Machinery's Handbook, 30th Edition, CD-ROM

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Machinery's Handbook, 30th Edition
CD-ROM Digital Version

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multiuser digital edition pricing.



The Machinery's Handbook, 30th Edition, CD-ROM contains the complete contents of the print edition, presented in Adobe PDF format. This popular and well-known format allows viewing and printing of pages that are identical to those of the printed book, includes the ability to magnify the view of any page, and permits rapid searching of the entire Machinery’s Handbook. Navigation aids in the form of thousands of clickable bookmarks, page cross references, and index entries take you quickly to any page referenced.


In addition to the full print edition, the Machinery’s Handbook CD-ROM also includes almost 1,000 pages of additional archival data, mostly material that was published in previous print editions but subsequently removed due to space restrictions. This includes additional indexes of the entire content, expanded tables of popular content, original material on many topics from previous print editions, and the entire contents of the companion book Machinery’s Handbook, 30th Edition, Guide.



  • Displays text and graphics exactly as created.
  • Contains zoom features for detailed viewing of any page.
  • Features complete text searches to locate information quickly and easily.
  • Includes interlinks to connect to related topics and examples, including a live index.
  • Individual pages print correctly on virtually any printing device.


Minimum Requirements: A CD-ROM drive for installation • Windows Operating System XP and later, including Windows 10, 32- and 64-bit • Internet connection for authorization • Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat. •  For information on troubleshooting installation of your MH CD-ROM, click here.


MH30 Digital Edition Group Rates

While each Machinery's Handbook, 30th Edition (MH30) CD-ROM is a single-user version, group discounts are available for qualifying corporations, educational institutions, professional associations, or government bodies purchasing multiple CD-ROMs at one time. Applicable discounts on the CD-ROM list price (not including the shipping cost) are based on the number of copies purchased:


Digital Copies (1 per user) Percentage Discount (not incl. shipping) Discounted Price (per copy/user)
10-19 30% $76.97
20-29 35% $71.47
30-39 40% $65.97
40-49 45% $60.47
50+ 50% $54.98

Note that other discount levels may be applicable to smaller or larger groups.


This multiuser pricing applies to qualifying purchases of the MH30 CD-ROM (ISBN: 9780831130930). The same pricing structure also applies to the digital ebook version (ISBN: 9780831130992) sold at the Industrial Press eBookStore. However, it does not apply to the MH30 CD-ROM upgrade option or to any combination packages that include either the CD-ROM or ebook version of the MH30. This discount pricing also does not apply when using any other discounts or special offers, and it cannot be purchased online. Multiuser discounts are available only to qualifying retail customers and not to resellers.


For further information regarding this special pricing, please send an email to with the details of your organization, the number of users/copies you are interested in, and your contact information. 


  • Mathematics
  • Mechanics and Strength of Materials
  • Properties, Treatment, and Testing of Materials
  • Dimensioning, Gaging, and Measuring
  • Tooling and Toolmaking
  • Machining Operations
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Fasteners
  • Threads and Threading
  • Gears, Splines, and Cams
  • Machine Elements
  • Measuring Units
  • Index
  • Index of Standards
  • Index of Materials
  • Additional on the CD: Guide to Machinery's Handbook, 30th Edition.