1st Edition

Modern Materials and Manufacturing Techniques

Edited By Ravi Kant Copyright 2024
    334 Pages 97 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The text provides the reader with an in-depth understanding of the need for next-generation materials and manufacturing, especially in terms of their designing process, manufacturing, upscaling, and finally their selection for industrial applications. It further discusses path-planning strategies for robot-based additive manufacturing.

    Discusses synthesis, modelling, and analysis of green composites and functionally graded materials.

    Explains hybrid manufacturing processes to address the challenges faced by the manufacturing industries.

    Covers additive manufacturing of advanced materials for smart products.

    Presents applications of lasers for sensing, characterization, and material processing.

    Illustrates principles and applications of 4D printing and cold spray-based additive manufacturing.

    The book focuses on sustainability in material and manufacturing processes. It covers important topics such as material recycling, optimal utilization of resources, green materials, improving surface inhomogeneity, stable material properties, and utilization of renewable energy sources. The text highlights the applications of deep learning for diagnosis and analysis in materials and manufacturing technologies. It is primarily written for senior undergraduate, graduate students, and academic researchers in the fields of manufacturing engineering, industrial and production engineering, materials science and engineering, and mechanical engineering.

    1. Green Composites for Sustainable Applications

    Papiya Bhowmik, Ravi Kant and Harpreet Singh

    2. Metallic Functionally Graded Materials

    Krishan Kumar, Khushboo Rakha, Shahriar Reza and Harpreet Singh

    3. An Overview of Power Factor Correction Techniques

    Jagdeep Kaur Brar and Yadwinder Pal Sharma

    Chapter 4: Parametric Approach of Magnetorheological External Finishing Tool for Its Better Functionality

    Ajay Singh Rana, Talwinder Singh Bedi and Hema Gurung

    5. Hybrid Energy Assisted Friction Stir Welding Using Secondary Heating Sources

    Ankit Mani Tripathi, R.C. Singh, Rajiv Choudhary and Ravi Kant                                                                                                  

    6. An Overview of Robot Assisted Additive Manufacturing

    Sumitkumar Rathor, Avneesh Kumar, Ravi Kant and Ekta Singla

    7. A Review on Fundamentals of Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing

    Gidla Vinay, Ravi Kant and Harpreet Singh

    8. Machine Learning and Additive Manufacturing: A Case Study for Quality Control and Monitoring

    Ayush Pratap, Atul Pandey and Neha Sardana

    9. An Insight into Applications of Laser in Modern Era

    Rahul Nair, Ravi Kant and Hema Gurung

    10. Utilization of Ultrasonic Vibration and Laser Energies during Sustainable Machining

    Neeraj Deswal and Ravi Kant

    11.  Machining Performance and Optimization of Process Parameters of Monel Alloy 400 Using ECM Process

    Akhilesh Sinha, P. Sudhakar Rao, Shashwath G Patil, Ravi Kant and Sri Phani Sushma


    Dr. Ravi Kant is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, India. He received his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Haryana, India). He completed his M. Tech. from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, India with a specialization in "Computer Assisted Manufacturing". He worked on the Investigation on Formability of Adhesively Bonded Sheets during his M. Tech. project. He also obtained his doctorate from IIT Guwahati in the field of laser forming process. His research interests include Laser transmission welding; Hybrid machining; Laser forming; Cold spray coatings; Additive manufacturing, Hybrid joining and Sustainable materials. He has completed many research projects and consultancy works in these research areas. He has contributed around 100 research articles in peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and edited books. He has edited several books in the field of industrial design, materials, and manufacturing processes. He has also guest edited five special issues in reputed journals. He has developed and taught advanced courses like Modern manufacturing processes; Sustainability science and technology; Analysis of casting, forming and joining processes; Advanced welding technology; Micromanufacturing; Manufacturing. He has conducted various international conferences, workshops, symposiums, Colloquiums, and faculty development programs in the field of advanced materials and manufacturing technology.