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Tool and work piece vibrations measurement - a review

Perunalla PBGSN Murthy, Ch Srinivasa Rao, K Venkata Rao


Tool condition monitoring is one of the important aspects in machining process to improve tool life. It comprises three important steps namely machining data acquisition, data analysis and decision making. Vibration in metal cutting has direct impact on the tool life as well as surface roughness. The present study focused on measurement of vibration during the machining process. Data acquisition is made by using various types of sensors. A wide variety of technologies like contact and non contact sensors have been used for real time data acquisition of tool or work piece vibrations. Research works carried out by many authors is highlighted in measurement of cutting tool and machine tool vibrations using different sensors. Influence of various input parameters like tool geometry, feed, speed and depth of cut on the magnitude of vibrations is discussed. Influence of vibration on surface roughness, tool life and power consumption is reviewed. Three dimensional vibration measurement with single Laser Doppler Vibrometer is also covered for precise analysis of vibration.


Tool condition monitoring; tool vibration; tool life; sensors; Laser Doppler Vibrometer

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