Automated optimum design of machine tool structures for static rigidity, natural frequencies and regenerative chatter stability

C. P. Reddy, S. S. Rao

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Abstract

A computational capability for the automated optimum design of complex machine tool structures to satisfy static rigidity, natural frequency and regenerative chatter stability requirements is developedin the present work. More specifically, the mathematical programming techniques are applied to find the minimum-weight design of Warren-typelathe bed and horizontal knee-type milling machine structures using finite-element idealization. The Warren-type lathe bed is optimized to satisfy torsional rigidity and natural frequency requirements, whereas, the milling machine structure is optimized with constraints on static rigidity of the cutter centre, natural frequency and regenerative chatter stability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)137-146
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME
Volume100
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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