ultrasonic drilling

ultrasonic drilling

[¦əl·trə′sän·ik ′dril·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A vibration drilling method in which ultrasonic vibrations are generated by the compression and extension of a core of electrostrictive or magnetostrictive material in a rapidly alternating electric or magnetic field.
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The scientists will explore and develop the physical principles of the ultrasonic drilling of extraterrestrial objects' surface to discover water and ice, including on the reverse side of the Moon and Mars, which will help develop lunar and Martian research in the future.
It relates to joint work: we will carry out preliminary research for the Chinese side to study the process of ultrasonic drilling All missions drill upon landings on the Moon and Mars but they use ordinary, mechanical devices, which causes strong heating, and water and other volatile materials evaporate.
The effects of multiple free mass and single free mass on the impact force are tested through ultrasonic drilling experiments.
The open Reduction treatment involves ultrasonic drilling, conventional bone drilling, and laser beam drilling(Gill et.al; 2016and Alam et.al; 2011).
The University of Glasgow will provide expertise in the field of ultrasonic drilling, which is used to penetrate rock without generating large reaction forces and thus enables deployment of the UPCD from a small lander.
Gokularathnam, "Machining performance of toughened zirconia ceramic and cold compact alumina ceramic in ultrasonic drilling," Journal of Mechanical Working Technology, vol.
Experimental tests were performed by adapting an experimental ultrasonic drilling machine as a plane-lapping machine with ultrasonic activation of the workpiece.