Development of a five-axis machining algorithm in flat end mill roughing /

by Thompson, Michael B.

Abstract (Summary)
To further the research done in machining complex surfaces, Jensen [1993] developed an algorithm that matches the normal curvature at a point along the surface with the resultant radius formed by tilting a standard flat end mill. The algorithm called Curvature Matched Machining (CM2) is faster and more efficient than conventional three-axis machining [Jensen 1993, Simpson 1995 & Kitchen 1996]. Despite the successes of CM2 there are still many areas available for research.
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School:Brigham Young University

School Location:USA - Utah

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:machining algorithms milling machinery curvature matched rough five axis flat end mill cnc


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