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ASM Handbook

Machining

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ASM Handbook Committee
ASM Handbook Committee
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ASM International
Volume
16
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-188-7
Publication date:
1989
Book Chapter

Mechanics of Chip Formation

By
J.T. Black
J.T. Black
Auburn University
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Published:
1989
Page range:
7 - 12

Abstract

The relative motion between the tool and the workpiece during cutting compresses the work material near the tool and induces a shear deformation that forms the chip. This article discusses the fundamental nature of the deformation process associated with machining. It describes the mechanics of the machining process, and presents the principles of the orthogonal cutting model. The article also analyzes the effect of workpiece properties on chip formation.

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J.T. Black, 1989. "Mechanics of Chip Formation", Machining, ASM Handbook Committee

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