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International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 627218, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/627218
Research Article

An Investigation of Abrasive Water Jet Machining on Graphite/Glass/Epoxy Composite

1Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, India
2School of Engineering & IT, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Manipal University Dubai Campus, Dubai International Academic City, P.O. Box 345050, Dubai, UAE

Received 31 July 2014; Revised 9 November 2014; Accepted 12 December 2014

Academic Editor: SeinLeung Soo

Copyright © 2015 Deepak Doreswamy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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