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Machinability evaluation of work materials using a combined multiple attribute decision-making method

  • R. Venkata RaoEmail author
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Abstract

This paper presents a logical procedure to evaluate the machinability of work materials for a given machining operation. The procedure is based on a combined TOPSIS and AHP method. The proposed global machinability index helps to evaluate and rank the work materials for a given machining operation. Two examples are included to illustrate the approach.

Keywords

Machinability evaluation  Multiple attribute decision-making  

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKumaraguru College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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