3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Principles and ApplicationsFifth Edition of Rapid Prototyping Fivth Edition

Author: Chee Kai Chua,Kah Fai Leong

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9813149280

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Page: 456

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Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies are developing impressively and are expected to bring about the next revolution. AM is gradually replacing traditional manufacturing methods in some applications because of its unique properties of customisability and versatility. This book provides a very comprehensive and updated text about different types of AM technologies, their respective advantages, shortcomings and potential applications. 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing: Principles and Applications is a comprehensive textbook that takes readers inside the world of additive manufacturing. This book introduces the different types of AM technologies, categorised by liquid, solid and powder-based AM systems, the common standards, the trends in the field and many more. Easy to understand, this book is a good introduction to anyone interested in obtaining a better understanding of AM. For people working in the industry, this book will provide information on new methods and practices, as well as recent research and development in the field. For professional readers, this book provides a comprehensive guide to distinguish between the different technologies, and will help them make better decisions regarding which technology they should use. For the general public, this book sheds some light on the fast-moving AM field. In this edition, new AM standards (e.g. Standard of Terminology and Classification of AM systems) and format standards will be included, Furthermore, the listing of new machines and systems, materials, and software; as well as new case studies and applications in industries that have recently adopted AM (such as the Marine and Offshore industry) have also been incorporated. Request Inspection Copy
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Rapid Prototyping

Principles and Applications (with Companion CD-ROM) Third Edition

Author: Chee Kai Chua,Kah Fai Leong,Chu Sing Lim

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814365394

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 540

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Latest Edition: 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing: Principles and Applications. Fifth Edition of Rapid Prototyping. Rapid prototyping (RP) has revolutionized how prototypes are made and small batch manufacturing is carried out. With rapid prototyping, the strategies used to produce a part change a number of important considerations and limitations previously faced by tool designers and engineers. Now in its third edition, this textbook is still the definitive text on RP. It covers the key RP processes, the available models and specifications, and their principles, materials, advantages and disadvantages. Examples of application areas in design, planning, manufacturing, biomedical engineering, art and architecture are also given. The book includes several related problems so that the reader can test his or her understanding of the topics. New to this edition, the included CD-ROM presents animated illustrations of the working principles of today's key RP processes.
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Lasers in 3D Printing and Manufacturing

Author: Chee Kai Chua,Murukeshan Vadakke Matham,Young-Jin Kim

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814656445

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Page: 280

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Additive Manufacturing (AM), popularly known as 3D printing, is playing an increasingly significant role in the manufacturing arena. AM has revolutionized how prototypes are to be made and small batch manufacturing should be carried out. Due to high flexibility and high efficiency of lasers, laser-assisted Manufacturing (LAM) and AM technologies are recently getting much attention over traditional methods. This textbook is a timely information resource for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers who are interested in this emerging technology. The book will cover the basics of lasers, optics and materials used for manufacturing and 3D printing. It will also include several case studies for readers to apply their understanding of the topics, provide sufficient theoretical background and insights to today's key laser-assisted AM processes and conclude with the future prospects of this exciting technology. This is the first textbook tailored specifically for Lasers in 3D Printing and Manufacturing with detailed explanations. The book will focus on laser-assisted 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing (AM) from basic principles of lasers, optics and AM materials to advanced AM technologies, including in-depth discussion on critical aspects throughout the laser-assisted AM processes, such as optical system design, laser-material interaction and laser parameters' optimization. Request Inspection Copy
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Industrializing Additive Manufacturing - Proceedings of Additive Manufacturing in Products and Applications - AMPA2017

Author: Mirko Meboldt,Christoph Klahn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319668668

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 362

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These proceedings exchange ideas and knowledge among engineers, designers and managers on how to support real-world value chains by developing additive manufactured series products. The papers from the conference show a holistic, multidisciplinary view.
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Applied Linear Statistical Models

Author: Michael H. Kutner

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071122214

Category: Analysis of variance

Page: 1396

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Applied Linear Statistical Models 5e is the long established leading authoritative text and reference on statistical modeling. For students in most any discipline where statistical analysis or interpretation is used, ALSM serves as the standard work. The text includes brief introductory and review material, and then proceeds through regression and modeling for the first half, and through ANOVA and Experimental Design in the second half. All topics are presented in a precise and clear style supported with solved examples, numbered formulae, graphic illustrations, and "Notes" to provide depth and statistical accuracy and precision. Applications used within the text and the hallmark problems, exercises, and projects are drawn from virtually all disciplines and fields providing motivation for students in virtually any college. The Fifth edition provides an increased use of computing and graphical analysis throughout, without sacrificing concepts or rigor. In general, the 5e uses larger data sets in examples and exercises, and where methods can be automated within software without loss of understanding, it is so done.
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Bioprinting

Principles and Applications

Author: Chee Kai Chua,Wai Yee Yeong

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Inc

ISBN: 9814612138

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 296

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At labs around the world, researchers have been experimenting with bioprinting, first just to see whether it was possible to push cells through a printhead without killing them (in most cases it is), and then trying to make cartilage, bone, skin, blood vessels, small bits of liver and other tissues. There are other ways to try to “engineer” tissue — one involves creating a scaffold out of plastics or other materials and adding cells to it. In theory, at least, a bioprinter has advantages in manipulating control of the placement of cells and other components to mimic natural structures. But just as the claims made for 3-D printing technology sometimes exceed the reality, the field of bioprinting has seen its share of hype. The reality is that, although bioprinting researchers have made great strides, there are many formidable obstacles to overcome. Nobody who has any credibility claims they can print organs, or believes in their heart of hearts that that will happen in the next 20 years, but for operations like hip replacement, advance in Bio-printing has made customization of certain body parts possible. This book will start from the concept of Tissue Engineering, covering various approaches in Scaffolds for tissue engineering, Bioprinting techniques and Materials for bioprinting, Cell processing, 3D cell culture techniques, Computational design and simulation, multi-disciplinary approaches in bioprinting and finally cover the applications of bioprinting.
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Additive Manufacturing of Titanium Alloys

State of the Art, Challenges and Opportunities

Author: Bhaskar Dutta,Francis H Froes

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0128047836

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 94

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Additive Manufacturing of Titanium Alloys: State of the Art, Challenges and Opportunities provides alternative methods to the conventional approach for the fabrication of the majority of titanium components produced via the cast and wrought technique, a process which involves a considerable amount of expensive machining. In contrast, the Additive Manufacturing (AM) approach allows very close to final part configuration to be directly fabricated minimizing machining cost, while achieving mechanical properties at least at cast and wrought levels. In addition, the book offers the benefit of significant savings through better material utilization for parts with high buy-to-fly ratios (ratio of initial stock mass to final part mass before and after manufacturing). As titanium additive manufacturing has attracted considerable attention from both academicians and technologists, and has already led to many applications in aerospace and terrestrial systems, as well as in the medical industry, this book explores the unique shape making capabilities and attractive mechanical properties which make titanium an ideal material for the additive manufacturing industry. Includes coverage of the fundamentals of microstructural evolution in titanium alloys Introduces readers to the various Additive Manufacturing Technologies, such as Powder Bed Fusion (PBF) and Directed Energy Deposition (DED) Looks at the future of Titanium Additive Manufacturing Provides a complete review of the science, technology, and applications of Titanium Additive Manufacturing (AM)
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Fundamentals of Multimedia

Author: Ze-Nian Li,Mark S. Drew,Jiangchuan Liu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 331905290X

Category: Computers

Page: 727

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This textbook introduces the “Fundamentals of Multimedia”, addressing real issues commonly faced in the workplace. The essential concepts are explained in a practical way to enable students to apply their existing skills to address problems in multimedia. Fully revised and updated, this new edition now includes coverage of such topics as 3D TV, social networks, high-efficiency video compression and conferencing, wireless and mobile networks, and their attendant technologies. Features: presents an overview of the key concepts in multimedia, including color science; reviews lossless and lossy compression methods for image, video and audio data; examines the demands placed by multimedia communications on wired and wireless networks; discusses the impact of social media and cloud computing on information sharing and on multimedia content search and retrieval; includes study exercises at the end of each chapter; provides supplementary resources for both students and instructors at an associated website.
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PRODUCT DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING

Author: A. K. CHITALE,R. C. GUPTA

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120348737

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 596

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This well-established and widely adopted text, now in its Sixth Edition, continues to provide a comprehensive coverage of the morphology of the design process. It gives a holistic view of product design, which has inputs from diverse fields such as aesthetics, strength analysis, production design, ergonomics, reliability and quality, Taguchi methods and quality with six sigma, and computer applications. The text discusses the importance and objectives of design for environment and describes the various approaches by which a modern, environment-conscious designer goes about the task of design for environment. Many examples have been provided to illustrate the concepts discussed. In this sixth edition, three appendices have been added. Appendix A deals with limits, fits and tolerance along with their applications. Appendix B discusses the use of G and M codes for part programming with illustrative examples. Appendix C explains the advanced concepts of aesthetics. The book is primarily intended as a text for courses in mechanical engineering, production engineering, and industrial design and management. It will also prove handy for practising engineers. Key Features • Provides concepts from material science, which include inputs on ceramics, rubber, polymers and other materials to make the design idea physically realizable. • Uses the modern Concurrent Design concept to satisfy diverse groups/areas such as marketing, vendors, production and quality assurance. • Considers the use of computers while analyzing modern techniques of prototyping, simulation of product and its use. Introduces AI, robots, AGV, PLC and AS/RS in manufacturing automation.
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Humanizing Digital Reality

Design Modelling Symposium Paris 2017

Author: Klaas De Rycke,Christoph Gengnagel,Olivier Baverel,Jane Burry,Caitlin Mueller,Minh Man Nguyen,Philippe Rahm,Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811066116

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 684

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This book aims at finding some answers to the questions: What is the influence of humans in controlling CAD and how much is human in control of its surroundings? How far does our reach as humans really go? Do the complex algorithms that we use for city planning nowadays live up to their expectations and do they offer enough quality? How much data do we have and can we control? Are today’s inventions reversing the humanly controlled algorithms into a space where humans are controlled by the algorithms? Are processing power, robots for the digital environment and construction in particular not only there to rediscover what we already knew and know or do they really bring us further into the fields of constructing and architecture? The chapter authors were invited speakers at the 6th Symposium "Design Modelling Symposium: Humanizing Digital Reality", which took place in Ensa-Versailles, France from 16 - 20 September 2017.
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Digital Design

Author: Wakerly

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131702048

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Page: 576

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Image Processing

Principles and Applications

Author: Tinku Acharya,Ajoy K. Ray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471745782

Category: Computers

Page: 425

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Image processing-from basics to advanced applications Learn how to master image processing and compression with this outstanding state-of-the-art reference. From fundamentals to sophisticated applications, Image Processing: Principles and Applications covers multiple topics and provides a fresh perspective on future directions and innovations in the field, including: * Image transformation techniques, including wavelet transformation and developments * Image enhancement and restoration, including noise modeling and filtering * Segmentation schemes, and classification and recognition of objects * Texture and shape analysis techniques * Fuzzy set theoretical approaches in image processing, neural networks, etc. * Content-based image retrieval and image mining * Biomedical image analysis and interpretation, including biometric algorithms such as face recognition and signature verification * Remotely sensed images and their applications * Principles and applications of dynamic scene analysis and moving object detection and tracking * Fundamentals of image compression, including the JPEG standard and the new JPEG2000 standard Additional features include problems and solutions with each chapter to help you apply the theory and techniques, as well as bibliographies for researching specialized topics. With its extensive use of examples and illustrative figures, this is a superior title for students and practitioners in computer science, wireless and multimedia communications, and engineering.
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Data Mining

Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques

Author: Ian H. Witten,Eibe Frank,Mark A. Hall,Christopher J. Pal

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0128043571

Category: Computers

Page: 654

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Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques, Fourth Edition, offers a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts, along with practical advice on applying these tools and techniques in real-world data mining situations. This highly anticipated fourth edition of the most acclaimed work on data mining and machine learning teaches readers everything they need to know to get going, from preparing inputs, interpreting outputs, evaluating results, to the algorithmic methods at the heart of successful data mining approaches. Extensive updates reflect the technical changes and modernizations that have taken place in the field since the last edition, including substantial new chapters on probabilistic methods and on deep learning. Accompanying the book is a new version of the popular WEKA machine learning software from the University of Waikato. Authors Witten, Frank, Hall, and Pal include today's techniques coupled with the methods at the leading edge of contemporary research. Please visit the book companion website at http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/ml/weka/book.html It contains Powerpoint slides for Chapters 1-12. This is a very comprehensive teaching resource, with many PPT slides covering each chapter of the book Online Appendix on the Weka workbench; again a very comprehensive learning aid for the open source software that goes with the book Table of contents, highlighting the many new sections in the 4th edition, along with reviews of the 1st edition, errata, etc. Provides a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts, as well as practical advice on applying the tools and techniques to data mining projects Presents concrete tips and techniques for performance improvement that work by transforming the input or output in machine learning methods Includes a downloadable WEKA software toolkit, a comprehensive collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks-in an easy-to-use interactive interface Includes open-access online courses that introduce practical applications of the material in the book
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Structured Computer Organization

Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9332586233

Category:

Page: 784

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Structured Computer Organization is a bestselling text that provides an accessible introduction to computer hardware and architecture. The book takes a modern structured, layered approach to understanding computer systems.
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Standards, Quality Control, and Measurement Sciences in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Author: Chee Kai Chua,Chee How Wong,Wai Yee Yeong

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128134909

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 268

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Standards, Quality Control and Measurement Sciences in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing addresses the critical elements of the standards and measurement sciences in 3D printing to help readers design and create safe, reliable products of high quality. With 3D printing revolutionizing the process of manufacturing in a wide range of products, the book takes key features into account, such as design and fabrication and the current state and future potentials and opportunities in the field. In addition, the book provides an in-depth analysis on the importance of standards and measurement sciences. With self-test exercises at the end of each chapter, readers can improve their ability to take up challenges and become proficient in a number of topics related to 3D printing, including software usage, materials specification and benchmarking. Helps the reader understand the quality framework tailored for 3D printing processes Explains data format and process control in 3D printing Provides an overview of different materials and characterization methods Covers benchmarking and metrology for 3D printing
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Computer Networks and Internets

With Internet Applications

Author: Comer

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788177589276

Category: Computer networks

Page: 719

View: 7627

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Robot Mechanisms and Mechanical Devices Illustrated

Author: Paul Sandin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007142928X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 350

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* Covers virtually everything related to mobile robots--destined to become THE definitive work on robot mechanisms * Discusses the manipulators, grippers, and mechanical sensors used in mobile robotics * Includes never before compiled material on high-mobility suspension and drivetrains * Motor control section is written for those who don't have an advanced electrical understanding * A must read for anyone interested in the field of high-mobility vehicles
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The Essentials of Instructional Design

Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice, Third Edition

Author: Abbie H. Brown,Timothy D. Green

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317633164

Category: Education

Page: 220

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The Essentials of Instructional Design, 3rd Edition introduces the essential elements of instructional design (ID) to students who are new to ID. The key procedures within the ID process—learner analysis, task analysis, needs analysis, developing goals and objectives, organizing instruction, developing instructional activities, assessing learner achievement and evaluating the success of the instructional design—are covered in complete chapters that describe and provide examples of how the procedure is accomplished using the best known instructional design models. Unlike most other ID books, The Essentials of Instructional Design provides an overview of the principles and practice of ID without placing emphasis on any one ID model. Offering the voices of instructional designers from a number of professional settings and providing real-life examples from across sectors, students learn how professional organizations put the various ID processes into practice. This introductory textbook provides students with the information they need to make informed decisions as they design and develop instruction, offering them a variety of possible approaches for each step in the ID process and clearly explaining the strengths and challenges associated with each approach.
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Analysis, Synthesis, and Design of Chemical Processes

Author: Richard Turton

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0132618125

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1007

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"Process design is the focal point of chemical engineering practice: the creative activity through which engineers continuously improve facility operations to create products that enhance life. Effective chemical engineering design requires students to integrate a broad spectrum of knowledge and intellectual skills, so they can analyze both the big picture and minute details - and know when to focus on each. Through three previous editions, this book has established itself as the leading resource for students seeking to apply what they've learned in real-world, open-ended process problems. The authors help students hone and synthesize their design skills through expert coverage of preliminary equipment sizing, flowsheet optimization, economic evaluation, operation and control, simulation, and other key topics. This new Fourth Edition is extensively updated to reflect new technologies, simulation techniques, and process control strategies, and to include new pedagogical features including concise summaries and end-of-chapter lists of skills and knowledge."--pub. desc.
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Additive Manufacturing of Metals: The Technology, Materials, Design and Production

Author: Li Yang,Keng Hsu,Brian Baughman,Donald Godfrey,Francisco Medina,Mamballykalathil Menon,Soeren Wiener

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319551280

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 168

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This book offers a unique guide to the three-dimensional (3D) printing of metals. It covers various aspects of additive, subtractive, and joining processes used to form three-dimensional parts with applications ranging from prototyping to production. Examining a variety of manufacturing technologies and their ability to produce both prototypes and functional production-quality parts, the individual chapters address metal components and discuss some of the important research challenges associated with the use of these technologies. As well as exploring the latest technologies currently under development, the book features unique sections on electron beam melting technology, material lifting, and the importance this science has in the engineering context. Presenting unique real-life case studies from industry, this book is also the first to offer the perspective of engineers who work in the field of aerospace and transportation systems, and who design components and manufacturing networks. Written by the leading experts in this field at universities and in industry, it provides a comprehensive textbook for students and an invaluable guide for practitioners
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