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A review of process planning techniques in layered manufacturing

Prashant Kulkarni (Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
Anne Marsan (Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USADebasish Dutta)
Debasish Dutta (Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)

Rapid Prototyping Journal

ISSN: 1355-2546

Article publication date: 1 March 2000

Abstract

Layered manufacturing (LM) is emerging as a new manufacturing technology that can enhance the scope of manufacturing. One of the essential tasks in LM is process planning. This paper defines, conceptualizes and reviews the literature in this emerging area. The paper concludes with future projections on the possible directions of research in this area.

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Kulkarni, P., Marsan, A. and Dutta, D. (2000), "A review of process planning techniques in layered manufacturing", Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol. 6 No. 1, pp. 18-35. https://doi.org/10.1108/13552540010309859

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