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Emphasizes student-friendly graphical displays in place of long explanations and definitions.
Includes an overview of the process of generating a word address program.
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 a new chapter on Tabs and Work offsets
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.
Includes the official fully-functional demo version of Mastercam X on a CD that also contains examples and selected exercises from the text for student practice.
Presents an in-depth presentation of how to customize Mastercam X for user applications in the new appendix.