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Additive Manufacturing Technologies

3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, and Direct Digital Manufacturing

Benefits

  • 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

Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 1-18
  3. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 19-42
  4. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 43-61
  5. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 63-106
  6. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 107-145
  7. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 147-173
  8. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 175-203
  9. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 205-218
  10. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 219-244
  11. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 245-268
  12. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 269-291
  13. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 293-301
  14. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 303-327
  15. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 329-350
  16. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 351-374
  17. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 375-397
  18. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 399-435
  19. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 437-449
  20. Ian Gibson, David Rosen, Brent Stucker
    Pages 451-474

About this book

Introduction

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

 

Keywords

3D CAD data Coating technologies Layer-based fabrication Layer-based manufacturing Prototyping applications RP techniques Rapid prototyping

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringSchool of Engineering, Deakin UniversityAustralia
  2. 2.George W. Woodruff School of Mech. Eng.Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of Industrial Engineering JB Speed School of EngineeringUniversity of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

About the authors

Dr. Ian Gibson is a Professor of Industrial Design at Deakin University.

Dr. Brent Stucker is a Professor and Clark Chair of Computer Aided Engineering at the University of Louisville.

Dr. David W. Rosen is Associate Chair for Administration and a Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Additive Manufacturing Technologies
  • Book Subtitle 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, and Direct Digital Manufacturing
  • Authors Ian Gibson
    David Rosen
    Brent Stucker
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2113-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4939-2112-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4939-4455-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4939-2113-3
  • Edition Number 2
  • Number of Pages XXI, 498
  • Number of Illustrations 116 b/w illustrations, 108 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Engineering Design
    Manufacturing, Machines, Tools, Processes
    Nanotechnology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site

Reviews

“Readers desiring a comprehensive introduction to the many technologies of AM should be satisfied. Although it is aimed primarily at students and educators, the authors do very well to appeal to those in research and manufacturing positions too. Excellent explanations of basic concepts through to the state-of-the-art make this a great starting point for in-depth research, whilst the process selection tools and business opportunities chapters will be very useful for manufacturers looking to explore this technology.” (Jonathan Edgar and Saxon Tint, Johnson Matthey Technology Review, Vol. 59 (3), 2015)