Parameter Space Decomposition for Selection of the Axial and Radial Depth of Cut in Endmilling

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J. A. Stori

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801

P. K. Wright

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 123(4), 654-664 (Jul 01, 2000) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1383029 History: Received October 01, 1998; Revised July 01, 2000
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Simulation prediction of maximum form error
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(a) General endmilling geometry (b) Helical flute engagement and saturation
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(a) Flute orientation (b) Helical wrap
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Partitioning of geometric parameter space. For example, in the middle left-hand figure, a tool with 4 flutes and a 30 deg helix has resulted in a partitioning of the parameter space into 8 regions.
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Maximum form error partitioning
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Elemental force contributions
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Triangular meshing for surface interpolation
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Optimization case study 1
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Constraint violation of observed at nonoptimal operating points in case study 2




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