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Additive Manufacturing of Polymers for Tissue Engineering Fundamentals, Applications, and Future Advancements

    170 Pages 74 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    Application of additive manufacturing and tissue engineering in the fields of science and technology enables the manufacturing of biocompatible, customized, reliable, and cost-effective parts, restoring the functionality of a failed human body part. This book offers a platform for recent breakthroughs in additive manufacturing related to biomedical applications.

    This book highlights some of the top innovations and advances in additive manufacturing and processing technologies that are the future of the manufacturing industry while also presenting current challenges and opportunities regarding the choice of material. This book includes areas of applications such as surgical guides, tissue regeneration, artificial scaffolds, implants, and drug delivery and release. Throughout the book, an emphasis is placed on rapid tooling for engineering applications.

    Additive Manufacturing of Polymers for Tissue Engineering: Fundamentals, Applications, and Future Advancements acts as a first-hand source of information for academic scholars and commercial manufacturers as they make strategic manufacturing and development plans.

    Chapter 1 3D Bioprinting in Biomedical Applications

    Atul Babbar, Yebing Tian, Vidyapati Kumar, and Ankit Sharma

    Chapter 2 Polymer 3D Bioprinting for Bionics and Tissue Engineering Applications

    Vidyapati Kumar, Atul Babbar, Ankit Sharma, Ranvijay Kumar, and Ankit Tyagi

    Chapter 3 An Introduction to Bio-Implants and Biodegradable Materials: A Review

    Tapinderjit Singh, Sandeep Singh, and Gurpreet Singh

    Chapter 4 Biocompatible and Bioactive Ceramics for Biomedical Applications: Content Analysis

    Raman Kumar and Swapandeep Kaur

    Chapter 5 Stimuli Responsive Bio-Based Hydrogels: Potential Employers for Biomedical Applications

    Lalita Chopra, Manikanika, and Jasgurpreet Singh Chohan

    Chapter 6 Scaffold-Based Tissue Engineering for Craniofacial Deformities

    Jasmine Nindra and Mona Prabhakar

    Chapter 7 Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing: A New Trend in the Metal Additive Manufacturing

    K. Ganesa Balamurugan and G. Prabu

    Chapter 8 Development and Mechanical Characterization of Coir Fiber-Based Thermoplastic Polyurethane Composite

    Jaspreet Kaur, Dharmpal Deepak, Harnam Singh Farwaha, Sulakshna Dwivedi, and Nishant Ranjan

    Chapter 9 Advancement in the Fabrication of Composites using Biocompatible Polymers for Biomedical Applications

    Nishant Ranjan, Sehra Farooq, and Harnam Singh Farwaha


    Dr. Atul Babbar is an assistant professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department of SGT University, Gurugram. He has been teaching students in academics and research fields. His research interests include biomedical machining, 3D and 4D printing, and conventional/non-conventional machining. He has authored several research articles and book chapters that are published in various international/national Web of Science and Scopus journals. He has been granted numerous national and international patents. He has been reviewing research articles of various peer-reviewed SCI and Scopus indexed journals.

    Dr. Nishant Ranjan is an assistant professor at University Centre for Research and Development in the Chandigarh University. Fused deposition-modeling, extrusion, thermoplastic polymers, composition of thermoplastic polymers, natural and synthetic biopolymers, scaffolds printing, 3D printing technology, thermal, mechanical, morphological, and chemical properties of thermoplastic polymers, biocompatible and biodegradable fillers, and reinforcement of materials are the main focus areas of Dr. Nishant Ranjan. He has coauthored more than 12 research papers in science citation index journals and 22 book chapters and has presented ten research papers atvarious national-level conferences.

    Dr. Ranvijay Kumar is an assistant professor in University Center for Research and Development, Chandigarh University. He has received PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Punjabi University, Patiala. His Research interests include additive manufacturing, shape memory polymers, smart materials, friction-based welding techniques, advance materials processing, polymer matrix composite preparations, reinforced polymer composites for 3D printing, plastic solid waste management, thermosetting recycling, and destructive testing of materials. He has coauthored more than 55 research papers in science citation index journals and 35 book chapters and has presented 20 research papers at various national/international-level conferences.

    Dr. Vikas Dhawan is an academician and administrator in the field of higher education with more than 22 years of rich experience. He has more than 12 years of administrative experience as a principal, additional director, and director & director principal in various reputed institutions. He has filed five patents and has more than 40 research publications in international and national journals and conferences of repute. He has organized many conferences, seminars, fused deposition modeling, and workshops and has chaired sessions in international and national conferences. He has established many labs, incubation centers, and centers of excellence in the field of mechanical engineering.

    Dr. Ankit Sharma is currently working as an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chitkara College of Applied Engineering at Chitkara University, Punjab, India. He completed his doctoral degree from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, India. He has authored numerous national and international publications in SCI, Scopus, and Web of Science indexed journals. He has filed/published 20+ national/international patents. His research interests include 3D printing, modern machining, machining of hard and brittle materials, and additive manufacturing. He also has vast experience in industry as well as in academics.