Machining Science and Jigs Fixtures 21ME42

Machining Science and Jigs Fixtures 21ME42

Module 1`

Introduction to Machining Processes and Machine Tools: Subtractive manufacturing processes and classifications.
Construction, specification operations of machine tools:– Lathe, Shaping, Milling, Drilling, Grinding Machine.
Introduction to CNC machines: CNC Lathe, Milling, Drilling, Machine Center.

Module 2

Mechanics of Metal Cutting:
Single point turning tool geometry (SPTT) influences the chip formation mechanisms of the Orthogonal and Oblique
cutting process.
Cutting Force Analysis (Orthogonal Cutting):Analysis of machining forces and power requirement, ‘Merchant’s model of
Orthogonal Cutting and Theory of Lee & Shaffer’ Chip Velocity, Velocity relationships (simple numerical); the influence of
cutting temperature on machinability.
CuttingFluids: Characteristics of Cutting fluids, Selections, and applying methods of cutting fluids.

Module 3

Machinability and Tool Life
Process of cutting tool failure wears and time relationship, tool wear index, feed marks, the effect of tool wear on the
machined surface, surface finish, machinability, machinability index/rating, tool life & variables affecting tool life, tool
Finishing Process: Importance of surface finishing processes, Grinding, Abrasive Flow Machining, Honing. Sanding,
Abrasive blasting, Polishing, Lapping.
Surface Finishing and Protection: Powder Coating, Liquid Coating, Electroplating, Galvanizing, Anodizing

Module 4

Advanced Machining Process;
Importance and classification of advanced machining process;
Process principal, process parameters, and application of: – Abrasive Jet Machining (AJW), Water Jet Machining (WJM),
Abrasive Water Jet Machining (AWJM); Ultrasonic Machining (USM);Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM); Wire
Electrical Discharge Machining (WEDM); Electro Chemical Machining (ECM). Laser Beam Machining (LBM), Electron
Beam Machining (EBM), and Plasma Arc Machining (PAM).
Hybrid Machining Process: Importance of hybrid machining process;
Process principal, process parameters, and application of: – Electrochemical Discharge Machining (ECDM), Ultrasonic
Assisted Electric Discharge Machining (UAEDM), Electrochemical Discharge Grinding (EDG), Powder Assisted Electric
Discharge Machining (PAEDM).

Module 5

Jigs and Fixtures:
Importance of jigs and fixtures; the difference between jigs and fixtures; types of jigs and fixtures; essential features of
jigs and fixtures, Materials used.
Factors to be considered for the design of Jigs and Fixtures;
Jigs: Template, Plate, Channel, Diameter, Leaf, Rung, Box,
Fixtures: Turning, Milling, Broaching, Grinding, Boring, Indexing, Tapping, Duplex, Welding, and Assembly fixtures.

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