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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Introduction to Abrasive Machining and Finishing Processes

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and NPTEL via Swayam

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This course will define the areas of application of traditional as well as non-traditional abrasive finishing processes in the manufacturing industry. The lectures will introduce the basic principles of material removal by use of abrasives particles and material removal mechanism of different abrasive process. The effects of various input parameters on the outputs as well as the use of cutting fluids in various finishing process will be discuss. A variety of numerical problems and MCQs, discussions will also be included.INTENDED AUDIENCE :BE/B.Tech, ME/M.Tech, Ph. D (Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering). Faculty who teaches manufacturing.PREREQUISITES :NILINDUSTRY SUPPORT :Oil India Ltd., ONGC, TATA motors, ISRO, BARC, DRDL, NTPC, CMTI, CMERI, CGCRI, Grind Master, NRL


Week 1: Introduction conventional abrasive processes,Introduction to abrasive processes,Grinding Process
Week 2: Conventional abrasive finishing processes (CAFP): Honing & Wire Brushing,CAFP: Lapping, Buffing & Super
finishing,Practical Conventional abrasive finishing processes
Week 3:Adv. abrasive machining processes (AAMP),AAMP
Week 4: Hybrid Adv. Abrasive Machining Processes,Advanced Finishing
Week 5: Adv. Finishing: Abrasive Flow Finishing
Week 6: Adv. Finishing: Magnetic Abrasive Finishing
Week 7: Adv. Finishing: Magnetic Rheological Finishing
Week 8: Hybrid abrasive finishing,Finishing of Advanced Materials

Taught by

Prof. Mamilla Ravi Sankar



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