Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals
There is absolutely no precedent for this book, the only encyclopaedic guide to manufacturing processes that explores established, new, emerging and innovative production techniques that have, or will have, an important impact on the design industry. With over 1,200 photographs and technical illustrations, it is the definitive reference for 3D designers, product designers, architects and engineers who need a convenient, highly accessible and practical reference that will enable them to make fast and efficient decision-making in design projects.
- Hardback | 528 pages
- 223.52 x 287.02 x 45.72mm | 2,562.78g
- 30 Nov 2007
- Thames & Hudson Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- over 1,200 colour illustrations
Table of contents
Introduction: Design for Manufacture; Forming Technology; Plastics and Rubber; Metal; Glass; Ceramics; Wood; Composites; Layered Manufacturing; Cutting Technology; Thermal; Mechanical; Joining Technology; Thermal; Mechanical; Finishing Technology; Additive Processes; Subtractive Processes; Printing; Material Profiles; Wood; Plastic; Metal; Glass and Ceramics.
About Rob Thompson
Rob Thompson is lecturer in materials and processes at Central St Martins, University of the Arts London, and Senior Designer at Bolton Associates, where he is involved in researching and developing materials and product design for clients in the UK and Asia.