Additive Manufacturing for the Defense Industry (US)

Additive Manufacturing Handbook focuses on product design for the defense industry, which affects virtually every other industry. Thus, the handbook provides a wide range of benefits to all segments of business, industry, and government. Manufacturing has undergone a major advancement and technology shift in recent years.

Dr. Adedeji B. Badiru is a professor of systems engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He is a registered professional engineer (PE). He is a fellow of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers and a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering. He is also a certified project management professional (PMP). He is PhD in industrial engineering from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. Dr. Badiru is the author of several books and technical journal articles. His areas of interest include manufacturing systems, technology transfer, project management, mathematical modeling and simulation, economic analysis, learning curve analysis, quality engineering, and productivity improvement.

Dr. Vhance V. Valencia is an assistant professor in the Systems Engineering and Management Department, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He earned his PhD in systems engineering (2013) from AFIT; an MS in engineering management (2007) from AFIT; and a BS in mechanical engineering (2001) from San Diego State University, San Diego, California. Dr. Valencia is also a military officer and has held various engineering positions within the United States Air Force including facility construction and infrastructure program management, project management, and various staff and other leadership positions. A prolific writer, he has coauthored one book and written numerous journal articles and conference papers. His research interests include engineering applications for additive manufacturing, management of infrastructure assets and systems, systems engineering, and systems modeling and analysis. Dr. Valencia is a registered professional engineer and a member of the Society of American Military Engineers.

Dr. David Liu is an aerospace engineer at the Weapons Directorate, Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC) on Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Florida. He also serves as an adjunct assistant professor of aerospace engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. He is also a member of the America Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and is currently on the Survivability Technical Committee. Dr. Liu is the author of several technical journal articles on the subject of aircraft survivability, ballistic effects, propulsion, and additive manufacturing.

    • Hardcover: 948 pages
    • Publisher: CRC Press; 1 edition (1 June 2017)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 1482264080
    • ISBN-13: 978-1482264081
    • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 25.4 cm


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