Development of surface roughness model in turning process of 3X13 steel using TiAlN coated carbide insert

Keywords: Surface Roguhness, Turrning, TiAlN insert, 3X13 steel, Box-Cox transformation, Johnson transformation


Surface roughness that is one of the most important parameters is used to evaluate the quality of a machining process. Improving the accuracy of the surface roughness model will contribute to ensure an accurate assessment of the machining quality. This study aims to improve the accuracy of the surface roughness model in a machnining process. In this study, Johnson and Box-Cox transformations were successfully applied to improve the accuracy of surface roughness model when turning 3X13 steel using TiAlN insert. Four input parameters that were used in experimental process were cutting velocity, feed rate, depth of cut, and insert-nose radius. The experimental matrix was designed using Central Composite Design (CCD) with 29 experiments. By analyzing the experimental data, the influence of input parameters on surface roughness was investigated. A quadratic model was built to explain the relationship of surface roughness and the input parameters. Box-Cox and Johnson transformations were applied to develop two new models of surface roughness. The accuracy of three surface roughness models showed that the surface roughness model using Johnson transformation had the highest accuracy. The second one model of surface roughness is the model using Box-Cox transformation. And surface roughness model without transformation had the smallest accuracy. Using the Johnson transformation, the determination coefficient of surface roughness model increased from 80.43 % to 84.09 %, and mean absolute error reduced from 19.94 % to 16.64 %. Johnson and Box-Cox transformations could be applied to improve the acuaracy of the surface roughness prediction in turning process of 3X13 steel and can be extended with other materials and other machining processes


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Nhu-Tung Nguyen, Hanoi University of Industry

HaUI Institute of Technology – HIT

Do Duc Trung, Hanoi University of Industry

Department of Mechanical Engineering


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Nguyen, N.-T., & Trung, D. D. (2021). Development of surface roughness model in turning process of 3X13 steel using TiAlN coated carbide insert. EUREKA: Physics and Engineering, (4), 113-124.

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