Optimization of Machining Parameters in Fly ash/Sic Reinforced Al 7075 MMC by Taguchi Method
V. Venkata Reddy1, M. Gopi Krishna2, K. Srinivasulu Reddy3
1V.Venkata Reddy, Research Scholar, Mechanical Engineering Department, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
2M.Gopi Krishna, Mechanical Engineering Department, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, (Andhra Pradesh), India.
3K.Srinivasulu Reddy, Mechanical Engineering Department, Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad, (Telangana), India.
Manuscript received on 02 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 June 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 June 2019 | PP: 2638-2641 | Volume-8 Issue-8, June 2019 | Retrieval Number: H7429068819/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Present work is aimed at machining parameters optimization during turning of fly ash and silicon carbide reinforced Al 7075 alloy by Taguchi method of experimental design. Taguchi L16 design is selected for the design of experiments. In this study, machining is done by turning the reinforced alloy with uncoated tungsten carbide inserts tool in dry condition. Cutting parameters feed, cutting speed, and depth of cut are varied to observe the effect on responses surface roughness and material removal rate. As per Taguchi’s analysis, surface roughness is more sensitive to feed whereas material removal rates are highly influenced by cutting speed.
Keyword: Metal matrix composite, Surface roughness, Material removal rate, ANOVA.
Scope of the Article: Design Optimization of Structures.