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G.Boothroyd and W.A.Knight, Fundamentals of Machining and Machine Tools, Marcel Dekker, 1989. A.Ghosh and A.K.Mallik, Manufacturing Science, Affiliated East West Press, 1985. HMT, Production Technology, Tata McGraw Hill, 1980. J.Mcgeough, Advanced Methods of Machining, Chapman and Hall, 1988. M.F.Spotts, Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Quality Productions, Prentice Hall, 1983.
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