Machining is the broad term used to describe removal of material from a workpiece, it covers several processes, which we usually divide into the following categories:
It is important to view machining, as well as all manufacturing operations, as a system consisting of the workpiece, the tool and the machine. The introduction topic in this section covers primers on topics like mechanics & shear bending in machining, and heat in machining. The traditional machining includes primers on turning, milling, drilling, and grinding. It also includes computer applications which are being supported by the primers. The non traditional machining includes primers on the topics like ECM, EDM, AFM, USM.
- Cutting, generally involving single-point or multipoint cutting tools, each with a clearly defined geometry.
- Abrasive processes, such as grinding.
- Nontraditional machining processes, utilizing electrical, chemical, and optimal sources of energy.
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