Modelling of Machining Operations
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The modelling of Machining Operations has become very widespread today, with many researchers developing models with which to predict metal-cutting performance. The aim here is to provide an answer to the challenges presented by the machining industry, which is presently facing very tight economical and environmental constraints. The collection of over 100 peer-reviewed papers covers twelve research topics, including: “Analytical and Numerical Modelling”; “Cutting Fundamentals: Input Parameters”; “Cutting Fundamentals: Experimental Validation”; “Surface Integrity”; “Surface Topography”; “Tool Wear and Tool Life”; “Dynamics and Stability”; “High-Speed Machining and 5-Axes Machining”; “Abrasive Machining”; “Ultra-Precision and Micromachining”; “Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)”; “Experimental: Non-Conventional Machining”. This work will thus constitute an invaluable handbook on the subject.
Review from Ringgold Inc., ProtoView: In addition to the analytical and numerical modeling of metal cutting, the 100 papers selected for the May 2011 conference present recent advances in surface integrity, input parameters, tool wear, milling dynamics, stability, and abrasive machining. Finite element models analyze the effect of cut depth on chip formation during orthogonal cutting, kinematics and chip formation during gear skiving, the stability of coatings, and pilot hole drilling in aluminum. Three papers on five-axis milling propose a tool path smoothing algorithm, a cutting force model for ball-end milling, and a simulation kernel for calculating removal volume per tooth. Other topics include the dynamics of machine tool spindles, tribological properties of nano-crystalline boric acid, rake faces for grooved cutting tool inserts, and laminate composite trimming with diamond abrasive cutters.