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Selective Laser Melting for Metal and Metal Matrix Composites. Huazhong University Series in 3D Printing Technology Applications

  • ID: 5007862
  • Book
  • September 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 270 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Additive Manufacturing Technology for Metal Matrix Composites explains in detail the essential preparation and characterization methods for this technology, and explores a range of innovative applications. The subject covered by this book has been the focus of increasing levels of research both in industry and academia globally. The authors have drawn on their influential cutting-edge research to provide a much-needed guide for those investigating or applying this technology. The novel material preparation methodologies addressed here provide new opportunities to expand the applications of additive manufacturing, particularly in industries such as aerospace, medical, automotive, and electronics. These applications, as well as the theory behind this technology are also covered in this book, providing a complete guide which is appropriate for engineers in industry as well as researchers.
  • Provides descriptions of the microstructure and properties of the components produced
  • Explains emerging applications of this technology in a range of industries
  • Covers a range of different materials including iron base, and aluminium and titanium composites
  • Summarises the current research landscape in this field, and signposts the problems in metal matrix composites which remain to be solved
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1. Introduction and Basic Principles
2. Guidelines for Selective Laser Melting
3. Preparation and Processing of Metal Materials
4. Preparation and Processing of Metal Matrix Composites
5. Post-Process Treatments
6. Materials Characterization
7. Applications
8. Research Situations and Future Research Directions
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Bo, Song
Song Bo is an Associate Professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He previously held a position at the Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard in France where he participated in many industrial projects. His research is focused on selective laser melting (SLM) of 3D components directly from powders, including the realization in situ of different alloys and composites by laser forming, and the mastery of different spray methods for fabricating advanced coatings.
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