and voc/tech schools to industrial training centers - and will also serve as reliable references for on-the-job use or as self-study manuals. The award-winning authors have carefully arranged the contents in a clear and logical sequence and have used many hundreds of visuals instead of wordy explanations. An enclosed CD contains the complete authorized demo of Mastercam Lathe X and also includes examples and exercises from the text for student practice.
It: emphasizes student-friendly graphical displays in place of wordy explanations and definitions; presents numerous examples that provide step-by-step instructions with graphical displays; eliminates flipping between pages by featuring all explanations on the same page as the example; contains exercises at the end of each chapter; features a process plan for many machining exercises to indicate the machining operations; to be performed and the tools to be used; and enhances student learning through the enclosed CD containing the official, fully-functional demo version of Mastercam Lathe X. The enclosed CD also includes examples and selected exercises from the text for student practice.