IJAT Vol.4 No.3 pp. 252-258
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2010.p0252


FE Analysis of One-Directional and Elliptical Vibration Cutting Processes

Saeid Amini*, Eiji Shamoto**, Norikazu Suzuki**, and Mohammad Javad Nategh***

*Department of Mechanical Engineering, Najafabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Najafabad, Esfahan, Iran

**Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan

***Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Jalal-e Al-e Ahmad Boulevard, P.O. Box 14115-143, Tehran, Iran

February 12, 2010
February 25, 2010
May 5, 2010
vibration cutting, elliptical vibration cutting, FE analysis, cutting mechanics
Processes of one-directional vibration cutting, elliptical vibration cutting and conventional cutting are modelled by using MSC-Marc FEM software in the present study. The vibration is assumed to be applied to a rigid cutting tool in the cutting direction for the one-directional vibration cutting and in the cutting and thrust directions for the elliptical vibration cutting. Then, the cutting forces and the stresses generated within the workpiece during the abovementioned processes are estimated by applying the developed FE model, and their cutting mechanics are discussed. Influence of various process parameters such as speed ratio, amplitudes and phase difference is subsequently investigated. The simulated results are also compared with some experimental data published in the literature.
Cite this article as:
S. Amini, E. Shamoto, N. Suzuki, and M. Nategh, “FE Analysis of One-Directional and Elliptical Vibration Cutting Processes,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.4 No.3, pp. 252-258, 2010.
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