1st Edition

3D Printing Fundamentals to Emerging Applications

Edited By Ram K. Gupta Copyright 2023
    506 Pages 170 Color & 16 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    506 Pages 170 Color & 16 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    3D Printing: Fundamentals to Emerging Applications discusses the fundamentals of 3D-printing technologies and their emerging applications in many important sectors such as energy, biomedicals, and sensors. Top international authors in their fields cover the fundamentals of 3D-printing technologies for batteries, supercapacitors, fuel cells, sensors, and biomedical and other emerging applications. They also address current challenges and possible solutions in 3D-printing technologies for advanced applications.

    Key features:

    • Addresses the state-of-the-art progress and challenges in 3D-printing technologies
    • Explores the use of various materials in 3D printing for advanced applications
    • Covers fundamentals of the electrochemical behavior of various materials for energy applications
    • Provides new direction and enables understanding of the chemistry, electrochemical properties, and technologies for 3D printing

    This is a must-have resource for students as well as researchers and industry professionals working in energy, biomedicine, materials, and nanotechnology.

    Chapter 1 3D Printing: An Introduction

    Richard J. Williams and Swee-Leong Sing

    Chapter 2 Dimensional Aspect of Feedstock Material Filaments for FDM 3D Printing of Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites

    Anis A. Ansari and Mohammad Kamil

    Chapter 3 Applications and Challenges of 3D Printing for Molecular and Atomic Scale Analytical Techniques

    Natalie Golota, Daniel Banks, Brian Michaela, and Robert Griffin

    Chapter 4 Energy Materials for 3D Printing

    Rasmita Barik, Vaishali Tanwar, Paras Kalra, and Pravin P. Ingole

    Chapter 5 Nano-Inks for 3D Printing "Mohammed Shariq

    Mohammed Shariq, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Amit Rai Dixit, Andrews Nirmala Grace

    Chapter 6 Additives in 3D-Printing: From the Fabrication of Thermoplastics and Photoresin to Applications

    Habdias A. Silva-Neto, Lucas C. Duarte, Wendell K. T. Coltro

    Chapter 7 3D Printing for Electrochemical Water Splitting

    Chong-Yong Lee and Gordon G. Wallace

    Chapter 8 Materials and Applications of 3D Print for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 

    Jinjin Zhang, Xuening Pang, and Naitao Yang

    Chapter 9 3D-Printed Integrated Energy Storage: Additive Manufacturing of Carbon-based Nanomaterials for Batteries

    Joshua B. Tyler, Gabriel L. Smith, Arthur V. Cresce, and Nathan Lazarus

    Chapter 10 3D-Printed Graphene-Based Electrodes for Batteries

    Ya. Kobzar, I. Tkachenko, and K. Fatyeyeva

    Chapter 11 3D-Printed Metal Oxides for Batteries

    Anupam Patel and Rajendra K. Singh

    Chapter 12 3D-Printed MXene Composites for Batteries

    V Raja, J Vigneshwaran, Kenan Song, A M Kannan, and Sujin P Jose

    Chapter 13 3D-Printed Nanocomposites for Batteries

    Yash Desai, Kwadwo Mensah Darkwa, and Ram K. Gupta

    Chapter 14 3D-Printed Carbon-Based Nanomaterials for Supercapacitors

    Digambar S. Sawant, Onkar C. Pore, Shrinivas B. Kulkarni, and Gaurav M. Lohar

    Chapter 15 Recent Progress in 3D-Printed Metal Oxides Based Materials for Supercapacitors

    K.A.U. Madhushani, A.A.P.R. Perera, Felipe M. de Souza, and Ram K. Gupta

    Chapter 16 3D-Printed MXenes for Supercapacitors

    Dipanwita Majumdar, Padma Sharma, and Niki Sweta Jha

    Chapter 17 3D-Printed Nanocomposites for Supercapacitors

    Shiva Bhardwaj, Sudhakar Reddy Madhira, and Ram K. Gupta

    Chapter 18 3D-Printed Carbon-Based Nanomaterials for Sensors

    A.A.P.R. Perera, K.A.U. Madhushani, Buwanila T. Punchihewa, Felipe M. de Souza, and Ram K. Gupta

    Chapter 19 3D-Printing of Carbon Nanotube-Based Nanocomposites for sensors

    Nahal Aliheidari and Amir Ameli

    Chapter 20 3D-Printed Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) for Sensors

    Vithyasaahar Sethumadhavan, Preethichandra D. M. Gamage, and Prashant Sonar

    Chapter 21 3D and 4D Printing for Biomedical Applications

    Lorena Maria Dering, Beatriz Luci Fernandes, Matheus Kahakura Franco Pedro, André Giacomelli Leal, and Mauren Abreu de Souza

    Chapter 22 3D-Printed Carbon-Based Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

    Farzaneh Jabbari, Babak Akbari, and Lobat Tayebi

    Chapter 23 3D-Printed Graphene for Biomedical Applications

    Sara Lopez de Armentia, Juan Carlos del Real, Nicholas Dunne, and Eva Paza

    Chapter 24 3D-Printed Metal Oxides for Biomedical Applications

    Dipesh Kumar Mishra, Rudranarayan Kandi, Dayanidhi Krishana Pathak, and Pawan Sharma

    Chapter 25 3D-Printed MXenes for Biomedical Applications

    Sirawit Pruksawan, Heng Li Chee, Suppanat Puangpathumanond, and FuKe Wang

    Chapter 26 The Application of 3D Print in the Formulation of Novel Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms

    Touraj Ehtezazi

    Chapter 27 Materials and Challenges of 3D Printing for Regenerative Medicine Applications

    Shailly H. Jariwala, Richard C. Steiner, Jack T. Buchen, and Luis M. Alvarez

    Chapter 28 Analysis of the Use of Hydrogels in Bioprinting

    Jesús M. Rodríguez Rego, Laura Mendoza Cerezo, Antonio Macías García, Alfonso C. Marcos Romero

    Chapter 29 Additive Manufacturing in the Automotive Industry

    Panagiotis Stavropoulos, Harry Bikas, Thanassis Souflas, Konstantinos Tzimanis, Christos Papaioannou, and Nikolas Porevopoulos

    Chapter 30 Materials and Challenges of 3D Printing for Defense Applications and Humanitarian Actions

    Rafael L. Germscheidt, Mariana B. Silva, Evandro Datti, and Juliano A. Bonacin


    Ram K. Gupta is an Associate Professor at Pittsburg State University. Before joining Pittsburg State University, he worked as an Assistant Research Professor at Missouri State University, Springfield, MO then as a Senior Research Scientist at North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC. Gupta’s research focuses on green energy production and storage using conducting polymers and composites, electrocatalysts, fuel cells, supercapacitors, batteries, nanomaterials, optoelectronics and photovoltaics devices, organic-inorganic hetero-junctions for sensors, nanomagnetism, bio-based polymers, bio-compatible nanofibers for tissue regeneration, scaffold and antibacterial applications, biodegradable metallic implants. Gupta published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, made over 320 national/international/regional presentations, chaired many sessions at national/international meetings, wrote several book chapters (55+), edited many books (20+) for the American Chemical Society, CRC, and Elsevier publishers, and received several million dollars for research and educational activities from external agencies. He currently serves as associate editor, guest editor, and editorial board member for various journals.