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Layered Manufacturing: Current Status and Future Trends

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Debasish Dutta

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan Ann, Arbor, MI 48109

Fritz B. Prinz

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

David Rosen

School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

Lee Weiss

Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 1(1), 60-71 (Jan 01, 2000) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1355029 History: Revised January 01, 2000; Received September 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Use of functionally gradient material in turbine blade [Kumar 99]
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Some of the examples modeled through HSM
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Extruding freeform shapes
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Ink-Jet printing systems
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Shape deposition manufacturing
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LM process planning tasks in model and layer domains
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Determining orientation and support structures for layered manufacturing
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Adaptive slicing of heterogeneous objects
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Multi-direction slicing
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Attenuator process plans
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A STEP based architecture proposed for data interoperability
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Tooling for injection molding
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Truss structure from two tricubic Bezier volumes
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Robot with split-tube joints

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