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Predictive Modelling of Ball Burnishing Process Using Regression Analysis and Neural Network

Vorhersagende Modellierung des Kugelpolierprozesses mittels Regressionsanalyse und Neuronalen Netzen
  • Esme Ugur , Mustafa Kemal Kulekci , Sueda Ozgun and Yigit Kazancoglu
From the journal Materials Testing


The present paper focuses on two techniques, namely regression and neural network techniques, for predicting surface roughness in ball burnishing process. Values of surface roughness predicted by the two techniques were compared with experimental values. Also, the effects of the main burnishing parameters on surface roughness have been determined. Surface roughness (Ra) was taken as response (output) variable and burnishing force, number of passes, feed rate, and burnishing speed were taken as input parameters. Relationship between the surface roughness and burnishing parameters was found out for direct measurement of the surface roughness. Results showed the application of the regression and neural network models to accurately predict the surface roughness.


Der vorliegende Beitrag beleuchtet zwei der Techniken, nämlich die Regressionsanalyse und die Technik der Neuronalen Netze, um die Oberflächenrauheit bei einem Kugelstrahlprozess vorherzusagen. Die so ermittelte Oberflächenrauheiten wurden mit experimentell bestimmten Werten verglichen. Außerdem wurden die Auswirkungen der Hauptparameter des Polierens bezüglich Oberflächenrauheit bestimmt. Die Oberflächenrauheit (Ra) wurde als Antwortvariable und die Polierkraft, die Zahl der Polierdurchgänge, die Vorschubgeschwindigkeit und die Poliergeschwindigkeit wurden als Inputparameter herangezogen. Die Beziehung zwischen der Oberflächenrauheit und den Polierparametern wurde für die direkte Messung der Oberflächenrauheit herausgefunden. Die Ergebnisse zeigen die Anwendungsmöglichkeiten der Regressionsanalyse und des Modells der Neuronalen Netze, um die Oberflächenrauheit exakt vorherzusagen.


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Published Online: 2013-08-26
Published in Print: 2013-03-01

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