Advertisement

Springer Nature is making Coronavirus research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Determination of optimum parameters for multi-performance characteristics in drilling by using grey relational analysis

  • 1348 Accesses

  • 219 Citations

Abstract

The theory of grey systems is a new technique for performing prediction, relational analysis and decision making in many areas. In this paper, the use of grey relational analysis for optimising the drilling process parameters for the work piece surface roughness and the burr height is introduced. Various drilling parameters, such as feed rate, cutting speed, drill and point angles of drill were considered. An orthogonal array was used for the experimental design. Optimal machining parameters were determined by the grey relational grade obtained from the grey relational analysis for multi-performance characteristics (the surface roughness and the burr height). Experimental results have shown that the surface roughness and the burr height in the drilling process can be improved effectively through the new approach .

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

References

  1. 1.

    Taylor FW (1907) On the art of cutting metals. Trans ASME 28:31–350

  2. 2.

    Bhattacharyya A, Faria-Gonzalez R, Ham I (1970) Regression analysis for predicting surface finish and its application in the determination of optimum machining conditions. ASME J Eng Ind 92(3):711–714

  3. 3.

    Ermer DS (1971) Optimization of the constrained machining economics problem by geometric programming. ASME J Eng Ind 93:1067–1072

  4. 4.

    Davim JP, Antonio CAC (2001) Optimal drilling of particulate metal matrix composites based on experimental and numerical procedures. Int J Mach Tools Manuf 41(1):21–31

  5. 5.

    Enemuoh EU, El-Gizawy AS, Okafor AC (2001) An approach for development of damage-free drilling of carbon fiber reinforced thermosets. Int J Mach Tools Manuf 41:1795–1814

  6. 6.

    Tosun G (2002) An investigation on the effect of the machining conditions of matrix properties in the machining of 2124 Al/SiC composite. Dissertation, Firat University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Elazig, Turkey

  7. 7.

    Hoshi T, Zhao H, Hosoi T (1989) Study of a high performance drill geometry. Ann CIRP 38(1):87–90

  8. 8.

    Lin TR (2002) Cutting behavior of a TiN-coated carbide drill with curved cutting edges during the high-speed machining of stainless steel. J Mater Process Technol 127:8–16

  9. 9.

    Li P, Tan TC, Lee JY (1997) Grey relational analysis of amine inhibition of mild steel corrosion in acids. Corrosion 53(3):186–194

  10. 10.

    Ross PJ (1996) Taguchi techniques for quality engineering, 2nd edn. McGraw-Hill, New York

  11. 11.

    Tosun N, Ozler L (2004) Optimization for hot turning operations with multiple performance characteristics. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 23(11–12):777–782

  12. 12.

    Wang CCL, Chen SF, Yuen MMF (2001) Fuzzy part family formation based on grey relational analysis. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 18:128–132

  13. 13.

    Deng JL (1989) Introduction to grey system theory. J Grey System 1:1–24

  14. 14.

    Lin ZC, Ho CY (2003) Analysis and application of grey relation and anova in chemical–mechanical polishing process parameters. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 21:10–14

  15. 15.

    Fung CP (2003) Manufacturing process optimization for wear property of fibre-reinforced polybutylene terephthalate composites with grey relational analysis. Wear 254:298–306

  16. 16.

    Lo SP (2002) The application of an ANFIS and grey system method in turning tool-failure detection. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 19:564–572

  17. 17.

    Tosun N, Cogun C, Pihtili H (2003) The effect of cutting parameters on wire crater sizes in wire EDM. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 21(10-11 ):857–865

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to Nihat Tosun.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Tosun, N. Determination of optimum parameters for multi-performance characteristics in drilling by using grey relational analysis. Int J Adv Manuf Technol 28, 450–455 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-004-2386-y

Download citation

Keywords

  • Burr height
  • Drilling
  • Grey relational analysis
  • Optimization
  • Surface roughness