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Dynamic Interrogation of a Basic Cutting Process



Matthew A. Davies, Michael Kennedy, Jon R. Pratt, Christopher J. Evans


A dynamic cutting fixture based on the test rig pioneered by Peters et al. has been developed to aid investigations of cutting process dynamics. This active fixture consists of a flexure-based tool holder with a single dominant modal direction, two voice-coil type actuators for excitation and control, sensors for measuring tool displacement and acceleration, and analog electronics for feedback control of the structural dynamics. The sensing and actuation features of this fixture are exploited to identify model parameters and to examine the transition from stable cutting to chatter by comparing experiment to theory and simulation.
Annals of the CIRP - July 01


modeling, turning, vibration


Davies, M. , Kennedy, M. , Pratt, J. and Evans, C. (1999), Dynamic Interrogation of a Basic Cutting Process, Annals of the CIRP - July 01 (Accessed April 18, 2024)
Created July 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017