Application of Taguchi approach to seek optimum drilling parameters for woven fabric carbon fibre/epoxy laminates

Sai Somanadha Sastry Konduri, V D S R Manideep Kumar Kalavala, Priyanka Mandala, Raghu Ram Manapragada, Nageswara Rao Boggarapu

Abstract


This paper presents optimum drilling parameters for woven fabric carbon fiber/epoxy laminates following the Taguchi design of experiment. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) is performed to trace the statistically significance of input parameter viz. feed rate and cutting speed. A simple multi-objective optimization approach is adopted for identifying a set of optimum drilling parameters to minimize the thrust force, drilling torque and delamination factor. An efficient prediction methodology is considered to estimate the output responses for the identified optimum drilling parameters and validated through comparison of test results.


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