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|Title: ||Implications on design of rapid manufacturing|
|Authors: ||Hague, Richard J.M.|
Dickens, Phill M.
|Keywords: ||Rapid prototyping|
|Issue Date: ||2003|
|Publisher: ||Professional Engineering Publishing / © IMechE|
|Citation: ||HAGUE, R.J.M., CAMPBELL, R.I. and DICKENS, P.M., 2003. Implications on design of rapid manufacturing. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 217 (1), pp. 25-30|
|Abstract: ||During the last few decades, designers have been educated to develop designs with restricted geometry so that parts can be made easily. The revolutionary aspect of rapid manufacturing will be that geometry will no longer be a limiting factor. The introduction of rapid manufacturing will have a number of effects on design. It will be possible to have re-entrant shapes without complicating manufacturing, no draft angles, variable wall thickness, no split lines and fewer parts, leading to easier assembly and lower stock. The individual designer's method of working will change with the introduction of rapid manufacturing and also there will be changes to the overall design process.|
|Description: ||This article was published in the journal, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science [© IMechE]. It is also available at: http://journals.pepublishing.com/content/119771|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles (Design School)|
Published Articles (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)
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