530 pages | 500 B/W Illus.
Since the publication of the first edition, several Additive Manufacturing technologies have been invented, and many new terminologies have been formalized. Each chapter has been brought up-to-date so that this book continues with its coverage of engineering procedures and the application of modern prototyping technologies, such as Additive Manufacturing (AM) and Virtual Prototyping (VP) that quickly develops new products with lower costs and higher quality. The examples, practice exercises, and case studies have also been updated.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Product prototyping Chapter 3 Modeling and virtual prototyping Chapter 4 Material selections and product prototyping Chapter 5 Direct digital prototyping and manufacturing Chapter 6 Additive manufacturing processes Chapter 7 Building a prototype using off-the-shelf components Chapter 8 Prototyping of automated systems Chapter 9 Using prototypes for product assessment Chapter 10 Prototype optimization