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Dynamic control of spindle motors for milling applications

Pan, Qinwei (2018) Dynamic control of spindle motors for milling applications. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield.

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Abstract

This programme of research is concerned with investigating novel methods for enhancing the machining of metals in terms of increasing material removal rates while maintaining surface finish and dimensional tolerance. This thesis provides a detailed investigation of the interaction between the drive control system, the power converter and the cutting process. Specifically, the research explores the merits of high speed and precise torque modulation of the drive and its influence on the cutting tool to suppress chatter in milling operations. The coupling between the controller and power converter behaviour and the dynamic cutting conditions is the key novelty in this research.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Sheffield)
Identification Number/EthosID: uk.bl.ethos.739872
Depositing User: Mr Qinwei Pan
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2018 09:13
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2018 09:53
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/16333

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