IJAT Vol.5 No.3 pp. 403-411
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2011.p0403


Process Monitoring and Control of Machining Operations

Fritz Klocke, Stephan Kratz, Thomas Auerbach,
Sascha Gierlings, Guido Wirtz, and Dražen Veselovac

Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Steinbachstrasse 19, 52074 Aachen, Germany

January 31, 2011
March 31, 2011
May 5, 2011
process monitoring, process control, milling, drilling, broaching
In today’s production, the overall technical aim of a monitoring and control system is to introduce robust manufacturing with maximum performance. Generating targeted values means to transfer production know-how to the application of monitoring and control strategies, whereas such systems include a decisive potential for increasing added value in production companies. Especially in complex processes, important operational sequences should be analyzed and optimized online by means of system analysis and control. This paper reviews certain aspects and introduces recent investigations on process monitoring and control strategies for milling, drilling and broaching operations.
Cite this article as:
F. Klocke, S. Kratz, T. Auerbach, S. Gierlings, G. Wirtz, and D. Veselovac, “Process Monitoring and Control of Machining Operations,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.5 No.3, pp. 403-411, 2011.
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