Publication Date

1999

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Tahernezhadi, Mansour

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Mechanical Engineering

LCSH

Machining--Effect of temperature on||Metal-cutting--Effect of temperature on||Heat--Transmission||Finite element method

Abstract

A finite element-based computational model is developed to determine temperature distribution in an orthogonal metal cutting process. The model is based on multi-dimensional steady-state heat diffusion equation along with heat losses by convection-radiation film coefficients at the surfaces. The models for heat generations within primary and secondary zones and in the rake face due to friction at the tool-chip interface are discussed and incorporated in the finite element model. Additionally, the model takes into account the geometry of the workpiece/chip/tool and the temperature-dependent thermo-physical properties of the materials. A parametric study is carried out to predict quantitatively the increased temperature level in the tool with increased cutting speed. The results are presented for the machining of high-speed carbon steel and for a range of cutting speeds and cooling conditions.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references (pages [62]-63)

Extent

xii, 68 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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