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About the Authors

Mark R. Miller is a professor of technology and coordinator for the industrial management programs in the Department of Human Resource Development & Technology at The University of Texas at Tyler. He teaches technology courses for future middle managers and has authored or co-authored more than 35 technical books and numerous technical articles.

Rex Miller is professor emeritus of industrial technology at the State University of New York–College at Buffalo, where he taught technical curriculums for more than 40 years. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs.


The authors would like to thank the following manufacturers for their generous efforts. They furnished photographs, drawings, and technical assistance. Without the donations of time and effort on the part of many people, this book would not have been possible. We hope this acknowledgment of some of the contributions will let you know that the field you are working in or about to enter is one of the best. (The name given below in parentheses indicates the abbreviated form used in the credit lines for the photographs and line drawings appearing in this text.)