Principles of Modern Grinding Technology

Principles of Modern Grinding Technology

1st Edition - April 1, 2000

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  • Author: W. Brian Rowe
  • eBook ISBN: 9780815520191

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The book is aimed at practitioners, engineers, researchers, students and teachers. The approach is direct, concise and authoritative. Progressing through each major element of the grinding system and then on to machine developments and process control, the reader becomes aware of all aspects of operation and design. Trends are described demonstrating key features. Coverage includes abrasives and super-abrasives, wheel design, dressing technology, machine accuracy and productivity, grinding machine design, high-speed grinding technology, cost optimization, ultra-precision grinding, process control developments, vibration control, coolants and fluid delivery.

Key Features

  • Trends in high precision and high speed grinding are explored
  • Principles underlying improvements in machines and processes are explained
  • Numerically worked examples give scale to essential process parameters
  • Recent research findings and original contributions to knowledge are included
  • A number of ultra-precision grinding machine developments are included
  • Readership

    Industrial practitioners, engineers, researchers, students and teachers of manufacturing technology in general and grinding in particular; technicians

    Table of Contents

      1. Introduction
      2. Basic material removal
      3. Grinding wheel developments
      4. Grinding wheel dressing
      5. Wheel contact effects
      6. High-speed grinding
      7. Avoiding thermal damage
      8. Application of fluids
      9. Cost reduction
      10. Grinding machine developments
      11. Process control
      12. Vibration problem solving
      13. Centreless grinding
      14. Material removal by grains
      15. Real contact
      16. Specific energy
      17. Mechanics of abrasion
      18. Temperatures in grinding

    Product details

    • No. of pages: 300
    • Language: English
    • Copyright: © William Andrew 2009
    • Published: April 1, 2000
    • Imprint: William Andrew
    • eBook ISBN: 9780815520191

    About the Author

    W. Brian Rowe

    W. Brian Rowe is Consulting Director and Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Liverpool John Moores University (UK). He is also former Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Tribology Research Laboratory.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consulting Director and Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK

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