The text explores the development, use, and effect of additive manufacturing and digital manufacturing technologies for diverse applications. It will serve as an ideal reference text for graduate students and academic researchers in diverse engineering fields including industrial, manufacturing, and materials science.
Discusses the application of 3D virtual models to lasers, electron beams, and computer-controlled additive manufacturing machines
Covers applications of additive manufacturing in diverse areas including healthcare, electronics engineering, and production engineering
Explains the use of additive manufacturing for biocomposites and functionally graded materials
Highlights rapid manufacturing of metallic components using 3D printing
Illustrates production and optimization of dental crowns using additive manufacturing
This book covers recent developments in manufacturing technology, such as additive manufacturing, 3D printing, rapid prototyping, production process operations, and manufacturing sustainability. The text further emphasizes the use of additive manufacturing for biocomposites and functionally graded materials. It will serve as an ideal reference text for graduate students and academic researchers in the fields of industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, automotive engineering, aerospace engineering, and materials science.