Additive Manufacturing

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This book provides the key fundamental principles, classifications, recent developments, as well as different applications of additive manufacturing technologies. A comprehensive overview of the different classes is given, covering polymer-based, metal-based and ceramic-based systems. Special topics such as bioprinting and 4D printing are also introduced. The authors discuss the technological aspects of additive manufacturing in a very clear and understandable way, delivered with the help of self-illustrating artworks. This book is particularly designed to suit the curriculum requirements of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Product Design and Development, Biomedical Engineering, Automobile and Aerospace Engineering, and other closely related domains. Manufacturing professionals working in similar fields may also wish to read it as a refresher and to catch up on recent advances.


About the Author

Dr Sunpreet Singh is a Research Fellow at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, working on the 3D printing of high-performance thermoplastics. He has developed various polymeric feedstock materials for specialized engineering and biomedical applications. During his extensive research experience with 3D printing technology, he has contributed more than 100 research articles in various reputed journals including Springer, Emerald, Elsevier, Wiley, and others. He has filed several patents and edited more than 10 scientific books, including Biomanufacturing (Springer, 2019), 3D Printing in Biomedical Engineering (Springer, 2020), and Functional Materials and Advanced Manufacturing (CRC Press, 2020). He is the guest editor of several journals. During his teaching tenure, he has taught "Reverse Engineering and 3D Printing" and "3D Printing Technology" to undergraduate students. He received the Research Excellence Award for the year 2017–2018 from Lovely Professional University, India.

Dr Singh was recently interviewed by Asia Pacific Biotech News on 3D printing.

Dr Chander Prakash is an Associate Professor and Head of the Industrial Engineering Department in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Lovely Professional University, India. He is a lifetime member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA). He holds 13 patents, and has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings. He is also the guest editor of 10 books, including Biomanufacturing (Springer, 2019), 3D Printing in Biomedical Engineering (Springer, 2020), and Functional Materials and Advanced Manufacturing (CRC Press, 2020).

Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng is the Director of Center for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology at the National University of Singapore. He is regarded as the guru of electrospinning and nanofibers. Microsoft Academic ranked him among the top 36 salient authors out of three million materials researchers worldwide. He is named among the World's Most Influential Minds (Thomson Reuters), and the Top 1% Highly Cited Researchers in materials science and cross-field categories (Clarivate Analytics). He is the Editor-in-Chief of Springer NATURE journal Materials Circular Economy. He is an editorial board member of Springer NATURE journal Advanced Fiber Materials; Elsevier Journal Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering; and NATURE Scientific Reports. He is an opinion contributor to the Springer Nature Sustainability Community


Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ WSPC (5 August 2020)
  • Author: Dr Sunpreet Singh, Seeram Ramakrishna, Chander Prakash
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 176 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9811226245
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9811226243
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.24 x 1.02 x 22.86 cm

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