10. Micro-Electro Discharge Machining (µEDM)

  1. Muammer Koç2,3 and
  2. Tuğrul Özel4
  1. Muhammad Pervej Jahan,
  2. Abu Bakar Md. Ali Asad,
  3. Mustafizur Rahman,
  4. Yoke San Wong and
  5. Takeshi Masaki

Published Online: 14 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118010570.ch10

Micro-Manufacturing: Design and Manufacturing of Micro-Products

Micro-Manufacturing: Design and Manufacturing of Micro-Products

How to Cite

Jahan, M. P., Ali Asad, A. B. Md., Rahman, M., Wong, Y. S. and Masaki, T. (2011) Micro-Electro Discharge Machining (µEDM), in Micro-Manufacturing: Design and Manufacturing of Micro-Products (eds M. Koç and T. Özel), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118010570.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center for Precision Forming, (CPF-National Science Foundation IUCRC), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA, USA

  2. 3

    Istanbul Sehir University, Istanbul, Turkey

  3. 4

    Manufacturing Automation Research Laboratory, School of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Author Information

  1. Mechanical Engineering Department, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470556443

Online ISBN: 9781118010570



  • micro-electro discharge machining (µEDM), micro-EDM - and same physical principle as spark erosion, and micro-EDM process control parameters;
  • trends toward miniaturization of machined parts - micro-EDM, cost-effective manufacturing process, noncontact machining capability due to micro-sized tools;
  • micro-EDM process performance measurements - material removal rate (MRR) in micro-EDM, amount of material removed in unit time


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Micro-EDM Process

  • Micro-EDM Process Control Parameters

  • Micro-EDM Process Performance Measurements

  • Micro-EDM Process Applications and Examples

  • Recent Developments and Research on Micro-EDM

  • Summary

  • References