1st Edition

3D Printing and Sustainable Product Development

Edited By Mir Irfan Ul Haq, Ankush Raina, Nida Naveed Copyright 2024
    240 Pages 60 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The text focuses on the role and the importance of 3D printing in new product development processes. It covers various aspects such as the 3D printing revolution and Industry 4.0, sustainability and 3D printing, and economics of 3D printing. It discusses important concepts, including 3D printing, rapid prototyping, mechanical and physical properties of 3D printed parts, nanomaterials, and material aspects of 3D printing.


    1. Presents recent advances such as Industry 4.0, 4D printing, 3D material mechanical characterization, and printing of advanced materials.

    2. Highlights the interdisciplinary aspects of 3D printing, particularly in biomedical, and aerospace engineering.

    3. Discusses mechanical and physical properties of 3D printed parts, material aspects, and process parameters.

    4. Showcases topics such as rapid prototyping, medical equipment design, and biomimetics related to the role of 3D printing in new product development.

    5.Covers applications of 3D printing in diverse areas, including automotive, aerospace engineering, medical, and marine industry.

    It will serve as an ideal reference text for senior undergraduate, graduate students, and researchers in diverse engineering domains, including manufacturing, mechanical, aerospace, automotive, and industrial.

    Chapter 1
    3D Printing and New Product Development: Opportunities and Challenges
    Asrar Rafiq Bhat, Vishal Gupta, Naveen Kumar Bankapalli, Prateek Saxena, Ankush Raina, and Mir Irfan Ul Haq
    Chapter 2
    How 3D-Printing Achieves Sustainability
    Haishang Wu, Nida Naveed, and Hamid Mehrabi
    Chapter 3
    Applications of 3D Printing in Product Safety
    C.H. Li, T.T. Lee, S.L. Mak, W.F. Tang, and C.C. Lee
    Chapter 4
    Environmental Impact of Metal Additive Manufacturing
    Mark Armstrong, H. Mehrabi, and Nida Naveed
    Chapter 5
    Identification and Overcoming Key Challenges in the 3D Printing Revolution
    Ashish Kaushik, Upender Punia, Sumit Gahletia, Ramesh Kumar Garg, and Deepak Chhabra
    Chapter 6
    Fabrication of Light Metal Alloys by Additive Manufacturing
    Binnur Sagbas and Özgür Poyraz
    Chapter 7
    Spent Coffee Ground-Based Polymeric Materials for 3D printing
    S.L. Mak, W.F. Tang, C.H. Li, C.C. Lee, M.Y.Wu, W.Y. Chak, and W.K. Kwong
    Chapter 8
    Recycling Polyethylene Terephthalate to Make 3D Printing Filaments
    S.L. Mak,W.F. Tang, C.H. Li, C.C. Lee, M.Y.Wu, W.Y. Chak, and W.K. Kwong
    Chapter 9
    Additive Manufacturing Requirements for Dental Implementation
    Upender Punia, Ashish Kaushik, Ramesh Kumar Garg, Anmol Sharma, and Deepak Chhabra
    Chapter 10
    Dental Brace Development Using Digital Light Processing 3D Printing
    W.F. Tang, C.C. Lee, S.L. Mak, C.H. Li, and Eddy Chan
    Chapter 11
    Nanomaterials and 3D printing
    F. Sharifianjazi, L. Bazli, A.Esmaeilkhanian, S. Khaksar, F. Sadeghi, and M.Reisi Nafchi
    Chapter 12
    4D Printing of Smart Magnetic-Based Robotic Materials
    Ali Zolfagharian, Mir Irfan Ul Haq, Marwan Nafea, and Mahdi Bodaghi


    Mir Irfan Ul Haq is currently working as assistant professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMDV). He has previously worked with the R&D wing of Mahindra and Mahindra. He has obtained bachelor of technology degree in mechanical engineering from SMVD University and master of engineering in mechanical system design (Gold Medalist) from National Institute of Technology Srinagar. He has carried his Ph.D. in the area of tribology of lightweight materials. He is actively involved in teaching and research for the past ten years in the field of materials, tribology and 3D printing. His research interests include lightweight materials, new product development and additive manufacturing, development of green lubricants, self-lubricating materials and cutting fluids, wear of materials, and surface engineering. He has published around 50 research papers in SCI and Scopus indexed journals. He has edited three books and has served as guest editor in reputed journals. Moreover, he has been awarded various research grants for various projects from various agencies like DST and NPIU AICTE. He has attended numerous conferences and workshops both in India and abroad like the USA and Singapore. He is a member of reviewer boards of various international journals apart from chairing technical sessions in various international and national conferences. Dr. Haq is actively involved in organizing various conferences and workshops. He has also coordinated various student events such as SAEBAJA, ECOKART and TEDX. Moreover, he has supervised around 20 projects on master’s and bachelor’s level. Dr. Haq has served as member of various committees at national and state levels.

    Ankush Raina is an assistant professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Jammu and Kashmir, India. His area of interest includes wear and lubrication, additive manufacturing, and rheological properties of lubricating oils. He has been awarded Ph.D. in the area of industrial lubrication. He completed his M. Tech in Mechanical System Design from NIT Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. He was awarded with Gold Medal for securing first position in M. Tech. He has extensive research experience in the field of nano lubrication and has carried out various studies using nano-additives in different lubricating oils and composite materials. Further, he has also explored the tribological characteristics of different types of 3D printed polymeric materials. He has published more than 50 articles in the SCI/SCIE/Scopus indexed journals with more than 1,200 citations and h-index of 19 and i-10 index of 32. He has also presented several papers in national and international conferences in India and abroad. He is the reviewer of several reputed SCI/SCIE indexed journals and has also coordinated several events at university level.

    Nida Naveed is currently a senior lecturer and programme leader at University of Sunderland, UK, and has been working in academia and industry for more than fifteen years. Before joining the University of Sunderland, she has worked with NCG Newcastle College Group, UK, as a programme leader in engineering and at The Open University (OU), UK, as an honorary associate (researcher) at the Department of Engineering and Innovation. Previously, she was also a Research Candidate at The Open University for MPhil leading to PhD on a fully funded studentship by Rolls Royce Limited, East Midlands Development Agency (EMDA) and OU. She has obtained her PhD in materials engineering from the Department of Engineering and Innovation at The Open University, UK. She received her master’s (MEng) in structural engineering and bachelor’s (BEng) in civil engineering fromNED Engineering University. Dr. Nida has a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) in mathematics and numeracy specialists from Teesside University, UK. She is a chartered engineer and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET), UK. She is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) UK. Dr. Nida has published various articles in reputed journals and is currently guiding various master’s and PhD students. She is a member of Athena Swan Team for the Faculty of Technology, University of Sunderland, UK. She is a mom, and enjoys cycling and swimming.