Additive Manufacturing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Additive Manufacturing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: August, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 523
ISBN13: 9781522596240|ISBN10: 1522596240|EISBN13: 9781522596257|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9624-0


The advancement of modern technology has allowed for impressive developments in manufacturing processes. Out of these developments, additive manufacturing has emerged as a new method. The use of adding material to produce objects has become a useful method for transforming materials into finished products.

Additive Manufacturing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice examines trends, challenges, issues, and strategies related to 3D object scanners and computer-aided design software in manufacturing processes and its impact on materials manufacturing production. The book also explores the benefits of using additive manufacturing in industrial settings, as well as future outlooks for this technology. This publication is an ideal reference source for engineers, managers, academicians, practitioners, professionals, and researchers interested in current research on additive manufacturing processes.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D Printing
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Direct Digital Manufacturing
  • Laser Additive Manufacturing
  • Microscale and Nanoscale Printing
  • Process Optimization
  • Product Design
  • Product Development
  • Rapid Prototyping

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.