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Anitha/AP/Mech/GIT/UCMP

UNCONVENTIONAL MACHINING PROCESS UNIT-I CLASS V PART-A

1. What are the process selection for unconventional machining process? Physical parameters Properties of work material Shape to be obtained Process capability Economic considerations

2. ist the unconventional machining process! which uses Electrical Energy. " Electro discharge machining " Wire cut Electrical discharge machining
PART-B 1. #ake a comparison between traditional and unconventional machinng processes

%he cutting tool and workpiece are always in physical contact! with a relative motion against each other! which results in friction and a significant tool wear.

&n non'traditional processes! there is no physical contact between the tool and workpiece. (lthough in some non'traditional processes tool wear e)ists! it rarely is a significant problem.

#aterial removal rate of the traditional processes is limited by the mechanical properties of the work material. *on'traditional processes easily deal with such difficult'to'cut materials like ceramics and ceramic based tool materials! fiber reinforced materials! carbides! titanium'based alloys. $ &n traditional processes! the relative motion between the tool and work piece is typically rotary or reciprocating. %hus! the shape of the work surfaces is limited to circular or flat shapes. &n spite of widely used +*+ systems! machining of three' dimensional surfaces is still a difficult task. #ost non'traditional processes were develop ,ust to solve this problem. $ $ #achining of small cavities! slits! blind or through holes is difficult with traditional processes! whereas it is a simple work for some non'traditional processes. %raditional processes are well established! use relatively simple and ine)pensive machinery and readily available cutting tools. *on'traditional processes re-uire e)pensive e-uipment and tooling as well as skilled labor! which increases significantly the production cost.

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2. E)plain the characteristics of unconventional machining process?