Mechanical Machining

  • Kaushik Kumar
  • Divya Zindani
  • J. Paulo Davim
Part of the Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology book series (MFMT)


The typical examples of mechanical machining are ultrasonic machining and water jet machining. Mechanical abrasion is the main mechanism for the material removal in case of ultrasonic machining whereas in case of water jet machining it is the cutting action of the fluid jet. The medium under which the machining takes place is abrasive slurry in case of ultrasonic machining while the water jet machining is performed in the presence of fluid. The present chapter describes the different mechanical nontraditional processes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringBirla Institute of TechnologyMesra,RanchiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologySilcharIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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