Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, Iran

3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran


In the present study, the effects of process and geometrical parameters on the maximum temperature of tool have been investigated. Simulation of mild steel machining process in different cutting depths, speed of rotation (SOR), feeding rates, and different rake angles was performed. To verify the simulation, numerical results were compared with experimental results. Based on the results, it was found that by increasing the speed of rotation at a constant cutting depth and a constant feed rate, the maximum temperature of the process experiences a significant increase. By increasing the depth of the cut, the geometric location of the workpiece maximum temperature was transmitted to the edge of the tool and surface changes occurred, which it was accompanied with increment in the depth of the cut. The tool with the rake angle of -10° and the depth of cutting of 2 mm had the highest recorded temperature due to the lack of sufficient space for removing chips from the work surface.


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