A Study on Application of Ecological Engineering Principles to Design a Green Methodology for Machining an Intricate Part with Thin Ends

Ashwini M. Ramteke, Kishor M. Ashtankar

Ekoloji, 2019, Issue 107, Pages: 471-483, Article No: e107022


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Ecological engineering is a new field with its roots in the science of ecology, it uses ecology and engineering to predict, design, construct or restore, and manage ecosystems that integrate human society with its natural environment for the benefit of both. This paper is meant to serve as a bridge between ecologists and engineers. It reports a developmental approach in the application of CNC-machining for the rapid manufacturing process based on principles of engineering ecology. The purpose of this paper is to design a green methodology for machining parameters to be used for machining an intricate part which can significantly reduce pollution and is therefore to the benefit of environment and ecosystem. The present study also calculates the maximum values of force, feed, velocity and power required for machining an intricate part with thin ends with SSF as a fixture using CNC-RP machining. Practical implementation of principles of engineering ecology to design parameters is used for machining an intricate part with thin ends with SSF using CNC-RP process only in industries.


ecological engineering, CNC-Machining, design, deflection


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