Best Books on Tool Engineering and Design

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Tool Engineering and Design, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Tool Engineering and Design Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Tool Engineering and Design below.

1."Tool Engineering and Design" by G R Nagpal
“Tool Engineering and Design” Book Review: This book offers a complete overview of tool engineering and design. It covers different topics such as metal cutting, how metal cutting works, making metals easier to cut, using fluids while cutting, grinding and creating smooth surfaces. It also includes sections on designing tools for pressing, bending, forming, drawing, and forging. Additionally, it covers jigs, fixtures, process planning, cost estimation, boring tools, sawing tools, taps and dies, gauges, and molds. The book provides many solved and objective type problems at the end to practice and apply the concepts learned.

2."Tool Design" by Cyril Donaldson and George H Lecain
“Tool Design” Book Review: This textbook offers an extensive exploration of tool designing and tool-making, providing in-depth insights into various subjects. It encompasses areas such as speed and feed rate regulation, design considerations for machine tool structures, guideways, power screws, spindles, and spindle support, as well as control systems and numerical control in machine tools. The content encompasses both theoretical explanations and mathematical treatments to enhance understanding. Each chapter is complemented by review questions for self-assessment, references for further study, and a wealth of solved examples and design-related problems to facilitate effective practice.

3."Metal Cutting and Tool Design" by Ashok Kumar Singh
“Metal Cutting and Tool Design” Book Review: This book presents a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles and concepts in metal cutting and tool design. It covers a wide range of topics, including metal machining, mechanics of metal cutting, measurement of cutting forces and heat in metal cutting, failure of cutting tools, tool wear measurement, tool materials, cemented titanium carbide tools, ceramic cutting tools, tool geometry, cutting fluids, and the economics of machining. Additionally, the book offers detailed discussions on cutting tool design, including the design of single-point tools, drills, milling cutters, broaches, and reamers. It also explores cutting tool manufacturing, gear cutting tools, and thread cutting tools. With its broad coverage, the book is an invaluable resource for students in mechanical engineering and related fields.

4."Machine Tool Design and Numerical Control" by Mehta
“Machine Tool Design and Numerical Control” Book Review: The textbook offers a clear explanation of the fundamental principles and design of machine tools. It presents the content in a simple and easily understandable format. The topics covered in the book include kinematics of machine tools, testing of machine tools, application of CNC and DNC systems, tooling materials and heat treatments, design of cutting tools, gauges and gauge design, and locating and clamping methods. It also discusses the design of drill jigs, fixtures, sheet metal blanking and piercing dies, the use of plastics as tooling materials, and automatic screw machines. Each chapter is supplemented with summaries, design problems, review questions, and references for further reading.

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