Innovative Processes and Materials in Additive Manufacturing

Innovative Processes and Materials in Additive Manufacturing

1st Edition - August 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Sunpreet Singh, Chander Prakash, Seeram Ramakrishna
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323860116

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Innovative Processes and Materials in Additive Manufacturing explains game-changing interdisciplinary applications of recent research breakthroughs in additive manufacturing technology. The number of research publications addressing additive manufacturing has soared in recent years as a range of disciplines explore the possibilities that this technology can provide. This book acts as a bridge between this high-level research and the large number of academics and practitioners looking to additive manufacturing for innovative solutions, providing them with practical and approachable information. Applications in aerospace, automotive, medical, construction, and food industries are addressed, featuring technical details that will help successful implementation. This unique book also provides broad coverage of the theory behind this emerging technology, including material development, as well as the technical details required for readers to investigate the novel applications of the involved methods for themselves.

Key Features

  • Includes case studies from the aerospace, construction and medical industries
  • Features innovations in the integration of additive manufacturing processes with other manufacturing technologies
  • Identifies exciting routes for future research and application areas of additive manufacturing


Researchers and scientists interested in additive manufacturing

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to 3D Printing Technology
    2. Functional and Smart Materials for 3D Printing
    3. Characterization of 3D Printing Technologies and Products
    4. 3D Printing Driving Industries (Automobile, Aerospace, Biomedical, Food, and Architecture)
    5. Multi-technology (hybrid) Systems
    6. Special Applications of 4D Printing
    7. Large Scale 3D Printing

Product details

  • No. of pages: 550
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2022
  • Published: August 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323860116

About the Editors

Sunpreet Singh

Sunpreet Singh
Sunpreet Singh, PhD is currently associated with National University of Singapore, Singapore as Research Fellow in Mechanical Engineering department. He has gained enormous research expertise while working as Senior Research Fellow in government sponsored projects and published about 200 articles in reputed Journals, Conferences, and Book Chapters. One of his publications with Journal of Manufacturing Processes (Elsevier) is listed as the most downloaded paper from in the period of 2017 to 2019. He has also served as reviewer for many journals, within his interest area, of Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, ACS, and Inderscience. He has edited about 10 books, whereas many are current on-going on different subjects. Recent, he has authored one book on Additive Manufacturing for undergraduate students.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow, Centre for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology, Mechanical Engineering Department, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Chander Prakash

Chander Prakash is an associate professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, India. His area of research is biomaterials, rapid prototyping & 3-D printing, advanced manufacturing, modelling, simulation, and optimization. He has more than 11 years of teaching experience and 6 years research experience. He has contributed extensively to the world in the Titanium and Magnesium based implant academic literature.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Schoolf of Mechanical Engineering (SME), Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, India

Seeram Ramakrishna

Seeram Ramakrishna is the Director of the Center for Nanofibres and Nanotechnology at the National University of Singapore (NUS), which is ranked among the top 20 universities in the world. He is regarded as the modern father of electrospinning. He is an elected Fellow of UK Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng); Singapore Academy of Engineering; Indian National Academy of Engineering; and ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology. He is an elected Fellow of the International Union of Societies of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE); Institution of Engineers Singapore; ISTE, India; Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining, UK; and American Association of the Advancement of Science; ASM International; American Society for Mechanical Engineers; American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, USA. He is an editor of Elsevier journal Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Center for Nanofibres and Nanotechnology, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

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