Machining and Tool Life
In this free online course, learn about the mechanisms of tribology, surface roughness, tool wear and tool life.
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This free online course introduces you to basics of Machining and Tool Life, especially in the areas of tribology and the problems associated with chip tool tribology. It also explains the use of tribometers to measure tribology and provides insights into the role of surface roughness, tool wear and tool life in the machining process. This course is arranged systematically and presented clearly so you will easily be able to understand the given concepts.
The second part of the course gives importance to topics such as types and the need for lubrication, the process of measuring surface roughness and the parameters required for calculating material removal rate. Next, it discusses the principles of machinability and the thermal aspects of the machining process. Identification of tool wear for determining tool life criteria in the machining process is also covered in the course. This process comes under the mechanisms of tool wear.
Finally, the course gives emphasis on different types of work piece materials that affects the tool life in the machining process. The different application techniques of cutting fluids are also mentioned, which affects the tool life. Upon completion of this course, you will learn about the mechanisms of tool wear and how various work piece materials and application techniques of cutting fluids affects the tool life in the machining process. The Machining and Tool Life course is a basic, but informative course and will interest mechanical undergraduate students or those who have an interest in these topics. So, sign up for this course and start learning today!Start Course Now
Tribology, Surface Roughness in Machining
Tribology, Surface Roughness in Machining – Learning Outcomes
Tribology in Machining
Lubrication Surface Roughness in Machining
Machinability and Thermal Aspects of Machining
Tribology, Surface Roughness in Machining – Lesson Summary
Tool Wear and Tool Life
Tool Wear and Tool Life – Learning Outcomes
Mechanisms of Tool Wear and Tool Life
Work Piece Material
Types and Application Techniques of Cutting Fluids
Tool Wear and Tool Life – Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define what tribology is in the machining process
- Discuss the problems associated with chip tool tribology
- Identify how to measure tribology using tribometers
- Discuss the various thermal aspects of the machining process
- Explain the different types of lubrication and the need for it in the machining process
- Describe the process of measuring surface roughness and morphology in machining
- Identify the parameters required for calculating material removal rate
- Define what machinability is in the machining process
- Define what tool wear is in the machining process
- Explain the various mechanisms of tool wear
- Identify which wear can be treated as tool life criteria in the machining process
- Distinguish the different types of work piece materials that affects the tool life
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