Information Package / Course Catalogue
Metal Cutting
Course Code: MME530
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: English
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

The objective of the course is to teach the basic principles of metal cutting process with emphasis on the underlying theory, assumptions, and modelling issues as well as providing detailed knowledge to engineers.

Course Content

Typical cutting operations, mechanics of orthogonal and oblique metal cutting, elastic and plastic behavior of materials, friction, wear and tool life, cutting temperatures, cutting fluids, tool materials, finite element modeling of metal cutting.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Have knowledge about mechanics of metal cutting
2.Ability to solve problems about cutting operations.
3.Ability to use theoretical knowledge on actual cutting problems
4.Ability to make analysis of a cutting operation by the finite element method.
5.To be able to solve metal cutting problems
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Metal Cutting Principles, Milton C. Shaw , Oxford University Press, 1997.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to metal cutting
Week 2 - Theoretical
Typical metal cutting operations
Week 3 - Theoretical
Orthogonal metal cutting
Week 4 - Theoretical
Orthogonal metal cutting
Week 5 - Theoretical
Oblique metal cutting
Week 6 - Theoretical
Elastic and plastic behaviors of materials
Week 7 - Theoretical
Friction
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Tool wear and tool life
Week 10 - Theoretical
Cutting temperatures
Week 11 - Theoretical
Cutting fluids
Week 12 - Theoretical
Tool materials
Week 13 - Theoretical
Metal cutting simulations
Week 14 - Theoretical
Metal cutting simulations
Week 15 - Theoretical
Metal cutting simulations
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%10
Final Examination1%60
Assignment5%20
Term Assignment1%10
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory112466
Lecture - Practice32315
Assignment55445
Term Project1151025
Midterm Examination115217
Final Examination130232
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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