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A study of diamond wire rock cutting process analysis by FEM
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 Title & Authors
A study of diamond wire rock cutting process analysis by FEM
Kabir, Mohammed Ruhul; Sagong, Myung; Ahn, Sung-Kwon;
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 Abstract
In this paper diamond wire cutting method has been proposed to cut the rock in the tunnel face. Diamond wire saw method could cut the rock from tunnel face with very minor vibration and noise. In this study rock cutting process has been simulated with FEM method by using LS-DYNA explicit non-linear finite element code. Normal load act as an prime factor when cutting the rock surface. For observing the effect of normal load on bead, several experiments has been conducted by varying normal loads on the bead. From each experiment, cutting rate has been calculated to compare the cutting rate with different load conditions. By increasing the normal load on bead, cutting rate increases drastically.
 Keywords
Diamond wire saw;Rock cutting;FEM;Bead;LS-DYNA;
 Language
English
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