The Science and Engineering of Cutting
The Mechanics and Processes of Separating, Scratching and Puncturing Biomaterials, Metals and Non-metalsBy
- Tony Atkins, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of Department, University of Reading, UK
Student and professional mechanical, materials, and manufacturing engineers, process and food engineers, related interest from biomedical, civil and other technology fields.
Paperback, 432 Pages
Published: August 2009
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
- 1 Controlled and uncontrolled separation of parts.2 Strength and fracture mechanics: the basics.3 Processes of separation. 4 Surface work and microstructure5 Orthogonal cutting: microtoming to metal planeing6 Types of chip: Fracture transitions and load fluctuations7 Oblique cutting and curved blades: Bacon slicing to helical milling8 Three-dimensional Cutting: Penetration, scratching, grinding, abrasive wear9 Sawing: the design and function of serrations and the removal of matter10 Piercing and perforating: punctures, arms and armor11 Sharpness and Bluntness12 Dynamic cutting12 Biological and medical cutting13 Unintentional cutting. Supermarket plastic bags, falling objects, ships hitting rocks.