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Prediction of Material Removal Rate and Surface Roughness in Hot Air Assisted Hybrid Machining on Soda-Lime-Silica Glass using Regression Analysis and Artificial Neural Network


Hybrid machining is a combination of conventional with the non-conventional process or two non-conventional processes. In the present work, an attempt has been made to combine hot air with a conventional cutting tool to form a novel Hot Air Assisted Hybrid Machining (HAAHM) for the machining of soda-lime-silica glass. The mathematical model for the Material Removal Rate (MRR) and Surface Roughness (Ra) using Regression Analysis (RA) and the Artificial Neural Network (ANN) models has been developed for the grooving process. The deviation of 8.24% and 7.70% were found in the prediction of MRR and Ra by regression analysis and the deviation of 1.89% and 1.70% for MRR and Ra using an artificial neural network model. The deviation between the predicted and the experimental results of both the models are found to be within the permissible limit. Higher predictive capabilities were observed in ANN model than the regression model. However, both models demonstrated good agreement with the MRR of soda-lime-silica glass by this hybrid machining process.

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Nagaraj, Y., Jagannatha, N., Sathisha, N. et al. Prediction of Material Removal Rate and Surface Roughness in Hot Air Assisted Hybrid Machining on Soda-Lime-Silica Glass using Regression Analysis and Artificial Neural Network. Silicon 13, 4163–4175 (2021).

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  • Artificial neural network (ANN)
  • Regression analysis (RA)
  • Hot air assisted hybrid machining (HAAHM)
  • Material removal rate
  • Surface roughness