A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Deformation Zones and the Corresponding Cutting Forces in Orthogonal Cutting


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This study are focused on the deformation zones occurring in the work piece in a machining process and the corresponding cutting forces. The fully coupled thermo-mechanical FE-model for orthogonal cutting, developed in [1] is utilized. The work piece material is modeled with Johnson-Cook plasticity including damage formulation. Simulations for different feed depths were performed. The cutting forces, the chip thickness ratio and the deformation widths were determined experimentally by the quick-stop images and a force measurements. The results from the simulations have been compared to experimental data for the cutting forces and the chip thickness ratio as a function of the theoretical chip thickness.



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M. Agmell et al., "A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of the Deformation Zones and the Corresponding Cutting Forces in Orthogonal Cutting", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 223, pp. 152-161, 2011

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April 2011




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