Main Topics

  • Cutting tools, cutting processes, abrasive processes, cutting conditions and their optimization;
  • Cutting process simulation and virtual machining;
  • CAD/CAM systems and machining strategies for high productivity;
  • Machining of difficult-to-cut materials (titanium alloys, nickel alloys, stainless steel, hard materials) and nonmetallic materials (composites, ceramics);
  • Machinability of Materials After Additive or Forming Processes
  • Intelligent machines and intelligent manufacturing, monitoring of technological processes;
  • Environmental aspects of the design and operation of machine tools;
  • Machining dynamics and process optimization, chatter avoidance;
  • Machine tool design, modeling, optimization and identification of machine tool behaviour;
  • Spindle modeling, testing and diagnostics;
  • Feed drive modeling and optimization, control systems, control strategies and mechatronics;
  • Thermal behavior of machine tools;
  • Micromachining;
  • High precision machining and high precision machines;
  • Diagnostics and Measurement of Machine Tool Behaviour
  • Experimental Approaches in Machining
  • Industrial case studies related to the above-mentioned topics

The special focus will be on these current CIRP topics during the conference:

  • Self-Optimizing Machining Systems
  • Robots in Machining
  • Noise and Vibrations in Machine Tools
  • Energy Efficient Machine Tools
  • Structured and Textured Cutting Tool Surfaces for Machining Applications
  • Broaching: cutting tools and machine tools