This set of Manufacturing Engineering Interview Questions & Answers focuses on “Mechanics of Cutting”.

1. Chip flow velocity during machining process is 0.2m/s with chip thickness ratio of 0.6. What is the value of cutting velocity?

a) 0.33m/s

b) 0.43m/s

c) 0.23m/s

d) 0.13m/s

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Explanation: Chip flow velocity= chip thickness ratio * cutting velocity. Hence cutting velocity = 0.33m/s.

2. Chip flow velocity during machining process is 1.2m/s with chip thickness ratio of 0.6. What is the value of cutting velocity?

a) 1.33m/s

b) 4m/s

c) 3m/s

d) 2m/s

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Explanation: Chip flow velocity= chip thickness ratio * cutting velocity. Hence cutting velocity = 2m/s.

3. Shear velocity during machining process is 0.2m/s with chip thickness ratio of 0.6. Shear angle is 30 degree and rake angle is 15 degree. What is the value of cutting velocity?

a) 0.33m/s

b) 0.43m/s

c) 0.20m/s

d) 0.13m/s

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Explanation: Chip flow velocity= chip thickness ratio * cutting velocity and chip flow velocity= shear velocity*sin (Shear angle)/(cos(rake angle)).

4. Shear velocity during machining process is 1.2m/s with chip thickness ratio of 0.6. Shear angle is 30 degree and rake angle is 15 degree. What is the value of cutting velocity?

a) 0.33m/s

b) 0.43m/s

c) 1.20m/s

d) 0.13m/s

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Explanation: Chip flow velocity= chip thickness ratio * cutting velocity and chip flow velocity= shear velocity*sin (Shear angle)/(cos(rake angle)).

5. Feed force of 210Kg and cutting force of 310Kg are applied using a tool of rake angle 10 degrees. If chip thickness ratio is 0.36, what will be the value of shear angle in degrees?

a) 20.17

b) 44.13

c) 30.606

d) 21.571

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Explanation: tan (shear angle)= (r*cos(rake angle))/ (1-r*sin(rake angle)). Where r is the chip thickness ratio.

6. Feed force of 210Kg and cutting force of 310Kg are applied using a tool of rake angle 10 degrees. If chip thickness ratio is 0.36, what will be the value of shear force in Kg?

a) 20.17

b) 44.13

c) 30.606

d) 215.71

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Explanation: tan (shear angle)= (r*cos(rake angle))/ (1-r*sin(rake angle)). Shear force=Cutting force*cos(shear angle)-feed force*sin (shear angle).

7. Feed force of 210Kg and cutting force of 310Kg are applied using a tool of rake angle 10 degrees. If chip thickness ratio is 0.36, what will be the value of normal force in Kg?

a) 20.17

b) 44.13

c) 306.06

d) 215.71

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Explanation: tan (shear angle)= (r*cos(rake angle))/ (1-r*sin(rake angle)). Normal force=-Cutting force*sin (shear angle)+feed force*cos(shear angle).

8. Feed force of 210Kg and cutting force of 310Kg are applied using a tool of rake angle 10 degrees. If chip thickness ratio is 0.36, what will be the value of coefficient of friction?

a) .20

b) .44

c) .97

d) .21

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Explanation: tan (shear angle)= (r*cos(rake angle))/ (1-r*sin(rake angle)). Use merchant circle diagram to find coefficient of friction.

9. Feed force of 210Kg and cutting force of 310Kg are applied using a tool of rake angle 10 degrees. If chip thickness ratio is 0.36, what will be the value of friction angle?

a) 20.17

b) 44.13

c) 30.606

d) 21.571

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Explanation: tan (shear angle)= (r*cos(rake angle))/ (1-r*sin(rake angle)). Use merchant circle diagram to find coefficient of friction and then use, Coefficient of friction= tan (friction angle).

10. Which of the following will have maximum amount of chips during machining?

a) Ductile material

b) Brittle material

c) Cast iron

d) None of the mentioned

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Explanation: Ductile material produces more chip than brittle material.

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