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PCBN tool wear modes and mechanisms in finish hard turning
The use of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride (PCBN) cutting tools in hard turning applications is continuously growing with the number of commercially available grades increasing, allowing new application areas to be explored. Expand
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Design improvement using process capability data
Historical process capability data (PCD) is commonly used during product design. Such data can be stored in a formal database known as a process capability database (PCDB). PCD is primarily usedExpand
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Quick check error verification of coordinate measuring machines
Abstract Since CMM’s first became available 30 years ago, they have become the dominant measuring instruments in the field of dimensional metrology. Both for manufacturers and users there is aExpand
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The validity and value of peer assessment using adaptive comparative judgement in design driven practical education
This paper presents the response of the technology teacher education programmes at the University of Limerick to the assessment challenge created by the shift in philosophy of the Irish nationalExpand
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The Nature and Provision of Technology Education in Ireland.
Introduction In an increasingly technological world, technology education programs designed to meet the needs of the demanding technological environment must be planned and coordinated efficiently.Expand
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Selfpulsation operating regime for absorber of twin section laser diode
The voltage–current characteristic of the absorber of a twin section laser diode is investigation as a function of the gain section current. For selfpulsation to occur the absorber must be operatedExpand
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All-optical synchronisation with frequency division using selfpulsating laser diode
All optical synchronisation with frequency division is demonstrated for the first time using a twin section selfpulsating laser diode. Frequency division ratios of 1:2 and 1:3 are achieved. The rangeExpand
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Comparison of ductile failure models using a simple elastic–plastic based degradation model
Abstract In material fracture, crack initiation and growth are regarded as a characteristic outcome from a gradual loss of material integrity. In this paper the aforementioned loss of integrity isExpand
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Australian space weather services — Past and present
The Ionospheric Predictions Service was formed to co-ordinate Australian ionospheric monitoring and advise HF communicators and other groups interested in the effects of solar activity. Expand
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Numerical analysis of axisymmetric wire drawing by means of a coupled damage model
Abstract A modified damage work model has been implemented into a finite element analysis, by means of a developed Fortran subroutine. This has enabled the analysis of the occurrence of central burstExpand
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