Micro Electro Discharge Machining: Principles and Applications, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Micro Electro Discharge Machining

Principles and Applications, 1st Edition

By Ajay M. Sidpara, Ganesh Malayath

CRC Press

336 pages | 179 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781138613072
pub: 2019-09-10
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Description

Micro Electro Discharge Machining (EDM) is a prominent technology for the fabrication of micro components in many fields. Currently, micro EDM has a role in micro manufacturing related applications. This book provides the fundamental knowledge of the principles of the process, the different process parameters, the role of machine components and systems, the challenges, and how to eliminate processing errors. An extensive study of applications in different areas with the most relevant examples will also be included.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. General Components of Machine Tool. 3. Micro EDM Milling. 4. Die Sinking EDM. 5. Micro EDM Drilling. 6. Other Relevant Process Variants. 7. Effect of Different Machining Parameters on Quality of Machining. 8. Different Machining Inaccuracies, Causes and Controlling Methods. 9. Modeling. 10. Tool Wear Modeling and Compensation Methods. 11. General Guide in Selecting Machine Tools, Electrode Materials. 12. Summary.

About the Authors

Ajay M. Sidpara completed his B.E. from Government Engineering Collage, Bhuj (Gujarat University) in 2001, M.E. from M. S. University of Baroda in 2004, and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 2013. He is working as an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience. His research interests are surface finishing and micro machining.

He has received several awards (Gandhian Young Technology Innovation Award 2013, Young Engineer Award by IE(India) 2015 , CSR Innovation Award 2016). He received the research funding from BRNS - Bombay, SERB - New Delhi and GE Power India Limited. He has published more than 30 research papers in the international journals, 13 book chapters, more than 30 conference papers and filed 3 Indian patents. He is a reviewer in more than 20 international journals.

Ganesh Malayath completed his B.Tech. in mechanical engineering from Government Engineering Collage Thrissur and M. Tech. in manufacturing technology from National Institute of Technology Calicut. He is currently pursuing his research on micro EDM in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He has published 3 research papers in the international journals, 1 book chapter, 4 conference papers and filed 1 Indian patent.

About the Series

Micro and Nanomanufacturing Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI041000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science