Additive manufacturing technologies: 3D printing, rapid prototyping, and direct digital manufacturing, second edition

Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker

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1044 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

This book covers in detail the various aspects of joining materials to form parts. A conceptual overview of rapid prototyping and layered manufacturing is given, beginning with the fundamentals so that readers can get up to speed quickly. Unusual and emerging applications such as micro-scale manufacturing, medical applications, aerospace, and rapid manufacturing are also discussed. This book provides a comprehensive overview of rapid prototyping technologies as well as support technologies such as software systems, vacuum casting, investment casting, plating, infiltration and other systems. This book also: Reflects recent developments and trends and adheres to the ASTM, SI, and other standards Includes chapters on automotive technology, aerospace technology and low-cost AM technologies Provides a broad range of technical questions to ensure comprehensive understanding of the concepts covered.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages498
ISBN (Electronic)9781493921133
ISBN (Print)9781493921126
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Externally publishedYes

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