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Title: The Development and Implementation of Instruction and Remote Access Components of Additive Manufacturing

Abstract

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is one of the latest emerging widespread production technologies. Almost any complex-part geometry is easily made using this technology and is usually used reliably. Many implementations of AM exist from areas as diverse as food industry to biomedical engineering; such a broad-spectrum usage of this technology makes it extremely attractive when combined with its low cost, reliability, color range, and complexity abilities.Though the cost of buying new AM machines varies greatly depending on the size of the machines (AM equipment ranges from desktop printers to very large production machines), AM equipment is still not affordable for many educational institutions due to limited or low equipment, consumable supplies, physical space, and maintenance budgets. Such issues become even more important for educational organizations in underserved and underdeveloped districts, which typically have inadequate support from their constituents.To address this issue, AM laboratories and their functionalities can easily be made available through the internet. Educational institutions which do not have the capability of AM technologies can easily access and utilize other laboratories’ capabilities. In the past, various remotely accessible AM laboratories such as these have been introduced, and their advantages and limitations in various P16 STEMmore » (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) practices have been reported. In this chapter, the authors introduce a novel concept of accessing external AM laboratories via smartphones and advanced computer technologies.« less

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. Tennessee Technological University (TTU)
  2. ORNL
  3. Edmonds Community College
  4. Sinclair Community College
  5. University of Louisville, KY
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1461047
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Fidan, Ismail, Elliott, Amy M., Cossette, Mel, Singer, Thomas, and Tackett, Ed. The Development and Implementation of Instruction and Remote Access Components of Additive Manufacturing. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-76935-6_13.
Fidan, Ismail, Elliott, Amy M., Cossette, Mel, Singer, Thomas, & Tackett, Ed. The Development and Implementation of Instruction and Remote Access Components of Additive Manufacturing. United States. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-76935-6_13.
Fidan, Ismail, Elliott, Amy M., Cossette, Mel, Singer, Thomas, and Tackett, Ed. Sun . "The Development and Implementation of Instruction and Remote Access Components of Additive Manufacturing". United States. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-76935-6_13.
@article{osti_1461047,
title = {The Development and Implementation of Instruction and Remote Access Components of Additive Manufacturing},
author = {Fidan, Ismail and Elliott, Amy M. and Cossette, Mel and Singer, Thomas and Tackett, Ed},
abstractNote = {Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is one of the latest emerging widespread production technologies. Almost any complex-part geometry is easily made using this technology and is usually used reliably. Many implementations of AM exist from areas as diverse as food industry to biomedical engineering; such a broad-spectrum usage of this technology makes it extremely attractive when combined with its low cost, reliability, color range, and complexity abilities.Though the cost of buying new AM machines varies greatly depending on the size of the machines (AM equipment ranges from desktop printers to very large production machines), AM equipment is still not affordable for many educational institutions due to limited or low equipment, consumable supplies, physical space, and maintenance budgets. Such issues become even more important for educational organizations in underserved and underdeveloped districts, which typically have inadequate support from their constituents.To address this issue, AM laboratories and their functionalities can easily be made available through the internet. Educational institutions which do not have the capability of AM technologies can easily access and utilize other laboratories’ capabilities. In the past, various remotely accessible AM laboratories such as these have been introduced, and their advantages and limitations in various P16 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) practices have been reported. In this chapter, the authors introduce a novel concept of accessing external AM laboratories via smartphones and advanced computer technologies.},
doi = {10.1007/978-3-319-76935-6_13},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {4}
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