Materials for Additive Manufacturing covers the materials utilized in the additive manufacturing field, including polymers, metals, alloys and ceramic materials. A conceptual overview of the preparation and characterization of the materials and their processing is given, beginning with theoretical aspects that help readers better understand fundamental concepts. Emerging applications in medicine, aerospace, automotive, artwork and rapid manufacturing are also discussed. This book provides a comprehensive overview of materials, along with rapid prototyping technologies.
- Discusses the preparation and characterization of materials used for additive manufacturing
- Provides descriptions of microstructures and properties of the parts produced by additive manufacturing
- Includes recent industrial applications of materials processed in additive manufacturing
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About the Author
Shi Yusheng is a Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. His research interests include additive manufacturing, near-net forming manufacturing, water-saving product development, optical, mechanical and electronic integration.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.Dr Yan Zhou is an Associate professor in Faculty of Engineering, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), member of Additive Manufacturing Branch of China Mechanical Engineering Society. She mainly focusses on metal materials for additive manufacturing and presided over more than 10 national or provincial research projects. She has published over 40 papers and held 20 invention patents.Dr. Jiamin Wu is an Associate professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His research interests focus on additive manufacturing of ceramics and related applications. He has presided over more than 20 national or provincial research projects. In addition, he has published more than 70 papers and held more than 40 invention patents.Dr. Yan Wang is a Professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan Institute of Technology. Her research has focused on developing polymer materials for additive manufacturing. She has published over 60 papers and held 12 invention patents. She has own the provincial and ministerial science and technology award two timesDr. Shengfu Yu is a Professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology. He is mainly engaged in metal material welding metallurgy process, arc fuse 3D printing wire preparation, etc. He has presided more than 10 projects, published over 100 papers, obtained over 10 national invention patents, and won 3 provincial and ministerial awards.Chen Ying, lecturer of Huazhong University of science and technology, master's supervisor. The research "additive manufacturing technology of multiple materials arc fuse and its application in hot forging die manufacturing/remanufacturing" won the second prize of China machinery industry science and technology award 2019 (rank 6). And she was selected into Wuhan Youth Science and Technology Sunrise Plan in 2019. She mainly engaged in the arc fuse additive manufacturing and its application, and surface modification research work. Presided over a number of scientific research projects, including the national natural science foundation of China, the sub-project of national key research and development plan, and the general project of Hubei province, published 19 academic papers, and granted 3 invention patents.