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Manufacturing Automation
Metal Cutting Mechanics, Machine Tool Vibrations, and CNC Design

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: January 2012
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521172479

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  • Metal cutting is a widely used method of producing manufactured products. The technology of metal cutting has advanced considerably along with new materials, computers, and sensors. This new edition treats the scientific principles of metal cutting and their practical application to manufacturing problems. It begins with metal cutting mechanics, principles of vibration, and experimental modal analysis applied to solving shop floor problems. Notable is the in-depth coverage of chatter vibrations, a problem experienced daily by manufacturing engineers. The essential topics of programming, design, and automation of CNC (computer numerical control) machine tools, NC (numerical control) programming, and CAD/CAM technology are discussed. The text also covers the selection of drive actuators, feedback sensors, modeling and control of feed drives, the design of real time trajectory generation and interpolation algorithms, and CNC-oriented error analysis in detail. Each chapter includes examples drawn from industry, design projects, and homework problems. This book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as practicing engineers.

    • This new edition includes a new chapter on machine tool vibration and discusses zero order, multi frequency and semi-discrete model based chatter stability theories
    • Includes updated examples and practice problems
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "..provides detailed, comprehensive coverage of topics that are important to researchers, professionals, and practitioners and that have not received adequate coverage in other publications...A must read for researchers in the area of machine tool design, as well as production engineers..Highly recommended." - S.D. El Wakil, CHOICE September 2012

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: January 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521172479
    • length: 382 pages
    • dimensions: 249 x 178 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.79kg
    • contains: 144 b/w illus. 24 tables 54 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Mechanics of metal cutting
    3. Structural dynamics of machines
    4. Machine tool vibrations
    5. Technology of manufacturing automation
    6. Design and analysis of CNC systems
    7. Sensor-assisted machining
    Appendices: A. LaPlace and z transforms
    B. Off-line and on-line parameter estimation with Least squares.

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    Yusuf Altintas, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Yusuf Altintas is current NSERC Pratt and Whitney Canada Research Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He is also the Director of the Manufacturing Automation Laboratory at the University of British Columbia. He is a Fellow of CIRP (1997), ASME (1998), SME (2007), Canadian Academy of Engineers (2007), Pratt and Whitney Canada (2008), University of Tokyo (2010) and Royal Society of Canada (2010). He is the author of the first edition of Manufacturing Automation: Metal Cutting Mechanics, Machine Tool Vibrations, and CNC Design (2000).

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