This part of a tri-lingual edition of the CIRP Dictionary of Production Engineering was compiled under the auspices of the
International Institution of Production Engineering Research (C.I.R.P.) headquartered in Paris. Volumes I.1 and I.2 contain
about 3400 terms for metal forming. They include: General terms of metal forming; Hot and die forging; Cold and warm forging
and sheet metal working. Precise definitions are provided for nearly all terms, illustrations are included where needed.
In addition, reference is made to national and international standards. Alphabetical indices for each of the three languages
provide easy access to the terms.