Andy Simoneausimoneau

Assistant Professor

BEng (McMaster), PhD (McMaster)

Office: E-25
Tel: (506) 458-7767
Fax: (506) 453-5025
E-mail

Research Interests

  • Analytical modeling of the metal cutting process
  • High strain rate behaviour of materials
  • Understanding the impact of microstructural constituents and microstructural evolution during plastic deformation
  • Machining heterogeneous structures – metals and composites
  • Extended use of Finite Element modeling to model material processing
  • Surface integrity and burr formation in microscale machining
  • Investigating applications for miniaturization
  • Micromachining of ceramics

Selected Publications

  • Simoneau, A., Ng, E., Elbestawi, M.A., Grain Size and Orientation Effects When Microcutting AISI 1045 Steel, 56th CIRP General Assembly Meeting, Dresden Germany, August 2007.
  • Simoneau, A., Ng, E., Elbestawi, M.A., Modeling the Effects of Microstructure During Metal Cutting, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 47, 2007, pages 368-375.
  • Simoneau, A., Ng, E., Elbestawi, M.A., Chip Formation During Microscale Cutting of a Medium Carbon Steel, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 46/5, 2006, pages 467-481.
  • Simoneau, A., Ng, E., Elbestawi, M.A., The Effect of Microstructure on Chip Formation and Surface Defects in Microscale, Mesoscale, and Macroscale Cutting of Steel, 55th CIRP General Assembly Meeting, Kobe Japan, August 2006.
  • Simoneau, A., Ng, E., Elbestawi, M.A., Surface Defects During Microcutting, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 46, 2006, pages 1378-1387. 
  • Simoneau, A., Ng, E., Elbestawi, M.A., The Effect of Microstructure on Chip Formation and Surface Defects in Microscale, Mesoscale, and Macroscale Cutting of Steel, Annals of the CIRP, 55/1, 2006, pages 97-102.
  • Simoneau, A., Ng, E., Elbestawi, M.A., Modeling the Effects of Microstructure During Metal Cutting, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 47, 2007, pages 368-375.