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3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Technologies

  • L. Jyothish Kumar
  • Pulak M. Pandey
  • David Ian Wimpenny

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Anshul Yadav, Aniruddha Ghosh, Arvind Kumar
    Pages 15-27
  3. Kurian Antony, T. R. Rakeshnath
    Pages 39-44
  4. Narendra Kumar, Prashant K. Jain, Puneet Tandon, Pulak M. Pandey
    Pages 73-82
  5. Vadlamannati Sriram, Vipin Shukla, Soumitra Biswas
    Pages 105-118
  6. Mohan Pushparaj, Rajesh Ranganathan, Sivakumar Ganesan
    Pages 119-126
  7. Chandrasekeran Vivek, Rajesh Ranganathan
    Pages 127-139
  8. M. Akilesh, P. R. Elango, A. Achith Devanand, R. Soundararajan, P. Ashoka Varthanan
    Pages 141-157
  9. J. Avinash, K. UdayKiran, K. Srujita
    Pages 173-185
  10. Devarsh Vyas, Divya Udyawar
    Pages 195-201
  11. Jia-Chang Wang, Hitesh Dommati, Jung Cheng
    Pages 203-216
  12. B. Karthick Raja, R. Jegan Pravin Raja, K. Karan, R. Soundararajan, P. Ashokavarthanan
    Pages 217-231

About this book


This book presents a selection of papers on advanced technologies for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and demonstrates how these technologies have changed the face of direct, digital technologies for the rapid production of models, prototypes and patterns. Because of their wide range of applications, 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies have sparked a powerful new industrial revolution in the field of manufacturing. The evolution of 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies has changed design, engineering and manufacturing processes across such diverse industries as consumer products, aerospace, medical devices and automotive engineering. This book will help designers, R&D personnel, and practicing engineers grasp the latest developments in the field of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.  


Additive Manufacturing Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) Raster Toolpath Selective Laser Melting Marangoni Convection Multi-Laver Desposition

Editors and affiliations

  • L. Jyothish Kumar
    • 1
  • Pulak M. Pandey
    • 2
  • David Ian Wimpenny
    • 3
  1. 1.Additive Manufacturing Society of IndiaBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Component TechnologyThe Manufacturing Technology CentreCoventryUnited Kingdom

About the editors

Mr. Jyothish Kumar is the Founder CEO of Rapitech Solutions Inc., Bangalore and the Founder President of the Additive Manufacturing Society of India (AMSI), Bangalore. He received his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Engineering, Mysore and his Master’s degree in Rapid Product Development from De Montfort University, UK. Mr. Kumar is currently pursuing PhD research in Aerospace Applications of Additive Manufacturing Technologies. Prior to that he served in various areas of the Mechanical Engineering industry, such as Quality Assurance, Marketing, Sales and Product Development in India and abroad. He has specialized experience in Quality Management Systems and Rapid Product Development. Mr. Kumar is currently the Managing Editor of the Additive Manufacturing Technology Magazine, the only journal for in 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Technologies in India. 

Professor Pulak M. Pandey is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. After completing his B.Tech from H.B.T.I. Kanpur in 1993, he went on to do his Master’s and PhD from IIT Kanpur, where his PhD was in the area of Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing. In IIT Delhi, Dr Pandey diversified his research areas in the field of micro and nano finishing, micro-deposition and also continued working in the area of 3D Printing. He supervised 21 Ph.D.s and more than 33 M.Tech. theses in last 10 years and also filed 13 Indian patent applications. He has approximately 119 international journal papers and 44 international/national refereed conference papers to his credit. These papers have been cited for more than 3056 times with h-index as 26. He received Highly Commended Paper Award by Rapid Prototyping Journal for the paper “Fabrication of three dimensional open porous regular structure of PA 2200 for enhanced strength of scaffold using selective laser sintering” published in 2017. Many of the B. Tech and M. Tech projects he has supervised have received awards and accolades, and his students have won the GYTI (Gandhian Young Technological Innovation) Award in 2013, 2015 and 2017. Prof Pandey is the recipient of the Outstanding Young Faculty Fellowship (IIT Delhi) sponsored by Kusuma Trust, Gibraltar and J.M. Mahajan outstanding teacher award of IIT Delhi.   

Professor David Ian Wimpenny is currently the Chief Technologist at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Coventry, UK. He joined the MTC as a Technology Manager in 2011 and worked as a full time Technologist of the Component Technology Group at the MTC. He is the Chairman of the Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing Forum for the HVM Catapult. His past roles include being Head of the research at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK from 2009 to 2011, and Director of the Additive Manufacturing Technology Group at the Department of Engineering and Technology, De Montfort University, from 2001 to 2011. Professor Wimpenny is also a member of the Additive Manufacturing Special Interest Group (AM-SIG), which was established by the Technology Strategy Board to develop a road map for the UK AM sector. His major activities are in the areas of Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Product Development, Laser Printing, Surface Engineering and Manufacturing Production Tooling. He has published more than 60 papers in international/national journals and presented papers at seminars and international conferences. He holds three patents for Rapid Prototyping, Reverse Engineering and Computer Aided Design. Professor Wimpenny also serves on the review committee of several reputed International Journals like Additive Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, Materials Processing Technology etc. He has two books to his credit, and was a co-editor of the Rapid Prototyping Case Book, Professional Engineering Publications. 

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