Advances in Additive Manufacturing

Advances in Additive Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence, Nature-Inspired, and Biomanufacturing

1st Edition - November 24, 2022

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  • Editors: Ajay Kumar, Ravi Kant Mittal, Abid Haleem
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323918350
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323918343

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This edited book is a compilation of scholarly articles on the latest developments in the field of additive manufacturing, discussing nature-inspired and artificial intelligence–aided additive manufactured processes for different materials including biomanufacturing, and their applications, as well as various methods to enhance the characteristics of the materials produced, the efficiency of the manufacturing process itself, as well as optimal ways to develop a product in minimum time. The book explores the advancements in additive manufacturing from prefabrication stage to final product, with real-time defect detection, control, and process efficiency improvement covered. This book will be a great resource for engineers, researchers, and academics involved in this revolutionary and unique field of manufacturing.

Key Features

  • Discusses modeling of additive manufacturing processes by artificial intelligence
  • Looks at the optimization of designs, technologies, and material fabrication and the use of simulation in additive manufacturing
  • Includes case studies and real-world industrial problems and solutions


Scientists, researchers, engineers, undergraduate and graduate students, technical consultants and administrators, who are practitioners of additive manufacturing technology or who are interested in this technology

Table of Contents

  • I Introduction

    1. Introduction to additive manufacturing technologies

    Rasheedat Modupe Mahamood, Tien-Chien Jen, Stephen Akinlabi, Sunir Hassan and Esther Akinlabi

    2. Trends in additive manufacturing: an exploratory study

    Mohd Shoeb, Lokesh Kumar, Abid Haleem and Muhammad Javaid

    3. Additive manufacturing in health 4.0 era: a systematic review

    Vineet Jain, Puneeta Ajmera, Sheetal Kalra and Sheetal Yadav

    4. Integration of Reverse Engineering with Additive Manufacturing

    Ajay Kumar, Parveen Kumar, Hari Singh, Abid Haleem and Ravi Kant Mittal

    II Additive Manufacturing Technologies

    5. Recent and current additive manufacturing innovative technologies

    Carmen M. Gonzalez Henriquez, Mauricio A. Sarabia-Vallejos, Juan Rodríguez-Hernández, Fernando Rodriguez Umanzor Sr. and Dan Perez Monje

    6. Printing File Formats for Additive Manufacturing Technologies

    Ajay Kumar, Parveen Kumar, Ravi Kant Mittal, Sarita Rathee and Hari Singh

    7. Additive manufacturing techniques used for preparation of scaffolds in bone repair and regeneration

    Sudip Dasgupta and Yogendra Pratap Singh

    8. Cold spray technology: a perspective of nature-inspired feature elaboration and bio-manufacturing by a heatless additive method using nano-powders

    Rija Nirina RAOELISON

    9. Pre-processing and post processing in additive manufacturing

    Ajay Kumar, Parveen Kumar, Sarita Rathee, Ravi Kant Mittal and Hari Singh

    10. Computer vision based on-line monitoring technique part quality enhancement in selective laser melting process.

    Brahmansh Kaushik and S. Anand Kumar

    11. Fundamentals of thermo-fluid-mechanical modelling in additive manufacturing processes

    Anshul Yadav

    III Materials in AM

    12. Materials processed by Additive Manufacturing techniques

    Ajay Kumar, Parveen Kumar, Ravi Kant Mittal and Dipen Kumar Rajak

    13. Ceramic–Metal Interface: In-situ Microstructural Characterization Aid Vacuum Brazing Additive Manufacturing Technology

    S. Stalin and K. Kalaichelvan

    14. Processing challenges in additively manufactured single crystal alloys: a process-structure-property relationship approach

    Rajkumar Velu, S. Anand Kumar and Ruban Whenish

    15. A Review of developments in sustained friction stir additive manufacturing for aluminum alloys

    J. Srinivas and U Sudhakar

    16. Processing of biomaterials by additive manufacturing (AM)

    Mayurkumar A. Makhesana and Kaushik M. Patel

    17. Additive manufacturing of functionally graded materials through selective laser melting: current research trends, global manufacturing scenario and future prospects

    Ashish Kumar Mishra,, Arvind Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav

    18. Non-destructive evaluation of additive manufactured parts

    Sreeraj P. R and Santosh Mishra

    IV Learnings from nature/inspirations from nature

    19. Bio-inspired advancements in additive manufacturing

    Ruban Whenish, S Arivazhagan, Rajkumar Velu and S. Anand Kumar

    20. Path planning and simulation for prototyping bio-inspired complex shapes

    Tadele Belay Tuli

    21. Novel orthognathic surgery substitute with 3D bioprinted bone scaffolds

    Sonam Sehrawat, Ajay Kumar and Mona Prabhakar

    22. Multi-objective process parameter optimization in fused filament fabrication with nature-inspired algorithms

    Nita Yodo and Arup Dey

    23. Nature inspired 4D printing of shape memory polymers by fused filament fabrication: an experimental case study

    Bijaya Bikram Samal, Anita Jena, Shailendra Kumar Varshney and Cheruvu Siva Kumar

    V Applications

    24. Selected biomedical applications of additive manufacturing techniques

    Kishore Pradeep and Bidyut Pal

    25. The state-of-the-art in additive manufacturing of Ti-6AL-4V alloys: recent progress and insights into the future developments

    Natalia B. Ghisi, Nujood Saeed AlShehhi, Hend Ali Alqaydi and Nesma T. Aboulkhair

    26. Material selection and processing challenges with additive manufacturing in biomimicry for biomedical applications

    Deepak Gupta and Jayesh Bellare

    27. Design and optimization of artificial intelligence robot arm printed by a metal-based additive manufacturing process

    M Kumaran, V. Senthilkumar and T Sathies

    28. Additive manufacturing of customized, accessible, and affordable lower limb prosthetics in india - a case study

    Dheeraj Kumar Angajala, Ankit Sahai and Rahul Swarup Sharma

    29. Current trends of application of additive manufacturing in oral health care

    Amit Bhardwaj, Anurag Bhatnagar and Ajay Kumar

Product details

  • No. of pages: 520
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: November 24, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323918350
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323918343

About the Editors

Ajay Kumar

Dr. Ajay Kumar is currently serving as an associate professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, JECRC University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He received his PhD in the field of advanced manufacturing. His areas of research include artificial intelligence, intelligent manufacturing, incremental sheet forming, additive manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, Industry 4.0, waste management, and optimization techniques. He has more than 60 publications in international journals of repute, including SCOPUS, Web of Science, and SCI indexed database and refereed international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Technology, JECRC University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Ravi Kant Mittal

Prof. (Dr.) Ravi Kant Mittal began his academic career at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani), India, one of the top universities of India, in 1975 and retired from there as a senior professor in 2018. He headed the offshore campus of BITS Pilani at Dubai, UAE, as the director and was also the vice-chancellor of a private university, K.R. Mangalam University, Gurugram, India for a term.

Affiliations and Expertise

B.E. (Hons.) & M.E., Mechanical Engineering, and Ph.D. degrees from BITS Pilani, India

Abid Haleem

Dr. Abid Haleem, working as a professor of mechanical engineering at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, is acknowledged in the list of top global scientists (Elsevier & Stanford) in the top 2 % in 2019 and 2020 and has a global rank in the top 0.4 %. Presently, Dr. Abid Haleem is a regional editor, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Springer) and an associate editor with JCOT (Elsevier), MAPAN (Springer), and Journal of Orthopaedics (Elsevier), Apollo Journal of medicine (Kluwer).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University by an Act of Parliament) in New Delhi, India

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