Unit I

Non-traditional machining processes classification.

Unit II

Chemical and Electrochemical Processes  Material removal. Maskants and etchants. Types of chemical material removal. Application and limitations. Electrochemical material removal.

Unit III

Thermoelectrial processes  Types. Electrical discharging machining. Electron beam machining. Ion beam machining. Plasma arc machining.

Unit IV

Mechanical processes  Ultrasonic machining. Abrasive jet machining. Abrasive flow machining. Water jet cutting.

Unit V

Special Machining Processes  Polygonal turning and drilling. Deep hole drilling and trepanning. Shaped tube electrolytic machining. Thread rolling. Roller burnishing. Electrical discharge wire cutting. Thermal deburring. Orbital grinding micromachining. Numerical control and automated processes. Characteristic function. Chebyshev's inequality. Law of large numbers. Central Limit Theorem.


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