Machining & Metrology

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumbessrTime
ME3190Machining & MetrologyG. L. SamuelMSB 242Slot-A


Course Contents

Principles of Metal cutting – orthogonal and oblique cutting; Shaping, turning, drilling, milling – Machine Tools and their working – Process variables; Cutting tools – Nomenclature, Tool life;
Abrasive machining processes – grinding, honing, lapping, burnishing and super finishing – Equipment, process variables and surface features; Surface integrity concepts.

Introduction to NC and CNC – Concepts and programming – Constructional features of various machine tools: Introduction to CIM.

Fundamentals of Measurement, Errors, Length Standards, Gauging, Comparators, Fits and Tolerances; Role of metrology in quality assurance; Linear and angular measurements; Optical metrology and laser interferometry; Slip gauges; Form measurements – Flatness, Straightness, Form errors; Surface finish measurements; Coordinate measuring machines; Vision applications in Metrology; Nano measurements.


Text/Reference Books

  1. Hume, K.J., Engineering Metrology, Macdonald, 1960.
  2. Parsons, S.A.J. – Metrology and Gauging, Macdonald and Evans, 1964.
  3. Thomas, G.G., Engineering Metrology, Butterworth, 1974.
    Anthony, D.M. Engineering Metrology, Pergamon Press, First Edition, 1986.
  4. Shotbolt, C.S. and Galyer. J. Metrology for Engineers, Cassell Publ., Fifth Edition, 1990.