Selective Laser Melting for Metal and Metal Matrix Composites

Selective Laser Melting for Metal and Metal Matrix Composites

1st Edition - October 7, 2020

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  • Authors: Song Bo, Shifeng Wen, Chunze Yan, Qingsong Wei, Yusheng Shi
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081030059
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081030066

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Description

Selective Laser Melting for Metal Matrix Composites explains in detail the essential preparation and characterization methods for this technology, and explores a range of innovative applications. The subject covered by this book has been the focus of increasing levels of research both in industry and academia globally. The authors have drawn on their influential cutting-edge research to provide a much-needed guide for those investigating or applying this technology. The novel material preparation methodologies addressed here provide new opportunities to expand the applications of additive manufacturing, particularly in industries such as aerospace, medical, automotive, and electronics. These applications, as well as the theory behind this technology are also covered in this book, providing a complete guide which is appropriate for engineers in industry as well as researchers.

Key Features

  • Provides descriptions of the microstructure and properties of the components produced
  • Explains emerging applications of this technology in a range of industries
  • Covers a range of different materials including iron base, and aluminium and titanium composites
  • Summarises the current research landscape in this field, and signposts the problems in metal matrix composites which remain to be solved

Readership

Researchers and R&D engineers with an interest in additive manufacturing. Has applications in sectors including aerospace, medicine, and automotive

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction and Basic Principles
    2. Guidelines for Selective Laser Melting
    3. Preparation and Processing of Metal Materials
    4. Preparation and Processing of Metal Matrix Composites
    5. Post-Process Treatments
    6. Materials Characterization
    7. Applications
    8. Research Situations and Future Research Directions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 280
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: October 7, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081030059
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081030066

About the Authors

Song Bo

Professor Bo is based at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China. Specialties and research interests: Additive manufacturing, Powder metallurgy, Design of materials and structure, Advanced functional parts and coatings

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Shifeng Wen

Wen Shifeng is a Lecturer at the School of Materials Science and Engineering of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. His research is focused on software and equipment for additive manufacturing.

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, School of Materials Science and Engineering of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Chunze Yan

Yan Chunze is a Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. His research interests include additive manufacturing, selective laser sintering/melting, periodic cellular lattice structures, high performance polymers and composites.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Qingsong Wei

Wei Qingsong is a Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. His research interests include selective laser melting, selective laser sintering, 3D printing technology, and the application of 3D printing technology to problems involving aerospace, mould, and biomedicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Yusheng Shi

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China. Specialties and research interests: Additive manufacturing, Near-net forming manufacturing, Water-saving product development, Optical, mechanical and electronic integration

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

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