Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2012.05.006
Title: An analytical force model for orthogonal elliptical vibration cutting technique
Authors: Zhang, X.
Senthil Kumar, A. 
Rahman, M. 
Nath, C.
Liu, K.
Keywords: Elliptical vibration cutting
Force model
Friction modes
Transient shear angle
Transient thickness of cut
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Source: Zhang, X.,Senthil Kumar, A.,Rahman, M.,Nath, C.,Liu, K. (2012-08). An analytical force model for orthogonal elliptical vibration cutting technique. Journal of Manufacturing Processes 14 (3) : 378-387. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2012.05.006
Abstract: The elliptical vibration cutting (EVC) technique has been found to be a promising technique for ultraprecision machining of various materials. In each overlapping EVC cycle, the thickness of cut (TOC) of work material, and the tool velocity get continuously varied. These two inherent phenomena, in fact, introduce transient characteristics into its cutting mechanics, which are considered to be different from the one applied for conventional cutting technique. Recently, a few theoretical models have been developed to understand the material removal mechanism with the EVC technique; however, in those studies, the transient phenomena were not considered. In the present research, an analytical force model for the orthogonal EVC process was developed in order to fully understand the EVC mechanism, and to more accurately predict the transient cutting force values. Three important factors: (i) transient TOC, (ii) transient shear angle, and (iii) transition characteristic of friction reversal were investigated and analyzed mainly based on geometric modeling and the Lee and Shaffer's slip-line solution. Mathematical evaluation shows that they may have significant influence on EVC process, and thus on its output performance. In order to validate the proposed force model, a series of low-frequency orthogonal EVC tests were conducted. The experimental transient cutting force values were compared with the predicted values calculated using the proposed model, and they are found to be in a good agreement with each other. © 2011 The Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Source Title: Journal of Manufacturing Processes
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/59416
ISSN: 15266125
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmapro.2012.05.006
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