Analytical method of designing a comparable milling machine model based on Matlab/Simulink

Bashir Osman1, Haitao Zhu2

1Harbin Engineering University, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Harbin, China

2Harbin Engineering University, College of Ship Building Engineering, Harbin, China

1Nile Valley University, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Atbara, Sudan

1Corresponding author


Received 6 August 2017; accepted 17 August 2017



Abstract. Because of time-varying, nonlinearity and complexity of the machining process, the traditional PID control has been unable to meet the requirements, which are being high-speed and high-precision. However, an advanced control methods can be a good solution for this kind of control system, a prefect simulation results depends on the accuracy of the modeling process, such models can be used to develop more precise and formalized description of process activities, on modeling process, and now a days a lot of software had been used do this issue. This paper aims to create a milling machine process model using the Simulink modeling method, which use the logic of cutting process as a mathematical terms indicates areal milling machining equations, and give it appropriate processing parameters to ensure the simulating results are comparable, the step response method will be used as good indicator to compare the Model process, using Matlab analysis, first the process will be modelled in the Matlab software to test the step response under various parameters and then compare the results.

Keywords: milling machining, servo controller, Matlab/Simulink, linear and nonlinear model.


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Osman Bashir, Zhu Haitao Analytical method of designing a comparable milling machine model based on Matlab/Simulink. Vibroengineering PROCEDIA, Vol. 14, 2017, p. 300‑305.


JVE International Ltd. Vibroengineering PROCEDIA. Oct 2017, Vol. 14. ISSN 2345-0533