Additive Manufacturing Technologies (Paperback)
This textbook covers in detail digitally-driven methods for adding materials together to form parts. A conceptual overview of additive manufacturing is given, beginning with the fundamentals so that readers can get up to speed quickly. Well-established and emerging applications such as rapid prototyping, micro-scale manufacturing, medical applications, aerospace manufacturing, rapid tooling and direct digital manufacturing are also discussed. This book provides a comprehensive overview of additive manufacturing technologies as well as relevant supporting technologies such as software systems, vacuum casting, investment casting, plating, infiltration and other systems.
- Reflects recent developments and trends and adheres to the ASTM, SI and other standards;
- Includes chapters on topics that span the entire AM value chain, including process selection, software, post-processing, industrial drivers for AM, and more;
- Provides a broad range of technical questions to ensure comprehensive understanding of the concepts covered.