3D Printing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

3D Printing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: October, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 417|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1677-4
ISBN13: 9781522516774|ISBN10: 1522516778|EISBN13: 9781522516781


The advancement of modern technology has allowed for impressive developments in manufacturing processes. Out of these developments, 3D printing has emerged as a new method.

3D Printing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a comprehensive reference source for the latest research and advances on 3D printing processes, technologies, and methods. Highlighting emerging perspectives on manufacturing and industrial applications, this book is ideally designed for professionals, practitioners, students, and researchers interested in the latest developments and uses of 3D printing.

Topics Covered

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

  • Environmental Uses
  • Legal Considerations
  • Mass Customization
  • Medical Applications
  • Microscale and Nanoscale Printing
  • Product Development
  • Rapid Prototyping

Reviews and Testimonials

This reference considers conceptual, methodological, and technical aspects of three-dimensional printing, and provides insight into emerging trends and future opportunities in the field. Among the topics are a review of fabricating procedures in rapid prototyping, integrating legal aspects in three-dimensional cadastral systems, transiting between representational technologies and teaching/learning descriptive geometry: reflections in an architectural context, using terrestrial photogrammetry in reverse engineering applications, and computational design and built environments: the quest for an alternative role of the digital in architecture.

– Protoview Reviews

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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.