Viktor P. Astakhov,     General Motors Business Unit of PSMi, USA


Turning is the most common machining operation carried out in any machine shop, thus, knowledge of how to improve this is beneficial in a wide variety of practical applications. This chapter presents the most essential features of turning in order to help shop engineers and specialists to select the right tool, to adjust the machining regime, to avoid vibrations, and to improve the machining quality. For reasons of space, this chapter presents only those basics of turning needed to serve the stated objectives while the relevant references are provided for the well-known and thus widely available information on the matter.

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