Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Year of Publication: 2020
Author(s) : Bártolo, Paulo Jorge, Bidanda, Bopaya (Eds.)
This second edition maintains a focus on integrated biomaterials, computer-aided design, and physical prototyping techniques as examples of the materials and applications that are found in medical environments. All original chapters, written by renowned experts in the field, have been updated along with the addition of four new chapters on:
• Medical applications of additive manufacturing
• Additive manufacturing in craniofacial applications
• Additive manufacturing in hearing aids
This wide-ranging treatise on biomaterials and prototyping applications in medicine also focuses on solid freeform fabrication, rapid prototyping, layered manufacturing, and computer-aided design in the development of prosthetic devices. This book is a must-have for bioengineers seeking a comprehensive overview of this important subject and examples of medical applications, as well as researchers and academics in the same field.