Electrochemical Processes

  • Kaushik Kumar
  • Divya Zindani
  • J. Paulo Davim
Part of the Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology book series (MFMT)


An electrochemical process takes place in the presence of electrical current. It is a chemical process involving the oxidation-reduction reactions. There are a number of natural phenomenons that involves the electrochemical processes such as the ability to produce electric field by some of the sea creatures, the corrosion of metal etc.The following chapter summarizes the different electrochemical processes used in modern manufacturing world. The processes discussed in this chapter are: Electrochemical Machining (ECM) process, Electrochemical Drilling (EDD), Shaped Tube Electrolytic Machining (STEM), Electrostream Drilling, Electrochemical Jet Drilling and Electrochemical Deburring. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringBirla Institute of TechnologyMesra, RanchiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologySilcharIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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