Application of ANFIS in Predicting of TiAlN Coatings Hardness

Mohamad Jaya, Abdul Syukor and Hasan Basari, Abd Samad and Mohd Hashim, Siti Zaiton and Haron, Habibollah and Mohammad, Muhd. Razali and Abd. Rahman, Md. Nizam (2011) Application of ANFIS in Predicting of TiAlN Coatings Hardness. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5 (9). pp. 1647-1657. ISSN 1991-8178

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In this paper, a new approach in predicting the hardness of Titanium Aluminum Nitrite (TiAlN) coatings using Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) is implemented. TiAlN coated cutting tool is widely used in machining due to its excellent properties. The TiAlN coatings were formed using Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) magnetron sputtering process. The substrate sputtering power, bias voltage and temperature were selected as the input parameters and the hardness as an output of the process. A statistical design of experiment called Response Surface Methodology (RSM) was used in collecting optimized data. The ANFIS model was trained using the limited experimental data. The triangular, trapezoidal, bell and Gaussian shapes of membership functions were used for inputs as well as output. The results of ANFIS model were validated with the testing data and compared with fuzzy and nonlinear RSM hardness models in terms of the root mean square error (RMSE) and model prediction accuracy. The result indicated that the ANFIS model using 3-3-3 triangular shapes membership function obtained better result compared to the fuzzy and nonlinear RSM hardness models. The result also indicated that the ANFIS model could predict the output response in high prediction accuracy even using limited training data.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ANFIS technique, hardness, TiAlN coatings, PVD magnetron sputtering
Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Industrial Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Abd. Samad Hasan Basari
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 07:41
Last Modified: 31 May 2023 12:55
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