Manufacturing Engineering & Technology, 6/e, is ideal forcourses in manufacturing processes at two- or four-year schools.This textbook is also a valuable reference text for manufacturing professionals. An up-to-date text that provides a solid background in manufacturing processes. Manufacturing Engineering & Technology, 6/e, presents a mostly qualitative description of the science, technology, and practice of manufacturing. This includes detailed descriptions of manufacturing processes and the manufacturing enterprise that will help introduce students to important concepts. With a total of 120 examples and case studies, up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of all topics, and superior two-color graphics, this text provides a solid background for manufacturing students and serves as a valuable reference text for professionals. The Sixth Edition has been completely updated, and addresses issues essential to modern manufacturing, ranging from traditional topics such as casting, forming, machining, and joining, to advanced topics such as the fabrication of microelectronic devices and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing. With each purchase of a new copy of the Sixth Edition, students receive access to Video Solutions and myeBook, Pearson's new visual tools for teaching and reinforcing key concepts and techniques.