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Metal Cutting Mechanics

1st Edition

By Viktor P. Astakhov

CRC Press

320 pages

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Metal Cutting Mechanics outlines the fundamentals of metal cutting analysis, reducing the extent of empirical approaches to the problems as well as bridging the gap between design and manufacture. The author distinguishes his work from other works through these aspects:

  • considering the system engineering of the cutting process

  • identifying the singularity of the cutting process among other closely related manufacturing processes by chip formation, caused by bending and shear stresses in the deformation zone

  • suggesting a distinctive way toward predictability of the metal cutting process

  • devoting special attention to experimental methodology

    Metal Cutting Mechanics provides an exceptional balance between general reading and research analysis, presenting industrial and academic requirements in terms of basic scientific factors as well as application potential.

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    "…very relevant and timely to the present industrial and academic environment…"

    - I.S. Jaivahir, University of Kentucky

    Table of Contents



    Reasons for Studying Metal Cutting

    History of Metal Cutting

    Basic Problems Requiring Solution

    Parallel-Sided Deformation Zone Theory

    The Role of Engineering Plasticity in Metal Cutting Studies

    Application of the Slip Line Method to the Analysis of the Shear Zone Model with Parallel Boundaries

    Analysis of Plastic Deformation in Metal Cutting

    Strain Rate in Metal Cutting

    Work Material Consideration

    What Has to Be Predicted According to the Existing Theories

    Review of Attempts Made to Predict Shear Flow Stress

    What Has to Be Predicted in Reality?

    Experimental Verification

    The Cause of Significant Discrepancy in Reported Results

    Nature of Plastic Deformation in Polycrystalline Materials

    Fracture of Ductile Polycrystalline/Fracture Strain Determination

    Mechanism of Fracture in Metal Cutting

    Fracture Strain Determination

    System Approach

    Observation Part of Existent Studies on Chip Formation

    System and Assemblage

    Cutting System

    Finite Element Simulation


    Computational Details of Simulation

    Applications of FEM

    Results and Discussions

    Methodology of Experimental Studies in Metal Cutting

    Similarity Methods in Metal Cutting

    Temperature Measurements in Metal Cutting

    Cutting Force Measurements

    Appendix: Cutting Tool Geometry

    A1 - Tool-in-Hand System

    A2 - Tool-in-Machine System (Setting System)

    A3 - Tool-in-Use System

    A4 - Determination of the Uncut Chip Cross-Section for Non-Free and Non-Orthogonal Cutting Conditions

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science