Study on grinding force model in ultrasonic vibration-assisted grinding of alloy structural steel

  • Deguo Li
  • Jinyuan TangEmail author
  • Haifeng Chen
  • Wen Shao


Based on the micro-removal mechanism of the ultrasonic vibration-assisted grinding (UVAG), a new prediction model of alloy structural steel is proposed in this paper. In the grinding process, the abrasive grains mainly go through two stages: plowing stage and chip forming stage. Then, grinding force model of single grain under different material removal modes is established. The thickness of the abrasive grain, the number of grains involved in grinding, and the interference between the abrasive grains are essential factors that affect the grinding force. Considering the influence of ultrasonic vibration on these factors, the grinding force model of the grinding wheel is developed. The ultrasonic grinding experiments are conducted to validate this model. Findings show that the theoretically predicted results are consistent with the experimental results.


Ultrasonic grinding Chip thickness Plowing Chip forming Grinding force 


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Funding information

The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) through Grant Nos. 51535012, 51705542, and U1604255, the support of the Key Research and Development Project of Hunan province through Grant No. 2016JC2001, and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of Central South University No. 2018zzts461.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deguo Li
    • 1
  • Jinyuan Tang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Haifeng Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wen Shao
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of High Performance Complex ManufacturingCentral South UniversityChangshaChina
  2. 2.Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of High Efficiency and Precision Machining of Difficult-to-Cut MaterialsHunan University of Science and TechnologyXiangtanChina

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