Fundamentals of Machining and Machine Tools

R.K. Singal, Mridul Singal, Rishi Singal

ISBN: 9789389583557

INR 445


Fundamentals of Machining and Machine Tools deals with analytical modeling of machining processes, modern cutting tools materials and how these affect the economics of machining. The book emphasizes underlying concepts, analytical methods and economic considerations. The book thoroughly illustrates the causes of various phenomena and their effects on machining practice. It includes descriptions of modern analytical methods outlining the merits and the demerits of various modeling approaches.


  • Machining Processes
  • Mechanics of Metal Cutting
  • Heat Generation in Metal Cutting
  • Cutting Fluids
  • Surface Quality and Surface Finish
  • Chip Control
  • Grinding Process
  • Economics of Metal Cutting Operations
  • Cost Estimation of Machined Components
  • Nonconventional Machining Process
  • Design for Machining
  • Nomenclature and Geometry of Cutting Tools
  • Tool Materials
  • Wear and Life of Cutting Tools
  • The Grinding Wheel
  • Design Principles of Cutting Tools
  • Design Principles of Machine Tools
  • Machine Tool Vibrations
  • Numerically Controlled Machine Tools
  • Automation in Manufacturing Systems
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • NC/CNC Part Programming
  • Annexure-I
  • Annexure-II
  • Annexure-III
  • Index


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