Simulation in Machining

  • Vis MadhavanEmail author
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Simulation of machining using finite element analysis is widely practiced now, using special purpose as well as general purpose commercial software packages. While simulations cannot be guaranteed to quantitatively reproduce all the outputs of actual machining operations, appropriately designed simulations can easily predict trends correctly and lead to improved understanding of particular features of a process that is being studied. This has led to many valuable insights about different machining processes. Various challenges remain to be overcome before simulation based design of machining processes can be routinely used by industry.


Tool Wear Chip Thickness Chip Formation Ductile Iron Time Step Size 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial and Manufacturing EngineeringWichita State UniversityWichitaUSA

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