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1st Edition

Advances in Manufacturing and Processing of Materials and Structures

Edited By

Yoseph Bar-Cohen

ISBN 9781138035959
Published October 2, 2018 by CRC Press
560 Pages 33 Color & 312 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Advances in Manufacturing and Processing of Materials and Structures cover the latest advances in materials and structures in manufacturing and processing including additive and subtractive processes. It's intended to provide a compiled resource that reviews details of the advances that have been made in recent years in manufacturing and processing of materials and structures. A key development incorporated within this book is 3D printing, which is being used to produce complex parts including composites with odd shape fibers, as well as tissue and body organs. This book has been tailored for engineers, scientists and practitioners in different fields such as aerospace, mechanical engineering, materials science and biomedicine. Biomimetic principles have also been integrated.


  • Provides the latest state-of-the art on different manufacturing processes, including a biomimetics viewpoint
  • Offers broad coverage of advances in materials and manufacturing
  • Written by chapter authors who are world-class researchers in their respective fields
  • Provides in-depth presentation of the latest 3D and 4D technologies related to various manufacturing disciplines
  • Provides substantial references in each chapter to enhance further study

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 State-of-the-Art of Manufacturing and Processing Methods in the Digital Era Chapter 2 Computer-Aided Design Chapter 3 Biologically Inspired Designs Chapter 4 Current Capabilities and Research Trends in Rapid and Virtual Prototyping Chapter 5 Bio-Fabrication and Bio-Inspired Manufacturing Techniques for the Built Environment Chapter 6 Cybermanufacturing—Recent Technologies, Promising Paradigms, and Future Challenges Chapter 7 Manufacturing via 3D Printing Techniques and 4D with Functionality Chapter 8 Medical Applications for 3D Printing Chapter 9 Additive, Subtractive, and Hybrid Manufacturing Processes Chapter 10 Integrated Manufacturing of Bespoke Mechatronic Systems Chapter 11 Adhesion Bonding Techniques Chapter 12 Metal Joining Techniques Using Brazing Chapter 13 Diffusion Bonding Chapter 14 Manufacturing Technologies for Electroactive Composite Actuators and Sensors Chapter 15 Guidelines for Making Ionic Polymer–Metal Composite (IPMC) Materials as Artificial Muscles by Advanced Manufacturing Methods: State of the Art Chapter 16 Multifunctional Structures and Materials Chapter 17 In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) Chapter 18 Sustainable Manufacturing Chapter 19 Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) of Materials and Structures from Production to Retirement Chapter 20 Current and Outlook on Manufacturing and Processing Technologies

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Dr. Yoseph Bar-Cohen is the Supervisor of the Electroactive Technologies Group at JPL, as well as a Senior Scientist there. He has (co) edited 10 books, co-authored over 390 publications, co-chaired 50 conferences, and has 36 registered patents. His books and other publications cover such topics as humanlike robots, biomimetics, nondestructive evaluation using ultrasonics and robotics and materials, etc. Business Week named him in 2003 as one of the five technology gurus who are "Pushing Tech's Boundaries." He is a Fellow of two technical societies (SPIE and ASNT) and the recipient of two NASA Honor Award Medals, two SPIE Lifetime Achievement Awards, the JPL's prestigious Magellan Award and many other honors and awards.