Theory of metal cutting: Types of metal cutting processes, Mechanism of chip formation - Forces and temperature in metal cutting, Tool life - Machinability and surface finish: Cutting tool materials and cutting fluids. Tool wear.
Cylindrical Surface Machining: Basics of turning process, lathe and its accessories, operations, process parameters. Machining time calculations.
Drilling Machines: Types, operations, process parameters. Design considerations for drilling operations.Machining time calculations.
Flat and Profile Machining: Milling operations - Milling machines: types, operations, process parameters. Planing and shaping machines -types, operations. Gear machining processes.
Finishing Processes: Theory of grinding process - Fundamentals of abrasives – Grinding wheels- Grinding operations and machines. Super finishing processes.
CNC Machines: Overview, types, construction, tool and work holding devices, feedback devices, part programming - examples.
Non-Conventional machining processes: Abrasive Jet Machining, Electrical Discharge Machining, Electrochemical Machining, Ultrasonic Machining, Laser Beam Machining, Electron Beam machining. Introduction to Rapid Prototyping & Rapid Tooling, Green manufacturing.