This handbook is a comprehensive collection of useful design data and reference material needed both by practicing machine tool engineers and engineering students. This fully indexed volume covers design of machine elements, machine tool design practices, electrical and hydraulic systems of machine tools, machining data together with standard mathematical and basic engineering reference data. The handbook presents various aspects of machine tool design with suitable illustrations and tables contributed by senior designers in the field of machine tools. It is an authoritative practically oriented handbook consolidating the theoretical and working design practices. The handbook aims to serve students, design engineers and development engineers of machine and equipment with guidelines for making reliable and practical solutions. It will be an indispensable handbook in the field of machine tools and production engineering.