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.