Mechanics of Machining Page

Introduction

FAQ and Overview

Mechanics of Orthogonal Cutting

Thin-Zone Models

Thick-Zone Models

The Shear-Angle Relationship

The Shear Stress in Metal Cutting

Predictions of Forces from Metal Cutting Angles

Cutting with a Build-Up Edge and Discontinuous-Chip Formation

Mechanics of Oblique Cutting

The Cutting Geometry with a Single Edge

Shear Angle and Chip-Flow Direction Measurement

Relationships for Coefficient of Friction, Stress, Strain and Strain Rate

Forces, Chip Flow and Shear Angle

Machining with Multiple Cutting Edges