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Machinability of Metal Matrix Composites

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Abstract

Metal Matrix Composites (MMC) owing to their increased specific strength and stiffness are replacing the conventionally used materials especially in the fields of automobile, aerospace and structural engineering. Due to their low cost, ceramic particles reinforced aluminium alloy are most popular among the MMC. The ceramic particles or reinforcements such as SiC and alumina make machining of composite tougher. This difficulty in machining opens a wide area of research in the processing of these materials (Teti 2002).

Keywords

Response Surface Methodology Tool Wear Material Removal Rate Tool Life Metal Matrix Composite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringSri Ranganathar Institute of Engineering and TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Production EngineeringPSG College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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