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A Curvilinear Tool-Path Method for Pocket Machining

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Michael B. Bieterman, Donald R. Sandstrom

Mathematics & Computing Technology, The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA 98124-2207

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 125(4), 709-715 (Nov 11, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1596579 History: Received April 01, 2003; Online November 11, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Figures

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Conventional pocket-machining tool path
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Curvilinear tool path for pocket machining
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Recent curvilinear tool-path test
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Contours used to guide curvilinear tool path for a pocket
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Curvilinear tool path for a pocket
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Conventional tool path for a pocket
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Curvilinear tool path for a pocket
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Results for computational experiment

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