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Abstract

Drilling is one of the most fundamental and widely used of machining operations. A single-engine fighter aircraft or a missile could need as many as a quarter of a million holes drilled. Yet drilling, for lack of understanding of the operation, is an art rather than a science. Consequently, drilling costs could be unnecessarily high without being noticed.

Keywords

Aerospace Industry Drilling Operation Twist Drill Drilling System Drill Point 
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Copyright information

© Chapman and Hall 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. M. Wu
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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