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 Mittal, Abid Haleem
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323918350
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323918343

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Advances in Additive Manufacturing: Artificial intelligence, Nature Inspired and Bio-manufacturing covers the latest developments in additive manufacturing. The book explores nature-inspired additive manufactured processes and their applications, as well as various algorithms to enhance characteristics, efficiency and the development of a product in minimum time. The integration of AM with artificial intelligence (AI) from prefabrication stage to final product, with real-time defect detection, control and process efficiency improvement are also discussed. This book will be a great resource for engineers, researchers and academics involved in this revolutionary and unique field of manufacturing.

Key Features

  • Discusses the modeling of additive manufacturing processes using artificial intelligence
  • Looks at the optimization of designs, technologies and materials of AM and the use of simulation in AM
  • Includes case studies and real-world problems from today's industries and society


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

    1. Introduction to additive manufacturing technologies
    2. State of art review of additive manufacturing
    3. Trends in additive manufacturing: an exploratory study

    4. Recent and current additive manufacturing innovative technologies
    5. Hybrid cold spray additive manufacturing : achievements
    6. Computational techniques in am
    7. Pre-processing and post processing in additive manufacturing
    8. Ceramic – metal interface: in-situ microstructural characterization aid vacuum brazing additive manufacturing technology
    9. Path planning and simulation of 3d printer machine tool for development of prototypes
    10. Fundamentals of thermo-fluid-mechanical modelling in additive manufacturing processes
    11. Critical analysis of mechanical characterization of reinforcement using fiber reinforced plastics by fdm
    12. Sintering method of silicon carbide ceramics using stereolithography additive manufacturing (slam) process
    13. Processing challenges in additively manufactured single crystal alloys: a process-structure-property relationship approach
    14. Computer vision based on-line monitoring technique part quality enhancement in selective laser melting process. 15. The state-of-the-art in additive manufacturing of ti-6al-4v alloys: recent progress and insights into the future developments
    16. Modeling and optimization of sustained friction stir additive manufacturing for aluminum alloys

    17. Processing of biomaterials by additive manufacturing (AM)
    18. Performance of composites materials developed using am – a review
    19. Material selection and processing challenges in additive manufacturing for biomedical engineering
    20. Metal powder formation through primary atomization of molten metal jets for additive manufacturing applications
    21. Material selection and processing challenges in metal a effect of anisotropy and heterogeneity in microstructure and mechanical properties
    22. Mechanical properties of 3d printed materials: processes, influencing parameters, challenges and applications
    23. Impact of operating parameters on strength of components (FFF)
    24. Additive manufacturing of functionally graded materials through selective laser melting: current research trends, global manufacturing scenario and future prospects
    25. Materials processed by am techniques

    26. Application of time series methods for forecasting temperature profile in additive manufacturing processes
    27. Bio-inspired advancements in additive manufacturing
    28. Additive manufacturing techniques used for preparation of scaffolds in bone repair and regeneration

    29. Selected biomedical applications of additive manufacturing techniques
    30. Application of machine learning techniques in fused deposition modelling
    31. Role of additive manufacturing in pharmaceuticals
    32. Agricultural applications of 3d printing technology – a review
    novel orthognathic surgery substitute with 4d bioprinted bone scaffolds
    33. Additive manufacturing of cellular structures
    34. Design and optimization of artificial intelligence robot arm printed by a metal-based additive manufacturing process
    35. multi-objective process parameter optimization in fused deposition modeling with nature-inspired algorithms
    36. Design and fabrication of medical implant prototypes for am applications
    37. Programming concepts and experimental validation of 4d printing technology applied to pla-smp manufactured by fused filament fabrication
    38. 3d printing of hydrogel inks based on synthetic polymers
    39. Nature inspired additive manufacture of automobile components
    40. Application of additive manufacturing technique for fabricating 3d polymeric matrix for tissue engineering applications
    41. Additive manufacturing of customized, accessible, and affordable lower limb prosthetics in india - a case study
    42. A case study on role of additive manufacturing in dentistry

    43. Non-destructive evaluation of additive manufactured parts
    44. Reality check to additive manufacturing technologies against theoretical knowledge
    45. Integration of reverse engineering (re) with additive manufacturing (am)
    46. Integration of iot enablers in additive manufacturing through industry 4.0
    47. Customizing collaborative robots (cobots): a comprehensive scalable tool for additive manufacturing
    48. Additive manufacturing in health 4.0 era: a systematic review
    49. Software issues in additive manufacturing technologies
    50. Current trends of application of additive manufacturing in health care

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 and Head in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana, India. He received his Ph.D. in the field of Advanced Manufacturing from Guru Jambheswer University of Science & Technology, Hisar, India. His areas of research include Incremental Sheet Forming, Additive Manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, and optimization techniques. He has co-authored a textbook: Incremental Sheet Forming Technologies: Principles, merits, limitations, and applications. At SGT University, he is advisor of Association of Engineers and Technocrats (AET) and has also authored many in-house course notes, lab manuals, monographs and invited chapters in books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and Head, Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, SGT University, Gurugram, Haryana, India

Ravi Mittal

Prof. (Dr.) R.K. 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 Senior Professor in 2018. He headed the offshore campus of BITS Pilani at Dubai, UAE, as Director and was also the Vice-Chancellor of a private university, K.R. Mangalam University, Gurugram, India for a term. In his academic endeavour, he has introduced, developed and taught a wide spectrum of courses in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and new courses in emerging and interdisciplinary areas, at the graduate and postgraduate levels, including product design, mechanical design, reliability engineering, control systems, systems modelling, robotics & intelligent systems, mechatronics, MEMS and nanotechnology. He is life member of IEEE and ACM. Prof. Mittal is author/co-author of over 80 technical papers and has co-authored three popular textbooks: Elements of Manufacturing Processes, PHI Learning; Incremental Sheet Forming Technologies: Principles, merits, limitations, and applications, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis and Robotics & Control, McGraw-Hill. He was editor of two international conference proceedings and has also authored many in-house course notes, lab manuals, monographs and invited chapters in books. At BITS Pilani, he had held a series of leadership positions including, Director (Special Projects); Deputy Director Administration; Dean, Academic Registration and Counselling Division and founder Chief, Computer Assisted Housekeeping Unit, IEEE Student Branch Counsellor, amongst others. He received B.E. (Hons.) & M.E. in Mechanical Engineering, and Ph.D. degrees from BITS Pilani, India. He obtained the highest rank in order of merit in M.E. and was awarded the Institute’s Gold Medal.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Abid Haleem

Dr Abid Haleem is Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University by an Act of Parliament) in New Delhi, India. He has been founding Honorary Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, of the University. Headed, Mechanical Engineering Department and MBA (Evening) program at JMI. Dr Abid has also been Honorary visiting Professor to IIT Delhi. Presently he is Regional Editor, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Springer, Asso-Editor with JCOT (Elsevier), and i-Scholar. Conferred with the fellowship of AGBA and has professional & life membership of IIIE, ISME, ISTE, GIFT, SCL, IICC and ISC. He has also, served as President and Secretary to Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management and AGBA. He has published more than 315 research articles of which more than 160 articles indexed in SCOPUS and has three books to his credit. He has more than 33 years of teaching and research experience at graduate &higher level and has produced more than 30 PhD. His teaching & research areas include Supply Chain Management, Additive Manufacturing, Innovation & Sustainability and allied fields of Industrial Engineering.

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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